We remember William Wallace

We remember William Wallace

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1887
birth Widnes, Lancashire. United Kingdom Source:9061420 October 1887
1914
enlistment Warrington, Lancashire, England United Kingdom Source:9061420 August 1914
1915
hospitalisation Wounded in Action (thigh) at Gallipoli invalided to England on H.S. Aquitania. Hospital/Institution Source:9061420 August 1915
marriage Mary Wallace Source:9613813
service British Army Private 10723 South Lancashire Regiment Source:4591240
1917
death Killed in Action Defended a violent counter-attack followed by six days of intensive artillery fire. William was killed along with eleven other men when a German shell landed nearby Westhoek Ridge, Ypres. Belgium Source:7454701 Source:9061420 5th August 1917
burial Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7454701
sibling Thomas Smith Source:9613813

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Wallace
Source 4591240
Gender
GenderSource
Male
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Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 10723 South Lancashire Regiment Private
Family
Siblings
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Thomas Smith step-brother
Spouse
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Mary Wallace wife

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

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"I Don't Want To Be A Sunbeam" by Harry Jones Stephen80613

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Extract "I Don't Want To Be A Sunbeam" Harry Jones Stephen80613
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Obituary report: William Wallace Stephen80613

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