Force: Birmingham City Police
Rank: Pilot Officer 148476 (Air Bomber)
Regiment or Service: 83 Squadron RAF Volunteer Reserve
How they died: William's aircraft was hit by flak and crashed near Zossen killing the entire crew including his Birmingham City Police colleague, John Alexander Reid.
Burial or Memorial: Buried in Berlin 1939 - 1945 War Cemetery Coll Grave 5.L 31 - 34
Age at death: 24
Date of death: 23rd August 1943