Arthur McAvoy

Arthur McAvoy

Birth 1884 Death 2nd Jul 1916 Private
Northumberland Fusiliers
Service #24/1430

Personal Details

Place of Birth Cleator Moor
Residence at Enlistment
Residence (Roll of Honour) 26 Smithfield , Egremont
Residence 1911 Census 11, North Terrace, Wideopen, Dudley, Northumberland.
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended R.C.
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Coal Miner
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) Charles & Elizabeth McAvoy( nee Murnion)
Siblings James McAvoy, William McAvoy, Andrew McAvoy, Joseph McAvoy, Patrick McAvoy, Charles McAvoy, Elizabeth Mcavoy
Wife's Name and Maiden Name Bridget McAvoy (Nee Trainer)
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Northumberland Fusiliers
Battalion at Enlistment 1st Tyneside Irish 24th Service
Rank at Enlistment Private
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 24/1430
Date of Enlistment
Place of Enlistment Newcastle upon Tyne
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts The Morpeth Herald and Reporter, 25 August 1916: Mr. and Mrs. McAvoy, of 11, North Terrace, Wideopen, has (sic) received news that their son, Pte. A. McAvoy, N.F. has died from wounds in France.
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 32
Date of Death 2nd Jul 1916
Regiment at Death Northumberland Fusiliers
Battalion/Vessel at Death 1st Tyneside Irish 24th Service
Rank at Death Private
Circumstances of Death Killed in Action
Service Number at Death 24/1430
Field of Action at Death France
Place of Death Somme
Battle at Death Battle of the Somme
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Grave Position I. D. 10.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-/
Grave/Memorial Country France
Private Memorial St Marys RC Church WW1 War Memorial ,1914-18, Sacred Heart R.C. Church, North Gosforth; Roadside Memorial, Seaton Burn, Northumberland; Cenotaph, Egremont, Cumberland; Ireland's Memorial Records, 1914-1918.


Notes Soldiers' Effects: Amount Authorized: £2.16s.7d Plus War Gratuity £6.10s.0d. To Whom Authorized: Widow and sole legatee, Bridget.
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