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Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: G Service No.: 18598
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 33
Unit: 1st Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Stargate, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 3 Stargate, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Stargate Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Saturday 19th June 1915
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey.
Battle/Campaign: Dardanelles/Gallipoli campaign, 1915.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Stargate War Memorial, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St Mary and St Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church, Roll of Honour, Stella, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey. Grave reference XI. D. 8.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 24th July 1915. Blaydon Courier, page 7, 21st August 1915.
Family Details:
Son of John and the late Priscilla Fairbridge, of 3 Stargate, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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