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Motcombe Woman Learns Her Grandad’s Great War Story From Welsh Researcher

Percy Williams was a well-known Shaftesbury builder and former mayor of the town.

His granddaughter Tessa Baumann now knows more about her grandfather’s World War I experiences thanks to Stephen Lyons – a Welsh historian.

Stephen is documenting the men and women who served in the St John Field Ambulance. He had been keen to trace Percy’s relatives.

The 130th Field Ambulance football team in 1918. Percy is 3rd row up (behind the officers) and 2nd from left.

Shaftesbury researcher Chris tracked down Tessa in Motcombe. Listen to Chris and Tessa at 11:39.