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1450762   Gunner William Wisener
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Dated added: 04/09/2016   Last updated: 17/04/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6 Bty., 2 Lt. A.A. Regt., Royal Artillery (British Army)
Died: 21/11/1941 (Unknown)
Age: 21
William Wisener was the son of John and Mary Ann Wisener. He was born about 1920. William was a reservist called up at the outbreak of war. Gunner William Wisener was serving with 6 Battery, part of the Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (2 Lt. A.A. Regt) of the Royal Artillery when he died in Egypt on 21st November 1941, aged 21.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery
  Kantara, Port Said
Grave Ref: Grave C-155A
CWGC Casualty 2115533
Kantara War Memorial Cemetery is situated at Kantara East on the eastern side of the Suez Canal, 160 kilometres north-east of Cairo and 50 kilometres south of Port Said. Access to Kantara East is via vehicular or small passenger ferry from Kantara West. Kantara East is 30 kilometres north of Ismailia on the main Ismailia-Port Said road. The cemetery is 3 kilometres by road from the ferry, on the northern outskirts of the village.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Tobermore War Memorial - WW2 Tobermore
References and Links
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1 Derry & Antrim Yearbook 1943 Photo of Gunner William Wisener
2 TAs & Res - Notice to join 02/09/1939 Territorial Army or Supplementary Reserve call up, 2nd September 1939
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Gunner William Wisener's grave can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023