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Name: Thomas Forster MAGEE
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: T F Service No.: 22/943
Date of Birth : 30/07/1889 Place of Birth : South Shields, Co Durham. Age at Death: 28
Unit: 12th/13th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: South Shields, Co Durham.
Place of Residence: Garden Terrace, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address:
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Stoneman at Emma Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Saturday 27th April 1918
Place of Death: Belgium
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Lys, Flanders, Belgium, 9th 29th April 1918.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Emma Colliery Memorial, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Arneke British Cemetery, Nord, France.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of Mr M Magee of 12 Wenlock Road, Tyne Dock, South Shields, Co Durham.
Notes : Thomas started working at Emma Colliery on 31st July 1914. He enlisted in the colours on 20th October 1914.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War. Emma Colliery Personnel Records at Durham County Records Office and Tyne and Wear Archives Service.
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