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Roll of Honour 1914-1919 (Army)

Wares - Wylie

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Wares Don. S/12062. Pte. 1st Seaforth Hldrs. 19th Ind Bde, 7th (Meerut) Div. Born, Home & Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Ulbster, Clyth. Died of wounds 29/04/17 Istabulat, Mesopotamia. Parents; Wm, Rowans, Ulbster.

Waters Alex. 15307. Cpl. 11th (Service) Royal Scots. 27th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Dunbeath. Home Denny. Enlisted Cowie. Killed in action 25/07/18 Meteren Front.

Waters Alex *. 3704. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted Wick. Cenotaph Bower. Killed in action 16/11/15 "Labryrinth", Arras. Parents; John, Alterwall, Bower. Killed while cleaning his rifle.

Waters David. Piper. Seaforth Hldrs.

Waters Don *. 202695. Pte. 4th (Ross Highland) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Bower. Enlisted Fort George. Killed in action 23/11/17 Burlon Wood, Cambrai. Parents; John, Alterwall, Bower.

Waters James M. S/22861. Pte. 7th (Service) Seaforth Hldrs. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Halkirk. Enlisted Thurso. Cenotaph Reay. Died of wounds 20/10/18 Courtrai. Parents; John, Strath Farm, Watten.

Waters James Sutherland. 60030. Sgt. 21st (Eastern Ontario). 4th Can Bde, 2nd Can Div. Born Thurso. Home & Enlisted Canada. Killed in action 09/05/17, 33 yrs. 3rd Scarpe, Arras. Parents; Wm & Margaret (Sutherland), 15 Barrock St, Thurso.

Waters John Robert. S/41620. Pte. 2nd Gordon Hldrs. 20th Bde, ,7th Div. Born, Enlisted Thurso. Killed in action 26/10/17 Poelcappelle, Ypres. Parents; Sinclair St, Thurso.

Watson J. 11654. Pte. 4th (Central Ontario). 1st Can Bde, 1st Can Div. Born Halkirk. Home Toronto. Enlisted Canada. Died 07/01/16, 32 yrs. Parents; Halkirk. Wife; Jessie, 14 Copeland Av, Toronto.

Webster Leslie C. 240754. Pte. 5th (Sutherland & Caithness Hld) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 152nd Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Enlisted & Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 21/04/17. 20 yrs. Arras. Parents; Geo, 42 Louisburgh St. Grandparents; 4 Tolbooth, Wick.

Webster Wm M. S/11690. Pte. 5th (Service) Queens Own Cameron Hldrs. 26th Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. Born Thurso. Home & Enlisted Glasgow. Killed in action 10/08/15 Hoegenacker Front. Buried Halkirk Cem.

Weir Charles Sutherland. (No number). 2/ Lt. 5th (City of Glasgow) Highland Light Infantry. TF. 157th Bde, 52nd (Lowland) Div. Cenotaph Wick. Killed in action 30/05/18. 24 yrs. Vimy Front. Parents; Charles, 12 Grant St, Wick. Formerly Seaforths ?.

Williamson Alex. 427738. Pte. 3rd (Toronto Rgt). 1st Can Bde, 1st Can Div. Born Keiss. Home & Enlisted Canada. Killed in action 06/11/17, 23 yrs. 2nd Passchendaele, Ypres. Parents; Andrew & Mary A, North Keiss.

Williamson Daniel S. 181169. Pte. 29th (Vancouver). 6th Can Bde, 2nd Can Div. Home & Enlisted Canada. Cenotaph Thurso. Killed in action 26/09/16. Thiepval, Somme. Parents; Thurso.

Williamson David. A/20918. Pte. 16th (Canadian Scottish) Canadians. 3rd Can Bde, 1st Can Div. Born Wick. Home & Enlisted Canada. Killed in action 01/12/15, 34 yrs. Ploegsteert Sector. Parents; David & Annie, 26 Huddart St, Wick. Buried La Plus Douve Farm Cem I C 14.

Williamson Wm. S/7585. Pte. 2nd Gordon Hldrs. 20th Bde,7th Div. Born Thurso. Enlisted Kirkwall. Killed in action 25/09/15 Hohenzollern Redoubt, Loos. Parents; Thurso.

Williamson Wm. CSM. Seaforth Hldrs. Cenotaph Keiss. Died 13/11/20. Parents; Keiss.

Wilson James. 300138. Sgt. 9th (Hldrs) Royal Scots. TF. 46th Bde, 15th (Scottish) Div. Born & Enlisted Leith. Home Wick. Died of wounds 07/08/18 Soissonais-Ourcq, Marne.

Wilson John F. 13765. Pte. 7th (Service) Royal Scots Fusiliers. 45th Bde, 15th (Scottish) Div. Born & Enlisted Leith. Killed in action 26/09/15. Parents; Wm P, Leith. Grandfather (Provist) Wick.

Wylie John. 241369. Pte. 4th (Ross Highland) Seaforth Hldrs. TF. 154th Bde, 51st (Highland) Div. Born Halkirk. Enlisted Thurso. Killed in action 09/04/18. 22 yrs. Estaires, Lys. Parents; 6 Olrig St, Thurso.

 

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David Bews 1998

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