Evening Express and Evening Mail, Monday 17th December 1906.
Newport Veteran Dead
Sergeant Major William English, of the 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers ( in charge of the Volunteer battalion), died at his residence 16 Hill Street, Newport on Sunday morning. He had been ill for several weeks.
IT GOES ON TO SAY:
In all he had had upwards of 30 years military service. He served in the Zulu war with the old 41st Regiment - The South Wales Borderers and was well known throughout Monmouthshire and South Wales. He was 46 years of age and leaves a Widow and child.