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Name: George HUNTER
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: G Service No.: 325292
Date of Birth : 16/01/1886 Place of Birth : Prudhoe, Northumberland. Age at Death: 0
Unit: 1st/9th Bn Durham Light Infantry (Territorial Force).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham. 14th September 1914.
Place of Residence: 18 Back Street, Winlaton, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address:
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Hewer at Emma Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Wednesday 25th April 1917
Place of Death:
Battle/Campaign: Battles of Arras, France, 1917. 1st Battle of the Scarpe.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Emma Colliery Memorial, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Winlaton War Memorial, St Paul's Church, Winlaton, Co. Durham.
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, Pas de Calais, France.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
18 Back Street, Winlaton, Co. Durham. Wife and three children.
Notes :
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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