Great Wyrley’s Fallen: William Sambrook’s Race Too Far

Posted: June 25, 2015 in Soldiers, War Memorials, WWI
William Thomas Deakin Sambrook, joint winner of the Russell Challenge Cup in 1916. (Queen Mary's Grammar School)

William Thomas Deakin Sambrook, joint winner of the Russell Challenge Cup in 1916.
(Queen Mary’s Grammar School)

William Sambrook is another name mis-spelt on the Great Wyrley Memorial Gates. Read about this one time star athlete at Queen Mary’s Grammar School, teacher at Great Wyrley Council School and soldier in the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Remember him for who he was and give him his name back… https://wyrleyblog.wordpress.com/wyrley-landywood/great-wyrleys-fallen-wwi/william-sambrook-a-race-too-far/

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