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Name: John ROBSON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J Service No.: 266070
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Age at Death: 24
Unit: 1st/6th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (Territorial Force).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham
Home Address: 17 Charlie Street, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Wednesday 10th April 1918
Place of Death: France
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Lys, Belgium, 1918. Battle of Estaires, 9th-11th April 1918. 151st Brigade, 50th Division, XV Corps, Fifth Army.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Lapugnoy Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. VIII.C.1
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 18th May 1918. Newcastle Evening Chronicle, In Memoriam, 10th April 1919.
Family Details:
Only son of Thomas and Annie Robson, of 17 Charlie Street, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Five sisters. Brothers in law: Kit and Joseph.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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