We remember William Lyon Anderton

We remember William Lyon Anderton

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
birth Woodford Green United Kingdom Source:5517771 17th January 1885
1897
education Football and Cricket colours, subsequently well known as a lacrosse player Merchant Taylors' School Charterhouse Square, London United Kingdom Source:5519170 1897 - 1902
1914
enlistment Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:5517771 10th August 1914
1915
commission Regular Source:5517771 January 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5517771 August 1915
1915
dates Age 30 Source:5517695 21st August 1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 4 Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:55547
sibling Arthur Lyon Anderton Source:5517695
service British Army Second Lieutenant Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) Source:7479410
service British Army Corporal 200428 The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 4 Battalion (Territorial Force) Source:55547
service British Army Corporal 1941 The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) Source:55547
employment Director George Anderton Ltd Cleckheaton, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:5517771
education St Aubyn's School Woodford Green United Kingdom Source:5517771
education Merchant Taylors' School Charterhouse Square, London United Kingdom Source:5517687
location 93 Monkhams Avenue, Woodford Green, Essex United Kingdom parents address Source:5517695
1915
death Killed in Action Shot by a sniper at 4.30am while on duty as bombing officer, 2 miles north of Ypres on the eastern bank of the Yser Canal Ypres Belgium Source:7479410 Source:5517771 21st August 1915
burial Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7479410

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Lyon
Initials WL
Last Name Anderton
Source 55547
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
93 Monkhams Avenue, Woodford Green, Essex United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 200428 The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 4 Battalion (Territorial Force) Corporal
British Army 1941 The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) Corporal
British Army The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 4 Battalion (Territorial Force) Second Lieutenant
British Army Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) Second Lieutenant
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen Anderton mother
William Edward Anderton father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Arthur Lyon Anderton brother

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

External Evidence

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CWGC record of burial Jonny3763
Cricket Archive Jonny3763
The Taylorian No. 1 Volume 38 Jonny3763
Merchant Taylors' School Register 1561-1934 vol 1 Jonny3763

Multimedia

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War memorial at Merchant Taylors' School,Northwood Jonny3763
GWGC casualty details Jonny3763
The Grave of Arthur Lyon Anderton Jonny3763
William Lyon Anderton Jonny3763
The Roll of Honour. a Biographical Record Jonny3763

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