Lonsdale, William


War Service:
Private William Lonsdale, 13th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), died of wounds on the 9th April 1917, aged 21. He initially enlisted in the Nottingham and Derbyshire Regiment before transferring to the Machine Gun Corps.

He is buried and remembered in the Quatre-Vents Military Cemetery, Estree-Cauchy, France.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial at Goldsmiths College, New Cross where he was a member of the Science Department and also on the memorials at St Andrew's Church, Catford

He was the son of Samuel and Minnie Lonsdale, of 52, Minard Road, Catford. His brother, Samuel James Lonsdale also served during the war and was commissioned into the 1st Battalion London Regiment.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper and Kevin Loughnane

Do you have more information on this person or the memorial they are commemorated on? If so click here to contribute information.


by Local History and Archives Centre, Lewisham and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License