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Forename(s): William Foster
Place of Birth: Keighley, Yorkshire
Service No: 203690
Regiment / Corps / Service: London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)
Battalion / Unit: 1/1st (City of London) Battalion
Division: 56th (1/1st London) Division
Date of Death: 1917-04-09
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Wancourt Road Cem. Mem. No. 2, Panel 3.
CWGC Cemetery: LONDON CEMETERY, NEUVILLE-VITASSE
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: CROSSHILLS, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: KILDWICK, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: SUTTON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE
William Foster Green (born 4 July 1891) was the son of Thomas and Sarah Green, née Brown. Thomas was born at Keighley and Sarah at Wetherby, Yorkshire.
1901 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: 11, Pickles Street - William Foster Green, aged 9 years, born Keighley, son of Thomas and Sarah Green.
1911 Crosshills, Yorkshire Census: Highgate - William Foster Green, aged 19 years, born Keighley, Yorkshire, son of Sarah and [stepson of] Jabez Chatterton. [Sarah had married Jabez in 1904.]
William was married to Ellen Kime on the 24 September 1916 at the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, William Street, Woolwich, London.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte William F. Green, 7516 & 203690, 1st London Regiment.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte William Fister [sic] Green, 7516 & 203690, 1st Lond. R. 1(a) [France] 27.9.16 to 9.4.17. K.A.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 56th (1/1st London) Division
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