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Name: William LIDDLE
Casualty No.: Ranks: Corporal Initials: W Service No.: 20/430
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 28
Unit: C Company, 20th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (1st Tyneside Scottish)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Addison Colliery, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 43 Colliery Cottages, Addison Colliery, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Addison Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Saturday 1st July 1916
Place of Death: Somme, France.
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. Addison Colliery War Memorial, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 3
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 18th November 1916.
Family Details:
Only son of George and Margaret Liddle. Husband of Jane Ann Liddle of 43 Colliery Cottages, Addison Colliery, Co. Durham.
Notes : Shell shocked, June 1916. Missing in action, July 1916.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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