27th Generation


122. Lt-Col. William Wilberforce DSO, MC was born on 24 November 1885. He died on 4 November 1954 at the age of 68. DSO (1918), MC(1917),Ed. Wimbledon College; joined 1st Bn QO Royal W Kent Regt 1905, retired as Captain 1909, rejoined 1914, Lt- Col. RVR WW1 Gallipoli and France (dispatches four times).Lived at 13 Grenville Place, S.W.7; educated Wimbledon College L G Pine
..and in WWII in UK - BLG

Lt-Col. William Wilberforce DSO, MC and Dorothy Puget La Touche were married on 15 December 1914. Dorothy Puget La Touche (private).

Lt-Col. William Wilberforce DSO, MC and Dorothy Puget La Touche had the following children:

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Capt Peter Wilberforce was born on 25 September 1915. He died in May 1942 at the age of 26. Capt RTC; Killed in Action in North Africa 1942 - BLG

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Lt-Col Michael Anthony Wilberforce.