William Jameson (1885-1918)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

JAMESON, WILLIAM, MM. Gunner. No 146239. 168th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Born 58 Wear Street, Sunderland 14.12.1885. Son of Robert Jameson, 35 Thompson Street, Hendon, Sunderland. Educated Gray School, Sunderland. Lived with his sister, Mrs Hardcastle, at 49 Tanfield Terrace, Birkby, Huddersfield. Employed as a painter by Messrs Lunn and Cardno. Single. Awarded the Military Medal on 16.10.1918, for 'bringing in messages through heavy shell fire.' Died of the effects of gas poisoning at No 9 General Hospital, Rouen, on 18.10.1918, aged 31 years. Buried St. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Block S, Plot 2, Row J, Grave 7.
ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

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