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Name: Frederick R RAMSAY
Casualty No.: Ranks: Lance Corporal Initials: F R Service No.: 13167
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 30
Unit: 7th Bn Border Regiment.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newburn on Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: Bells Cottages, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Tub repairer, Emma Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Monday 3rd July 1916
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Emma Colliery Memorial, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Ryton Holy Cross Church Shrine, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Ryton Social Club, Roll of Honour, Cross House, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham (the son of a club member).
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and face 6A and 7C
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 5, 29th July 1916.
Family Details:
Youngest son of William and the late Ann Ramsey of Bell's Cottages, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes : Fred enlisted in the colours on 3rd September 1914.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War. Emma Colliery Personnel Records at Durham County Records Office and Tyne and Wear Archives Service.
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