2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
William Wylie was the son of David and Sophia Wylie. He was born about 1915. The family lived in Derrygorry, County Monaghan. David Wylie was a labourer. Lance Sergeant William Wylie was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died in Italy on 27th January 1944, aged 29.
William Wylie was the son of David and Sophia Wylie. They were married about 1905, probably in County Monaghan.
The 1911 census lists his parents at house 4 in Derrygorry, Monaghan. David Wylie was a labourer.
William Wylie was born about 1915, probably in County Monaghan as there is no obvious GRONI record.
Known family: David Wylie, Sophia Wylie, Thomas Wylie (born about 1907), Sarah Wylie (born about 1909), David Wylie (born about 1910), William Wylie (born about 1915).
Lance Sergeant William Wylie was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died on 27th January 1944, aged 29.
Lance Sergeant William Wylie was originally buried at Map Reference 12GR/DRG/2022 on 27th January 1944. It seems other men who died at Garigliano on 19th January were also buried there.
Lance Sergeant William Wylie was reinterred in Minturno War Cemetery near Naples in Italy on 20th January 1945. His inscription reads: ‘FOR EVER WITH THE LORD’ IN MEMORY OF OUR LOVED ONE. FROM THE WYLIE FAMILY
Lance Sergeant William Wylie is NOT listed on the Garigliano Memorial in Enniskillen Castle. The Battle of Garigliano took place a week earlier on 17-18 January.
The CWGC record Lance Sergeant William Wylie as the son of David and Sophia Wylie of Aughnacloy, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.