We remember William March

We remember William March

Profile picture for William March

Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Great Bowden, Market Harborough, Leics United Kingdom Source:9432472 Source:9432471 1895
1901
location 11 The Green, Great Bowden, Market Harborough, Leics United Kingdom parents address Source:9432476 31st March 1901 - 2nd April 1911
1911
employment bookstall manager Smith and Sons Market Harborough India Source:9432476 2nd April 1911
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:2914173 29th July 1915
1918
dates Age 22 Source:7404901 21st March 1918
employment shop assistant - grocery Co-Operative Stores Market Harborough United Kingdom Source:9431626
enlistment Market Harborough, Leics United Kingdom Source:9432471
service British Army Private 16084 Leicestershire Regiment Source:2914173
service British Army Private 203222 Lincolnshire Regiment 2nd/5th Bn. Source:7404901
1918
death Killed in Action Found dead by his Lewis machine gun. France Source:7404901 Source:9431626 21st March 1918
burial Arras Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Bay 3 and 4 Source:7404901

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name March
Source 2914173
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
11 The Green, Great Bowden, Market Harborough, Leics United Kingdom parents address 31st March 1901 - 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 16084 Leicestershire Regiment Private
British Army 203222 Lincolnshire Regiment 2nd/5th Bn. Private
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
Clara March mother
John Thomas March father

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

IWM is not responsible for the content of external websites. Please note that some sources will require payment to view.

Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Liz37211
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Liz37211
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Liz37211
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Liz37211
Leicestershire and Rutland, Soldiers Died 1914-1920 Transcription Liz37211

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
Newspapers and the Great War blog by John Dilley Liz37211
Link to brother, Ernest March Liz37211

Multimedia

TitleConnected byMore information
ARRAS MEMORIAL, FRANCE Liz37211
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France 2 Vincent96527
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France 3 Vincent96527
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France 4 Vincent96527
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France 5 Vincent96527
Tablet in Great Bowden Parish Church Liz37211
Great Bowden Parish Church Liz37211

Stories

We remember William March

Also remembered by 3 people