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Place of Birth: Harden (Kelbrook), Yorkshire
Service No: 41534
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Battalion / Unit: 'D' Coy 2nd Battalion
Division: 36th (Ulster) Division
Date of Death: 1918-03-21
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. G. 3.
CWGC Cemetery: ST. SOUPLET BRITISH CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: CONONLEY, YORKSHIRE
Willie Webster was the son of Hartley and Agnes Webster, née Whitaker. Hartley was born at Harden near Kelbrook and Agnes at Lothersdale, Yorkshire. Willie was the cousin of Gunner Lewis Cardwell, 123218 (q.v.).
1901 Cononley, Yorkshire Census: Moor Top - Willie Webster, aged 6 years, born Thornton-in-Craven [Parish], Yorkshire, son of Hartley and Agnes Webster.
1911 Cononley, Yorkshire Census: Moor Top - Willie Webster, aged 16 years, born Harden, Kelbrook, Yorkshire, son of Hartley and Agnes Webster.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Willie Webster, 41534, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
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:
WEBSTER, Lance Corporal Willie, R.I.F., formerly of Cononley, died from gas poisoning, France, March 23, 1918.
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L/Corporal Willie WEBSTER
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 36th (Ulster) Division
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