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Name: Thomas TURNER
Casualty No.: Ranks: Lance Corporal Initials: T Service No.: 21380
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. Age at Death: 42
Unit: 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland,
Place of Residence: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland,
Home Address: 1410 Walker Road, St Anthony's, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Stoneman at Emma Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Monday 28th June 1915
Place of Death: Belgium
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Emma Colliery Memorial, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres (Ieper), Belgium.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Husband of Isabella Turner, of 1410 Walker Road, St Anthony's, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. Two children.
Notes : Thomas left Emma Colliery to enlist in the colours on 17th August 1914.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War. Emma Colliery Personnel Records at Durham County Records Office and Tyne and Wear Archives Service.
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