We remember William Henry Towers

We remember William Henry Towers

Timeline

Timeline

1893
sibling Eliza Towers Source:8487532 1893
1895
sibling Lily Towers Source:8487527 1895
1896
birth Leeds, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8487489 Source:8487527 27th June 1896
1901
dates Age 4 Source:8487532 1901
1901
location Barrister Street, Leeds United Kingdom away from home address Source:8487532 1901
1911
employment Errand Boy At Pottery Source:8487527 1911
1911
dates Age 14 Source:8487527 1911
1911
location 6 Barrister St, Beckett St, Leeds United Kingdom parents address Source:8487527 1911
1914
enlistment Leeds, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8485084 24th November 1914
1914
dates Age 19 Source:8485084 24th November 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8485087 13th April 1915 - 23rd October 1917
1917
events Four days Field Punishment Number Two Military Discipline Source:8485087 22nd March 1917
1917
hospitalisation Gun Shot Wound right leg - amputated to thigh Hospital/Institution Source:8485087 2nd October 1917
1919
discharge Source:8485084 28th January 1919
1919
dates Age 21 Source:8485084 28th January 1919
1919
location 6 Barrister Street, Beckett Street, Leeds United Kingdom parents address Source:8485084 28th January 1919
1919
events Disablement pension Pensions and Gratuities Source:8485087 29th January 1919
employment Plaster Model Maker Source:8485087
service British Army Gunner 1637 Royal Field Artillery Source:4480361
service British Army Gunner 775437 Royal Field Artillery 1 West Riding Brigade Source:8485084
1993
death Blackpool and Fylde, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:8487489 1993

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Henry
Initials WH
Last Name Towers
Source 8485082
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
6 Barrister St, Beckett St, Leeds United Kingdom parents address known 1911
6 Barrister Street, Beckett Street, Leeds United Kingdom parents address known 28th January 1919
Barrister Street, Leeds United Kingdom away from home address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1637 Royal Field Artillery Gunner
British Army 775437 Royal Field Artillery 1 West Riding Brigade Gunner
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Territorial Force War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Walter Towers father
Lydia Ann Towers mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lily Towers sister 1895
Eliza Towers sister 1893
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1914-11-24 5'6"

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Charlotte33
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Charlotte33
Silver War Badge Roll Transcription Charlotte33
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Charlotte33
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33

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Interview in IWM Collections Charlotte33

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