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Name: Thomas DOUGLASS
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: T Service No.: 14984
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. Age at Death: 31
Unit: 13th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newburn on Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Scotswood, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Home Address: 20 Chapel Terrace, Scotswood, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Previous Address: Blaydon on Tyne and Dunston, Co. Durham.
Civilian Employment: Miner at Addison Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Sunday 26th September 1915
Place of Death: Loos, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battle of Loos, France, 25th September - 8th October 1915.
Locally Commemorated: Addison Colliery Memorial.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Loos Memorial, France.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 14th October 1916.
Family Details:
Husband of Jessie Douglass, 20 Chapel Terrace, Scotswood, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, late of Blaydon on Tyne and Dunston, Co. Durham.
Notes : Thomas was posted missing on 26th September 1915 and reported killed in action a year later.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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