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Charles Herbert Wade (1881- )

DLI recipient of the Albert Medal in Bronze for lifesaving on land

Durham Light Infantry, 4th Battalion

Extra Reserve battalion

George Alderson (1884-1915)

Albert Medal for Dunston man from 10 DLI who gave his life to save others

Werner Fuerbringer (1888-1982)

Commander of the submarine that bombed Seaham

Barbara Mortensen (1875-1956)

The luckiest woman in Seaham

Mary Slaughter (1881-1916)

The unluckiest woman in Seaham

Submarine bombardment of Seaham

Colliery town under attack in July 1916