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Archibald Wilson (b. 15 Oct 1867, d. 29 Nov 1908)Archibald Wilson (son of Stafford Wilson and Margaret Benner)1389, 1390, 1391, 1392 was born 15 Oct 1867 in Sunderland, County Durham, and died 29 Nov 1908 in South Shields.He married Isabella Graham on 25 Dec 1895 in St Jude's Church, South Shields, daughter of George Graham and Sarah Bryden.
Notes for Archibald Wilson:
1881 census - living at Laygate Street, Westoe, Durham
Died from toxic & deadly fumes given off by anti-corosive paint solution applied to inside of a tank on board a boat sitting in the dry docks in Jarrow. He died whilst trying to save a fellow worker who had been overcome by fumes. After his death his wife, Isabella Graham, received the Albert Medal of the Second Class on Archibalds behalf in recognition of his gallantry in endevouring to save a life.
Buried at Harton Cenetry South Shields Served in the Royal Army Corps, service no S4/084943. Served in Egypt, and awarded the 1914-1915 Star Medal The 1914-15 Star was instituted in 1918 and was awarded to those who saw service between 5 August 1914 and 31 December 1915. Those personnel eligible for the 1914 Star were not eligible for this medal. The medal was issued named, with the recipient's details impressed on the star's reverse. All recipient's of this medal also received the British War Medal and Victory Medal Victory Medal This medal was instituted in 1919 to commemorate the victory of the Allies over the Central Powers. It was resolved that each of the Allies should issue a Victory Medal to their own nationals. Al the issues would have the common obverse of a picture of Victory. The medal was issued to Army personnel who actually served on the establishment of an unit within a theatre of war within the period 4 August 1914 to 11 November 1918. British Medal This medal commemorates some of the bloodiest battles that have ever been fought by British & Commonwealth troops. The medal was instituted by King George V in 1919 to mark the end of the First World War and record the service given. Although the First World War ended in 1918, the qualification period was extended to cover post-war mine clearance and service in Russia during 1919-20
More About Archibald Wilson:
Date born 2: 1868, So Shields, Durham, England.1393
Date born 3: 1868, Sunderland, Durham, England.1394
Date born 4: 1868, Sunderland, Durham, England.1395
Burial: 29 Dec 1908, HartonCemetry,s/shields (plot7239 Area H ).
Occupation: Glass Maker / Chipper & Painter.
Residence 1: 1881, Westoe, Durham, England.1396
Residence 2: 1891, Westoe, Durham, England.1397
Residence 3: 1901, South Shields, Durham, England.1398
More About Archibald Wilson and Isabella Graham:
Marriage: 25 Dec 1895, St Jude's Church, South Shields.
Children of Archibald Wilson and Isabella Graham are:
- +Alexander Graham, b. 06 Feb 1887, SOUTH SHIELDS Tyne and Wear England, d. 16 Apr 1927, 4 Willow Cottages.
- George Graham Wilson, b. 05 Jul 1896, Westoe, County Durham, England, d. 11 Feb 1919, South Shields.
- +Robert Graham Wilson, b. 30 Sep 1898, SOUTH SHIELDS Tyne and Wear England, d. date unknown.
- Archibald Wilson, b. 23 Nov 1900, SOUTH SHIELDS Tyne and Wear England, d. date unknown.
- +Stafford Wilson, b. 01 Apr 1903, SOUTH SHIELDS Tyne and Wear England, d. 02 Jun 1993, South Shields.
- James Douglas Wilson, b. 01 Apr 1903, SOUTH SHIELDS Tyne and Wear England, d. 18 Apr 1903.
- Isabella Graham Wilson, b. 26 Jan 1905, SOUTH SHIELDS Tyne and Wear England, d. 1996.
- Sarah Bryden Wilson, b. 24 Nov 1906, SOUTH SHIELDS Tyne and Wear England, d. 1999.