Private 17045 James Garritty

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Died of Wounds on Monday, 3rd July 1916, age unknown.
Buried in Grave I. B. 1. at Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

2nd Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment. 25th Brigade of 8th Division.
Formerly 16791 North Staffordshire Regiment.

Born: Tipton, Enlisted: Stoke-on-Trent, Resident: Smallthorne, Stoke.

First landed France & Flanders, 4th May 1915.
Medal entitlement: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Soldier's Papers at National Archives did not survive.

Not commemorated on any Tipton memorial.
Commemorated here because identified as Tipton on 'Soldiers Died in the Great War'.

Link to Commonwealth War Graves Site: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/74374/

Genealogical Data

No trace can be found of James Garritty on the 1901 or 1911 census.

Personal Data

James' surname in spelt Garritty (double 't') by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but Garrity (single 't') by 'Soldiers Died in the Great War'.

Action resulting in his death

Still to be researched. Contact me if required.

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