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Name: John STEVENSON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J Service No.: 4142
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Gateshead, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 24
Unit: 8th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 13 May Avenue, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death:
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Ryton Holy Cross Church Shrine, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Ryton Social Club, Roll of Honour, Cross House, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham (the son of a club member). St Mary and St Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, Roll of Honour, Stella, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10b 11B and 12B
Buried: No known grave
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 14th April 1917 and 19th May 1917.
Family Details:
Son of Thomas William and Ann Isabella Stevenson, of 13 May Avenue, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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