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Name: Jabez BUGLASS
Casualty No.: Ranks: Able Seaman Initials: J Service No.: Tyneside Z/6216
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham, Age at Death: 0
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: 1 Hedgefield Avenue, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: Spencers Buildings, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Civilian Employment: Miner at Addison Colliery.
How Died:
Date of Death: Thursday 25th October 1917
Place of Death:
Battle/Campaign: Battles of Ypres (Ieper), Belgium, 1917. Second Battle of Passchendaele, 26th October – 10th November 1917.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Addison Colliery War Memorial, Co. Durham. St Mary and St Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, Roll of Honour, Stella, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Dozinghem Military Cemetery Poperinge, Belgium. Grave reference X. D. 7.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of Mary Buglass. Brothers; John and William. Sister; Catherine.
Notes : Jabez had enlisted in the Royal Naval Division on 21st October 1915. He would have done his training at Crystal Palace. He embarked on 16th February 1916 per HMT “Olympic” and arrived at Mudros on 24th February 1916. He was then posted to Anson Bn at Stavros, 25th February 1916 until the 13th November 1916. During action he received a gun shot wound to his left leg. He rejoined the Anson Bn on 1st December 1916. Following combat he died of wounds, (shell wound to his left thigh) in the 47th Casualty Clearing Station.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register.
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