Bank: Coutts & Co
Place of work: London Strand office
Died: 15 September 1916
William Funston Haddock was born in Wandsworth, London, on 6 July 1890, the son of William Charles Haddock, a clerk, and his wife Fanny Beatrice. In July 1909 he went to work for Coutts & Co as a clerk.
In April 1916 Haddock left his job in the bank's income tax department to go on military service, becoming a Private in the London Regiment. He left for France three months later to complete his training at Albert on the Somme. He arrived at the front line trenches for the first time on 14 September 1916, and went over the top early the following morning at High Wood. He was listed as missing after the engagement, and was later presumed to have been killed on 15 September 1916. He was 26 years old and left a widow, Kate.
Leave your message of remembrance
If you want to leave a message of remembrance for this fallen member of our staff please send us an email.
Please note that we review every comment before publishing it to make sure that it doesn't breach our posting guidelines so it sometimes takes a day or two for your comments to appear.