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William Henry Hillman Vincent

Rank: Trooper
Town/Village: Bishopstown, Co. Cork
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Census 1901: Residing at Bishopstown, Co. Cork
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: 1st King Edward Horse, Household Cavalry
Regiment Number: 1495
Date of Death: 29-08-1916
Cause: Suicide due to temporary insanity, Military Barracks, Longford
Memorial: Ballymacormack Cemetery, Longford

William was born in Great Yarmouth, England, c.1874.

In 1901 he was living in Co. Cork with his family, including father James who worked for the Ordinance Survey. William later enlisted in London.

Sadly, whilst serving with his regiment in Longford he was committed suicide, which was attributed to temporary insanity. He left behind a widow, Christina. 

Parents Names: Son of James Henry Vincent and Catherine Sluman, Bishopstown, Co. Cork.

Link to CWGC entry; link to Civil Record of death; Longford Leader, Soldier's Suicide

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