1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

William Houghton

Contributed by: Barbara Owen, on 2008-11-11

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First Name William
Surname Houghton
Year of Birth 1883
Year of Death 1917
Regiment Lancashire Fusiliers
Place of Wartime Residence Islington, Other

William's Story

William Lantaff Houghton was my paternal grandfather. Before the war, he lived in Islington with his wife, Mary Ann and they had three children, George, born 1907, Rose 1909 and Arthur born in 1915. William was a milkman. I don't know when he joined the 18th Lancashire Fusiliers, but he was killed on 22nd October 1917, and his name is on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

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