We remember William Wolstenholme

We remember William Wolstenholme

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1886
birth 20 Belgrave St, Witton, Blackburn, Lancs United Kingdom Source:8736375 22nd October 1886
1903
events First enlistment Militia Attestation Darwen, Lancashire United Kingdom 49 days Drill on Enlistment. Later (6/10/1903) Attested for RGA instead posted to Royal Scots Fusiliers 10/10/1903 Source:9208636 3rd February 1903 - 5th October 1903
1903
employment Cotton Weaver Henry Livesey Limited Blackburn, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:9208636 February 1903
1903
enlistment Darwen, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:7900500 6th October 1903
1903
events Second Enlistment Regular Army Pre-War Service Darwen, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:7900500 6th October 1903
1911
children Robert Wolstenholme Source:8736348 11th May 1911
1912
children Isabella Wolstenholme Source:8736348 13th November 1912
1914
events Notice of General Mobilization Mobilization Required to join at Ayr, Scotland. United Kingdom Source:7900501 5th August 1914
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8736784 26th July 1915
1917
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:7900537 31st July 1917
1918
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:7900537 March 1918
1918
children James Neville Wolstenholme Source:8736348 23rd September 1918
1920
children William Wolstenholme Source:8736348 31st July 1920
1957
death Not War Related Visiting Manchester from his home in Blackburn & taken ill. Coronary Thrombosis/ Cholecystitis Royal Infirmary, Manchester United Kingdom Source:7933603 23rd March 1957
burial Blackburn Old Cemetery Non-War Cemetary Whalley New Rd. Blackburn United Kingdom Source:9076801
marriage Jane Neville Source:8736381 3rd February 1889 - 7th May 1910
service British Army Private 7732 Royal Scots Fusiliers Source:4844075
service British Army Serjeant 7732 Royal Scots Fusiliers Source:4844075
service British Army Private 7732 Royal Scots Fusiliers Source:7900501
service British Army Sergeant 7732 Royal Scots Fusiliers Source:7933630

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Wolstenholme
Source 7943508
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
53 Lansdowne St., Blackburn United Kingdom parents address known 1903-02
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army 7732 Royal Scots Fusiliers Private
British Army 7732 Royal Scots Fusiliers Serjeant
British Army 7732 Royal Scots Fusiliers Private
British Army 7732 Royal Scots Fusiliers Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
MM and Bar British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Robert Wolstenholme son 1911-05-11
Isabella Wolstenholme daughter 1912-11-13
James Neville Wolstenholme son 1918-09-23
William Wolstenholme son 1920-07-31
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Phoebe Wolstenholme mother
Robert Wolstenholme father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jane Neville wife 1889 - 1910
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Brown Brown
DateHeightSource
1903-02 5'4"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1903-02 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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