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Name:
John Okey
Casualty No.:
Initials:
J
Service No.:
340007
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Gainford
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
14th Battalion Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, Black Watch, Royal Highlanders
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
Grocer's assistant
Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
10-January-1918
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Also, Southowram Memorial near Halifax
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Templeux-le-Guerard British Cemetery, Somme
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Family Details:

Son of Jeremiah and Elizabeth Okey of 33 Bailol Street

Brothers: Frank b.1891, Norris b.1892, Samuel b.1886

Sisters: Beatrice b.1895, Marion b.1897, Gladys b.1900, Lille b.1885, Florence b.1889

John was married to Elizabeth Okey of Southowram. 

Notes:

Prior to the war John worked as a grocer's assistant in Middlesbrough.

Teesdale Mercury-25/09/1918: Roll of Honour Notice

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