British Private William Henry Exley

 

British Private William Henry Exley (aged 19) of the First Battalion of the York and Lancaster Regiment (Kilworth Military Camp)

Date of incident: 13 July 1921

Sources: Death Certificate (Kilworth District, Union of Fermoy), 13 July 1921; D’Arcy (2007), 29; https://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/exley-wh/wh-exley.html (accessed 27 Feb. 2018); https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2743779/EXLEY,%20W%20H (accessed 27 Feb. 2018).

 

Note: Private William Henry Exley died on 13 July 1921 at Kilworth Military Camp from shock and haemorrhage as a result of a gunshot wound to the head. He was a member of the York and Lancaster Regiment and was 19 years old at the time of his death. See Death Certificate (Kilworth District, Union of Fermoy), 13 July 1921; D’Arcy (2007), 29. He had been born on 8 November 1901. His father was a bricklayer in Halifax. He was buried at Fermoy. See https://www.cairogang.com/soldiers-killed/exley-wh/wh-exley.html (accessed 27 Feb. 2018); https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2743779/EXLEY,%20W%20H (accessed 27 Feb. 2018). 

 


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