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Private 20698 William Riley

6th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Formerly 16425, Hussars
Killed in Action, Battle of the Somme, France and Flanders, 29th September 1916, aged 22

  • Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 14 A and 14 B
  • Awarded 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of William and Mary Ann Riley
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments | Stockingford

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Military, Census and Family History Information

  • Born c1892 at Nuneaton
  • Lived at 75 Duke Street, Nuneaton [1901]
  • Living at 21 Sunnyside, Nuneaton [1911]
  • Employed as a Coal Miner / Filler [1911]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton. Disembarked in Eqypt on 5 Sep 1915, arrived in France by 27 Jul 1916

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