SWB correctly numbered 163627 awarded to 4639 Pte William Cotton of the 7th Battalion Middlesex Regiment. Born in 1878, Islington, William served overseas with the 7th Battalion from 5/5/1915 until 10/5/1916 earning a 1915 Star Trio.
He was discharges aged 54 as being no longer fit for service after going blind in one eye. We found two addresses for him in Finsbury Park, London. The first, 89 Blackstock Road and secondly, 97 Campbell Road.