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Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J Service No.: 3/11030
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : South Moor, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 35
Unit: 2nd Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address:
Previous Address: Burnt Houses, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co Durham.
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Monday 9th August 1915
Place of Death: Belgium
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton, on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres (Ieper), Belgium. Panel 36 and 38 .
Buried: No known grave
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 3, 7th October 1916.
Family Details:
Son of John and Elizabeth McLaughlin of Windmill Brow, Queen Street, Whitehaven, Cumberland. Husband of Eliza Westgarth (formerly McLaughlin) of 10 Iris Terrace, Crawcrook, 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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