Craftsman William Summerville (6405009) served in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers during the Second World War. He was the husband of Sarah Summerville of 38 Union Street, Portadown, Co. Armagh.
In October 1940, Private William Summerville had written a short note of gratitude to the Portadown News. He expressed thanks for a care package from the Portadown Central War Comforts Fund. He received a similar package in February 1941. William died at Armagh Hospital, Armagh, Co. Armagh on 7th May 1946 aged 50 years old.
William Summerville’s grave is in Terrace 4, Grave 96 of Drumcree Parish Church, Portadown, Co. Armagh. A funeral took place from his home on Union Street, Portadown, Co. Armagh on 9th May 1946. His headstone bears the inscription:
He died that we might live.