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Name: Andrew WYLIE
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: A Service No.: 23/458
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : County Tyrone, Ireland. Age at Death: 40
Unit: 23rd Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (4th Tyneside Scottish).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Lemington, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Home Address: 2 Store Street, Lemington, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Previous Address: 20 Store Street, Lemington, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Civilian Employment: Miner
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.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Ryton Social Club Roll of Honour, Cross House, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10B 11B and 12B.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 3rd March 1917.
Family Details:
Son of Margaret and the late George Wylie, of Mabouy, Lissan, Cookstown, County Tyrone, Ireland. Husband of Elizabeth Jane Wylie (nee Anderson), formerly of Ryton on Tyne.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War. Soldiers killed on the First Day of the Somme by Ernest W Bell (Privately published, Bolton, Lancashire, 1977).
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