Stories about People


Discover stories about the people connected with County Durham in the First World War. Stories about people who lived or worked in the area, or served in 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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Bernard Carr (1886-1941)

Hartlepool man served with Royal Engineers

Thomas Thompson (1894-1918)

White-le-Head labourer served in the Machine Gun Corps

George Robson (1885-1915)

Trimdon Grange born labourer served with the 1st/5th DLI

Thomas Henry Mason (1895-1918)

Darlington man served in the 18th DLI

James William Summers (1888-1917)

Tipton born Inn owner served in the 15th DLI

Thomas Snowdon (1878-1915)

Easington Lane man served with the 2nd DLI who had previously served in the Boer War

Thomas Moody (1888-)

Lumley born miner who was one of three brothers who served in the Durham Light Infantry

John Robert Whisker (1888-1946)

Stanley miner served in the RAMC awarded the Meritorious Service Medal

Joseph Moody (1891-1952)

Lumley miner who was one of three brothers who served in the Durham Light Infantry

Roland Valentine Whisker (1897-1921)

Stanley coal miner served as a corporal in the Durham Light Infantry

Robert William Moore (1898-1918)

Stanley man served as a private in the Yorkshire Regiment

George Moody (1886-1915)

Lumley miner who was one of three brothers who served in the Durham Light Infantry


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