We remember William Clegg

We remember William Clegg

Timeline

Timeline

1898
birth Church, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:7338463 Source:9447556 1898
1900
sibling Harriet Clegg Source:9447545 1900
1901
dates Age 3 Source:9447545 1901
1901
location 76 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:9447545 1901
1904
sibling Evelyn Clegg Source:9447556 1904
1907
sibling Arthur Owen Clegg Source:9447556 1907
1911
dates Age 13 Source:9447556 1911
1911
employment Reacher in a cotton mill Lancashire United Kingdom Source:9447556 1911
1911
sibling Florence Annie Clegg Source:9447556 1911
1911
location 31 Atlas Street, Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:9447556 1911
1916
dates Age 18 Source:7338463 2nd July 1916
1916
service British Army Private 17983 East Lancashire Regiment 11th Battalion (Accrington) Source:9447594 2nd July 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7338463 2nd July 1916
enlistment Accrington, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:9447532
location . United Kingdom Source:9447556
1916
death Killed in Action The Accrington Pals' disastrous First Day of the Somme went on into the early hours of 2nd July, when William Clegg must have been killed in the British front line. Serre, Somme France Source:7338463 Source:9447594 2nd July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Pier and Face 6C Source:7338463

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Clegg
Source 853638
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
. United Kingdom
31 Atlas Street, Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 1911
76 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 17983 East Lancashire Regiment 11th Battalion (Accrington) Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charlotte Owen Clegg mother
John William Clegg father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Harriet Clegg sister 1900
Evelyn Clegg sister 1904
Arthur Owen Clegg brother 1907
Florence Annie Clegg sister 1911

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Andrew43023
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew43023
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew43023

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
Clayton-le-Moors Roll of Honour 1914-1919, A-H. Andrew43023
War Diary of the Accrington Pals, 30 June - 5 July 1916 Andrew43023

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