Name :- Easson, William
Nationality :- UK
Age :- 22
Rank :- Able Seaman
Number :- Clyde Z/2268
Service :- Royal naval Volunteer Reserve
Regiment / ship :- Nelson Bn.
Date of death :- 13th July 1915
Cemetery / Memorial :- Helles Memorial, Turkey
Area of cemetery / memorial :- Panel 8 - 15
Family information :- Son of Joseph and Mary Nellies
Extra information :-
Missing, assumed killed in action.
Enlisted 10/11/14 ; Benbow Bn. B/177 22/2/15, transferred to Nelson Bn. 12/6/15-13/7/15 DD.
Born 15/9/1892. A Vanman. Resided at 5 Grange Place, Blairgowrie. Son of Joseph and Mary Easson, of New Buildings, Dura Den, Cupar, Fife.
According to the 1881 Census there is an Annie Easson, aged 3 weeks, living at "Westfields", Rattray with Mary Marshall and her family. It is possible that she is related to William Easson.
Mary Marshall, head, jute spinner, married, aged 58, born Forfar, Dundee, Scotland
Agnes Marshall, daughter, jute preparer, unmarried, 27, born (British Subject), France
John Marshall, son, Mill labourer, unmarried, 22, born (British Subject), France
Mary Marshall, daughter, jute spinner, unmarried, 20, born (British Subject), France
Annie Marshall, daughter, jute spinner, unmarried, 18, born (British Subject), France
Annie Easson, grand daughter, 3 weeks, born Rattray, Perthshire, Scotland
Dura Den New Mill, Kemback, Fife
Joseph Easson, head, 33, foreman spinner in tow mill, b. Montrose, Forfarshire
Mary Easson, wife, 44, spinner in tow mill, b. Dundee, Forfarshire
Mary Easson, daughter, 9, scholar, b. Kemback
William Easson, son, 8, scholar, b. Kemback
Lizzie Easson, daughter, 2, b. Dundee, Forfarshire
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