GREEN, William Pte. 15164

William Green

William Green

William Green enlisted on the 14th September 1914.

He was born in Chorley on the 6th November 1893, one of nine children of Ellen and William. In 1911 they were living at 22 Moor Road and worshipped at St. Gregory’s Church.

He married Catherine Ainscough in Chorley in 1914; they had a daughter, Clara, born later that year.

Upon enlisting in the Pals, William worked as a Collier at Chorley Colliery, following his father down the pit.

He died on the morning of the 1st July 1916 at Serre and, having no known grave, is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme.