Soldiers Who Died in The Great War (WWI)

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In 1921 eighty volumes were published listing every soldier (including officers and other ranks) who died in the Great War of 1914-1918….lists over 700,000 soldiers of all ranks who lost their lives.

Name Place of Birth Place of Enlisted Soldier Number Rank / Service Branch Date of Death (dd/mm/yyyy) Regiment Battalion How They Died Place of Death Comments from Holly
WANDLESS Alexander BLYTH NORTH’D NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE 21238 PRIVATE / ARMY 19/7/1916 THE CHESHIRE REGIMENT 16TH BATTALION Killed in Action F & F
WANDLESS Frederick MIDDLESBROUGH MIDDLESBROUGH 4/7315 PRIVATE / ARMY 20/6/1917 THE PRINCE OF WALESS OWN (WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT) 2ND BATTALION Killed in Action F & F
WANDLESS Robert CASTLEFORD YORKS LEEDS 14699 PRIVATE / ARMY 30/7/1915 THE PRINCE OF WALESS OWN (WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT) DEPOT Killed in Action F & F WWI Deaths database says he was in the ROYAL YEOMANRY REGIMENT
WANLESS Harold MIDDLESBROUGH MIDDLESBROUGH S241501 PRIVATE / ARMY 23/4/1917 ALEXANDRA PRINCESS OF WALES OWN (YORKSHIRE REGIMENT) 5TH BATTALON Killed in Action F & F
WANLESS James PENCAITHLAND EAST LOTHIAN GLENCORSE MIDLOTHIAN ; resided LONGNIDDRY, HADDINGTONSHIRE 44310 PRIVATE / ARMY 2/9/1918 THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT) 17TH BATTALION Killed in Action F & F WWI Deaths dbase shows service # as 44312
WANLESS James Joseph ESTON YORKS ESTON 575 LANCE CORPORAL / ARMY 1/5/1915 ALEXANDRA PRINCESS OF WALES OWN (YORKSHIRE REGIMENT) 4TH BATTALION Killed in Action F & F
WANLESS Sydney JESMOND NORTHUMBERLAND LONDON LONDON 11857 PRIVATE / ARMY 21/2/1915 THE KINGS OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS 2ND BATTALION Killed in Action F & F
WANLESS William GRANGETOWN YORKS MIDDLESBROUGH 13279 PRIVATE / ARMY 5/10/1916 ALEXANDRA PRINCESS OF WALES OWN (YORKSHIRE REGIMENT) 9TH BATTALION Killed in Action F & F
WANLESS William NOTTINGHAM HULL ? PRIVATE / ARMY 1/7/1916 THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT 7TH BATTALION Killed in Action F & F
WANLESS William MOORTHORPE YORKS SOUTH ELMSALL YORKS 134992 GUNNER / ARMY 30/7/1917 ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY ROYAL HORSE AND ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY SECTION 4 (O-S) IMPERIAL CAMEL CORPS Killed in Action F & F
WANLISS John James DERBY PERTH 2613 PRIVATE / ARMY 9/5/1915 THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS) 1ST BATTALION Killed in Action F & F WWI Deaths dbase shows regiment as THE ROYAL HUSSARS (PRINCE ALBERT’S OWN)

WWI Army Deaths database adds, in addition to the above:

Name Rank Number Unit/Squadron/Ship Year Volume Page No
WANDLESS Alexander J PRIVATE 12994 THE ROYAL FUSILIERS (CITY OF LONDON REGIMENT) 1915 I.82 350
WANDLESS Thomas PRIVATE 20/47 DURHAM 1916 I.35 2
WANLESS ? F PRIVATE 24515 THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY 1918 I.36 346
WANLESS John PRIVATE 9747 THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS 1914 I.3 68
WANLESS Joseph PRIVATE 22127 THE ROYAL DUBLIN FUSILIERS 1915 I.76 293
WANLESS Luke PRIVATE 14567 NRTH FUS 1917 I.32 235
WANLESS Thomas PRIVATE 27410 NRTH FUS 1917 I.3 230
WANLESS William PRIVATE 12162 THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT 1916 I.33 118
WANLESS William J PRIVATE 10687 NRTH FUS 1915 I.32 22
WANLISS Alexander LIEUTENANT RHE 1915 O.16 266

Royal Navy Deaths WWI

Name Rank Number Unit/Squadron/Ship Year Volume Page No
WANLESS Peter SEAMAN R N DEPOT PORT SAID 1916 RN. 4076