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Private William Connell

1/8th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Service No: s / 18810

William Connell grave

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Personal details

Family Information

Eldest son of Robert and Mary Connell of 10 William St, Coatbridge. From the 1901 Census - Address - 10 Nimmos Row, Lanarkshire - Robert Connell aged 23, Mary Connell aged 21, William Connell aged 2, Robert Connell aged 1, boarders Alexander McCluckie aged 19 and Alfred McCluckie aged 14

Born / Resided

Dalry, Ayrshire / 10 William St, Coatbridge

Died

Killed in Action 22/03/1918

Enlisted

Hamilton

Employed

Barman with Mr Melaugh

Age

19 / DOB - 1899

Buried / Remembered

Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The POZIERES MEMORIAL relates to the period of crisis in March and April 1918 when the Allied Fifth Army was driven back by overwhelming numbers across the former Somme battlefields, and the months that followed before the Advance to Victory, which began on 8 August 1918. The Memorial commemorates over 14,000 casualties of the United Kingdom and 300 of the South African Forces who have no known grave and who died on the Somme from 21 March to 7 August 1918.

Additional Information

See photos for Williams name on the North Lanarkshire Electoral Register, his Army Register of Soldiers Effects and his name on the Pozieres Memorial

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