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Name: Alexander LAYBOURN
Casualty No.: Ranks: Leading Seaman Initials: A Service No.: Tyneside Z/1580
Date of Birth : 09/07/1894 Place of Birth : Age at Death: 21
Unit: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Anson Bn, Royal Naval Division.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 11 Clifford Street, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Addison Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds gun shot wound to the head on 8th August 1915.
Date of Death: Thursday 19th August 1915
Place of Death: 15th General Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt.
Battle/Campaign: Dardanelles/Gallipoli Campaign, Turkey, 1915. Gully Ravine Krithia Nullah Sector.
Locally Commemorated: Addison Colliery War Memorial, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Blaydon War Memorial, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham. St Cuthbert's Church, Blaydon on Tyne, Co Durham. Swalwell War Memorial, Swalwell, Co. Durham.
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 3, 23rd September 1916.
Family Details:
Alexander lived with his sister Mary Jane Laybourn.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register.
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