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John TUSON

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

Of:91 Ridling Lane, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1899, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Elizabeth Tuson and William Tuson of 91 Ridling Lane, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:School
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel Panel 16 and 62 of the memorial in Basra Memorial, Iraq
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde

Notes: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.