William's parents were Samuel Henry and Sarah Ann Cox.
This is William at the age of 15 months.
He worked as a clerk for British Steel. During the war he was a sergeant in the army and for most of the time he was stationed in India and later in Liverpool, where he met Kathleen Lilian Tirrell. They were married in Liverpool in 1945. They have two children, Sheila born in 1946 and Brian in 1949.
This is William in his dress uniform during the war.
In 1967 William and Kathleen emigrated to Australia with their son Brian.
William died from a brain haemorrhage on 19th November 1969 in The Royal Perth Hospital in Western Australia.