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John was born in Saints, Newcastle upon Tyne and he lived with his family at 6 Norfolk Road, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne. He was the son of John, a ship plumber, and Mary Jane Tate. He had three siblings, Sarah Hogarth Tate, William White Tate and Charles Fenwick Tate. John trained to be a teacher at Armstrong College and went on to teach at Spittal County School, Northumberland. John was killed in action in Aisne on 27th May 1918 during the Battle of Aisne.
Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France.
John has a memorial in Newcastle upon Tyne (All Saints) Cemetery.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The War Graves Photographic Project. The University of Durham Roll of Service 1914 – 1919. Durham University Gazette, Vol II, 1912-1929. Ancestry military records. Ancestry census 1911. Ancestry Medal Roll Index Card. The Long, Long Trail.
Sophie Anderton (Newcastle University) Rosie Setford (Newcastle University).
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