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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/05/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 25th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 09/04/1917 (Killed in Action)
Philip Hurson was born in Dungannon, County Tyrone. Private Philip Hurson was serving with the 25th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers when he was killed in action on 9th April 1917 in France.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Roclincourt Valley Cemetery
  Arras, Pas de Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave II-A-5
CWGC Casualty 190203
Roclincourt is a village a little to the east of the road from Arras to Lens. Take the N17 from Arras until the junction of this road and the D60. Travel along the D60 into Roclincourt village. Roclincourt Valley Cemetery lies to the north-east of the village. It is on a farm track signposted off the Thelus road.
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 Photo of Philip Hurson's gravestone
2 Ireland Memorial Record Lists Philip Hurson, born Dungannon
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
4 North East War Memorials Project 24th (1st Tyneside Irish) Btn
5 North East War Memorials Project Consett - Cross 1914-18 1939-45 Korea 1951 Ainsley Terrace
6 North East War Memorials Project Blackhill - Crucifix 1914-18 1939-45 St. Mary R.C.
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Philip Hurson's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023