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Albert Bruce Cosgrove

Albert Bruce Cosgrove

Date of Birth

9 September 1891

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College, 1911-1913

Job(s)

C.S., Kimblesworth

Service number

Unknown

WW1 rank

Second Lieutenant

Northumberland Fusiliers, 22nd Tyneside Scottish Battalion

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

31 May 1916

Buried/memorial

Franvillers Communal Cemetery (Grave/Memorial reference: I. A. 1)

Biography

Second Lieutenant Albert Bruce Cosgrove was the son of John and Mary Elizabeth Cosgrove, of Old Elvet, Durham. He attended Borough Road College for 2 years before enlisting into Northumberland Fusiliers. Cosgrove was 24 when he died from wounds sustained following an incident with a grenade the day before the Battle of the Somme.

Sources

Entry on p.87 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, 1914 Annual reports, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission)