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Name: Joseph HOLMES
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J Service No.: 23/214
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Age at Death: 0
Unit: 'B' Company, 23rd Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (4th Tyneside Scottish)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham
Home Address: 58 James Street, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: Tanfield Lea, Co. Durham.
Civilian Employment: Miner at Addison Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Saturday 1st July 1916
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Addison Colliery War Memorial, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Blaydon War Memorial, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham. St Cuthbert's Church, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Ovillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 31st March 1917.
Family Details:
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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