SerjeantSTREETS, JOHN WILLIAM

Service Number 12/525

Died 01/07/1916

Aged 31

12th Bn.
York and Lancaster Regiment

Eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. William Streets, of 16, Portland St., Whitwell, Derbyshire. Published two books, one dealing with "Coal Mining," and War Poems, "The Undying Splendour," (May, 1917).

Inscription

I FELL: BUT YIELDED NOT MY ENGLISH SOUL THAT LIVES OUT HERE BENEATH THE BATTLE'S ROLL

Buried at EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS

Location: Somme, France
Number of casualties: 1127

Cemetery/memorial reference: Special Memorial. A. 6.

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Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.