William Robert Sargent Wilberforce, Capt, MC

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William Robert Sargent Wilberforce, Capt, MC

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England UK
Death: Died in France
Immediate Family:

Son of Ernest Wilberforce, Bishop of Newcastle and Chichester and Emily Henrietta Maud Wilberforce
Brother of Ethel Maude Wilberforce; Catherine Sybil Wilberforce; Arthur Roland George Wilberforce OBE; Emily Geraldine Wilberforce; Phoebe Mary Wilberforce and 2 others

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About William Robert Sargent Wilberforce, Capt, MC

From https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk (subscription needed)

  • First Name: William Robert Sargent
  • Initials: W
  • Surname: Wilberforce
  • Nationality: British
  • Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
  • Rank (2nd): T/Captain
  • Gallantry Awards: Military Cross

This decoration was awarded to William Robert Sargent Wilberforce for an act or acts of exemplary gallantry during active operations against the enemy.

  • Citations for the M.C. were published in the London Gazette during the Great War.
  • Gazette Info: 8386
  • Gazette Date: 16/08/1917
  • Duty Location: AIR
  • Service: British Army
  • Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

WILBERFORCE, W R S

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of Death: 02/06/1918
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force and King's Royal Rifle Corps
  • Grave Reference: Near tower of old church.
  • Cemetery: SHEDFIELD (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD

http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2758227/WILBERFORCE,%20W%20R%20S

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William Robert Sargent Wilberforce, Capt, MC's Timeline

1893
June 12, 1893
Tyne and Wear, England UK
1918
June 2, 1918
Age 24
France