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Name: George Edward COWINGS
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: G E Service No.: 23/1592
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 0
Unit: 22nd Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (3rd Tyneside Scottish).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Alnwick, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 3 Gibson Terrace, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Thursday 7th June 1917
Place of Death: Arras, France.
Battle/Campaign: Arras Sector attack on Greenland Hill sector trenches, 5th 9th June 1917.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 15th June 1917. Blaydon Courier, page 8, 23rd June 1917.
Family Details:
Son of the late G and D. A. Cowings of 3 Gibson Terrace, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. One brother.
Notes : George's brother also saw active service in France.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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