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Name: James MARRS
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J Service No.: 14841
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Age at Death: 24
Unit: 10th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Addison Colliery, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 29 Addison Colliery, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Addison Colliery.
How Died: Committed suicide.
Date of Death: Tuesday 16th March 1915
Place of Death: Ashford, Kent.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Addison Colliery War Memorial, Co. Durham. Ryton Social Club, Roll of Honour, Cross House, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Ashford Cemetery, Kent. Grave reference 7052.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, 20th March 1915.
Family Details:
Son of John and Frances Marrs of 29 Addison Colliery, Co. Durham. Husband of Laura Marrs.
Notes : James's brother, David, was killed in action 14th September 1914, whilst serving with the Coldstream Guards.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register.
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