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"BALL, WILLIAM F., PETTY OFFICER STOKER"

William's sisters were Eva, Mabel, Nelly, Gladys, Maggie and Dolly. His sons were Eddy, Cecil and Richard and his granddaughter Lynette Ball
William is on the right, with his mother Bertha and Sidney Shawyer on left married to his sister Dolly

From the Commonwealth War Graves Commission:

BALL, Petty Officer Stoker, WILLIAM FREDERICK,
P/K 58293. Age 37 son of Bertha Ball from Southampton, husband of Ellen Ball (nee Gaffney) of Capetown South Africa
H.M.S. Neptune. Royal Navy. 19th December 1941.
Panel 53, Column 3. (Portsmouth Naval Memorial)

William's sisters were Eva, Mabel, Nelly, Gladys, Maggie and Dolly. His sons were Eddy, Cecil and Richard and his granddaughter Lynette Ball

 

 

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