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Albert Bruce Cosgrove

Date of Birth

9 September 1891

College

Borough Road College

Job(s)

Council School, 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)