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   Civilian William Shuter
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Dated added: 24/10/2019   Last updated: 03/12/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Civilian Casualty (Unknown Civilian)
Date Of Birth: 18/04/1909
Died: 13/03/1941 (Home)
Age: 31
William Shuter was the son of Thomas and Sarah Jane Shuter. He was born on 18th April 1909 in the Killymuck area, near Salterstown. His father was now a fisherman. By the time of World War Two, William was a civilian living in Dumbarton, Scotland. William Shuter was killed on 14th March 1941 in what became known as the Clydebank Blitz, when German bombers attacked the area around the shipyards on the Clyde. Although the CWGC do not record a grave, memorial notices from the family in 1942 declare that he was buried in Dumbarton Cemetery.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Dumbarton Cemetery
  Dumbarton, Dumbartonshire
Grave Ref: No Ref
CWGC Casualty 3160127
This cemetery is directly on A 82, the Dumbarton Stirling Road . Directions By road From M8 exit at junction 30 south of the River Clyde. Cross over the Erskine Bridge, take left exit onto A82 to Loch Lomond. Stay on the Dumbarton Great Western Road keep on this road for four miles which leads into Stirling Road. The entrance to the cemetery is at a junction controlled by traffic lights on the right hand side of the road heading north. By Public transport There is a bus stop on the main A82 Stirling Road outside the cemetery. Dumbarton East Railway Station is a five minute taxi ride from the cemetery trains to Dumbarton depart from Glasgow Queen Street .
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1 1901 Census lists Shuter family Lists William's parents as living at house 8 in Killymuck, Salterstown, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Shuter family Lists William as age 2 living with the family at house 19 in Killymuck, Salterstown, Londonderry
3 Clydebank Blitz list includes the name of William Shuter
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