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Name:
John Joseph Brunskill
Casualty No.:
Initials:
J J
Service No.:
242731
Date of Birth:
26-January-1877
Place of Birth:
Middleton-in-Teesdale
Age at Death:
40
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
York and Lancaster Regiment 2nd/5th Battalion
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Home Address:
38 Market Place, Middleton-in-Teesdale
Civilian Employment:
Grocer's assistant and traveller
Cause of Death:
Acute lobar pneumonia
Date of Death:
31-January-1917
Place of Death:
Varennes (No 11 Casualty Clearing Station)
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Middleton-in-Teesdale obelisk; Middleton-in-Teesdale St Mary's plaque
Overseas Commemorated:
Varennes Military Cemetery, France
Buried:
Varennes Military Cemetery, France, Grave Ref: I.J.62
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Son of Dryden and Margaret Brunskill (née Horn), of Middleton-in -Teesdale.

His brother also Adam Brunskill served during the war.

Married Emma Forster at Barnard Castle on 29 December 1901 and they lived at 38, Market Place, Middleton-in-Teesdale.  they had three children: Margaret, Robert and Mary Elizabeth.

Notes:

According to Ancestry, British Army World War 1 Records, Service No. was 39225, differing from CWGC record

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Sources:
Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; First Name: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; family information; Service Number: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Service: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; family information; Ranks: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; family information; Unit: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; family information ; Date of Death: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; family information; Buried: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; family information; Family Details: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; family information; Civilian Employment: Ancestry - British Army World War 1 Records; family information; Last Name: www.newmp.org.uk; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; family information; Initials: www.newmp.org.uk; Date of Birth Day: Family information; Date of Birth Month: Family information; Date of Birth Year: Family information; Place of Birth: Family information; Age at Death: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; family information; Place Enlisted: Family information; Home Address: Family information; Cause of Death: Family information; Place of Death: Family information; UK Commemorated: Family information; Overseas Commemorated: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; family information;