William Griffin lived at 47 Wheeler St., Stourbridge, and was a member of the New Road United Methodists. He enlisted in the Royal Engineers in February 1916 and went to the 263 Railway Company on the Western Front. He was injured in the course of the Advance to Victory and sent to the Military Hospital at Etaples. He died there on the 12th November just one day after the Armistice and is buried in the Etaples Military Cemetery (L B 5). Sapper William Griffin was 31 years of age and left a widow and a son. His wife had already lost two of her brothers in the war. He is commemorated on the Stourbridge, St. Thomas's church and Methodist church Memorials.
Mary Stevens Park, Stourbridge, West Midlands, United Kingdom
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