Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.
William Timmins was born at Oldbury in 1893 where he was baptised on 5th November. He was the son of Alfred Timmins, a farm waggoner, and his wife Eliza. In 1901 they lived at Oldbury Wells but by 1911 they had moved to The Outrack, Nordley. William was working as a groom (domestic).
William served in the North Staffords before being transferred to the 1st Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. He was killed in action on 5th October, 1917, during the Second Battle of Passchendaele (1917).
Private William Timmins, 40058, was awarded the Victory and British medals.
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