||Husband of Sarah Jane Anderson of Ballinacross, Knockloughrim. William Anderson was born into a farming family in Ballinahone, Knockloughrim. He was a parishioner of Termoneeny Parish Church, Knockloughrim and a member of Ballinacross purple Guards LOL 1713. He married Sarah Jane Charters, a native of Tobermore on August 2nd 1908, and subsequently fathered six children. In common with many men in the locality at that time, he was a member of “Carson’s Army”, the original Ulster Volunteer Force, having signed the Solemn League and Covenant in the Temperance Hall in Knockloughrim in September 1912. He enlisted 29/8/1914, being among the first to do so. Although we are uncertain, we can only assume that the accompanying photograph dates from the 1914-15 period. In January 1916 it was recorded that he was on his way to hospital in Devonport with arm wounds. He was killed in action at Passchendale almost a year after the birth of his youngest daughter Eileen. His grave is unknown although he is commemorated on the memorial plaque in Ballinacross Orange Hall.