Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

Inkster, William James

Rank: Private

Regiment: 4th Battalion South African Infantry

Biography: Son of James Inkster, merchant ; born Rathven, Banffshire 27 August 1888 ; student in Medicine, 1909-11 ; after which he spent some years in South Africa. On the outbreak of war Inkster enlisted in ''C'' Company, 4th Battalion South African Infantry. He served first in German West Africa and later in France, and died of wounds received in action in the Arras Battle, 9 April 1917.

Date of Death: 09 April 1917

Burial Details: Name recorded on the Arras Memorial, Panel 10, Column 30.

Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.

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