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Name: Joseph Wilkinson TUNSTALL
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J W Service No.: 912985 (later 325363 1/9th Bn Durham Light Infantry)
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Greenside Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 32
Unit: 1st/9th Bn Durham Light Infantry (Territorial Force)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Blaydon on Tyne on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address:
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Wednesday 27th August 1919
Place of Death: France
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: Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, Pas de Calais, France. I.L.2
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 15th September 1917.
Family Details:
Eldest son of Alice and the late William Tunstall, of Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Husband of Elizabeth McNaughton (formerly Tunstall) of High Spen (formerly of Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham).
Notes : Joseph was a member of Ryton Social Club, Cross House, Ryton on Tyne.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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