1. Memorial:Picquigny British CemeteryD.7
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.133
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour5D GQS

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Family :

Son of John Thomas and Margaret Ramm, of II, St. John's Terrace, East Boldon, Durham. Born at South Shields.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 169th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery 

Action : The Battles of the Lys 

9 April - 29 April 1918. As the first phase of the great German campaign of 1918 lost momentum and failed in its objective to split the British and French armies, subsidiary attacks were shift the balance of the attack and to seek opportunities to exploit other sectors. On the Lys the Germans initially enjoyed spectacular success against a Portuguese Division but the gap was soon plugged and the advance halted.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Lodge Temperance No. 2557 E.C.Northumberland
Joined : St Hilda No. 240 E.C. Durham

17th December 1906
21st January 1907
18th February 1907

Listed as a 26 year old Shipping Clerk, resident at 261 Taylor Street, South Shields, when initiated into Lodge Temperance No. 2557 in 1906. He resigned 30th June, 1910.

Joined Lodge of St. Hilda No. 240 on the 13th March, 1911 when listed as a 31 year old Shipping Clerk from South Shields. War service is recorded followed by "Died of wounds May 1918."

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