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Current record for: William J Ambrose
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
 
Name William J Ambrose
Born in Not Known
Resident of Not Known
Died 03/12/1916
Age 21

Cause of Death Not Known

Cemetery or memorial Thiepval Memorial, France
Grave or panel reference Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B.

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World War 1

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • William Ambrose, Father
    85, Duncombe Road, Upper Holloway
  • Laura Clara Ambrose, Mother
    85, Duncombe Road, Upper Holloway
Military Information Military Information


Rank Private
Service Number PS/1667
Unit 16th Battalion
Regiment Middlesex regiment
Service Army
Enlisted in Not Known


Rank Private
Service Number PS/1667
Unit 16th Battalion
Regiment Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
Service Army
Enlisted in Not Known