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Name: George IRWIN
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: G Service No.: 21/264
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 0
Unit: 23rd Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (4th Tyneside Scottish).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Winlaton, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 2 Caledonia Street, Winlaton, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: Dyke Heads, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Thursday 21st March 1918
Place of Death:
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1918. Battle of St Quentin, 21st 23rd March 1918.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Winlaton War Memorial, St Pauls Church, Winlaton, Co Durham.
Overseas Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Reference Bay 2 - 3
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Parents address: Dyke Heads, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Georges brother, William, was killed in action in September 1916 whilst serving with the 1st/4th Northumberland Fusiliers.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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