Sjt. James Henry Wilson 5209 6th Btn of Kendal

Sjt. James Henry Wilson 5209 6th Btn of Kendal

Postby plbramham » Sat Oct 20, 2012 1:41 pm

Sjt. James Henry Wilson 5209 6th Btn of Kendal. Killed at Passchendaele 5/10/17 aged 44.
Commemorated on Tyne Cot memorial panels 85 & 86. Son of James Henry and Agnes Wilson; husband of the late Frances Wilson, of 9, Abbott Hall Square, Highgate, Kendal
1914-15 Star, BWM & Victory medal, plus temperance medals.
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Re: Sjt. James Henry Wilson 5209 6th Btn of Kendal

Postby plbramham » Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:15 am

On 1911 census:
WILSON, JAMES HENRY Born 1875 in Kendal. Head of House. Married. Labourer in Gunpowder Works. Address in 1911 - 14 Peppercorn Lane, Kendal. His wife is described by CWGC as "the late Frances..." so she must have died between 1911 - approx 1921? ( what year were CWGC record details written?) Others in Household:

WILSON, Frances Wife7 years 36 1875 Born: Kendal
HILL, Edward William Wilson Stepson 17 1894 General Labourer Kendal
HILL, Margaret Agnes Wilson Stepdaughter 15 1896 School Kendal
HILL, Florence Stepdaughter 11 1900 School Kendal
HILL, Joseph Stepson 8 1903 Kendal
HILL, Mary Daughter 7 1904 Kendal
HILL, Thomas Taylor Son 4 1907 Kendal
HILL, Sarah Agnes Daughter (1 MONTH) 1911
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Re: Sjt. James Henry Wilson 5209 6th Btn of Kendal

Postby plbramham » Sat Feb 02, 2013 6:54 pm

Sgt. Wilson reported wounded by The Westmorland Mercury issue 27th August 1915
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Re: Sjt. James Henry Wilson 5209 6th Btn of Kendal

Postby mrdeacon » Sat Feb 02, 2013 7:33 pm

Well done Paul some great detective work going on here.
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