Egglestone, J - R.N - Spennymoor - Missing

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    This photograph was published in the Illustrated Chronicle on the 16th of February 1916. During the Great War the Illustrated Chronicle published photographs of soldiers and sailors from Newcastle and the North East of England, which had been in the news. The photographs were sent in by relatives and give us a glimpse into the past. The physical collection held by Newcastle Libraries comprises bound volumes of the newspaper from 1910 to 1925. We are keen to find out more about the people in the photographs. If you recognise anyone in the images and have any stories or information to add please comment below. Copies of this photograph may be ordered from us, for more information see:" > Please make a note of the image reference number above to help speed up your order.
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    IllustratedChronicles (Flickr)
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    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
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    Resource type: Image
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  • Simon Cotterill on Dec. 4, 2018, 9:55 p.m.

    Seaman J Egglestone RN of Spennymoor (Missing)

  • Martin Howe on Dec. 5, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

    John Egglestone
    Birth Date: 28th December 1893
    Birth Place: Binchester, Co Durham
    Address(1911 census): 1 Holy Oak St, Dean Bank, Ferryhill, Co Durham
    Occupation(1911 census): clerk at coke ovens
    First Service Date: 3rd June 1915
    Branch of Service: Royal Navy
    First Ship Served On: Victory I
    Rank: Ordinary Seaman
    Official Number Port Division: J/40596 (Po)
    Death Date: 29th January 1916
    Cause of Death: Ship hit a mine off Boulogne, France. 10 men were lost.
    Ship: HMS Viking
    Location of Grave: Not recorded, Straits of Dover
    Cemetery: Body not recovered for burial
    Commemorated at: The Portsmouth Naval Memorial

    Relative notified of death: his sister Selina of 60 Half Moon Lane, Low Spennymoor

    Son of Anthony & Jane(nee Cook). No known wife or children.,-john/

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