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Name: John ORMSTON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Sergeant Initials: J Service No.: 14065
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 0
Unit: 11th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Consett, Co Durham.
Place of Residence:
Home Address:
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Addison Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Wednesday 5th December 1917
Place of Death: France
Battle/Campaign:
Locally Commemorated: Addison Colliery War Memorial, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Blaydon War Memorial, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham. Wesleyan Methodist Church War Memorial, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 22nd December 1917.
Family Details:
Son of Isabella Ormston, and grandson of the late William and Dorothy Ormston of Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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