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BARNARD CASTLE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Revd. Robert J. Jackson 2005
additional information Graeme Smith

The memorial is located in John and Josephene Bowes Museum Park, to the right of the park entrance. It takes the form of an obelisk surmounting a plinth with five steps. The First World War names are inscribed on the plinth; the Second World War names can be found on a separate granite slab placed on the steps

IN GRATEFUL REMEMBERANCE OF THE MEN OF BARNARD CASTLE OF ALL RANKS WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR FOR GOD AND KING AND COUNTRY THEY GAVE THEIR ALL.

ALLISON

Frederick
Private 45683, 24th Battalion (Tyneside Irish), Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 28th April 1917. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Buried in BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 35. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

ASHMORE

Fred
Private 250335, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 17th July 1918. Enlisted Barnard Castle. Buried in VAILLY BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot I Row AA. Grave 20. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

ASHMORE

Joseph
Private 6/2149, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 9th March 1916. Aged 25. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Ashmore, of Thorngate, Barnard Castle; husband of Beatrice Croom (formerly Ashmore), of Bridgegate, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (TRANSPORT FARM), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row J. Grave 5. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

BAILEY

John
Private 46685, 19th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 9th August 1918. Aged 18. Born and resident Barnard Castle, enlisted Newcastle. Only son of John and Mary Elizabeth Bailey, of 4, Wood St., Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in LINDENHOEK CHALET MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row A. Grave 10. See also Barnard Castle Post Office and Barnard Castle St Mary.

BARKER

Norman
Private 250146, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 5th November 1916. Born Loftus, enlisted Barnard Castle. Buried in WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row D. Grave 31. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

BEADLE

A
No further information currently available H BEADLE on St Mary's

BERRY

George Wilfred
Second Lieutenant, 19th Battalion [CWGC] ro 5th Battalion (territorial) [SDGW], Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 25 August 1917. Aged 33. Son of Thomas and Margaret S. Berry, of 11, Montalbo Terrace, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Mother's address on medal card, of 22 King Street, Barnard Castle. Embarked France 23 April 1917. Buried in VILLERS-FAUCON COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave 27. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

BLENKINSOP

Cecil William
[Spelt BLENKINSOPP on SDGW] Private 63668, 1/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 11th October 1918. Aged 18. Born Barnard Castle, enlisted Bishop Auckland. Baptised 29 November 1899 at Barnard Castle, Durham, son of William and MAry Ellen Blenkinsop. Son of William and M. E. Blenkinsopp, of 8, Wood St., Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. In the 1911 census he was aged 11, son of William and Mary Blenkinsop, born Barnard castle, resident Newgale, Barnard Castle. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

BREEN

Fred
Private 40361, 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 28th March 1918. Aged 35. Born and enlisted Barnard castle. Formerly 33242, Durham Light Infantry. Son of Samuel Breen, of 18, Galgate, Barnard Castle; husband of Selina Breen, of I, Coach and Horses Cottage, Galgate, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2 and 3. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

BROWN

George Alfred
Lance Corporal 3/12234, 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 15th october 1916. Aged 23. Born Barnard Castle, enlisted Bishop Auckland, resident Crook. Son of John and Elizabeth Brown, of 15, Galgate, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

BROWN

Thomas William
Lance Corporal 203841, 1/5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 28th March 1918. Aged 23. Enlisted Bishop Auckland, resident Barnard Castle. Son of Mrs. Emma Metham, of 1, Bridge Inn Yard, Thorngate, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 68 to 72. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

BUCKLE

R J
[Listed as J R BUCKLE on Barnard Castle St Mary's] Captain. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

BURN

Arthur Roland
Second Lieutenant, 14th Battalion attached 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 26 March 1918. Aged 21. Son of Thomas and Sarah Alice Burn, of Montalbo Terrace, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 68 to 72. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

CHANDLER

Thomas
Private 27226, 1/4th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 20th November 1917. Aged 29. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of William and Jane Chandler, of 28, King St., Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D and 12 B. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

