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John Edward Greenwell (1895-1918)

Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force died in a seaplane accident who is buried in Stanley New Cemetery

John “Jack” Carr (1894-1916)

Stanhope steelworker commemorated by an oak tree at Wolsingham Grammar School

Joseph Thompson Maddison (1897-1918)

Frosterley man served in the Machine Gun Corps commemorated by an oak tree at Wolsingham Grammar School

Henry "Harry" Langstaff (1896-1918)

Weardale man served in the DLI commemorated by an oak tree at Wolsingham Grammar School

Andrew Northcote (1890-1969)

Spennymoor man who was blinded in both eyes following a gunshot wound to his face

Andrew Northcote (1890-1969)

Spennymoor man who was blinded in both eyes following a gunshot wound to his face

Frederick “Fred” Walton (1890-1969)

Crook man who commanded the 6th and 18th Battalions Durham Light Infantry

Frederick “Fred” Walton (1890-1969)

Crook man who commanded the 6th and 18th Battalions Durham Light Infantry

Elsie Hannah Hare (1893-1983)

Woman from Crook who nursed alongside her sister at the 17th VAD hospital in Etherley

William Henry “Harry” Walton (1885-1916)

Crook man served with Army Service Corps and died from diabetes aboard ship in Persian Gulf

Joseph Dent (1885-1916)

Darlington man served with 15th and 17th DLI, killed in action just four days before his brother

James "Jim" Hopper (1880-1918)

Wolsingham stonemason commemorated by an oak tree at Wolsingham Grammar School


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