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Name: George Nesbit NEWBIGIN
Casualty No.: 268 Ranks: 2nd Lieutenant Initials: G N Service No.:
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 37
Unit: 2nd Durham Fortress Company, Royal Engineers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Whitley Bay, Northumberland.
Home Address: 22 Grosvenor Drive, Whitley Bay, Northumberland.
Previous Address: Whitewell Lane, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenfield Place, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Civilian Employment: Formerly an Estate Clerk with a Coal Company.
How Died: Died
Date of Death: Monday 6th April 1914
Place of Death: West Hartlepool, Co. Durham.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Ryton Holy Cross Church Shrine, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Ryton Cemetery, Hexham Old Road, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Reference B U 70.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 4
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of Edmund and Margaret Newbigin, of Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Husband of Sarah Newbigin. Brothers: William, Arthur, and John B. Sister: Sarah.
Notes : George was buried with full military honours in Ryton Cemetery.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Officers Died in the Great War.
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