Serjeant William Porter

Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Died: Wednesday 29 August 1917 (aged 24)

Connected records

Record:
PORTER, WILLIAM
Additional information:
Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Porter. Born Arbroath.
Cemetery:
LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
XVIII. C. 3A.
Country:
Belgium

Possible matches

The following sources have potential matches based on the name and other information associated with this record. They may or may not be connected to this person but are provided for your further research

Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Oulton Broad WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 5007)
Location:
Lowestoft, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
St Marks Church (WMR 53120)
Location:
Cowley Hill, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Inskip (WMR 3378)
Location:
Inskip, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Catforth Memorial Hall WW1 (WMR 42676)
Location:
Catforth, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Catforth Memorial Hall WW1 (WMR 42676)
Location:
Catforth, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
South Moor Colliery Co Ltd Park (WMR 41811)
Location:
South Moor, Durham
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
St Helens Church WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 15769)
Location:
Sefton Village, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Pilkington Brothers Roll Of Honour (WMR 21343)
Location:
St Helens, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Campsall Norton And Sutton WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 28090)
Location:
Campsall, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Whitehaven WW1 Borough Roll of Honour (WMR 72636)
Location:
Whitehaven, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Thrybergh Working Mens Club (WMR 52935)
Location:
Thrybergh, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Inskip (WMR 3378)
Location:
Inskip, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
St Helens Church WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 15769)
Location:
Sefton Village, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Dukinfield Soldier Statue (WMR 3250)
Location:
Dukinfield, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Dalston Victory Hall, including Rolls of Honour (WMR 4279)
Location:
Dalston, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
St Marys Church Tablet WW1 (WMR 3712)
Location:
Swinstead, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Southery - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 19827)
Location:
Southery, Norfolk
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Shankill Mission WW1 (WMR 6197)
Location:
Belfast, Antrim
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
All Saints Roll of Honour (WMR 3128)
Location:
Renwick, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Arbroath (WMR 5662)
Location:
Arbroath, Tayside
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Mareham le Fen - WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 84500)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Acton Parish Church, Poyntzpass - Pulpit (WMR 84746)
Location:
Poyntzpass, Armagh
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
St Felix Roll Of Honour WW1 (WMR 31044)
Location:
Felixkirk, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
All Saints Church (WMR 66607)
Location:
Hinton Ampner, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Adlington Congregational Church (WMR 42351)
Location:
Adlington, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Shevington (WMR 13144)
Location:
Shevington, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Standish Village Cenotaph - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 18513)
Location:
Standish, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Weston WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 74362)
Location:
Weston, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Woodplumpton (WMR 3339)
Location:
Woodplumpton, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Insch and District War Memorial Hospital (WMR 57109)
Location:
Insch, Grampian
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
East Kirk -Parishioners (WMR 5804)
Location:
Stirling, Central
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Cold Ashby - WW1 (WMR 37343)
Location:
Cold Ashby, Northamptonshire
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
Cold Ashby - Hall (WMR 37342)
Location:
Cold Ashby, Northamptonshire
Name recorded:
Porter, William
Memorial:
The Men of Stirling (WMR 5768)
Location:
Stirling, Central
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
Burghill Parishioners (WMR 32860)
Location:
Burghill, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
Lancaster National School - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 42321)
Location:
Lancaster, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
St Johns Church WW1 (WMR 40751)
Location:
Newport, Isle Of Wight
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
St Margarets Church Memorial Chapel (WMR 4987)
Location:
Lowestoft, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
St Mary's Church (WMR 3270)
Location:
Dukinfield, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
Barnsley Street Shrine (WMR 35293)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
Monkleigh (WMR 25954)
Location:
Monkleigh, Devon
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
Wigan Rd Methodist Church (WMR 13211)
Location:
Leigh, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
Chipping Sodbury And District War Memorial Hospital (WMR 46265)
Location:
Yate, Avon
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
WW1 Cross (WMR 32861)
Location:
Burghill, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
5th Hampshire Howitzer Battery - WW1 (WMR 40750)
Location:
Freshwater, Isle Of Wight
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
Bramdean Memorial Cross (WMR 21754)
Location:
Bramdean, Hampshire
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
St Marys WW1 Rolls Of Honour (WMR 12971)
Location:
Fishponds, Avon
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
Men Of Thurnscoe (WMR 46695)
Location:
Thurnscoe, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
Dungannon (WMR 6136)
Location:
Dungannon, Tyrone
Name recorded:
Porter, W
Memorial:
Newport (WMR 21809)
Location:
Newport, Isle Of Wight

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Name:
Second Lieutenant Porter
Context:
combat
Date:
28 Aug 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries (page 26)
Name:
Sapper Porter
Context:
joined
Date:
1 Sep 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 5 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 428)
Name:
Second Lieutenant D G Porter
Context:
other
Date:
1 Sep 1917
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries (page 53)