Queensland Family Trees
1896 - 1917 (21 years)
||William Henry Whisson |
||19 Mar 1896
||Date of Birth: 19 March 1896. |
Address: 25 Arundel Road, Croydon.
Family: Son of William Henry & Alice Eliza Annie Whisson of 'Glenhurst', Linden Gardens, Leatherhead, Surrey.
School Record: Joined Lower Fourth Form September 1908; left in October 1910.
Date of Death: 6 May 1917.
Medals: 1914 Star.
Service Record: Joined 1st/14th Bn. London Regiment (London Scottish) as Private 2 April 1913; called up 5 August 1914.
Wounded 15 November 1914.
Commissioned as Second Lieutenant in 4th/10th Bn. Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge?s Own) 6 September 1915; later attached to 1st/7th Bn. Middlesex Regiment.
Details of Casualty: Died of wounds 6 May 1917, France
Commemorated: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France.
||London Regiment 1837 Private|
Middlesex Regiment 1837 Private
Name: WHISSON, WILLIAM HENRY
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment: Middlesex Regiment
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Date of Death: 06/05/1917
Additional information: Son of William Henry and Alice Whisson, of "Glenhurst", Linden Gardens, Leatherhead, Surrey. Native of Croydon.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. K. 2.
Cemetery: DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN
||6 May 1917
||Duisans British Cemetery Etrun Departement du Pas-de-Calais Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Plot: III. K. 2.
||Simpson & Elder
||23 Jan 2017 |
||William Henry Whisson, b. 1872, St. Olave, Rotherhithe, London , d. 1950, Hastings (Age 78 years) |
||Alice Eliza Annie, b. 1870, Bermondsey, London , d. 1937?, Surrey |