WW1 pair on original ribbons named to J51935 WCR Besant O Sig RN
William was born 19th August 1900 at Blandford Forum, Dorset.
A farm boy by occupation.
He joined HMS Impregnable as a boy sailor 2nd class 30th march 1916 .
He also served on HMS Monarch during WW1
Invalided out in November 1921 with hammer toes both feet
He married in 1924 at East Stoke, Dorset.
And died July 1969 at Poole.