Other names: William Edwin
Locations in this story: Donhead St. Andrew, WiltshireLudwell, Donhead St. Mary, WiltshireTisbury, Wiltshire
Story: William Edwin Woodford was born in Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire, in 1899 the son of Edwin Woodford and Alice Woodford (nee Lampard). He lived all his early life in Donhead St. Andrew until by 1911 the family had moved to Barker's Hill, Ludwell, Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire. He had enlisted on 20 Feb 1917 and joined the Somerset Light Infantry as a Private (Service No. 29499). He is known to have served abroad but not where becoming in time a Lance Corporal. He was discharged as being medically unfit for further service due to appendicitis and it's after effects on 19 Aug 1919 and awarded the Silver War Badge No. B285784. He was also awarded the Victory and British War Medals. His death was recorded in Tisbury, Wiltshire, during 1932.