Joseph William Waldock

WWI Roll of Honour

By Lynette Wray

Joseph William Waldock

         

Military History:        

 

Regiment:                               Royal Navy

Rank:                                      Stoker 1st Class

Service Number:                    P/K55742

Date of Enlisting:                   26.2.1918

Date of death:                        27.9.1984

Cemetery/ Memorial:            

UK Cemetery/Memorial:       St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour

 

Joseph enlisted with the Royal Navy on 26th February 1918.  Nothing is known of his military history except from the Absent Voters Lists. Joseph survived the War and died at Ashwell on 27th September 1984.

After the War Joseph remained in the Navy travelling the China Seas, Pacific Waters and East Indies Waters and was possibly still in the Navy when WW2 broke out.

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.

 

Family History:

 

Date of Birth:                1st quarter 1901

Birth Place:                   Islington, London

Residence:                    Guilden Morden Cambridgeshire and
                                       Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Marriage:                      4th quarter 1927

 

Joseph was born at Islington, London in the 1st quarter 1901, the elder son of Joseph and Annie (nee Harradine) Waldock.  He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell. 

Joseph married Olive May Brooks at Ashwell, Hertfordshire in the 4th Quarter 1927.  They had one son, Jack Graham, born in 3rd quarter 1932.

Joseph died at Ashwell on 27th September 1984.

 

Commentary:

Name:

Joseph William Waldock

Birth Place:

Islington, London

Residence:

Guilden Morden Cambridgeshire and
Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Death Date:

27.9.1984

Enlistment Place:

Not known

Rank:

Stoker 1st class

Regiment:

Royal Navy

Battalion:

HMS Diomede

Regimental Number:

P/K55742

Type of Casualty:

Survived

Theatre of War:

Not known

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