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Name:
John William (Jack) Hewitson
Casualty No.:
Initials:
J W
Service No.:
28379: G/79999
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Boldron
Age at Death:
22
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
Yorkshire Regiment; 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Barnard Castle
Home Address:
In 1911, he was living with his family at Roods House, Boldron. According to the CWGC, at the time of his death, his father was living at North Field, Bowes. A Teesdale Mercury article of 16 October 1918 gives his parents' address as Hill House, Boldron.
Civilian Employment:
Agricultural Labourer
Cause of Death:
Date of Death:
18-January-1918
Place of Death:
France
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
St.Giles' Church Bowes
Overseas Commemorated:
Vis-en-Artois
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Killed in action
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Son of Robert (born in Hillerby, Yorks) and Isabella Hewitson (born in Cotherstone). He was the eldest of 7 children: Laura; Sarah Lilian; Robert Thomas; Fred; Ivy Isabella; and Linda. 

Notes:

John William (Jack) Hewitson was born c. 1897

 

His death was reported in the Teesdale Mecury on 16 October 1918 

 

John's details can also be found on Boldron History World War 1

 

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