We remember William Ernest Galloway

We remember William Ernest Galloway

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Timeline

Timeline

1894
sibling Enid Galloway Source:7900316 1894
1895
birth Camarthen, Wales United Kingdom Source:9556559 Source:7726920 6th December 1895
1897
sibling Robert George Galloway Source:7900316 1897
1901
location Ormond Road, Rathmines & Rathgar East, Dublin Ireland parents address Source:7900315 31st March 1901
1911
location 4 Woodchurch Road, Prenton, Wirral United Kingdom parents address Source:7726921 2nd April 1911
1914
enlistment Source:9556559 22nd January 1914
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:1290876 8th August 1915
1915
hospitalisation Frostbite Hospital/Institution Source:9556559 29th November 1915
1917
commission Source:1290876 19th January 1917
1917
service British Army Second Lieutenant Welsh Regiment 1st/4th Battalion Source:7900314 17th March 1917 - 6th November 1917
1917
dates Age 21 Source:7375745 6th November 1917
education Birkenhead Institute Birkenhead, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:7900312
location 57 Devonshire Road, Birkenhead, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address Source:7375745
education Woodchurch Road School Birkenhead, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:7900312
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:7375745
employment Bank employee Bank of Liverpool West Kirby, Cheshire United Kingdom Source:7900312
service British Army Serjeant 1580 Cheshire Regiment 4th Battalion Source:7900314
service British Army Lance Corporal 1580 Cheshire Regiment 4th Battalion Source:7900312
service British Army Acting Sergeant 1580 Cheshire Regiment Source:1290876
1917
death Killed in Action According to the CWGC register, he was killed in action in the Judaean Hills. Beersheba Israel Source:7375745 6th November 1917
burial Beersheba War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Israel C. 28. Source:7375745

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Ernest
Initials WE
Last Name Galloway
Source 7375745
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
4 Woodchurch Road, Prenton, Wirral United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
57 Devonshire Road, Birkenhead, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address
Ormond Road, Rathmines & Rathgar East, Dublin Ireland parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1580 Cheshire Regiment 4th Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 1580 Cheshire Regiment 4th Battalion Serjeant
British Army 1580 Cheshire Regiment Acting Sergeant
British Army Welsh Regiment 1st/4th Battalion Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Chisholm Galloway father
Ellen Galloway nee Munday mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Enid Galloway sister 1894
Robert George Galloway brother 1897
Religion
DateReligionSource
1901 Presbyterian - inc Church of Scotland

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Hannah21187
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Hannah21187
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Hannah21187

External Evidence

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Liverpool Echo, "Oxton Officer Shot By A Sniper", 7th December 1917 Hannah21187
London Gazette: 2nd Lieutenant Hannah21187
National Census of Ireland: 1901 Hannah21187
FreeBMD: Sibling search Hannah21187
Census 1901 Alun44477

Multimedia

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Birkenhead Institute WW1 Memorial les46001
Williams Grave Marker les46001
Close Up of Sentiment les46001
Portrait of W E Galloway Alun44477
Birkenhead Institute War Memorial Alun44477
Bank of Liverpool Active Service roll 1914-15 James201
Original Bank of Liverpool & Martins WW1 Memorial James201
Service Roll of Martins Bank - Cover James201
Service Roll of Martins Bank - Title Page James201
Report of 2nd Lieut Galloway's death John6705
Detail page from Service Roll of Martins Bank James201

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