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Place of Birth: Addingham, Yorkshire
Service No: 29864
Regiment / Corps / Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Battalion / Unit: H.Q. Coy
Date of Death: 1918-11-25
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: R. 'U.' 2609.
CWGC Cemetery: SKIPTON (WALTONWRAYS) CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: ADDINGHAM, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
William Wild was the son of Edwin and Mary Wild, née Wall. Edwin was born at Addingham and Mary at Ilkley, Yorkshire.
1891 Addingham, Yorkshire Census: Wharfe View - William Wild, aged 2 years, born Addingham, son of Edwin and Mary Wild.
1901 Addingham, Yorkshire Census: 3, Chapel Lane - William Wild, aged 12 years, born Addingham, son of Edwin and Mary Wild.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 69, Brougham Street - William Wild, aged 22 years, born Addingham, Yorkshire, son of Mary Wild, widow.
William was married to Margaret Annie Toon in 1915 and was the brother-in-law of Private Albert Toon (3861) (q.v.).
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: A/Cpl William Wild, 29864, H.Q. Coy M.G.C. Date and Place of Death: 25.11.18. Belton P. Grantham. To whom Authorised: Widow: Margaret A.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
WILD, Cpl. William, M.G.C., Husband of Mrs. Wild, 11, Thornton Street, Skipton, died from pneumonia, Grantham, Nov. 25, 1918.
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Corporal William WILD
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
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