Private William Herbert Windebank   Service number 368058  london regiment

Regiment London Regiment

Date of birth c.1897

Date of death 23rd September 1918

Age at death 23 years


His Story

William, born circa 1897 in Bethnal Green, was the grandson of William Charles Jessup and his wife Theresa and was living with them at 131 Bancroft Road, Mile End in 1911. He served with 1/11th London Regiment and the London Regiment 7th Battalion.  He died on 23rd September 1918, in the No. 2 Military Hospital in Reading. He was buried in Grave R1502 on 28th September 1918.

Details of William Herbert Windebank’s life and family are available in our publication “Hidden Histories”