Williams, Gordon Penry


War Service:
Second Lieutenant GORDON PENRY WILLIAMS of "D" Company, 1st Battalion The King's (Liverpool Regiment) died on 16 April 1918, aged 20.

At the time of his death he was attached to the Intelligence Staff at GHQ. By 1915 the village of Souchez was completely destroyed. The "Cabaret Rouge" was a house on the main road about 1 kilometre south of the village.

He is buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered on the memorial at Holy Trinity church, Sydenham.

He was the son of the Rev. Edward Osborne Williams and Beatrice Seymour Williams, of "Parkend," 54, Sydenham Park, Sydenham His brother Francis Christopher Williams also died and is remembered on the same memorial in Sydenham.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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