Collinson, William

BORN HULL 1876. HULL PAL. SON OF MOSES COLLINSON AND THIRZA SHARP, OF 30 LILLLAC GROVE, GARDEN VILLAGE. HE MARRIED IN HULL, ON 09/06/1908. HIS WIFE MARGARET ANN BENNETT AND FOUR CHILDREN LIVED AT 5 WALTON TERRACE, WALTON STREET, HULL & 5 WARWICK TERRACE, WARWICK STREET, HULL. HIS BROTHER, FRANK COLLINSON, LIVED IN BROUGH. (HDM 07/12/1917). HE ENLISTED AT BROUGH ON 23/01/1915. JOINED. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 13/1279, “C” COMPANT, !3TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT (4TH HULL PALS BATTALION). POST TO EGYPT ON 15/12/1915, AND THEN SENT TO FRANCE, ON 08/03/1916. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, AT SERRE, ON 13/11/1916, AGED 40. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 1ST JANUARY 1917 WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. * HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN LATER MOVED TO 5 WALTER’S TERRACE, WALLER STREET, HOLDERNESS ROAD.


First name:
WILLIAM
Military Number:
13/1279
Rank:
Private
Date Died
13/11/1916
Place died:
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Age:
40
5 WARWICK TERRACE, WARWICK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK