Private William Rowlinson, Service Number 12552

Private William Rowlinson, Service Number 12552

8th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Killed 7th October 1915 at the Dardanelles, aged 24

Green Hill Cemetery, Suvla, Gallipoli

Plot 2, Row E, Grave 26 (G15)

Son of Robert and Alice Rowlinson, Brookfield Road, Sawston

8th Battalion
Aug 1914 Formed at Wrexham as part of the First New Army (K1) then moved to Salisbury Plain to join the 40th Brigade of the 13th Division and then moved to Chisledon
Feb 1915 Moved to Blackdown
July 1915 Deployed to Mudros
16-30.07.1915 at Helles and then back to Mudros
04.08.1915 Landed at Anzac and engaged in various actions against the Turkish army including: The Battle of Sari Bair, The Battle of Russell’s Top, The Battle of Hill 60