William was wounded and taken to a British Casualty Clearing Station. This was captured by the advancing German army and the wounded became prisoners of war.
William died of his wounds.
Towneley Hall Museum,
Burnley BB11 3RQ
£5 for a 12-month pass
Summer Opening: 18th Feb - 3rd Nov 2019
Saturday to Thursday 12–5pm
(last entry 4pm)
Closed on Fridays except for school or private group bookings
Winter Opening: 4th November - February 2020
Saturday and Sunday only 12-4pm
(last entry 3pm)
12-5pm Saturday to Thursday
(closed on Friday)
School and group/private bookings are taken all year