CHAPMAN

Thomas
Private 250585, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 14th April 1917. Enlisted Barnard Castle. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. bay 8. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

CHATT

Tom
Private 17/1125, 17th Battalion (N.E.R. Pioneers), Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 15th March 1916. Born Barnard Castle, enlisted York. Buried in AVELUY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 14. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

COATES

Alfred
Lance Corporal 270166, 12th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 6th November 1918. Aged 33. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle, resident Darlington. Husband of Olive Mary Coates, of 27, Chandos St., Hope Town, Darlington. Native of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Formerly 4908, Durham Light Infantry. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XLIX. Row C. Grave 21. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

COATES

William [Johnson]
Private 93790, 1st/8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died in United Kingdom 1st November 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of William and Annie Elizabeth Coates, of 38, Newgate, Barnard Castle. Buried near the entrance in BARNARD CASTLE NONCONFORMIST CEMETERY, Durham.

CONNELL

G
No further information currently available

CROFT, MM

George [William]
Private 21/318, 15th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 3rd May 1917. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.) and Croix de Guerre with palms (France). Son of Mrs. Mary Croft, of 4, Pearson's Terrace, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in COJEUL BRITISH CEMETERY, ST. MARTIN-SUR-COJEUL, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 66. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

DENT

Joseph
Lance Corporal 20151, 15th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 23rd January 1916. Born Darlington, enlisted Barnard Castle. Buried in CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES, Nord, France. Plot IX. Row E. Grave 83.

DODDS

Bert
Private 20/695, 20th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died in United Kingdom 24th July 1916. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of Robert and Margaret Annie Dodds. Born at Startforth. Buried south-west of the church in STARTFORTH (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, Yorkshire. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

ELLIOTT

D
No further information currently available

EMMERSON

A W
Serjeant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

EMMERSON

J H
Second Lieutenant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

ERRINGTON

James
Captain, 7th Battalion (Territorial), Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 30 August 1915. Aged 45. Son of William and Ann Jane Errington, of Northumberland; husband of Edith Errington, of 54 Maloneaux St., Heaton, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Served in the South African War. Buried in CHAPELLE-D'ARMENTIERES OLD MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 5. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

ETHERINGTON

Robert Henry
Private 201021, 1/5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 31st October 1917. Born Cotherstone, Yorkshire, enlisted Barnard Castle. Buried in CANADA FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row F. Grave 7.

EVANS

Herbert
Private 270006, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 11th April 1918. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of Jonathan and Polly Evans, of 29, Thorngate, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in LILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row F. Grave 54. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

FEATHAM

Frederick James
Private 709920, Northern Command Labour Centre, Labour Corps previously served as (Sto. 8559/S) H.M.S. "Inflexible." Royal Naval Reserve. Died 26 June 1919. Aged 44. Son of the late James Featham; husband of Elizabeth Featham, of "West View," The Bank, Barnard Castle. Born at Darlington. Buried in RIPON CEMETERY, Yorkshire. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 726. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

FINN

John
Private 202501, 10th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 22nd August 1917. Aged 26. Enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of the late Patrick Finn, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham; husband of Ada Coke (formerly Finn), of 8, Delaval St., Seaton Sluice, Seaton Delaval, Northumberland. Brother Patrick John (below). In the 1901 census he is listed as Jack, aged 11, son of Patrick and Kate Finn, born Barnard Castle, resident Thorngate, Barnard Castle. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No. 4 Plot VIII. Row G. Grave 29. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

FINN, DCM, MM

Patrick
Acting Company Sergeant Major 250449, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 27th May 1918. Aged 23. Enlisted Bishop Auckland, resident Barnard Castle. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.) and the Military Medal (M.M.). In the 1901 census he was aged 8, son of Patrick and Kate Finn, born Barnard Castle, resident Thorngate, Barnard Castle. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, a Cheffeur (sic), brother of Winifred Finn, born Barnard Castle, resident Bridgegate, Barnard Castle. Brother of John (above). Embarked France 18 November 1915. Formerly Private 3846, Durham Light Infantry. Buried in LA VILLE-AUX-BOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 7. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

