Susanna Ann HOLMES
(Abt 1817-)
(Abt 1816-)
(Abt 1852-)
William Edwin YOUNGER


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Lilian Ernestine THACKER

William Edwin YOUNGER

  • Born: 13 Feb 1886, Werneth, Oldham, Lancashire, England
  • Christened: 28 Mar 1886, St. Paul, Oldham, Lancashire, England 2
  • Married: 1911, Devonport, Devon, England 1
  • Died: 31 May 1916, WWI (killed in action) 3

   Research Notes:

In 1911 William Edwin Younger (25) of Oldham, Royal Marine, was visiting naval pensioner William Thomas Mason at 30 George St., Devonport.


UK, Royal Navy and Royal Marine War Graves Roll, 1914-1919:

Name: William Edwin Younger
Rank: Pte
Birth Date: 13 Feb 1885 [sic]
Birth Place: Werneth, Oldham, Lancs
Branch of Service: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Cause of Death: Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action
Official Number Port Division: Ply./11888 (Dev)
Death Date: 31 May 1916
Ship or Unit: HMS Invincible
Location of Grave: Not recorded
Name and Address of Cemetery: Body Not Recovered For Burial
Relatives Notified and Address: Wife: Lilian; Earnestine Younger; 30, George Street Devonport


Administration London 25 Aug 1916 to Lillian Ernestine Younger, widow.

   Marriage Information:

William married Lilian Ernestine THACKER in 1911 in Devonport, Devon, England 1. (Lilian Ernestine THACKER died on an unknown date.)


1 England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005, 4th Quarter, vol. 5b, p. 722.

2 England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910.

3 England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations).

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