William Edward Wall was the second child of George Frederick Wall & Sarah Willetts born July-September 1896 at Wolverhampton.
In 1901 William & his parents were living at 2 All Saints Rd, Wolverhampton. He had an older sister, Mabel (14), & a younger sister Edith (1).
In 1911 William was listed as a scholar at Princess Alice’s Orphanage in New Oscott, Erdington, Aston. William’s father had died in 1904 but his mother was still living in Wolverhampton with his sister Edith at that time.