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ROSE, William John Henry


Name: Maidenhead St. Ives Road, Maidenhead
NIWM Ref: 7882
RBWM Ref: WM119
Name: St. Lukes Church St Luke's Road, Maidenhead
NIWM Ref: 3866
RBWM Ref: WM131

Person Details

Place of birth: Maidenhead
Gender: Male
Date of death: 13/11/1918
Place of death: 29th or 46th Casualty Clearing Station, Delsaux, France
Manner of death: Died of wounds
Age at death: 19
CWGC Ref: 240315
TWGPP Ref: 3343604
Address: 39 Ray Mill Road Maidenhead

Military details

Military Organisation: Army
Rank: Private
Service Number: 35488


Father Harry ROSE
Mother Mary Ann ROSE
Brother Reggie ROSE
Sister Edith ROSE
Brother Sidney ROSE
Brother Morris ROSE

Additional information

William enlisted with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and was serving in France towards the end of the War when he was wounded and taken to the 29th or 46th Casualty clearing station where he died on 13th November 1918. He was buried at Delsaux Farm Cemetery, Beugny, Pas de Calais, Buriel no. lll.A.20.
William was the eldest son of Harry and Mary Ann Rose who lived at 135 North Terrace, Boyne Hill in Maidenhead. He was 12 in 1911 and had siblings Reggie, Edith, Sidney and Morris. Their father was a labourer.

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