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Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: G Service No.: 200593
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Age at Death: 25
Unit: 22nd Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (3rd Tyneside Scottish)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Prudhoe, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 24 Rockwood Gardens, Greenside, Ryton-on-Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Tuesday 5th June 1917
Place of Death: Arras sector, France.
Battle/Campaign: Attack on Greenland Hill Trenches, 5th 8th June 1917.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Canadian Cemetery No 2, Neuville-St-Vaast, Pas de Calais, France. Grave reference 17. F. 14 .
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 1st September 1917.
Family Details:
Son of the late William Bainbridge and Annie Bainbridge of Tegan Street, West Wallsend, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia (formerly of 24 Rockwood Gardens, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham). George's brother, John Bainbridge (also formerly of Greenside Colliery), served with the 35th Bn Australian Imperial Force. He had been wounded in action but returned to Australia. John's wife, Alice Fellows Bainbridge, is given as residing at 24 Rockwood Gardens, Greenside.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War
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