Kilshaw, William –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Kilshaw, of 9, Windsor Grove, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed as a conductor on the Bury route by the Bolton Corporation Tramways Department. A member of the Bolton Corps of the St. John Ambulance Brigade. Served throughout the Dardanelles campaign. Wounded by gunshot in the left thigh and treated at No.6 General Hospital November 1916.

Personal details

  • Surname: Kilshaw
  • Forename: William
  • Date of birth: February 17th, 1892
  • Birth place: Great Lever, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Unit: Not known
  • Service number: Deal 3004/S
  • Regiment: Royal Naval Medical Unit
  • Enlistment date: December 15th, 1914 - 1914-12-15
  • Enlistment location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: M.i.D.


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 26/02/1915 24/09/1915 01/12/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5e 5f 6c
  • Bolton Chronicle: 01/12/1916

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