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Private William Fairfull

10th/11th Battalion Highland Light Infantry
Service No: 39624

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of Thomas and Janet Ramsay Fairfull. Husband of Mary H Fairfull of 99 Deedes St, Coatbridge

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 99 Deedes St, Airdrie

Died

Killed in Action 09/04/1918

Enlisted

Coatbridge

Employed

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Age

35

Buried / Remembered

Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL commemorates more than 11,000 servicemen of the United Kingdom and South African forces who died in this sector during the First World War and have no known grave. The memorial serves the area from the line Caestre-Dranoutre-Warneton to the north, to Haverskerque-Estaires-Fournes to the south, including the towns of Hazebrouck, Merville, Bailleul and Armentieres, the Forest of Nieppe, and Ploegsteert Wood. Most of those commemorated by the memorial did not die in major offensives, such as those which took place around Ypres to the north, or Loos to the south. Most were killed in the course of the day-to-day trench warfare which characterised this part of the line, or in small scale set engagements, usually carried out in support of the major attacks taking place elsewhere.

Additional Information

William is listed as 15TH BATTALION on the Memorial. Also remembered on the St Andrews Church, Baillieston and United Collieres Rolls of Honour and the Family Plot in Old Monkland Cemetery (see photos). See photos for Williams name on the Ploegsteert Memorial

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