We remember John James Houghton

We remember John James Houghton

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Timeline

Timeline

1873
sibling Rebecca Houghton Source:6191590 1873
1875
sibling Alice Houghton Source:6191590 1875
1876
sibling Hannah Houghton Source:6191590 1876
1879
sibling Sarah Houghton Source:6191590 1879
1884
sibling George Houghton Source:6191590 1884
1886
sibling Mary Jane Houghton Source:6191590 1886
1889
sibling Martha Houghton Source:6191590 1889
1891
birth Tan Field Moor Co Durham United Kingdom Source:6191590 Source:6191755 1891
1912
dates Age 20 Source:6191755 17th January 1912
1912
enlistment Chopwell, Co Durham United Kingdom Source:6191755 17th January 1912
1912
employment Miner Source:6191755 17th January 1912
1913
service British Army Lance Corporal 1252 Durham Light Infantry 9th. Battalion Source:6191755 25th July 1913
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:6191749 20th April 1915
1915
service British Army Serjeant 1252 Durham Light Infantry 1st/9th Btn Source:6191755 20th April 1915 - 15th September 1916
1916
death Killed in Action Died during the Battle of the Somme. Has no known grave and is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial to the missing of The Somme The Somme France Source:7427308 Source:6191590 15th September 1916
1916
dates Age 25 Source:6191590 16th September 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:7427308

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John James
Initials JJ
Last Name Houghton
Source 1972681
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 1252 Durham Light Infantry 9th. Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 1252 Durham Light Infantry 1st/9th Btn Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alice Houghton mother
James Houghton father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rebecca Houghton sister 1873
Alice Houghton sister 1875
Hannah Houghton sister 1876
Sarah Houghton sister 1879
George Houghton brother 1884
Mary Jane Houghton sister 1886
Martha Houghton sister 1889
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1912-01-17 5'9"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1912-01-17 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914 - 1920 Keith7416
C.W.G.C. Keith7416
UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914 - 1919 Keith7416
British Army WW1 Service Records, 1914 - 1920 Keith7416

Multimedia

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Chopwell War Mmemorial Keith34556
SERJT. JOHN HOUGHTON. 9TH. D.L.I. Keith7416
Sgt J J Houghton in Uniform Keith34556
War Office Letter Keith34556
Territorial Force Embodiment Keith34556
Territorial Force Attestation Papers Keith34556
Certified Copy of Attestation Keith34556

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