World War 1
Search the known records to date of those lost from the wider Alnwick area in World War 1
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Joseph Henry Storey Wilson
Joseph Henry Storey
J H S
Hampshire Regiment, 10th (Service) Battalion
Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Enlisted at Sunderland, County Durham.
Formerly 11899, 10th Hussars - enlisted in August 1914.
The WW1 Service Medal & Award Rolls, 1914-1920 (available via Ancestry.co.uk) shows date of disembarkation the same as the date of death, i.e., Wilson was killed on the first day he was in action.
Awarded the 1914-15 Star in addition to the British War & Victory Medals.
Born at Amble, Northumberland.
Son of Ralph Wilson, of 69, Mortimer Road, Westoe, South Shields, County Durham & the late Catherine Wilson.
Resident at South Shields.