Whitehill, William Henry –

Husband of Mrs. Catherin Gilligan (formerly Whitehill), of 42, Owen Street, Lower Broughton, Lancashire. Enlisted November 1914. Served as a trench mortar gunner at St. Eloi and Albert. Killed on the Somme.

Personal details

  • Surname: Whitehill
  • Forename: William Henry
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Salford, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Not known
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 34
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 12th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 16th (2nd Salford) (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 11737
  • Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Salford, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Salford Advertiser/Salford Reporter entries: 19/08/1916

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