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Name: Adam Weatherson DOWSON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: A W Service No.: 42874
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 0
Unit: 2nd Bn Lincolnshire Regiment.
Former Unit(s): 307070 Army Service Corps.
Place Enlisted: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Place of Residence: Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 11 Seymour Terrace, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: Barmoor Terrace, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Civilian Employment: Miner at Addison Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds, as a prisoner of war.
Date of Death: Saturday 30th March 1918
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1918. Battle of St Quentin, 21st – 23rd March 1918.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Emma Colliery Memorial. Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Addison Colliery War Memorial, Co. Durham. Ryton Holy Cross Church Shrine, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Congregational Church, Roll of Honour, Barmoor, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Le Cateau Military Cemetery, Nord, France. Grave reference I. A. 11
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 4, 18th May 1918. Blaydon Courier, page 4, 28th September 1918.
Family Details:
Eldest son of William and Margaret Dowson, of 11 Seymour Terrace, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Margaret Dowson died on 19th February 1919 (reported in Blaydon Courier, 1st March 1919). One sister, Mary Ann Victoria.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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