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Name:
William Wilson
Casualty No.:
Initials:
W
Service No.:
180045; 37562
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Age at Death:
32
Ranks:
Unit:
Prince of Wales's Volunteers, South Lancashire Regiment (formerly Royal Engineers)
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
1 Victoria Terrace East, Barnard Castle
Civilian Employment:
Mason
Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
2-January-1917
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Arttillery Wood Cemetery, Belgium
Buried:
Arttillery Wood Cemetery, Belgium
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Killed in action 02/08/1917 by a bullet in his head
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Son of Robert and Jane Wilson of Barnard Castle,  Husband of Mary Winifred Wilson of "St.Mary's", Bridge St. Sunderland

Notes:

One of the builders responsible for Wilson Street

 

  • (ANT/FL/944) 'Manual of Field Engineering' marked in pencil on fly-leaf: Sapper W. Wilson, No. 180045, Royal Engineers
  • (ANT/FL/945) Booklet entitled 'War Graves of the British Empire - Belgium 106' W. Wilson on p.40
  • (ANT/FL/946) Bronze commemorative plaque pf Britannia and lion marked 'He died for freedom and honour, William Wilson.' In wood frame, 22 x 22 cm
  • (ANT/FL/947) Commemorative scroll inscribed 'Pte. William Wilson, A. Lancashire Regiment'. Scroll in original tube

Service number altered from the 18005 given by a private individual to 37562 as shown on cwgc.org

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Sources:
Last Name: Private Individual; St Mary's data; Initials: Private Individual; St Mary's data; Service: Private Individual; St Mary's data; Service Number: www.cwgc.org; St Mary's data; Unit: Private Individual; St Mary's data; Home Address: Private Individual; St Mary's data; Cause of Death: Private Individual; St Mary's data; Date of Death: Private Individual; St Mary's data; Service Records: Private Individual; Overseas Commemorated: www.cwgc.org; Private Individual; St Mary's data; Buried: www.cwgc.org; Family Details: www.cwgc.org; St Mary's data; Notes: Private Individual; St Mary's data; Local Memorials: newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;