We remember William Allsop Wistance

We remember William Allsop Wistance

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Timeline

Timeline

1879
sibling Florence Louise Wistance Source:8449331 1879
1881
sibling Lilian Janet Wistance Source:8449331 1881
1883
birth Walsall, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:8449330 1883
1891
location Sandwell Street, Walsall, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8449330 1891 - 1901
1898
education Queen Mary's Grammar School Walsall, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:8449330 1898 - 1901
1906
commission Source:8449314 28th April 1906
1906
service British Army Second Lieutenant South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Volunteer Battalion Source:8449315 28th April 1906 - 1st April 1908
1908
service British Army Second Lieutenant South Staffordshire Regiment 5th Battalion Source:8449315 1st April 1908
1911
employment Builder and Contractor Own Account Source:8449327 1911
1911
location Sandymount, Walsall, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8449331 1911
1912
service British Army Captain South Staffordshire Regiment 5th Battalion Source:8449324 3rd July 1912 - 31st July 1917
1914
location Jesson Road, Walsall United Kingdom Source:8449327 1914
1915
service British Army Temporary Major South Staffordshire Regiment 5th Battalion Source:8449324 20th October 1915 - 31st July 1918
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8449320 3rd June 1916
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Source:8449321 26th January 1917 - 25th April 1918
1917
appointments Battalion Commander - 1/6th Bn West Yorkshire Regt Source:8449321 29th January 1917 - 25th April 1918
1917
service British Army Major South Staffordshire Regiment 5th Battalion Source:8449324 31st July 1917 - 25th April 1918
1917
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:8449323 17th December 1917
service British Army Lieutenant South Staffordshire Regiment 5th Battalion Source:8449316
1918
death Killed in Action Belgium Source:7443148 Source:8449343 25th April 1918
burial Tyne Cot Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7443148

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Allsop
Initials WA
Last Name Wistance,
Source 8449323
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Jesson Road, Walsall United Kingdom known 1914
Sandwell Street, Walsall, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address 1891 - 1901
Sandymount, Walsall, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army South Staffordshire Regiment 5th Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army South Staffordshire Regiment 2nd Volunteer Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army South Staffordshire Regiment 5th Battalion Lieutenant
British Army South Staffordshire Regiment 5th Battalion Temporary Major
British Army South Staffordshire Regiment 5th Battalion Captain
British Army South Staffordshire Regiment 5th Battalion Major
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
DSO MC British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William J Wistance father
Emily Alice Wistance mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Florence Louise Wistance sister 1879
Lilian Janet Wistance sister 1881

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription M2740
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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London Gazette Entry - Commission (1906) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1908) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1912) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1915) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Award of Military Cross (1916) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1917) M2740
Edinburgh Gazette Entry - Award of Distinguished Service Order (1917) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1917) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Announcement of Death (1919) M2740
History of the 6th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment - Volume 1, 1/6th Battalion M2740

Multimedia

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Lt Col W A Wistance DSO MC M2740

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