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Name: John James NELSON
Casualty No.: 266 Ranks: Lance Corporal Initials: J J Service No.: 4549
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 19
Unit: 1st/5th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Newburn on Tyne, Northumberland.
Home Address: 1 Norman Street, Bridge End, Newburn, Northumberland.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Addison Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Friday 15th 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. Addison Colliery War Memorial, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Blaydon War Memorial, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham. St Cuthbert's Church, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of John and Ellen Nelson, of 1 Norman Street, Bridge End, Newburn, Northumberland.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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