Eastwood, John

BORN GARGRAVE, YORKS 1898. LIVED IN HULL. SON OF ANTHONY SUMMERSGILL EASTWOOD & MARGARET EASTWOOD, OF 22 GREEN FIELD STREET, BROUGHTON ROAD, SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE. A COTTON SPINNER. HE ENLISTED AT HALIFAX. SERVED IN THE 8TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON THE SOMME, ON 15/07/1916, AGED 18. COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS SISTER, MARY ELLEN NUNNS.

HE LEFT A WIDOW, ELLEN MERCY THOMAS, AT 58 WITTY STREET, HULL. SHE MARRIED PRIVATE, 6190, JOHN EDWARD APPLEBY, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, ON 27/07/1917.

HIS BROTHER, LANCE CORPORAL, HENRY OMEROYD EASTWOOD, 18TH HUSSARS, WAS ALSO KILLED, ON 25/05/1915.


First name:
JOHN
Military Number:
3/6316
Rank:
Private
Date Died
15/07/1916
Place died:
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Age:
18
58 WITTY STREET, HESSLE ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK