William Wyeth was the son of Mr and Mrs W. C. Wyeth of Platts Crescent, Amblecote, his father being a head of department at Edward Webb and Sons of Wordsley. He was a chauffeur and enlisted in February 1916 in Wokingham, Hants. where he was probably living at that time. He joined the Army Service Corps Motor Transport Section but when he went to the Western Front in April 1916 it was to the 79th Siege Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery. He developed an illness which was later diagnosed as TB and sent home. He was discharged in 1917 but his condition deteriorated and he died on the 11th July 1918. Private William Wyeth was 28 years of age and is buried in Amblecote church cemetery and commemorated on the Amblecote Memorial.
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