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About John Cecil Tullett

Date of Birth
10 April, 1895

Service Number
20924

Birth Place
Raby, Teesdale, Durham, England

Date of Death
1 December, 1960 65y Pneumonia

Place of Death
Durham Central, England

Burial
Cremated 3 December, 1960 Durham City Crematorium, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
James born abt 1857 and Mary Grace (Bowes) Tullett born abt 1862 married Q1 1889 Cockermouth, Cumberland, England

Siblings
Arthur James born abt 1890, Florence born abt 1891 – died 1895 aged 4y, Wilfred born abt 1894, Harry born abt 1899, Harold born abt 1901 – died 1901 aged 1 month

Marriage
Maria Louisa (Clennell) born 1 January, 1895 died 25 July,1924 March 1920 Evenwood, Auckland, Durham, England. Annie Metcalfe born 21 September, 1907 28 November, 1931 Darlington, Durham, England

Children
Jean Grace born 4 November, 1921, Margaret Louisa born 13 June, 1924 – died 2 October, 1926 aged 2y, 2 closed records on 1939 list

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Army Cyclist Corps. Northern Cyclist Battalion. South Staffordshire Regiment

Rank
Private, 2nd Lieutenant

Medals
Victory and British War Medal.

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1911-1915 Garden labourer at Raby Estate, Durham, England. 1939 Ship’s costing clerk

Campaigns
1916-1919

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 House in Raby gardens, Durham, England. 1911 Raby Castle gardens, Durham, England

Absent Voters Roll
Raby Gardens 20924 O.T Battalion cadet

Electoral Roll
1919 – 1922 Raby Gardens, Durham, England

1939 Register
Raby House, Chester-le-Street, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, David Alan Gray family tree, Find My Past,

Notes
Was wounded. Father James gardener at Raby Castle, see Cricket team photo 1903, Member of Rose of Raby Lodge of Freemasons

- Research by DB