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Name: John Arthur HOWIE
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J A Service No.: 77813
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Burnopfield, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 0
Unit: 15th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Former Unit(s): 14/089234 Royal Army Service Corps (Remounts).
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 6 Ivy Terrace, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Clara Vale Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Sunday 31st March 1918
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1918. Battle of St Quentin, 1918.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Clara Vale Colliery Memorial, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France. Reference Panel 68 to 72.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 15th January, and 27th June, 1919. Blaydon Courier, page 8, 5th July 1919.
Family Details:
Husband of Elizabeth Howie of 6 Ivy Terrace, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham, and later of 12 Percy Street, West Wylam, Northumberland.
Notes : Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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