We remember William Muirhead

We remember William Muirhead

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Timeline

Timeline

1897
birth Barrow in Furness United Kingdom Source:5510660 16th February 1897
1912
enlistment Blackpool United Kingdom Source:5510660 19th December 1912
1912
service British Army Private 15902 Duke of Lancaster's Yeomanry Source:5510660 19th December 1912 - 19th September 1916
1912
dates Age 17 Source:5510660 19th December 1912
1912
location Headroomgate Road, St. Annes, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:5510660 19th December 1912
1912
education Kirkham Grammar School Kirkham, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:5510660 19th December 1912
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5510660 27th August 1914 - 16th March 1916
1916
hospitalisation Bronchitis Hospital/Institution Source:5510660 17th March 1916 - 11th April 1916
1918
missing Subsequent evidence of death provided 20th Decmber 1918 Source:5510660 26th March 1918 - 28th March 1918
1918
education School Boy Kirkham Grammar School Kirkham, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:5513749 12th April 1918
1918
education Agriculture Harris Institute Preston India Source:5513749 12th April 1918
1920
location 20 Clarendon Road, St. Annes Lancashire United Kingdom Source:5510660 19th January 1920
service British Army Private 3145 Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry Source:3159883
service British Army Second Lieutenant Cameron Highlanders Source:3159883
1918
death Killed in Action 2nd Lieut. Muirhead is reported to have "shot himself through the head" rather than be taken prisoner. The evidence of his death was provided to the War Office by Lance Corporal F. Clarke 202947. France Source:7444012 Source:5510660 28th March 1918
burial Arras Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7444012
sibling John Muirhead Source:5513749
sibling Robert Muirhead Source:5513749
service British Army Private D/15551 Corps of Dragoons Source:3159883

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Muirhead
Source 3159883
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
20 Clarendon Road, St. Annes Lancashire United Kingdom 19th January 1920
Headroomgate Road, St. Annes, Lancashire United Kingdom 19th December 1912
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 3145 Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry Private
British Army D/15551 Corps of Dragoons Private
British Army Cameron Highlanders Second Lieutenant
British Army 15902 Duke of Lancaster's Yeomanry Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Thomas Muirhead father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Muirhead brother
Robert Muirhead brother
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1912-12-19 5'8"
Religion
DateReligionSource
Congregationalist

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Evidence

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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2nd Lieutenant William Muirhead Kevin3598
St. Annes Express Kevin3598

Multimedia

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Arras Memorial Kevin3598
Arras Memorial Kevin3598
Ashton Gardens War Memorial. Desmond1478
Ashton Gardens War Memorial. Desmond1478
Private William Muirhead. Desmond1478
2nd Lt William Muirhead Fiona12861

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