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Patterson, J.H., Lieut., 1916
On Thiepval Memorial is the name of Lieutenant John Hylton Patterson, serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers who died 01/07/1916.

Angela Conroy has submitted the following article which appeared in the Shields Daily News 10/07/1916:

'J H Patterson killed.
Mr John K. Patterson, 15 William Street West, North Shields, has read a telegram from the war office stating that his son, Lieut. John Hylton Patterson, of the Northumberland Fusiliers, was killed in action on July 1st. Lieut. Patterson, who was 22 years of age, was employed prior to the war in the labour Exchange, North Shields. Deceased was an active worker at the Stephenson Street Congregational Church, being secretary of the Sunday School up to the time of receiving his commission. He was an old Western Council school boy, and passed from hence to the Municipal High School.'

He is remembered in North Shields on N34.02, N34.16, N34.40 and N34.48 page 21 and in Tynemouth on T36.14 page 21

The CWGC entry for Lieutenant Patterson

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