William spent time at the hospital as he had contacted Malaria. He subsequently was given employment as a gardener by the quartermaster Miss Nellie Irwin and he remained in the service of the family for a number of years. His son, also called William Shergold, was killed in WW2.
 Alan Griffin, Wartime Southam 1939-1945. Published in 2017. Available from Southam Heritage Collection.