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Name: John William BRIGGS
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J W Service No.:
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Age at Death: 0
Unit:
Former Unit(s): Northumberland Fusiliers, Tyneside Scottish Brigade.
Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 18 Chamberlain Street, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Clara Vale Colliery.
How Died:
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Battle/Campaign:
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Clara Vale Colliery Memorial, Clara Vale, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Notes : There is evidence to suggest John resided at 18 Chamberlain Street, Crawcrook, on enlistment in the Northumberland Fusiliers, Tyneside Scottish Brigade. What is certain is that John was a miner at Clara Vale Colliery.
Sources Used: Newcastle Daily Chronicle, 22nd October 1914.
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