Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence

Lest We Forget
British Legion
The Royal British Legion

BARMPTON, GREAT BURDON & HAUGHTON LE SKERNE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © Malcolm Davies 2006

The memorial is situated at Haughton Le Skerne, which is to the north east of Darlington centre. It is at the junction of Haughton Road (B6279) and Salter’s Lane South. It can be found within St Andrew's churchyard in a triangular flower bed. It is in the form of a sandstone circular cross on tapering shaft mounted on a two-stepped plinth. The memorial has eighteen names from World War inscribed on it by surname, forename, rank and Regiment. The memorial was unveiled by Colonel G. O. Spence on 7th October 1920.

Photograph Copyright © Malcolm Davies 2006

In Grateful Memory of the 18 men of Barmpton, Great Burdon and
Haughton-Le-Skerne who by the Grace of God gave their lives in the
Great War 1914 – 1919.

Their bodies are buried in peace, but their name liveth for evermore

ADDISON

William

Air Mechanic (Airman 2nd Class-SDGW) 88163, 43rd Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Died 15th August 1917. Buried West of the church in SANTES CHURCHYARD.

BAMLETT

Robert

[Listed as BAMLET on SDGW] Corporal 43155, 5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. [2nd Battalion on SDGW & CWGC] Died 5th March 1917. [6th March 1917 on CWGC]. Age 19. Born Scruton, Bedale, enlisted Stockton on Tees, resident Houghton Le Skerne. Son of Elizabeth Bamlet, of Great Burdon, Darlington, and the late Thomas Bamlet. Buried in PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE. Plot I. Row M. Grave 35.

BAMLETT

William

[Listed as BALMETT on SDGW] Private 200266, 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. [20th Battalion on SDGW] Died 21st September 1917. Age 22. Born Scruton, Bedale, enlisted Stockton on Tees, resident Houghton Le Skerne. Son of Elizabeth Bamlett, of The Poplars Haughton-Le-Skerne, Darlington, and the late Thomas Bamlett. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL. Panel 128 to 131 and 162 and 162A.

BLACKETT

Wilson

Private 14070, 7th Battalion, Border Regiment. [2nd Battalion on SDGW]. Died 29th November 1915. Age 18. Born Blackwell, Darlington. Son of Thomas and Mary Ann Blackett, of Ovington, Winston, Darlington. Buried in LE TOURET MILITARY CEMETERY, RICHEBOURG-L'AVOUE. Plot III. Row C. Grave 14.

BRADLEY

Henry

Royal Army Service Corps - No other information currently available.

CLARK

Francis William

Rifleman 42832, 1st/8th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Died 23rd July 1918. Age 21. Born Newton in Cartwell, Lancashire, enlisted Darlington, resident Houghton Le Skerne. Son of Richard and Agnes Ellen Clark, of 15, Waverley Terrace, Darlington. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL.

DOUGILL

John Thomas

Sapper [Driver on SDGW] 80690, 7th Field Company Royal Engineers [78th Field Company on CWGC]. Died 23rd April 1916. Enlisted Darlington. Buried in CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES. Plot IX. Row G. Grave 45

GREEN

Norman

Sergeant 1554, 1st/5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 22 April 1916. Age 25. Born Darlington, enlisted Darlington, resident Houghton Le Skerne. Son of George and Maria Green, of Haughton-le-Skerne, Darlington, Co. Durham. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Plot I. Row M. Grave 12.

MARQUIS

Archibald Scott

Private 32567, 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 21st June 1917. Age 31. Born Heighington, enlisted Darlington, resident Houghton Le Skerne. Husband of Edith H. Marquis, of Newton Ketton, Darlington. Buried in MAROC BRITISH CEMETERY, GRENAY. Plot II. Row D. Grave 8.

PATTISON

Isaac

Private 75636, 1st/4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 27 May 1918. Age 19. Born Darlington, enlisted York. Son of Christiana Pattison, of Uplands, Great Burdon, Haughton-le-Skerne, Darlington, Co. Durham, and the late Isaac Pattison. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL

PIERSON

Taylor

[PEIRSON - SDGW & CWGC] Sergeant 21426, 12th Yorkshire Regiment. Died 10th April 1918. Age 28. Born Darlington, enlisted Darlington, resident Great Burdon. Son of John and the late Mrs. Peirson, of Darlington; husband of Margaret Peirson, of Great Burdon, Darlington. Buried in HAVERSKERQUE BRITISH CEMETERY. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 6.

RAINE

Allan

Private 1565 1st/5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 26th April 1915. Age 20. Born Houghton Le Skerne, enlisted Darlington, resident Houghton Le Skerne. Son of George and Mary lane Raine, of Haughton-le-Skerne, Darlington. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL. Panel 36 and 38.

RAINE

George Nelson

Private 17084, 8th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died 26th September 1915. Born Houghton Le Skerne, enlisted Darlington. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL. Panel 40 and 41

RAINE

[Thomas] Frederick (Fred)

[Thomas Frederick - SDGW & CWGC] Private 18470, 7th Battalion, Border Regiment. [11th Battalion on SDGW & CWGC] Died 10th July 1917. Born Darlington, enlisted Darlington No known grave. Commemorated on NIEUPORT MEMORIAL.

STOBBART

George Henry

Lance Corporal 59418, [Private on SDGW & CWGC] 15th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 31st March 1918. Born Darlington, enlisted Darlington, resident Houghton Le Skerne. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL. Panel 68 to 72.

SUTTON

Enoch

Corporal (Lance Corporal SDGW) 10/2777, Ruahine Company, 1st Battalion, Wellington Regiment, NZEF. Died 8th June 1917. Age 25. Native of Houghton-le-Skerne. Darlington, England. Son of Enoch and Jane Sutton, of Normandale, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. Buried in MESSINES RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY. Plot III. Row F. Grave 2.

WHITE

George Ernest

Sergeant 856, 1st/5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 25th May 1915. Age 25. Born Derby, enlisted Darlington, resident Houghton Le Skerne. Son of Henry A. and Emily A. White, of Haughton House, Haughton-le-Skerne, Co. Durham. Buried in SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY. Plot II. Row G. Grave 26.

WINN

Reginald Anthony

Corporal 2273, 1st/5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 17th September 1916. Age 23. Born Houghton Le Skerne, enlisted Stockton on Tees, resident Darlington. Son of John Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Winn, of 38, Parkgate, Darlington. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C.

Last updated 4 October, 2008

Friends of the War Memorials
War Memorials Trust
Main page
Commonweath War Graves Commission
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Copyright © Roll-of-Honour.com 2002-
Email: rollofhonour@ntlworld.com

See our on-line bookstore
Visit our bookstore