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Current record for: Walter Alfred Wilson
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Name Walter Alfred Wilson
Born in St. Pancras - Middlesex
Resident of 89 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London
Died 18/10/1916
Age 23

Cause of Death Killed in action

Cemetery or memorial Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Grave or panel reference Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C.

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World War 1
France and Flanders - Battle of the Somme

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Mr. & Mrs. Edwin Thomas Wilson, Parents
Military Information Military Information

Rank Lance-Corporal
Service Number 42850
Unit 26th Company
Regiment Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Service Army
Enlisted in Mayfair
Memorial(s) Memorial(s) link(s)

Royal Northern Hospital Entranceway Arch