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Name: Guy Murray HARBOTTLE
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: G M Service No.: 273089
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Age at Death: 0
Unit: 1st/9th Bn Durham Light Infantry (Territorial Force).
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Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address:
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Addison Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds received in action on 23rd April 19
Date of Death: Friday 18th May 1917
Place of Death: Stobshill Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of Arras, France, 1917.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Addison Colliery War Memorial, Co. Durham. Ryton Holy Cross Church Shrine, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Ryton Social Club, Roll of Honour, Cross House, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Guy Murray was buried with full military honours in Ryton Cemetery. A firing party under the command of Sergeant Douglass, Northumberland Fusiliers, fired three volleys over the grave. The Last Post was sounded by Cpl Giles and Bugler Bosworth. Grave Reference E. U. 121
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Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, pages 4 and 8, 26th May 1917.
Family Details:
Fourth son of Martha and the late William Harbottle of 6 Watson's Buildings, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. A member of Ryton Social Club, Cross House, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register.
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