Private Herbert Charles Williams, 530575 in 10th Hussars

1889 Jun. Born Holt, Wrexham

1891 census at Du Lane, Holt, Wrexham

1901 census at Bangor Road, Holt, Town & Hamlet

1909 Nov 30. Attested at Wrexham. He was a gardener.

1911 census. He is a Private at Aliwal Barracks South Tedworth Hampshire with 18th QMO Hussars

1912 Nov 7. Posted South Africa

1914 Jul 19. Posted back UK

1914 Oct 6 Posted France

1914 Nov 17 Back to UK. Wounded

1915 May 18. To France

1919 May 1. Posted back to UK

1920 Nov 29. Pte (acting Cpl) H Williams appeared before a court martial at Curragh camp charged with murder on November 29th 1920. He was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to one year of which he served 52 days (see PRO/NA File WO92/4). It would appear to be this shooting of L/Cpl Turner or PC Dillon that he was convicted of.

1921 Mar 26 Married Edith Margaret Edwards.

1921 Jun 8. He died of pneumonia in a Military Hospital in Bristol

1921 Jun 11. Buried Chester Overleigh Cemetery

1921 Sep 19. Their son Herbert Frederic was born after his father's death.



British soldiers died in Ireland