We remember William Lawson Harris

We remember William Lawson Harris

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Hull United Kingdom Source:7442081 Source:1776074 27th September 1892
1892
location 44 Linneaus Street, Hull United Kingdom parents address Source:8644040 27th September 1892
1901
location 126 Whetstone Lane, Birkenhead United Kingdom parents address Source:8644034 2nd April 1901
1915
location 8 Hillington Park Circus, Cardonald, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address Source:8644040 February 1915
1915
employment Mechanical Engineer Source:8644040 February 1915
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Scots Fusiliers 3rd Battalion Source:8644048 26th July 1915
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8644056 3rd June 1916
1916
dates Age 23 Source:7442081 30th July 1916
1916
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Source:8644053 30th July 1916
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Source:7442081
1916
death Killed in Action Killed in The Battle of The Somme. No known grave commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Somme France Source:7442081 30th July 1916
sibling Marjory W Harris Source:8644034
sibling David J Harris Source:8644034
sibling Jean F Harris Source:8644034
sibling Annie H Harris Source:8644034
sibling Kathleen Harris Source:8644034
sibling James Harris Source:8644034
education Birkenhead Institute Birkenhead United Kingdom Source:8780542
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Pier and Face 3 C Source:8644053

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Lawson
Initials WL
Last Name Harris,
Source 7442081
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
126 Whetstone Lane, Birkenhead United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1901
44 Linneaus Street, Hull United Kingdom parents address known 27th September 1892
8 Hillington Park Circus, Cardonald, Glasgow United Kingdom parents address known February 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Scots Fusiliers 3rd Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Royal Scots Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
MC British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Harris father
Marjory Harris nee Whyte mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Marjory W Harris sister
David J Harris brother
Jean F Harris sister
Annie H Harris sister
Kathleen Harris sister
James Harris brother

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Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Ancestry link to 1901 census Alun44477
Military Service File Alun44477
London Gazette Entry Alun44477
Commonwealth War Graves Record Alun44477
London Gazette Entry Alun44477
Website Roll of Honour, University of Glasgow Alun44477

Multimedia

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Birkenhead Institute Roll of Honour Alun44477
Birkenhead Institute War Memorial Alun44477
Obituary Alun44477

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