UK, Citations of the Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-1920:

250449 Sjt. P. FINN MM (Barnard Castle)
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When the officers of his company became casualties he took command, and led his men under very heavy shell fire, holding on to successive positions in the face of overwhelming numbers, and offering the most determined resistance. [LG 3 September 1918]

FLEET

Walter
Private 22696, 4th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 27th May 1918. Aged 26. Born Greatham, Durham, enlisted Stockton-on-Tess, resident Barnard Castle. Son of Richard Fleet; husband of Ada Fleet, of Bridge Inn Yard, Thorngate, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France.

FORCETT

R
Lance Coporal. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

GALLIE

S
Captain. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

GILLMORE

John
[Spelt GILMORE on CWGC and SDGW and Barnard Castle Post Office] Sergeant 8403, 6th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action at Gallipoli 21st August 1915. Born and resident Barnard Castle, enlisted Richmond, Yorkshire. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 55 to 58. See also Barnard Castle Post Office and Barnard Castle St Mary.

GRAHAM

Austin [Graham]
Major temporary Lieutenant Colonel, 5th Battalion attached 4th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 11 April 1918. Aged 48. Son of John and Margaret Ely Graham, of 17, Montalbo Terrace, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. In the 1881 census he was aged 9, son of John and Margaret Graham, born Barnard Castle, resident Bank, Barnard Castle. In the 1911 census he is the son of John Graham, aged 38, and Electrical Engineer, born and resident Barnard Castle. Buried in HAVERSKERQUE BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave 17. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

GRAY

Hugh Andrew
[Spelt GREY on St Mary's] Private 19124, 12th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 7th December 1915. Aged 29. Born Alnwick, Northumberland, enlisted Barnard Castle. Husband of Lidia Stobbs (formerly Gray), of 28, Bridgegate, Barnard Castle. Buried in LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 22. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HALL

J
Serjeant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HALL

Sydney
Lance Corporal 201975, 5th/6th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed in action 8th May 1918. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Formerly 31460, Durham Light Infantry. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 68 to 70 and 162 and 162A. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HARRISON

L
Serjeant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HEBDON

Ralph
Corporal 2211, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 5th November 1916. Born barnard Castle, enlisted Bishop Auckland. Buried in WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row B. Grave 6. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HENDERSON

Fred
Corporal 19/1190, 19th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 27th February 1917. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of Thomas and Mary Henderson, of I, Baliol St., Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HERON

F
Private. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HERON

J
Private. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HESLOP

Walter
Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died 5 April 1918. Aged 27. Son of William Heslop, of I, Coronation St., Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in DARLINGTON WEST CEMETERY, Durham. Grave reference R. 7 P. 53. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HEWITSON

Wilfred
Private S4/217318, Lines of Communication Field Butchery, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 30th August 1918. Born, resident and enlisted Barnard Castle. Buried in BOIS-GUILLAUME COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot/Row/Section F. Grave 24A. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HIGGINBOTTOM

Gordon S M
[Spelt HIGGINBOTHAM on SDGW and CWGC, initials on CWGC Gordon G M] Pioneer 156555, 1st Special Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 22nd August 1917. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of Captain Ernest Higginbotham and Ada M. Higginbotham, of "Alma Dene," 4, Vere Terrace, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Formerly 8014, Royal Fusiliers. Buried in RAMSCAPPELLE ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row B. Grave 34.

HIRD

James Walter Bainbridge
Serjeant 42132, 2nd Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 11 February 1917. Aged 32. Born Cockfield, Durham, enlisted York. Son of William Kellett Hird and Isobella Hird, of Barnard Castle; husband of Lizzie Jane Hird, of 20, Queen St., Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Formerly 520, Northumberland Fusiliers. Buried in TEN TREE ALLEY CEMETERY, PUISIEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 31.

