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Casualty No.: 296 Ranks: Private Initials: T Service No.: 22/1204
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Westgate, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 0
Unit: 22nd Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (3rd Tyneside Scottish).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newburn on Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Emmaville, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 16 Emmaville, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Stoneman at Emma Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Wednesday 12th July 1916
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Emma Colliery Memorial, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Heilly Station Cemetary, Mericourt-Abbe, Somme, France II.B.11
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Husband of Mrs Phillipson, of 16 Emmaville, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Thomas was Married with two children.
Notes : J R Phillipson, also of the same address, was employed as a putter at Emma Colliery. He was a single man and had enlisted in the Territorials on 27th July 1914. He returned from the war on 10th February 1919.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War. Emma Colliery Personnel Records at Durham County Records Office and Tyne and Wear Archives Service
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