We remember William Whitmore

We remember William Whitmore

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1887
sibling Henry Whitmore Source:8523148 1887
1889
sibling Bertha Whitmore Source:8523148 1889
1891
birth Morton, near Stonebroom, Derbyshire United Kingdom Source:8523148 1891
1893
sibling Horace Whitmore Source:8523148 1893
1894
sibling Richard Whitmore Source:8523148 1894
1897
sibling Arthur Whitmore Source:8523148 1897
1900
sibling Caroline Whitmore Source:8523148 1900
1901
dates Age 10 Source:8523148 31st March 1901
1901
location Station Road, Derby, Derbyshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8523148 31st March 1901
1904
sibling Frederick Whitmore Source:8523170 1904
1911
dates Age 20 Source:8523170 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Coal Miner - Gobber Probably Morton Colliery Morton, near Stonebroom, Derbyshire United Kingdom Source:8523170 2nd April 1911
1911
location Stonebroom, Derbyshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8523170 2nd April 1911
1915
enlistment Derby, Derbyshire United Kingdom Source:8523140 4th March 1915
1915
service British Army Private 4009 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 2nd/5th Battalion Source:8523140 4th March 1915 - 25th March 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8523140 26th March 1915 - 25th March 1916
1915
service British Army Private 4009 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 3rd/5th Battalion Source:8523140 26th March 1915 - 2nd March 1916
1916
service British Army Private 4009 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 1st/5th Battalion Source:8523140 3rd March 1916 - 25th March 1916
1916
dates Age 25 Source:8523140 25th March 1916
1916
death Killed in Action Reported Missing Presumed Dead after the enemy blew a mine under where William Whitmore was on guard duty. A subsequent inquiry confirmed him to have been Killed in Action. He was 25. Neuville-St-Vaast near Arras France Source:7417311 Source:8523140 25th March 1916
burial Arras Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Bay 7 Source:7417311

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Whitmore
Source 4719964
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Station Road, Derby, Derbyshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Stonebroom, Derbyshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 4009 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 2nd/5th Battalion Private
British Army 4009 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 3rd/5th Battalion Private
British Army 4009 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 1st/5th Battalion Private
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
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah Ann Whitmore nee Spencer mother
Frederick Whitmore father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry Whitmore brother 1887
Bertha Whitmore sister 1889
Horace Whitmore brother 1893
Richard Whitmore brother 1894
Arthur Whitmore brother 1897
Caroline Whitmore sister 1900
Frederick Whitmore brother 1904

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