Arthur Charles Downes, 27, butcher, born Durham
Margaret Ann Downes, 27, (2 children, 2 died), born Durham
Of this address in WWI, Ellis Robert Fincham, b. 1882, private 43643 9th Bttn Cameronian (Scottish Rifles). Baptised son ‘Verdun’ 21/6/1917 St John’s. Killed in action in Flanders 12/10/1917.
His widow, Ethel Constance, b. 1877, received a war gratuity of £8 1s 9d in 1919. She volunteered for the Red Cross and served for 6 months in 1919 at the First Eastern General Hospital.
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