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Bernard George Dawson Biggs (1868-1916)

Darlington bookseller and former mayor served with 5th DLI

Alwyn Leslie Raimes (1885-1967)

Director of Stockton Chemical Company served with 5th DLI awarded DSO

Thomas Telford Edmundson (1894-1915)

From Sunderland, served with the 7th Battalion DLI, killed in action 26 April 1915.

Thomas Andrews Bradford (1886-1966)

Only surviving 'Fighting Bradford' of Witton Park.

Thomas Andrews Bradford (1886-1966)

Only surviving 'Fighting Bradford' of Witton Park.

Joseph Wilfred "Wilf" Barker (1894-1970)

Darlington man won the DCM while serving with the DLI

Bernard McArdle (1894-1930)

From Sunderland, served with the 7th Battalion DLI, played piano in the trenches.

Bernard McArdle (1894-1930)

From Sunderland, served with the 7th Battalion DLI, played piano in the trenches.

Ernest Hardinge Veitch (1876-1959)

Printer from Durham served as captain in the 8th DLI

Ernest Hardinge Veitch (1876-1959)

Printer from Durham served as captain in the 8th DLI

Thomas Richardson (1894-1916)

South Shields man served with 1st/7th DLI

William Taylor (1894-1917)

Durham miner served with 18th DLI


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