Lawton, William Wright

BORN CHORLTON, LANCS 08/07/1886. SON OF WILLIAM & HANNAH LAWTON, OF  116 , NEWLAND AVENUE, HULL. SERVED IN THE GLOUCESTER TERRITORIALS FOR THREE YEARS. HE EMIGRATED TO HAZENMORE, SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA AND BECAME A FARMER. ENLISTED 14/01/1916. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT 6 INCHES TALL, 37 INCH CHEST, BROWN EYES, DARK HAIR AND DARK COMPLEXION AND A METHODIST. HE SERVED IN FRANCE WITH THE CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE. WOUNDED THREE TIMES. KILLED IN ACTION ON 15/08/1917. AGE 31. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE LOOS MEMORIAL, FRANCE.
HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM 07/09/1917.


First name:
WILLIAM WRIGHT
Military Number:
925200
Rank:
Private
Date Died
15/08/1917
Place died:
Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Age:
31
116 , NEWLAND AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom