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Name: Joseph William BURROWS
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J W Service No.: 19690
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Hedley Hope East, Co. Durham Age at Death: 22
Unit: "C" Company 10th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
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Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence:
Home Address:
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Clara Vale Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Friday 7th July 1916
Place of Death:
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916. Battle of Albert, 1st 13th July 1916.
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: Thiepval Memorial Somme, France. Memorial reference Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B.
Buried: No known grave.
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Photographs: 1
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. Brothers: James, John S, and Cecil. Sister: Violet.
Notes : Joseph's brother, James, was killed in action in June 1916 whilst serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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