We remember William Worsfold

We remember William Worsfold

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Timeline

Timeline

1889
sibling Daisey Source:5497100 23rd August 1889
1891
birth Leatherhead United Kingdom Source:5497100 3rd April 1891
1892
sibling Frank Source:5497100 19th September 1892
1894
sibling Howard Source:5497100 25th March 1894
1896
sibling Jack Source:5497100 5th April 1896
1898
sibling Nell Source:5497100 14th January 1898
1899
sibling Ernest Source:5497100 6th July 1899
1901
location Bridge Street, Leatherhead United Kingdom parents address Source:5504458 1901
1911
location Bridge Street, Leatherhead United Kingdom parents address Source:5504555 1911
1911
employment Chimney sweep and firewood dealer Working on own account Leatherhead United Kingdom Source:5504555 1911
1913
appointments Home (UK) posting Source:5498724 18th August 1913 - 28th October 1914
1913
service British Army Private 1716 East Surrey Regiment Terrotorials 5th Battalion Source:5498724 18th August 1913 - 31st August 1913
1913
enlistment Leatherhead United Kingdom Source:5498724 18th August 1913
1913
service British Army Lance Corporal 1716 East Surrey Regiment Territorial 5th Battalion Source:5498724 1st September 1913 - 1st August 1914
1914
service British Army Corporal 1716 East Surrey Regiment Territorial 5th Battalion Source:5498724 2nd August 1914 - 15th December 1915
1914
appointments India posting Source:5498724 29th October 1914 - 16th November 1915
1915
appointments Home (UK) posting Source:5498724 17th November 1915 - 15th December 1915
1915
discharge Source:5498724 15th December 1915
1916
marriage Elizabeth Skene Murrison Source:5504520 21st November 1916 - 21st August 1918
1916
service British Army Private 32732 East Surrey Regiment 5th Battalion Source:5498664 23rd November 1916 - 14th January 1917
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5523389 22nd December 1916 - 12th December 1917
1917
service British Army Private 32732 East Surrey Regiment 1st Battalion Source:5498664 17th January 1917 - 14th October 1917
1917
hospitalisation GSW (gun shot wound) to wrist Hospital/Institution Source:5498664 18th February 1917
1917
service British Army Lance Corporal 32732 East Surrey Regiment 1st Battalion Source:9363464 17th October 1917 - 21st August 1918
1917
theatres Italy :1b Source:5523389 12th December 1917 - 6th April 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5523389 7th April 1918 - 21st August 1918
1918
death Killed in Action Flanders France Source:7066564 Source:5498943 21st August 1918
burial Vis-En-Artois Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais No known grave France Source:7066564 Source:5498943

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Worsfold
Source 4884676
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Bridge Street, Leatherhead United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Bridge Street, Leatherhead United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1716 East Surrey Regiment Terrotorials 5th Battalion Private
British Army 1716 East Surrey Regiment Territorial 5th Battalion Corporal
British Army 1716 East Surrey Regiment Territorial 5th Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 32732 East Surrey Regiment 5th Battalion Private
British Army 32732 East Surrey Regiment 1st Battalion Private
British Army 32732 East Surrey Regiment 1st Battalion Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
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
Jane Worsfold nee Mills mother
William Worsfold father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frank brother 19th September 1892
Ernest brother 6th July 1899
Nell sister 14th January 1898
Daisey sister 23rd August 1889
Howard brother 25th March 1894
Jack brother 5th April 1896
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Skene Murrison wife 21st November 1916
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1913-08-19 5'7"

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Ian3310
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ian3310
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ian3310
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ian3310
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Ian3310
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Ian3310

External Evidence

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Leatherhead, Surrey Parish Baptism records 1891 David6392
British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 forWilliam Worsfold David6392
British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920 forWilliam Worsfold David6392
Leatherhead, Surrey Parish Marriage Records David6392
1911 Census David6392
War diaries of East Surrey Regiment David6392

Multimedia

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William Worsfold David6392
William Worsfold in dress uniform David6392
Three Worsfold brothers David6392
Medal Card Record for William Worsfold 2nd enlistm David6392
Medal Record Card for William's initial service David6392
commemorative details of William Worsfolds memoria LINDA140217
William and Elizabeth Worsfold LINDA140217
Leatherhead War memorial plaque LINDA140217
Portrait Ian3310

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