Portadown's Dead from The Great War 1914-18

William George Forker M.M.

We Will Remember Them

Company Sergeant Major Forker, William G.
11th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

who died on
13th August 1916, aged 36.

Additional Information:
Son of Margaret Forker, Husband of Georgina Forker, of 17, Church St., Portadown, Co. Armagh.

Portadown News; 3rd March 1917:

Mrs Georgina Forker, Church Street, Portadown, has received the Military Medal awarded to her husband, the late Company Sergeant Major W. G. Forker, 11th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, for bravery in the field. The late Sergeant Forker, who was a man of fine physique, was awarded the decoration for taking part in a dangerous raid on the German trenches under machine gun and shell fire. Sometime after the award the gallant Sergeant was killed in action.

Grave or Reference Panel Number:
V. A. 15.

William George Forker

from information supplied by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Our thanks to Richard Edgar for Additional Information.

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