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Name: Joseph William HARRIS
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J W Service No.: 200211
Date of Birth : 13/02/1896 Place of Birth : Durham. Age at Death: 21
Unit: 22nd Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (3rd Tyneside Scottish)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Prudhoe, Northumberland, 17th August 1914.
Place of Residence: Emmaville, West Ryton, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 31 Emmaville, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Started on 14th February 1910 at Emma Colliery as a Pony Putter.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Tuesday 5th June 1917
Place of Death:
Battle/Campaign: Arras sector, France. Attack on the Greenland Hill Sector Trenches.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Emma Colliery Memorial, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Robert Young Memorial Methodist Church, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Reference Bay 2 – 3.
Buried: No known grave
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 16th March 1918. Blaydon Courier, page 8, 23rd March 1918.
Family Details:
Only son of William and the late Jane Ann Harris of 31 Emmaville, West 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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