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Name: David TILLEY
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: D Service No.: 994
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 25
Unit: 1st/4th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers. (Territorial Force)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Prudhoe, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 4 Ashwood Terrace, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne. Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Saturday 23rd September 1916
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. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Millencourt Communal Cemetery, Somme, France. D.9
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 21st October 1916.
Family Details:
Son of John and the late Mary Ann Tilley, of 4 Ashwood Terrace, Greenside, 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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