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Joseph Dent (1885-1916)

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

Arthur Hines (1876-)

Surgeon from Boldon served with Royal Army Medical Corps

Charles William Hines (1873-1915)

Solicitor from Boldon served as major with 1st/7th DLI killed at Ypres

Austin Hines (1887-1915)

Solicitor from Boldon served as lieutenant with 10th DLI

Austin Hines (1887-1915)

Solicitor from Boldon served as lieutenant with 10th DLI

Anthony Dunbar (1896-1918)

Urpeth Colliery man parents informed of his death on the day of the Armistice

William Beresford Walker (1894-)

Chester-le-Street man who was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross

George Hedley Welsh (1899-)

Ushaw College scholar who was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross

Elinor Grace Hall (1879-1918)

VAD nurse in Fencehouses who died of influenza four days before the Armistice

The Fox and Hounds Inn, Cotherstone

Base used for recruitment in Teesdale

John "Jack" Chew Robinson (1892-1970)

Staffordshire-born man served with 14th DLI awarded MM and DCM

Evan Jackson (1877-)

Sentenced to nine months imprisonment for wounding another man at South Shields


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