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Name: Joseph Edward McCARTHY
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J E Service No.: 4293
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Durham. Age at Death: 21
Unit: 8th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newburn on Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Wylam, Northumberland.
Home Address:
Previous Address: Drift Cottage, Wylam, Northumberland.
Civilian Employment: Miner at Clara Vale Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Tuesday 26th September 1916
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916. Battle of Thiepval, 26th 28th September 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Clara Vale Colliery Memorial, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Wylam War Memorial, Wylam. Northumberland. War Memorial, St Oswin's Church, Wylam, Northumberland. Wylam School War Memorial (Falcon Centre), Wylam, Northumberland.
Overseas Commemorated: Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt, Somme, France. Reference VII. G. 20.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of the late Patrick and Mary McCarthy of Dalton's Cottage, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham (formerly of Drift Cottage, Wylam, Northumberland).
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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