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Name: John (Jack) HOLLIDAY
Casualty No.: Ranks: Lance Corporal Initials: J Service No.: 1489
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Alecdon, Cumberland. Age at Death: 20
Unit: 1st/9th Bn Durham Light Infantry (Territorial Force).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Place of Residence: Stargate, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: Stargate, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Stargate Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Friday 10th November 1916
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916. Attack on the Butte de Warlencourt and Support Trenches.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Stargate War Memorial, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 9th December 1916.
Family Details:
Son of Tom and the late Hannah Holliday of Stargate, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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