We remember William B. Housham

We remember William B. Housham

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1886
sibling Jonathan W. Housham Source:9002010 1886
1888
birth Shoreditch, Middlesex United Kingdom Source:7421982 Source:8994701 1888
1889
sibling Florence H Housham Source:9002010 1889
1891
location 30, Allens Buildings, Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London, Middlesex United Kingdom parents address Source:9002010 5th April 1891
enlistment Stratford, Essex United Kingdom Source:8994701
service British Army Private 9449 Royal Irish Regiment Source:1975618
service British Army Lance Corporal 9449 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8994701
1914
death Killed in Action The Battalion received orders to attack Le Pilly. Although they drove the Germans out they were left dangerously exposed and the next day they were surrounded and overwhelmed. Le Pilly, Pas de Calais France Source:7421982 Source:9001995 21st October 1914
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7421982

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William B.
Initials WB
Last Name Housham
Source 7421982
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
30, Allens Buildings, Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London, Middlesex United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 9449 Royal Irish Regiment Private
British Army 9449 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Lance Corporal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie Housham mother
Jonathan Housham father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Florence H Housham sister 1889
Jonathan W. Housham brother 1886

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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 Patrick63223
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Patrick63223
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Patrick63223

External Evidence

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The Campaigns and History of the Royal Irish Regiment Vol.II from 1900 to 1922 Patrick63223
"There's a Devil in the Drum" by J.F.Lucy Patrick63223

Multimedia

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Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
SS Herschel Patrick63223
The area to the east of Mons Patrick63223
The area to the east of Mons Patrick63223
La Bascule crossroads, Mons, Belgium Patrick63223
Rue Leon Save, Mons, Belgium. Patrick63223
A typical pave road Patrick63223
Map of the Battle of Mons Patrick63223
The fields between Caudry and Audencourt Patrick63223
The road cutting south west of Audencourt Patrick63223
Audencourt Patrick63223
Caudry Patrick63223
Map of the battle at Caudry/Audencourt Patrick63223
Orly-sur-Morin Patrick63223
Map of the action at Orly Patrick63223
Le Chateau de Vauxcelles, Vailly-sur-Aisne Patrick63223
Courcelles Patrick63223
Vieille-Chapelle after the first bombardment Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
Rue du Pilly, Herlies, Pas de Calais Patrick63223
The station where the wounded were treated Patrick63223
Map of the actions at Le Riez and Le Pilly Patrick63223
2nd Battalion R.I.Rgt. Memorial, Mons. Patrick63223
2nd Battalion R.I.Rgt. Memorial, Mons. Patrick63223
La Ferté-sous-Jouarre Memorial Patrick63223
Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223
Shoreditch, Curtain Road, circa 1890 Patrick63223
Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London Patrick63223

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