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Name: Albert John PLETTS
Casualty No.: 298 Ranks: Private Initials: A J Service No.: 57536
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. Age at Death: 18
Unit: 2nd/4th York and Lancaster Regiment.
Former Unit(s): Northumberland Fusiliers.
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland
Place of Residence: Ryton on Tyne, Co Durham
Home Address: Grange House, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: 49 Ethel Street, Benwell, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Friday 30th August 1918
Place of Death: Near Reims, France.
Battle/Campaign: During the opening operations of 187th Brigade, 62nd Division.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, 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 (the son of a club member).
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Marfaux British Cemetary, Marne, France VII.F.9
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of John and Rosa Pletts of Grange House, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Brothers: Claude and Ernest.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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