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Name: William Henry DUNKELD
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: W H Service No.: 38524
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Lazenby, Cumberland. Age at Death: 0
Unit: 21st Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (2nd Tyneside Scottish).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: Lambs Arms Inn, Main Street, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Barman at the Lambs Arms Inn Public House, Crawcrook.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Wednesday 17th October 1917
Place of Death:
Battle/Campaign: Poelcapelle Sector, Ypres (Ieper), Belgium.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Memorial reference Panel 19 to 23 and 162.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 24th November 1917.
Family Details:
William's sister and brother in law were the landlords at the Neville Hotel, Gateshead, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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