Roll of Honour

Private William Samuel Waddup

Linked to: Fritwell
Also linked to: Bucknell

Service Number: 18467

Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment (14th)

Conflict: World War One

Date of Death: 30th July 1916

Age at Death: 40

Burial/Memorial Location: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Son of James & Eliza Waddup, of Fritwell. Formerly with the Somerset Light Infantry (24312). Born in Bucknell.

"On Monday morning, Mr and Mrs J. Waddup, of Fritwell, received the sad news of the death of their son – Sam Waddup (14th Warwicks) – in action in France. He had only been at the Front a fortnight. He was previously employed, for six years, at the Manor Farm, where his father is carter for Mr Walton." Bicester Herald 25/08/1916