Ref ID: 7644

Name

William Sturgeon.


Description

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Certificate relating to Rifleman William Sturgeon.


Life Story

Name: William Sturgeon.

Service Number: 8827.

Rank: Rifleman.

Battalion: 1st Battalion.

Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles.

Born:

Died: 12th March 1915.

Address: 37 Montreal Street, Belfast

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William Sturgeon, son of Mary Sturgeon, lived at 37 Montreal Street, Belfast

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William joined the Royal Irish Rifles.

He was posted as part of the British Expeditionary Force to France on the 6th November 1914.

William was a Rifleman in B Company 1st Battalion Royal Irish Rifles when he was Killed In Action at Neuve Chapelle on the 12th March 1915 aged 25 years

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William Soldiers Effects were left to his mother Mary.

His Will, signed and dated 1st November 1914, states the following, In the event of my death I give the whole of my property and effects to Mrs Mary Thompson, 37 Montreal Street, off Crumlin Road, Belfast.

A Pension Application Form shows his mother as claimant.

Dependant Pension Application Forms also show his mother Mary as claimant also

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William received the British War Medal, Victory Medal and 1914 Star.

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He is Remembered at Le Touret Memorial, France.

To Remember Is To Honour

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Theme

Shankill Roll of Honour


Date

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Classification

Book or Journal,

Certificate/Permit,

Roll of Honour or Memorial

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