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Name:
Robert Henry Etherington
Casualty No.:
Initials:
R H
Service No.:
201021
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Cotherstone
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
1/6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Pearson Terrace, Barnard Castle
Civilian Employment:
Cartman
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Date of Death:
31-January-1917
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Canada Farm Cemetery
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Family Details:

Son of William and Mary Eltherington of Back Lane, Cotherstone. Robert was married to Hannah Etherington, who is known to have lived at 8 Queen Street. They had five children together.

 

Notes:

Prior to the war Robert had worked for around 15 years for the Co-op. The society played a special part in helping the family after the news of his death was received. 

Teesdale Mercury-21/11/1917: Roll of Honour Notice

 

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Sources:
First Name: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Private Individual; Last Name: www.newmp.org.uk; Private Individual; Initials: www.newmp.org.uk; Private Individual; Service: St Mary's Data; Ranks: St Mary's Data; Unit: St Mary's Data; Date of Birth: St Mary's Data; Place of Birth: St Mary's Data; Home Address: The Bowes Museum Roll of Honour (TBM/7/1/12); Civilian Employment: St Mary's Data; Cause of Death: St Mary's Data; Date of Death: St Mary's Data; Buried: St Mary's Data; Private Individual; Family Details: St Mary's data; Notes: St Mary's data; Teesdale Mercury; Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;