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William Kirk Wilson

William Kirk Wilson

William Kirk Wilson (1890-1919) was born in Coatbridge.

At Stornoway, in 1915, he married Angusina Nicolson, 12 Gravir. William and Angusina settled at 8 South Beach Street, Stornoway and they had two daughters.

He was a boilermaker and served in the Royal Navy in the First World War. His record indicated that he was 5ft 8½ in tall with dark hair, grey eyes and a fresh complexion. William was based at HMS Pembrose and served aboard HMS Mavis, HMS Mistletoe and HMS Iolaire.

He lost his life in the Iolaire Disaster.


Title: William Kirk Wilson
Record Type: People
Date of Birth: 27-08-1890
Date of Death: 01-01-1919
Date of Marriage: 1915
Occupation: Boilermaker, Royal Navy
Sex: Male
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 48056