Battles of the Somme, France, 1918.
Battle of St Quentin, 21st 23rd March 1918.
Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Emma Colliery Memorial, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Robert Young Memorial Methodist Church, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Reference III. J.13.
Decoration and Medals:
Son of John and Elizabeth March, of 5 Emmaville, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Brothers: Thomas, Michael James, and Joseph Dawson.
John started working at Emma Colliery 1st April 1902. He enlisted in the colours 28th September 1914. His brother, Joseph, was killed in action on 8th October 1918, whilst serving with the 23rd Bn Royal Fusiliers.
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.