Serjeant William Arthur Williams

Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

Died: Sunday 3 September 1916 (aged 20)

Connected records

Record:
WILLIAMS, WILLIAM ARTHUR
Additional information:
Son of Frances Jane Hodgson (formerly Williams), of 8, Pilot St., West Hartlepool, and the late Arthur Charles Williams.
Cemetery:
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Pier and Face 6 A and 6 B.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Private W Williams
Context:
Date:
5 Sep 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 13 Sanitary Section (page 539)
Name:
Sergeant Williams
Context:
other
Date:
31 Aug 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 1 Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment (page 52)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Williams
Context:
joined
Date:
1 Sep 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment (page 216)
Name:
Lieutenant Williams
Context:
commander
Date:
5 Sep 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 20 Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps (Pioneers) (page 611)
Name:
Lieutenant Williams
Context:
commander
Date:
7 Sep 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 20 Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps (Pioneers) (page 613)
Name:
Second Lieutenant A P Williams
Context:
other
Date:
29 Aug 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Brigade: 4 Dragoon Guards. (page 380)
Name:
Second Lieutenant A F Williams
Context:
joined
Date:
30 Aug 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 10 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 86)
Name:
Second Lieutenant P Williams
Context:
joined
Date:
30 Aug 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 10 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 86)
Name:
Second Lieutenant R H Williams
Context:
joined
Date:
30 Aug 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 10 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 86)
Name:
casualty_kia Private Williams
Context:
Date:
31 Aug 1916
Diary:
4 DIVISION: Divisional Cyclist Company (page 25)