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William Henry Frederick WELLER

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Surname: WELLER

Forename(s): William Henry Frederick

Place of Birth: Lewisham, Kent

Service No: 18213

Rank: Gunner

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Field Artillery

Battalion / Unit: ---

Division: division unknown

Age: 25

Date of Death: 1917-09-22

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CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Sec. A. H34.

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CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: BARNOLDSWICK - GHYLL UNDENOMINATIONAL BURIAL GROUND

Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE

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William Henry Frederick Weller was the son of John and Maria Weller, née Swale. John was born at Sidlow, Surrey and Maria at Lewisham, Kent.

1901 Lewisham, Kent Census: 5, Mill Road - William Weller, aged 9 years, born Lewisham, Kent, son of John and Maria Weller.

1911 Nutfield, Surrey Census: Hale Cottages, Moats Lane, South Nutfield - William Weller, aged 19 years, born Lewisham, Kent, son of John and Maria Weller. [William filled in the census form and signed himself - William H.F. Weller.]

William was married to Jane Barrett at the Bethesda Baptist Chapel, Barnoldswick, Yorkshire, on the 14 March 1917.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Gnr William H.F. Weller, 18213, R.F.A. Theatre of War: (1) France. Qualifying date [for 1914-15 Star]: 17.7.15. Disch[arged] P.U. 6.7.17. [William received the Silver War Badge.]

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Gnr William Henry Frederick Weller, 18213, R.F.A. Discharged P.U. 6.7.17.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Gnr William Weller, 18213, R.F.A. Date and Place of Death: Discharged 6.7.17. Died 22.9.17. To whom Authorised: Messrs Waite & Lambert. Widow - Jane. Amount Authorised: Messrs Waite & Lambert £4 4s. 0d. Funeral expenses. Widow - Jane £13 0s. 0d.

William was buried on the 26 September 1917. His wife, Jane, was buried in the same grave on the 23 December 1936.

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery

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Marriage Certificate: William Henry Frederick Weller to Jane Barrett at Bethesda Baptist Chapel, Barnoldswick, Yorkshire, 14 March 1917

Marriage Certificate: William Henry Frederick Weller to Jane Barrett at Bethesda Baptist Chapel, Barnoldswick, Yorkshire, 14 March 1917

Copy (5 April 2012)

Death Certificate for William Henry Frederick Weller

Death Certificate for William Henry Frederick Weller

Copy (25 February 2021)

Barnoldswick, Ghyll Undenominational Burial Ground

Barnoldswick, Ghyll Undenominational Burial Ground

Marked burial site of Gunner William Henry Frederick Weller

Courtesy of David Wharton, Assistant Parks and Cemeteries Officer, Pendle Borough Council

Barnoldswick, Ghyll Undenominational Burial Ground

Barnoldswick, Ghyll Undenominational Burial Ground

Marked burial site of Gunner William Henry Frederick Weller

Courtesy of David Wharton, Assistant Parks and Cemeteries Officer, Pendle Borough Council

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