4523719 Sergeant Tailor , William Swift Wade, 1st Battalion Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire) Regiment


1879 Born

1881 census at 1 Engineers Yard, Sheppey

1890 Mar 28 . Full names are Frederick James Wade and William Swift Wade. Mother's 'Humble Petition' for each son to join the RMA and their subsequent conduct records. The date they entered the school (28 March 1890) and the date they left (31 January 1894) to enlist as privates in the 66th Regiment. The application petition also contains information on their father's service overseas and the date of his death in Malta.

1908 Mar 11 Married in Brislington, Somerset

1911 census at Assage Married Quarters, Circular Rd, Commandery Office Quarters, Abbey Field, Colchester. West Yorkshire Regiment Occupation: Tailor Marital Status: Married

1921 Aug 27. Died at, Military Hospital Cork. Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Son of the late John William Swift Wade, of Sheerness; husband of the late Lizzie Wade, of 1, Percival Villas, Walton-on-the-Naze.

CWGC buried at Walton on the Naze

British soldiers died in Ireland