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George Dodd Roberts (1889-1935)

School teacher from Tow Law served as lieutenant with 6th DLI

Herbert Edward "Ted" Booth (1895-1980)

Plawsworth man escaped from a prisoner of war camp

Herbert Edward "Ted" Booth (1895-1980)

Plawsworth man escaped from a prisoner of war camp

Herbert Edward "Ted" Booth (1895-1980)

Plawsworth man escaped from a prisoner of war camp

Thomas Pirrie (1893-1964)

Chester-le-street man who served with the Royal Field Artillery and Labour Corps

Joseph Thompson Monkhouse (1885-1915)

Cowshill man served with 6th DLI killed at Ypres

Ivor Arthur Jones (1878-1924)

Stockton man served with the Labour Corps died at Winterton Asylum suffering from symptoms of mania

Edward Clark (1896-1918)

Haswell man served in the Royal Naval Reserve on HMS Iphigenia at the raid on Zeebrugge

George McKruly (1891-1918)

South Shields man served with Royal Navy killed at Zeebrugge

Eleanor Caroline Christopher (1873-1959)

Principal at St Hild’s Teacher Training College for women during the war years

St Hild's College, Durham

Teacher training college for women in Durham

Sidney Asher (1897-1916)

Sunderland born man remembered on plaque at Moor Street Synagogue


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