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Minter, J., Pte., 1917

Photo: B. Chandler

In Tincourt New British Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of 19/117 Private James Minter, serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 13/07/1917.

In Blyth Cemetery is a family headstone which reads:

In memory of
the beloved wife of
Henry Bower,
of Blyth,
who died Octr. 20th 1900
aged 71 years.
"Her end was peace."
The above Henry Bower
died April 8th ?1918, in his 91st year.
James Minter
their grandson died from
wounds received in action in
France July 13th 1917
aged 27 years.
Greater love hath no man than this
That he lay down his life for his friend.

He is remembered in Blyth on B42.06, B42.18 and B42.24, possibly on B42.41 and in the Battalion History

The CWGC entry for Private Minter

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