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Frank Berisford (1886-)

Manchester man served as an officer with the 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry

Frank Berisford (1886-)

Manchester man served as an officer with the 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry

Harry Dreebin (1894-1918)

Sunderland born Jewish man served with the King’s Own Scottish Borderers

Joseph Gillis (1892-1917)

Jewish man from Sunderland served in the Yorkshire Hussars

Moor street synagogue in Sunderland

Plaque to the fallen men from the Jewish Community in Sunderland originally situated in Moor Street Synagogue

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

Edward Caygill (1899-1917)

Bishop Auckland miner served as an ordinary seaman in the Royal Navy

Alice Maude Mary Mason (1876-1965)

Served as a nurse in the 17th VA hospital in Bishop Auckland

Mary Billerby Backhouse nee Mason (1889-1960)

Stanhope born woman served as a VAD nurse

Robert Yule (1873-1916)

Bandmaster at Earl’s House Industrial School who served in the DLI

Gilbert Hay Blanche (1890-1961)

Served with 18th Pals DLI bombarded at Hartlepool and struck by lightning on furlough


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