Private Robert Wilson

Durham Light Infantry

Died: Sunday 3 December 1916 (aged 38)

Connected records

Record:
WILSON, ROBERT
Additional information:
Son of Robert S. and Sarah Wilson. Born Annfield Plain, Co. Durham.
Cemetery:
LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
X. C. 18A.
Country:
Belgium

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Oral history

British cook served with Chaplains' School, RAF at Dowdeswell Court, Cheltenham, GB, 1960-1961
REEL 1 Recollections of background in Glasgow, 1937-1959: family background and social circumstances; Boys Brigade activities; effects of war, 1939-1945, including German air raids, communal air raid shelter and rationing working on milk round; education; cycling activities; woodwork; training and …

Oral history

British private served with Durham Light Infantry Depot in GB, 1933; served with 1st Bn Durham Light Infantry in GB, 1933-1935; private and NCO served with 2nd Bn Durham Light Infantry in India and Sudan, 1935-1937; served with 1st Bn Durham Light Infantry in China from 1937
REEL 1 Background in Southwick, GB, 1912-1933: area grew up in; family; family home; closeness of community; work of stepfather; memories of childhood; education; details of work as errand boy and in colliery; clothes worn in pit; baths after work before and after building of pit-head baths; leisure …

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Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
Memorial:
Dunnington (WMR 17985)
Location:
Dunnington, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
Memorial:
Whitehaven WW1 Borough Roll of Honour (WMR 72636)
Location:
Whitehaven, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Whitehaven WW1 Borough Roll of Honour (WMR 72636)
Location:
Whitehaven, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
Memorial:
St John The Evangelist Church (WMR 15572)
Location:
Kirkdale, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Unitarian Church And School - WW1 (WMR 53163)
Location:
Glossop, Derbyshire
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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St Faiths Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 11950)
Location:
Stoke Newington, Greater London
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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St Aidans Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 12956)
Location:
Hartlepool, Cleveland
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Leyland Wesleyan Methodist WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 42650)
Location:
Leyland, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Plane Street Wesleyan Church - WW1 - Roll Of Honour (WMR 35375)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Holy Trinity Church (WMR 43286)
Location:
Kircubbin, Down
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
Memorial:
2Lt R Wilson MM (WMR 46866)
Location:
Abbeydale, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Tillmouth Council School WW1 (WMR 33530)
Location:
Tillmouth, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Warrenpoint Orange War Memorial (WMR 6091)
Location:
Warrenpoint, Down
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Wigton Congregational Church (WMR 67146)
Location:
Wigton, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Byrness Church Of England School - WW1 (WMR 33803)
Location:
Byrness, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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West Auckland Memorial Stone (WMR 71344)
Location:
West Auckland, Durham
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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West Auckland WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 71341)
Location:
West Auckland, Durham
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Shawhead Village Hall (Parish of Irongray) (WMR 71900)
Location:
Shawhead, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Torthorwald Parish (WMR 44221)
Location:
Collin, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Torthorwald Parish Church (WMR 44334)
Location:
Torthorwald, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Coldingham Village (WMR 19312)
Location:
Coldingham, Borders
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Channelkirk WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 78882)
Location:
Channelkirk, near Oxton, Borders
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Earlston (WMR 5654)
Location:
Earlston, Borders
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Ballantrae Church WW1 Plaque (WMR 80588)
Location:
Ballantrae, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Stromness St Peter's Church (WMR 72256)
Location:
Stromness, Orkney
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Bedrule (WMR 44206)
Location:
Bedrule, Borders
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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North United Free Church - WW1 (WMR 44351)
Location:
Newcastleton, Borders
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Coldingham United Free Church (WMR 17709)
Location:
Coldingham, Borders
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Hobkirk (Men of Rulewater) (WMR 5657)
Location:
Bonchester Bridge, Borders
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Kelso (WMR 5659)
Location:
Kelso, Borders
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Beith (WMR 40938)
Location:
Beith, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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St James Church And Schools - WW1 (WMR 18716)
Location:
Haslingden, Lancashire
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Ballymoney Presbyterians - WW1 (WMR 6596)
Location:
Ballymoney, Antrim
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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St Marks Parishioners - WW1 Fallen (WMR 6558)
Location:
Armagh, Armagh
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Dalston Victory Hall, including Rolls of Honour (WMR 4279)
Location:
Dalston, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Board Of Trade (WMR 53617)
Location:
London, Greater London
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Trumpington (WMR 906)
Location:
Trumpington, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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St Margaret's Church-Cross (WMR 26523)
Location:
Hollinwood, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Lucker Cross (WMR 33491)
Location:
Lucker, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Middlesbrough (WMR 9697)
Location:
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
Memorial:
Hawick Old Parish Church - WW1 (WMR 44288)
Location:
Hawick, Borders
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
Memorial:
Maybole Cenotaph (WMR 81578)
Location:
Maybole, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Broomknoll Church WW1 (WMR 86758)
Location:
Airdrie, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
Memorial:
Irongray Church (WMR 69576)
Location:
Irongray, Dumfries And Galloway
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
Memorial:
Cambuslang Baptist Church-Church Plaque (WMR 86643)
Location:
Cambuslang, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
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Cambuslang Baptist Church-Memorial Halls (WMR 86642)
Location:
Cambuslang, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
Memorial:
St Ninian's Church WW1 (WMR 86656)
Location:
Stonehouse, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
Memorial:
Livingstone Memorial Parish Church (WMR 86663)
Location:
Blantyre, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
Memorial:
Parish of Falkland (WMR 85381)
Location:
Falkland, Fife
Name recorded:
Wilson, Robert
Memorial:
Holme Cultram Abbey (WMR 4303)
Location:
Abbey Town, Cumbria

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Name:
Captain R H Wilson
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
6 Dec 1916
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 100 Field Ambulance (page 146)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Wilson
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
29 Nov 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 2 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. (page 219)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Wilson
Context:
author
Date:
29 Nov 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries (page 36)
Name:
Captain Wilson
Context:
returned_training
Date:
30 Nov 1916
Diary:
2 INDIAN CAVALRY DIVISION: 20 Deccan Horse (page 165)
Name:
Lieutenant Wilson
Context:
Date:
30 Nov 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Machine Gun Company (page 70)
Name:
Sergeant Wilson
Context:
departed_training
Date:
5 Dec 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Buffs (East Kent Regiment). (page 135)
Name:
Lieutenant Wilson
Context:
Date:
6 Dec 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Machine Gun Company (page 72)
Name:
Captain W R Wilson
Context:
other
Date:
28 Nov 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 204)
Name:
Lance Corporal F M Wilson
Context:
promotion
Date:
30 Nov 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 7 Field Ambulance. (page 549)
Name:
Captain Tk Wilson
Context:
joined
Date:
1 Dec 1916
Diary:
2 INDIAN CAVALRY DIVISION: 20 Deccan Horse (page 167)