William Wilson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 12.06.1917
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: S/42155
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion,
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 18
  • Date of Death: 24.04.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Ligny-St. Flochel British Cemetery, Averdoingt
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.A.19.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 12.06.1899
  • Place of Birth: Carnoustie
  • Address: 14 Forest Park Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Apprentice Joiner, Masterton & McGregor, Perth
  • Mother:

    Helen Cowe Wislon, “Elenlea” Perth Rd, Scone

  • Father:

    William Wison, “Elenlea” Perth Rd, Scone

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mrs Checkly, 14 Forest Park Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

More about William Wilson

William Wilson   S/42155   Seaforth Highlanders

WILSON—Died of wounds at a Casualty Clearing Station, on April 24th, Private William Wilson, Seaforth Highlanders, in his 19th year, dearly beloved son of Helen and William Wilson “Elenlea” Scone. – Inserted by his sister, Mrs Checkly, 14 Forest Park Road, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 4th May 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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