1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

William D. Villa

Contributed by: James Connelly, on 2008-11-11

William D.  Villa
First Name William D.
Surname Villa
Year of Birth 1894
Year of Death 1917
Regiment Royal Field Artillery
Place of Wartime Residence Shoeburyness, Essex

William D.'s Story

I dont know very much about Uncle Billy as a person but from what I have researched so far he was Mentioned In Dispatches in 1914 and was awarded the Order of St George (Russia) 4th Class . I have not found why yet he was awarded this medal but I will keep looking. He was killed in action on 3 March 1917 and is buried at Courcelette War Cemetery

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