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Grindle, J.T., Pte., 1916

West Pelton Churchyard

On the Thiepval memorial to the Missing of the Somme is the name of 20/408 Private John Thomas Grindle serving with the 20th (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers who died 01/07/1916.

In St. Paul's Churchyard is a family headstone which reads:-

In loving memory of
Elizabeth Norman
Dearly beloved wife of Hugh Grindle
who died May 25th 1919 Aged ?? years
Also of their beloved son
John Thomas of the 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers
Killed in Action July 1st 1916
Aged 33 years
Also of the above Hugh Grindle
who died July 25th 1925 aged 67 years

John Thomas Grindle is remembered at West Pelton on W112.01

The CWGC entry for Private Grindle

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk