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Joseph William Willetts

Pte Joseph William Willetts lost his life on the 27th August 1918 in England, serving with the North Staffordshire Regt.

Joseph was born in Abbots Bromley in 1880 and lived at Town End Farm for the majority of his life.
He married Florence Udall in 1915 and his son George was born in 1916, the family lived in Bagot Street.
Joseph’s occupation was carrier and farmer so he enlisted late in the war on 15/4/18 – he was discharged in August 1918 as being no longer physically fit for war service and sadly died on the 27th age 37, he was buried on Saturday 31st August 1918 in Abbots Bromley churchyard.
His wife Florence died in 1957 and is buried with her husband.