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Private 25504 John TUSON of 4th Bde., South Wales Borderers (Formerly 70257 Royal Field Artillery)

Killed in Action Sunday 9th April 1916, Mesopotamia, age 17

Home address:26 Ridling Lane, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1899, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Elizabeth Tuson and William Tuson of 26 Ridling Lane, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Basra Memorial, Iraq,   Panel 16 and 62
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Enlisted in January 1915 underage into the Royal Field Artilliery, when he claimed to be 19 years old, he was actually 16. He was caught out in March 1915.

In the 1921 Cenotaph Unveiling Booklet he is listed as died in 1914.