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Name: John ROUTLEDGE
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J Service No.: 78457
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Hayton, Brampton, Cumberland. Age at Death: 20
Unit: 11th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Clara Vale, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 18 West View, Clara Vale, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: Formerly of Farlam, Cumberland.
Civilian Employment: Miner at Clara Vale Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Sunday 27th October 1918
Place of Death: Italy
Battle/Campaign:
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Clara Vale Colliery Memorial, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Tezze British cemetery, Italy. Plot 1. Row B. Grave 5.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 5th April 1919.
Family Details:
Son of Thomas and Hannah Routledge of 18 West View, Clara Vale, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Brothers: George A, Richard, Thomas, and Herbert. Sisters: Mary J, and Sarah B.
Notes : John was a member of the well known Cumberland Wrestling family of Routledges.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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