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Name:
Henry (Harry) Ewbank Raine
Casualty No.:
Initials:
H E
Service No.:
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Baranard Castle
Age at Death:
Ranks:
2nd Lieutenant
Unit:
Durham Light Infantry, 22nd Battalion
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
6 Horse Market, Barnard Castle
Civilian Employment:
Surveyor and Sanitary Inspector, Barnard Castle Urban District Council
Cause of Death:
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Service :
Army
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Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Harry was the oldest son of Charles Ewbank and Alice Raine, both born in Barnard Castle. Harry's father was a plumber and ironmonger. Harry had four brothers and sisters: Lottie Thompson; Bertha; Olive; and Charles William (who also served in the War - see separate entry in the database).  The children were also born in Barnard Castle. 

 

Notes:

On the Barnard Castle Methodist Church Organ Panel, Harry appears on the list of those who survived the War. 

 

Harry was captured during the War and held as a Prisoner of War, for which received the Military Cross. It was presented to him by George V. The family have a photograph for Harry outside Buckingham Palace on the occasion of the presentation. The photograph will be added to database in due course. 

Teesdale Mercury 12.06.1918  Page 3: Column 1

Lieut H E Raine, DLI, awarded Military Cross

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Sources:
First Name: Barnard Castle Absent Voters List 1918 (DCRO); Ancestry; Family Member; Last Name: Barnard Castle Absent Voters List 1918 (DCRO); Ancestry; newmp.org.uk; Family Member; Teesdale Mercury 12.06.1918 Page 3: Column 1; Initials: Ancestry; newmp.org.uk; Family Member; Service: Barnard Castle Absent Voters List 1918 (DCRO); Ancestry; Ranks: Barnard Castle Absent Voters List 1918 (DCRO); Ancestry; Teesdale Mercury 12.06.1918 Page 3: Column 1; Unit: Barnard Castle Absent Voters List 1918 (DCRO); Ancestry; Teesdale Mercury 12.06.1918 Page 3: Column 1; Place of Birth: Ancestry; Home Address: Barnard Castle Absent Voters List 1918 (DCRO); Family Member; Civilian Employment: Ancestry; Family Details: Ancestry; Family Member; Notes: newmp.org.uk; Family Member; Teesdale Mercury 12.06.1918 Page 3: Column 1; Campaign Medals: Ancestry; Family Member; Teesdale Mercury 12.06.1918 Page 3: Column 1; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;