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Name: Jesse GRUNDY
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J Service No.: 16/1332
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : St Helens, Durham. Age at Death: 34
Unit: 16th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Stargate, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: Hawthorn Gardens, Stargate, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: Blaydon on Tyne, Co Durham.
Civilian Employment: Miner at Stargate Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Saturday 1st July 1916
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916. Battle of Albert, 1st – 13th July 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Stargate War Memorial, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Blaydon War Memorial, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Overseas Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 9th September 1916. Blaydon Courier, page 8, 30th September 1916.
Family Details:
Son of Robert and Ellen Grundy, of Horden, Co. Durham. Husband of Annie Grundy of Hawthorn Gardens, 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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