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Name:
James William Raine
Casualty No.:
Initials:
J W
Service No.:
72508
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Bishop Aukland
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
Prince of Wales' Own West Yorkshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Barnard Castle, 49 Bridgegate
Civilian Employment:
Coal delivery worker
Cause of Death:
Mining accident
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Schade Mine
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Berlin South Western Cemetery
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:

James had been captured by the enemy and was made to work at the Schade Mine. He died as the result of an accident. 

Teesdale Mercury-18/12/1918: Return Thanks Notices

Teesdale Mercury-10/09/1919: In memoriam

Family Details:

Born 20th October 1885. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Raine of 49 West End Terrace,  Bridgegate. 

James was married on 4th March 1912 to Catherine Raine of 71 Bridgegate, they had children together.

 

Notes:

Prior to the war James had worked at his father's coal delivery business. 

After his death his family received a scroll from His Majesty, King George.

Teesdale Mercury-01/08/1917: Local and other notes: Taking-up military duties

Teesdale Mercury-18/12/1918: Roll of Honour Notice

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Sources:
Home Address: TBM/7/1/12 Roll of Honour; Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; First Name: St Mary's data; Service: St Mary's data; Ranks: St Mary's data; Service Number: St Mary's data; Unit: St Mary's data; Date of Birth: St Mary's data; Place of Birth: St Mary's data; Civilian Employment: St Mary's data; Date of Death: St Mary's data; Cause of Death: St Mary's data; Place of Death: St Mary's data; Buried: St Mary's data; Home Address: Barnard Castle Absent Voters List 1918 (DCRO);