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Name: Joseph BRADY
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J Service No.: 40661
Date of Birth : 06/04/1887 Place of Birth : Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham Age at Death: 29
Unit: 16th Bn Welsh Regiment.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, 9th November 1914.
Place of Residence: Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 7 Northumberland Road, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Hewer at Emma Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Friday 7th July 1916
Place of Death:
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916. Battle of Albert, 1st - 13th July 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Emma Colliery War Memorial, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Ryton Holy Cross Church, Shrine, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St Mary and St Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, Roll of Honour, Stella, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 A and 10 A.
Buried: No known grave
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 5th August 1916.
Family Details:
Notes : Joseph started working at Emma Colliery on 30th December 1914.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War. Emma Colliery Personnel Records at Durham County Hall Records Office and Tyne and Wear Archives Service.
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