Other names: William Alfred
Locations in this story: East Knoyle, WiltshireHampreston, DorsetSalonikaEgyptSalisbury, WiltshireCopythorne, Hampshire
Story: William Alfred Street was born on 6 May 1876 at East Knoyle, Wiltshire, the son of Alfred Street and Julia Street (nee Love). He lived much of his early life in and around East Knoyle. He married Annie Beale on 6 Aug 1899 at Hampreston, Dorset. There is no evidence of children. He enlisted on 16 Jan 1915 with the Royal Army Service Corps (Service No. RTS/5209) and served in Salonika and Egypt being promoted in due course to Corporal Farrier. He was discharged on 18 Apr 1919 and was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. By the 1939 Register he was living at Heatherlea, Copythorne, Hampshire, working as a blacksmith. He died in 1960 in the Salisbury, Wiltshire, Registration District.