Old Woodstock 25th May 1888 . Baptised August 1888 Parish register
Parents Frederick, a bricklayer and Sarah (Annie) nee Smith
Siblings William was the eldest son.
William 12, Esther 11, Alice 8, George 6, Francis 4, Fred 2 (1901 Census)
Albert, Evellyn, Hilda, Gwyndoline (1911 Census)
Brother of Frederick Stroud died 16th October 1918
15 Bridge Street, Witney. Single(1911 Census) Living with his Aunt and Uncle William.
Married Mabel Louisa (nee Pearson) in 1915, resident of 50 West End, Witney Oxon (CWGC)
Son of Frederick and Annie Stroud, of Old Woodstock, Oxon; husband of Mabel Louisa Stroud, of 50, West End, Witney.(CWGC)
Father of Ruby b 1916.
In his will he left £224 to his widow
Hairdresser (1911 Census)
Regiment: 6th Battalion Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry.
Attested in Oxford, probably wounded at Langemarck. He died of wounds at Beauford War Hospital in Bristol on 2nd October 1917, aged 29
Commonwealth War Grave/ Memorial
Woodgreen (Holy Trinity) Churchyard, Witney.
Total identified casualties 2
William is listed on the Witney War Memorial.
Jeff Clements book, 'The men on the War Memorials of Witney, Crawley and Hailey, Volume 1' with thanks to Jeff Clements
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Photo credit with thanks to Margaret and Stuart Cox, one of the Stroud brothers, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch. STROUD Digital photograph Keith Davies