Angling, William Thomas


War Service:
Private WILLIAM THOMAS ANGLING of 1st battalion Royal Guernsey Light Infantry died of wounds on 12 June 1918, aged 19.
He went to France on 24 January 1918 and was reported as Missing on 13 April. At the time of his death he was a prisoner of war. His name appears on a list of 202 PoWs buried in Lille Southern Cemetery recorded by a Times correspondent who visited the cemetery on 1 November 1918.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorial at the Mazawattee Tea Company in Deptford and on the memorial at the church of St James, Hatcham.

He was born in Deptford, the son of Robert and Charlotte Angling, of 40, Chipley Street, New Cross. When he enlisted on 17 February 1917 he gave his occupation as chocolate maker.


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