We remember William Shearer

We remember William Shearer

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Timeline

Timeline

1873
birth Nairn United Kingdom Source:3992952 14th October 1873
service British Army Private S/10660 Cameron Highlanders Source:3992952
service British Army Lance-Corporal 10660 Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders 2nd Battalion Source:8946645
theatres Balkans :2 Source:8946644
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8946644
location 69 High Street, Ardesier, Inverness-shire United Kingdom parents address Source:8946644
1918
death Died of wounds self-inflicted , cut throat Taranto Italy Source:3992952 20th May 1918
burial Taranto Town Cemetery Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Italy III. K. 1. Source:8946645

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Shearer
Source 3992952
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
69 High Street, Ardesier, Inverness-shire United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army S/10660 Cameron Highlanders Private
British Army 10660 Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders 2nd Battalion Lance-Corporal
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

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British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Vincent96527
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Taranto Town Cemetery Extension, Italy - 1 Vincent96527
Taranto Town Cemetery Extension, Italy - 2 Vincent96527
Taranto Town Cemetery Extension, Italy - 3 Vincent96527
Taranto Town Cemetery Extension, Italy - 4 Vincent96527

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