Private William Sidney Lawrence

Dorsetshire Regiment

Died: Sunday 2 May 1915 (aged 37)

Connected records

Record:
LAWRENCE, WILLIAM SIDNEY
Additional information:
Son of Tom and Ann Lawrence, of 48, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset.
Cemetery:
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 37.
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:
Lawrence, William S
Memorial:
Dunrossness - WW1 (WMR 8896)
Location:
Dunrossness, Shetland
Name recorded:
Lawrence, William S
Memorial:
Wokingham (WMR 117)
Location:
Wokingham, Berkshire
Name recorded:
Lawrence, William S
Memorial:
All Saints Wokingham - WW1 (WMR 56552)
Location:
Wokingham, Reading, Berkshire
Name recorded:
Lawrence, W S
Memorial:
Christ Church (WMR 12111)
Location:
Chelsea, Greater London
Name recorded:
Lawrence, W S
Memorial:
Christ Church - WW1 (WMR 47555)
Location:
Chelsea, Greater London
Name recorded:
Lawrence, W S
Memorial:
Fontmell Magna WW1 Memorial Tablet (WMR 26450)
Location:
Fontmell Magna, Dorset

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Name:
Captain Lawrence
Context:
returned_hospital
Date:
27 Apr 1915
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) (page 55)
Name:
Captain Lawrence
Context:
other
Date:
30 Apr 1915
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys) (page 56)
Name:
Lance Corporal Lawrence
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
6 May 1915
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 13 Sanitary Section (page 359)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Lawrence
Context:
joined
Date:
7 May 1915
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 10 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. (page 168)
Name:
Lieutenant H R Lawrence
Context:
joined
Date:
4 May 1915
Diary:
3 INDIAN (LAHORE) DIVISION: 34 Sikh Pioneers (page 283)