Roll of Honour

Private William Jenkins

Linked to: Bicester
Also linked to: Bicester Methodist Church

Service Number: 39165

Regiment: King's Liverpool Regiment (13th)

Conflict: World War One

Date of Death: 29th March 1917

Age at Death: 34

Burial/Memorial Location: Douchy-les-Ayette British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Address: Parents: 7 Wesley Cottages, Bicester

Son of George & Fanny Jenkins, of 7 Wesley Cottages, Bicester. A bricklayer.

"Mrs Jenkins, of Chapel Yard, has received the news that her son, Private William Jenkins, of the King’s Liverpool Regiment (Labour Battalion) has been killed in France. Before enlisting he worked for Messrs. Layton and Son. The news of his death was sent to his mother by an officer, who stated that whilst the battalion was carrying out important work a shell burst amongst them, killing four members of the party, including Pte. Jenkins." Bicester Advertiser 06/04/1917