We remember William Taylor Shanks

We remember William Taylor Shanks

Timeline

Timeline

1860
birth Ballymacarrett, Belfast, County Down, Northern Ireland United Kingdom Source:8726886 Source:8726890 1860
enlistment Belfast, Northern Ireland United Kingdom Source:8726890
marriage E Shanks Source:8726886
service British Army Rifleman 253 Royal Irish Rifles 8th Battalion Source:8726890
service British Army Rifleman 253 Royal Irish Rifles 17th (Training) Battalion Source:8726890
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8726890
1916
death Killed in Action Somme France Source:8726886 Source:8726890 2nd July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:8726886

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Taylor
Initials WT
Last Name Shanks
Source 8726886
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 253 Royal Irish Rifles 8th Battalion Rifleman
British Army 253 Royal Irish Rifles 17th (Training) Battalion Rifleman
Family
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
E Shanks wife

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Valerie34433
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Valerie34433

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