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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)
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Summary      
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.
Further Information
Philip Hurson was born in Dungannon, County Tyrone
Medal card
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.
Private Philip Hurson is buried in Roclincourt Valley Cemetery in France. Roclincourt is a village a little to the east of the road from Arras to Lens.
Private Philip Hurson is commemorated on Consett War Memorial. Consett is a town which lies south west of Newcastle in north-east England.
Private Philip Hurson is also commemorated on the WW1 Memorial in the grounds of St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Blackhill. Blackhill is an area which lies south west of Newcastle in north-east England.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Dungannon area Dungannon Central Born in Dungannon area 54.506380 -6.766677
References and Links
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1 FindAGrave.com 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 2015-2021