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Name: William SCAIFE
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: W Service No.: 5921
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Fletcher Town, Cumberland. Age at Death: 0
Unit: 14th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland
Place of Residence: Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 14 Clifford Gardens, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Clara Vale Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Tuesday 18th July 1916
Place of Death:
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: Heilly Station cemetery, Mericourt-L Abbe II.B.55
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, July 1917.
Family Details:
Son of Mr and Mrs Scaife, of 14 Clifford Gardens, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Family of sisters and one brother.
Notes : William's only brother served with the forces at Salonika, Greece.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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