William Wilson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Edinburgh
  • Service no: 34179
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 27
  • Date of Death: 12.10.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 11 to 14 & 162

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Longforgan
  • Address: Longforgan
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Wilson, East Pilmore, Longforgan

  • Father:

    William Ogilvie Wilson

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Frances Wilson, Castle Rd, Longforgan

  • Children:

    William, born 18.04.1916

More about William Wilson

William has no known grave but is Remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

William Wilson    34179   Royal Scots

WILSON—Killed in action, on 12th October Private William Wilson, Royal Scots, aged 27 years, beloved husband of Frances Burgess and eldest surviving son of William Wilson, Longforgan.

Dundee Courier 24th October 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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