Stories about Organisations


Discover stories about military and civilian organisations in County Durham places in the First World War. Stories about local organisations appear as pins on the interactive map. You can contribute new stories to this website, or add additional information and media to existing stories.

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Battalion marching through Cologne

Photograph of Durham Light Infantry unidentified unit

Soldiers' and Sailors' Families Association

National charity with local branches that provided financial relief to service men's families

Friends' Ambulance Unit

Quaker organisation staffed mainly by conscientious objectors

North Eastern Railway

Railway company transported goods and men for the war effort

Durham Light Infantry, 15th Battalion

New Army Service battalion

Durham Light Infantry, 14th Battalion

New Army Service battalion

Durham Light Infantry, 29th Battalion

New Army Service battalion

Durham Light Infantry, 27th Battalion

Territorial Force battalion

Durham Light Infantry, 26th Battalion

Territorial Force battalion

Durham Light Infantry, 28th Battalion

Home Service battalion


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