The Great War

Remembered with honour 

James Denison Cussans   




1897-1918  


BIRTH & FAMILY
Born:
  Bishop Monkton
Parents: Son of Thomas Smith Cussans and Annie (nee Denison)
Siblings: Ellen Mary (1899), Henry Archibald (1900), Margaret Ada (1901), Lavenia (1903)
Home: Westwick House, Bishop Monkton (1901)
  


MILITARY SERVICE
Enlistment:
Spennymoor, Durham
Unit: Durham Light Infantry.  Attached 1/5th Bn, London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade)
Rank: Private (DLI), Rifleman (Rifle Brigade)
Theatre: West European Theatre (France and Flanders)
Awards: British War Medal; Victory Medal  


DEATH
Death:
4 November 1918
Casualty: Killed in action probably at Battle of the Sambre
(part of final advance in Picardy)
Buried: Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery, Nord, France
  




Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery.


At the going down of the sun
And in the morning
We will remember them

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TOMORROW we will honour the memory of  Robert Lowther,
another son of Bishop Monkton. 


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