Clarence Henry Willis (1905-1985) was born at Badsey on 11th July 1905, the eldest son and third of five children of Thomas Henry Willis, a market gardener, and his wife, Elizabeth. He entered Badsey School in November 1909 aged four and left on 31st August 1919, aged 14. Clarence married Alice L Penson in 1933. In 1939 they lived at 3 Sandys Avenue, Wickhamford. Clarence died in 1985 in the Evesham area.