Peter Williams

Edited by : JessicaBirchall Cymru dros Heddwch/Wales for Peace 21/03/2017

Date of Birth: 1893

Place Of Birth: St. Helens

Date of Death: 13/11/1916

Location died: France

Gender: Male

Where buried: Thiepval Memorial

  • Date of birth - 1893

    Where? - St. Helens

  • Date Enlisted - N/A

    Where? - N/A

    Age - N/A

    As - Unknown

  • Battles

  • Date of the battle - 28/7/1914

    Where? - First World War

  • Ranks

  • Rank Date - N/A

    Rank - As Second Lieutenant

    Service - British Army

    As - Royal Welsh Fusiliers

    Service number - N/A

  • Date of Death - 13/11/1916

    Where? - France


  • Other - Richard Jones
  • Father - Daniel Williams
  • Mother - Hannah Margaret Williams

School(s) attended

  • St. Paul's School, Bangor
  • The County School, Bethesda


  • 16 James Street, Bangor, Gwynedd

Additional Information

Peter William's family lived at 320 Watery Lane, Sutton, St. Helens, Merseyside. However, Peter was raised by his grandfather and lived his life in Bangor. Peter served as part of the 10th Battalion of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, which moved to France in 1915 before participating in the recapture of the Bluff, the capture of St. Eloi Craters and Wulverghem (German gas attacks) and the Battle of Bazentin Ridge and the Battle of Delville Wood.

Occupation prior to the war

  • Before the war, Peter Williams was studying electrical engineering at Bangor University.