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Name William Roberts
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Last Known Address 34 Sheepfold Road, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland
Family Circumstances Married with 3 Children.

Unit of Service Army. 1st/7th Durham Light Infantry.
Number and Rank 2692. Private.
Date & Place of Death 16th May 1915. Ypres. Belgium. Aged 34.
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WW1 Flanders Belgium.  William died in what is known as the second Battle of Ypres which started in April 1915.

He was awarded the the Allied Victory Medal, The British War Medal, and the 1914 - 15 Star.

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William was born in Hetton - le - Hole in 1881.

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