John Cross

John Cross

Birth 1878 Death 1st Jul 1916 Pte
Northumberland Fusiliers
Service #24/608

Personal Details

GRO Ref 24/608
Place of Birth Cleator
Residence at Enlistment 22 Wear Street , Willington, Co Durham
Residence (Roll of Honour) 22 Wear Street , Willington, Co Durham
Residence 1911 Census 22 Wear Street , Willington, Co Durham
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended R.C.
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Coal Miner
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) William and Bridget Cross
Siblings James Cross, Frances Cross
Wife's Name and Maiden Name Mary Elizabeth Cross
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s) Rose Ann Cross, Charlotte Cross , William Cross
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 24 (Service)
Rank at Enlistment Pte
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment
Date of Enlistment
Place of Enlistment Bishop Auckland
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 38
Date of Death 1st Jul 1916
Regiment at Death Northumberland Fusiliers
Battalion/Vessel at Death 1st Tyneside Irish 24 (Service)
Rank at Death Corporal
Circumstances of Death Killed in Action
Service Number at Death 24/608
Field of Action at Death France
Place of Death Somme
Battle at Death Battle of the Somme
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Grave Position Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-john/
Grave/Memorial Country France
Private Memorial


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