Corporal WILLIAM HENRY OXLEY (photo added)

Serviceman Headstone image Serviceman thumbnail gravemarker Serviceman thumbnail
Rank Corporal
Forenames WILLIAM HENRY
Surname OXLEY (photo added)
Initials W H
Place of Birth SHEFFIELD, YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Saturday, 19 October 1912
Date of Death Friday, 18 August 1944
Age 32
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From SHEFFIELD, YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 4745701
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment York and Lancaster Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron Hallamshire Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment (49th West Riding Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration SAINT-DESIR WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location I. F. 11.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF WILLIAM AND HANNAH OXLEY, OF SHEFFIELD; HUSBAND OF ANNIE OXLEY, OF SHEFFIELD.

Additional Information

 

 

Corporal WILLIAM HENRY OXLEY, 1944.1

 

 

 

 

Corporal WILLIAM HENRY OXLEY's cross grave marker, 1940s/1950s.

 

 

References
1. Photographs and additional information, unless otherwise crdited, kindly provided by Roy K. Oxley, nephew of Corporal WILIIAM HENRY OXLEY.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Roy K. Oxley, nephew of Corporal WILIIAM HENRY OXLEY.
Individual photograph: Roy K. Oxley, nephew of Corporal WILIIAM HENRY OXLEY.
Additional photographs provided by: Roy K. Oxley, nephew of Corporal WILIIAM HENRY OXLEY and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Roy K. Oxley, nephew of Corporal WILIIAM HENRY OXLEY.

 

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