Wilson, James

BORN HULL 1880. ONLY SON OF JOHN WILLIAM WILSON AND MARY ANN WILSON, 24 SYMONS STREET, FOUNTAIN ROAD, HULL. HE LEFT FOUR SISTERS, MARY, MARGARET, AGNES AND ROSE. HE MARRIED AMELIA HESLEWOOD ON 03/09/1914 AT ST CHARLES’ CATHOLIC CHURCH. HIS WIFE ‘MILLIE’ WILSON LIVED AT 19 CHARLES TERRACE, DERBY STREET, HULL (ARMY RECORDS ADDRESS), WITH CHILDREN, MARGARET AND JAMES. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED AS A TANNER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 08/04/1916. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 13/07/1916. WOUNDED IN THE ARM AND HAND AT OPPY WOOD, ON 03/05/1917. WOUNDED AGAIN DURING THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE AND DIED OF GUNSHOT WOUNDS TO THE LUNG, ON 23/03/1918, AGED 38. SOME OF HIS PERSONAL EFFECTS INCLUDED A ROSARY AND CRUCIFIX, WHICH WERE RETURNED TO HIS WIDOW, MILLIE.


First name:
JAMES
Military Number:
22829
Rank:
Private
Date Died
23/03/1918
Place died:
Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France
Age:
38
19 CHARLES TERRACE, DERBY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK