William Masterton

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/3970
  • Rank: Leading Seaman
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Drake Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 23
  • Date of Death: 30.12.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 1A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 8 Tannadice Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Ellen Masterton, 8 Tannadice St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Charles Smith Masterton

  • Siblings:

    Douglas & John

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Masterton

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. He was the son of Mr & Mrs Masterton, 8 Tannadice St, Dundee.

William is believed to be the brother of  Cpl John Douglas Masterton, S/11489, 2nd battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who was killed in action 21.06.1918 and Pte Douglas Masterton, S/44773, 1st battalion, Gordon Highlanders, who died of wounds 23.10.1918.

Additional information supplied by Gary Thomson

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