Hennock & Teign Village Chronicle

Published by the Hennock Village Hall Committee

300° view of Hennock from
the top of the Church Tower

© 2014 D Baker

Remembering the Fallen

He gave his today for our tomorrow.


Name: Wills

Forenames: William Henry

Birth: 20 Sep 1897, Hennock

Parents: George & Emily

Abode in 1901:Tottiford House, Hennock

Abode in 1911: Tottiford House, Hennock

Residence given on Service Record: Missing

Residence given on Casualty List: Tottiford House

Wife: None

Died: 25 Aug 1918, Wounded & Missing, assumed killed in action

Age: 20

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

CWGC Grave or Memorial:   Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Panel 1 and 2. Haucourt, Departement Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. Final resting place unknown.

Remembered in Hennock Church Yard:

Recorded on the Hennock War Memorial: Yes

Index to CWGC Burial Record Found: Yes

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Anson Battalion Royal Naval Division

Rank: Able Seaman

Service number: R/2800

Medals: Victory, British