We remember William James Wilson

We remember William James Wilson

Timeline

Timeline

1883
birth Donegal Ireland Source:5843885 25th September 1883
1917
enlistment Victoria, British Columbia Canada Source:5843885 18th October 1917
1917
location Arlington Hotel, 1st Avenue, Seattle United States their own address Source:5843885 18th October 1917
1917
hospitalisation Strained muscles tendons in his thigh Hospital/Institution Source:5843885 1st November 1917 - 9th November 1917
1917
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private 2137518 1st Reserve Battalion Canadian Infantry Source:5843885 8th December 1917 - 8th March 1918
1918
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private 2137518 7th Battalion Canadian Infantry Source:5843885 8th March 1918 - 3rd May 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:5843885 16th March 1918 - 3rd May 1918
employment Miner Seattle, Washington United States Source:5843885
service Canadian Expeditionary Force 2137518 Source:5843885
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private 2137518 Canadian Infantry Source:7314299
location Drimgormin, Inver, Co. Donegal Ireland parents address Source:5843885
1918
death Killed in Action Enemy 5.9 howitzers fired on No.4 Company front line from 11:30am to 12:30pm. Casualties 2 other rank killed and 2 wounded. Arras area France Source:7314299 Source:5843885 3rd May 1918
burial Roclincourt Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7314299

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William James
Initials WJ
Last Name Wilson
Source 5843885
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Arlington Hotel, 1st Avenue, Seattle United States their own address 18th October 1917
Drimgormin, Inver, Co. Donegal Ireland parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 2137518
Canadian Expeditionary Force 2137518 1st Reserve Battalion Canadian Infantry Private
Canadian Expeditionary Force 2137518 7th Battalion Canadian Infantry Private
Canadian Expeditionary Force 2137518 Canadian Infantry Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Wilson father
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Blue Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1917-10-18 5'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1917-10-18 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Canadian Attestation Papers
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

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War Diary David37304

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