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Name: Andrew IRVING
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: A Service No.: 136439
Date of Birth : 18/05/1918 Place of Birth : St Nicholas, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. Age at Death: 36
Unit: 19th Bn Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Former Unit(s): 5782 Northumberland Fusiliers.
Place Enlisted: Gosforth, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 5 Jubilee Terrace, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Hairdresser at 6 Blenheim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Saturday 18th May 1918
Place of Death: Boulogne Hospital, France.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave ref IX. A. 67
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 29th May 1918. In Memoriam, 29th May 1919. Blaydon Courier, page 4, 1st June 1918.
Family Details:
Husband of Dorothy Irving of 5 Jubilee Terrace, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Third son of Margaret and the late Andrew Irving of 62 Snowball Street, Gateshead, Co. Durham.
Notes : Andrew was a member of the RADBG No 4 England. The brethren of the Lord Kitchener Lodge No 2050. The headquarters were at The Lambs Arms Public House, Crawcrook. The Secretary was Mr A. Wilson.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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