Category: Stringer – William 1883-1974

Granddad – William Stringer

William Stringer was a teacher from Lancashire. He moved to Guernsey where he met and married Eda Le Messurier. In Guernsey he was headmaster of a boys school, and Eda was headmistress of a nearby girls school. He came from Ashton under Lyne. They had two children, Margot and Desirée. Margot was born in 1914. In 1916 he enlisted  in the Lancashire fusilliers. He wasn’t supposed to enlist if his wife was pregnant, but she […]