We remember William S Porter

We remember William S Porter

Profile picture for William S Porter

Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Deptford, London United Kingdom Source:5507794 March 1893
1894
sibling Sarah Ada Porter Source:5507794 21st January 1894
1896
sibling Maud Emma Porter Source:5507794 March 1896
1897
sibling Amelia Alice Porter Source:5507794 3rd October 1897
1899
sibling Edwin Harvey Porter Source:5507794 1st September 1899
1900
sibling Charlotte Porter Source:5507794 28th June 1900
1901
location 2 Osprey Street, Rotherhithe, London United Kingdom parents address Source:5507794 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 9 Source:5507794 31st March 1901
1905
sibling George Thomas Porter Source:5507794 23rd October 1905
1909
sibling Thomas Porter Source:5507794 March 1909
1911
employment Wharf Clerk London United Kingdom Source:5507794 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 18 Source:5507794 2nd April 1911
1911
location 15 Bestwood Street, Deptford, London United Kingdom parents address Source:5507794 2nd April 1911
1913
sibling Harvey Porter Source:5507794 24th March 1913
1916
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:5507794 11th February 1916
service British Army Serjeant 1549 London Regiment Source:3560429
service British Army Corporal 1549 London Regiment Source:3560429
1916
death Killed in Action Vimy Ridge France Source:5507794 23rd May 1916
burial Grave Ref. 111.D.14 at Cabaret-Rouge, Souchez Source:5507794

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William S
Initials WS
Last Name Porter
Source 3560429
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
15 Bestwood Street, Deptford, London United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
2 Osprey Street, Rotherhithe, London United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1549 London Regiment Corporal
British Army 1549 London Regiment Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emma Louisa Golding mother
Harvey Porter father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Ada Porter sister 21st January 1894
Maud Emma Porter sister March 1896
Amelia Alice Porter sister 3rd October 1897
Edwin Harvey Porter brother 1st September 1899
Charlotte Porter sister 28th June 1900
George Thomas Porter brother 23rd October 1905
Thomas Porter brother March 1909
Harvey Porter brother 24th March 1913

Media

Communities

Communities

This person is not linked to any 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

No external evidence

Multimedia

TitleConnected byMore information
William S Porter with his pals Alan14802
William Syer Porter Alan14802
Headstone Alan14802

Stories

We remember William S Porter