Private Thwaite Williamson

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    2/10 Battalion, The King's Liverpool Regiment Pte Williamson was born in 1877 near Ullswater in the Lake District and was a keen mountaineer. Although offered a commission, he refused, preferring to continue to serve in the ranks of A Company. Williamson was killed in action, aged 41, near Armentieres on 23 April 1917. He is buried in Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension. Photograph presented by his wife, Mrs Williamson of Maryport, Cumberland (modern Cumbria). Faces of the First World War The full story is not always known to us. If you know more, please tell us in the comments below. Find out more about this First World War Centenary project at" rel="noreferrer nofollow"> This image is from" rel="noreferrer nofollow">IWM Collections. This image is subject to the IWM Non-Commercial license. Find out more" rel="noreferrer nofollow">here
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    IWM Collections
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 2 months ago
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    Picture Taken: 2011-10-25T11:28:02
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