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Name: John OLIVER
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J Service No.: 10410
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Newburn on Tyne, Northumberland Age at Death: 30
Unit: C Company 9th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newburn on Tyne, Northumberland
Place of Residence: Barmoor, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: West View, Barmoor, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Tuesday 29th February 1916
Place of Death: Belgium.
Battle/Campaign: Ypres-Comines Canal sector
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Congregational Church, Roll of Honour, Barmoor, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Ryton Holy Cross Church Shrine, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Spoilbank Cemetary, West Flanders, Belgium. I.B.28.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 4
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 11th March 1916. Blaydon Courier, page 2, 4th November 1916.
Family Details:
Son of the late Joseph and Jane Oliver of Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Oliver, of West View, Barmoor, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes : John had two brothers also serving in the forces during World War 1.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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