Sergeant William Ironside

Service Number 9889


World War 1



KIA Aged 27
Born West Striton, Keig, Aberdeenshire, son of Francis Peter (general merchant's assistant) & Elizabeth Porter Ironside, resident of Neilston. Widow, Margaret M.R.C.C. Robertson Ironside & 4 children resident of 10 McKerrell Street, Paisley. A giant of a man at 6' 4" who joined Paisley Burgh Police in 1912. Enlisted, September 1914, and was promoted sergeant on the field of battle in France during January 1915.
Buried Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, Pas de Calais, France. XII, F, 22


Country Location Name of Memorial Campaign Names Date(s)
Scotland In town centre Junction of Gilmour Street and Moss Street Paisley Renfrew Strathclyde PA1 1BZ Paisley War Memorial World War 1
William Ironside 25-1-1915 View

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