William Matier Service Number 8/12474 Rifleman Royal Irish Rifles, 8th Battalion
William was born in 1880 of parents John and Catherine Matier of 21 Bangor Street, Belfast. Mrs Matier remarried a Mr. Hamilton and lived at 34 Walton Street, Belfast.
William embarked for France on 4 October 1915. He died on 9 July 1916 of wounds as a prisoner and is remembered at the St. Souplet British Cemetery, France.
The family received a War Gratuity of £8 and 10 shillings.
William’s name is included on the Presbyterian Roll of Honour.