Hadlow, William Thomas


War Service:
Private WILLIAM THOMAS HADLOW of 9th battalion Royal Sussex Regiment died on 27 March 1918. He had only been in France for 20 days when he went into the firing line at 3am on 22 March 1918. He was wounded in the head on 24 March and died 3 days later.

He is buried in St Sever cemetery extension, Rouen. By the end of the war there were more than 15 military hospitals in the vicinity of Rouen and most of those who died in them were buried in St Sever cemetery.

Location of Memorial: He is remembered on the war memorial at Goldsmith’s College and at Sittingbourne and Milton Regis in Kent.

He was 25, the son of Mr and Mrs J Hadlow of 14 Penbury Street. Between 1911 and 1913 he obtained a degree from Goldsmiths College in New Cross and taught at Rainham council school in Kent before enlisting in 1915.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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