1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

William Monaghan

Contributed by: Jarrow Lad, on 2008-11-19

William Monaghan
Rank
First Name William
Surname Monaghan
Year of Birth 1887
Year of Death 1915
Regiment Royal Scots
Place of Wartime Residence Jarrow, Durham

William's Story

William Monaghan Private 9918. 1st Battalion Royal Scots who died on 9th May 1915 at Sanctuary Wood. Zillebeke.

Commemorated on Menin Gate Ypres. Panel 11. (to those who have no known grave)

In Sanctuary Wood Cemetery 1,353 of the burials are unidentified?

William was a regular soldier and had enlisted in Haddington Edinburgh about 1912.

A Geordie Lad (second generation Irish) in a Scottish Regiment.

William was born 29th June 1887 at 10 Dunn Street Jarrow on Tyne.

He was the only remaining son of William Monaghan and the late Catherine (Casey)

William's younger brother Frank Monaghan Private 3428. 2nd Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers died on Monday 22nd February 1915 at La Chapelle Farm at Ypres (Hill 60) They died within a mile of each other.

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