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William George Anderson


Borough Road College

Service number


WW1 rank


Royal Irish Rifles, 12th Battalion

Date of death

7 June 1917


Spanbroekmolen British Cemetery (Grave/Memorial reference: D. 3.)


Rifleman William George Anderson was the son of William Bryson Anderson and Annie Anderson. He attended Borough Road College and had a proficiency in geography, though it is not known if he completed his studies. His destination is listed simply as “killed in action”, whether that was before or after graduation is unclear. Anderson was part of the 12th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles, and was killed on 7 June 1917.


Entry on p.88 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 1918 Annual Report