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Joseph Henry Storey Wilson

Photo:
(none)

Service No:
16747

Rank:
Private

Regiment:
Hampshire Regiment, 10th (Service) Battalion

Died:
07/09/1915

Aged:
20

Commemorated / Buried:
Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey

Service History:
Enlisted at Sunderland.

Formerly 11899, 10th Hussars - enlisted in August 1914.

WW1 Service Medal & Award Rolls, 1914-1920 (via Ancestry.co.uk) shows date of disembarkation as the same as the date of death, i.e., Wilson was killed on the first day he was in action.

Awarded the 1914-15 Star in addition to the British War & Victory Medals.

Background:
Born at Amble, Northumberland. Son of Ralph Wilson, of 69, Mortimer Road, Westoe, South Shields, & the late Catherine Wilson. Resident at South Shields, County Durham.

Local memorial:
As yet, unknown