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Name: Joseph Daniel CLEUGH
Casualty No.: Ranks: Corporal (Lance Sergeant) Initials: J D Service No.: 2104
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Windynook, Gateshead, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 19
Unit: 1st/4th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (Territorial Force).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Prudhoe, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 1 Meldon Terrace, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: Clayton Terrace, Windy Nook, Gateshead, Co. Durham. 3 Mount View, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Friday 15th September 1916
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916. Battle of Flers-Courcelette, 15th' 23rd September 1916.
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. Crawcrook Primitive Methodist Centenary Church, Roll of Honour.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France. Grave reference XXVIII. H. 7
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 4th November 1916.
Family Details:
Son of William Cleugh of 1 Meldon Terrace, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Brothers: Thomas, and William E.
Notes : Joseph was a prominent member of the Methodist Endeavour Society, Centenary Methodist Church, Crawcrook.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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