|Birth Certificate - 1913
William was born on the 24 Jul 1913 at 33, Lime Street, in the Ecclesall Bierley district of Sheffield. Fathers name was not stated. Florence was working in a Sweets Factory at the time (probably Bassetts).
|On guard duty, Shangai - 1932
Bill was a Private in B Company, 1st Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment. The battalion only made one tour to Shangai and that was in 1932.
|Address on back of army picture - 1932
This address was written on the back of the picture showing Bill in uniform and on guard duty. If the picture was being sent to Bill in Shangai, maybe it wasn't taken there.
|Death Certificate of William WARD - 1983
It is stated on the certificate that William was born in Blackburn. This is not correct, his birth certificate shows that he was born in Sheffield.