7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
28/04/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Private William Wilson was born in Ballyronan, County Londonderry and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Wilson. Church Street, Cookstown. At the outbreak of war, William had been working and living in Scotland, with his sister Mrs. McGlade, 94 Aitchison Street, Airdrie, and William enlisted in the ranks of the Inniskilling Regiment there.
Philosophe lies between Bethune and Lens. From the Lens-Bethune road (N43), follow the D165E road for 400 metres to a right turn. The cemetery lies to the left 100 metres along this track. The first CWGC sign for the cemetery is at the junction of the N43 and the D165E.