We remember William Meeks

We remember William Meeks

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Timeline

Timeline

1896
birth Crawshawbooth, Lancs United Kingdom Source:7245129 Source:9313240 1896
1911
employment Drawer In The Mine Source:9558426 1911
1914
theatres Egypt :4 Source:3000607 25th September 1914
enlistment Cloughfold United Kingdom Source:9313240
service British Army Driver T/851 Army Service Corps Source:3000607
service British Army Private M2/204678 Army Service Corps 956th Mechanical Transport Coy. Source:7245129
1918
death "Died" (SDGW Records) and article "DIED OF BURNS - IN PALESTINE" (Rossendale Free Press 1918) Source:7245129 3rd February 1918
burial Kantara War Memorial Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Egypt Source:7245129

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Meeks
Source 3000607
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
34 Hill Street, Crawshawbooth, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 1901
34 Hill Street, Crawshawbooth, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army T/851 Army Service Corps Driver
British Army M2/204678 Army Service Corps 956th Mechanical Transport Coy. 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
Nellie mother
James Meeks father

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 Ian105013
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ian105013
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ian105013

External Evidence

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New Hall Hey Military Hospital - William Meeks Ian105013
Brother - Lance Corporal Walter Meeks Ian105013

Multimedia

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Rawtenstall Cemetery - Municipal War Memorial Ian105013
14/15 Star, BWM and Victory Medal Ian105013
ASC cap badge Ian105013

Stories

We remember William Meeks