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Name:
George McPherson Borland
Casualty No.:
Initials:
G M
Service No.:
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Dumbarton
Age at Death:
35
Ranks:
2nd Lieutenant
Unit:
Northumberland Fusiliers
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Hude Manse, Middleton-in-Teesdale
Civilian Employment:
Baptist Minister
Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
14-January-1918
Place of Death:
Hainaut, Belgium
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Family Details:

Married to Ava Mary Borland, with whom he had a young daughter. and lived at 52 Queen's Road, Monkseaton.

Son of Agnes and James Borland of Jarrow on Tyne

 

Notes:

He first served as a Private with the Durham Light Infantry before receiving an officer's commission as 2nd lieutenant with the Northumberland Fusiliers. Member of the Barnard lodge of Freemasons.

Teesdale Mercury-22/05/1918: Upper dale notes: Memorial Service

Teesdale Mercury-22/10/1919: Notes from the higher dales: Service to dedicate marble tablet

 

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Sources:
Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Ranks: MiT UTASS project data; Teesdale Mercury 01.05.1918 - Page 5: Column 5; Ranks: MiT UTASS project data; Unit: MiT UTASS project data; Date of Birth: MiT UTASS project data; Place of Birth: MiT UTASS project data; Age at Death: www.cwgc.org; Home Address: MiT UTASS project data; Civilian Employment: MiT UTASS project data; Cause of Death: MiT UTASS project data; Teesdale Mercury 01.05.1918 - Page 5: Column 5; Date of Death: MiT UTASS project data; Teesdale Mercury 01.05.1918 - Page 5: Column 5; Place of Death: MiT UTASS project data; Family Details: MiT UTASS project data; Notes: MiT UTASS project data; Teesdale Mercury 01.05.1918 - Page 5: Column 5; Date of Death Day: www.cwgc.org; Teesdale Mercury 01.05.1918 - Page 5: Column 5; Date of Death Month: www.cwgc.org; Teesdale Mercury 01.05.1918 - Page 5: Column 5; Date of Death Year: www.cwgc.org; Teesdale Mercury 01.05.1918 - Page 5: Column 5; Family Details: www.cwgc.org;