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Name: James Henry BURROWS
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J H Service No.: 22/780
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Sunniside, Co. Durham Age at Death: 25
Unit: 22nd Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (3rd Tyneside Scottish).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
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Home Address:
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Clara Vale Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Saturday 10th June 1916
Place of Death:
Battle/Campaign: Becourt Sector, Somme, France.
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: Becourt Military Cemetery, Somme, France. Grave reference I. O. 18.
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Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
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Family Details:
Son of James and Louisa Burrows of 41 Clifford Terrace, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. James's brother Joseph was killed in action in July 1916 whilst also serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers. Brothers: John S and Cecil. Sister: Violet.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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