HODGESON

W
possibly William HODGSON, Private 30795, 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Killed in action 15th May 1918. Born Barnard Castle, enlisted Bishop Auckland. Buried in DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row G. Grave 3. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HOLMES, DCM

William Edward
Regiment Serjeant Major 9672, 7th Battalion (formerly 2nd Battalion), Durham Light Infantry. Died 16 May 1920. Aged 33. Third son of Mary Ann Holmes, of 6, Hall St., Barnard Castle, and the late Walter Holmes. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.). Buried in north-west part of BARNARD CASTLE (ST. MARY) CHURCH CEMETERY, Durham. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HOPSON

James Frederick
Private 5/81870, 90th Training Reserve Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died in United Kingdom 22nd March 1917. Aged 18. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of Robert and Sarah Jane Hopson, of Hole in the Wall, Newgate, Barnard Castle. Served in France. Buried neqar the entrance in BARNARD CASTLE NONCONFORMIST CEMETERY, Durham. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HUGHES

J W
Lieutenant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HULL

John Joseph
Private 22/371, 22nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 14th November 1916. Born Starforth, Yorkshire, enlisted Barnard Castle. Buried in A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS, Somme, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 13.

HUNT

John William
Lance Corporal 17728, 11th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died in United Kingdom 11th January 1916. Aged 23. Born Middleton, Barnard Castle, enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of George and Mary Hunt; husband of Frances Hilda Hunt, of 44, Galgate, Barnard Castle. Born at Middleton-in-Teesdale [CWGC]. Buried south of the Chapel in BARNARD CASTLE (ST. MARY) CHURCH CEMETERY, Durham. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

HUNTER

T S
Private. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

JEMMESON

J
There is a George Edwin JMMESON, Second Lieutenant, 221st Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 15 May 1919. Aged 20. Son of the late Joseph and Mary Jane Jemmeson, of 10, Baliol St., Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on HAIDAR PASHA MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli).

JEMMISON

Fred
[Spelt JEMMESON on CWGC and SDGW but St Mary's has JEMMISON] Private 38371, 4th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 22nd March 1918. Born Marwood, Durham, enlisted Sunderland, resident Barnard Castle. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 31 and 32. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

JEMMISON

Thomas
[Spelt JEMMESON on memorial but JEMMISION on St Mary's] Private 203575, 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 4th October 1918. Born Auckland Park, Bishop Auckland, enlisted Barnard Castle. Buried in ETRETAT CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Seine-Maritime, France. Plot II. Row G. Grave 16. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

JOHNSON

William Edward
Sergeant 1423, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 28th February 1916. Born Low Hartford, enlisted Barnard Castle. Buried in PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave lost. Commemorated on Durham Cem. Mem. 44. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

JONES

James
Private 204183, 1st/5th Battalion (Territorial), Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 27th May 1918. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. No known grave. Commemorated on SOISSONS MEMORIAL, Aisne, France. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

KELLY

Ernest
Private 9692, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action at Gallipoli 21st August 1915. Aged 24. Born Middlesborough-on-Tess, enlisted Frizington, Cumberland, resident Barnard Castle. Son of Mrs. Sarah Kelly, of 1, St. Mary's Terrace, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 119 to 125 or 222 and 223. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

KELLY

John
Private 35266, 7th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 7th October 1916. Aged 20. Born St. Andrew's, Middlesbrough, enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of Mrs. Sarah Kelly, of 1, St. Mary's Terrace, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 C and 12 A.

KIPLING

T B
Serjeant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

LEE

E
Private. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

LEYLAND

[John] Thomas [Stewart]
Driver 186874, 83rd Battery, 11th Brigade, Royal Artillery. Killed in action 18th August 1917. Enlisted and resident Barnard Castle. Formerly Private T.R./5/40142, 32nd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Buried in BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 34. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

LITTLE

Arthur W
Lance Sergeant 4/8894, 10th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 9th May 1917. Born and resident Barnard Castle, enlisted Newcastle-on-Tyne. Buriedin LONDON CEMETERY, NEUVILLE-VITASSE, Pas de Calais, France. Grave lost. Neuville-Vitasse Mill Cem. Mem., Panel 4. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

LODGE

B S
Serjeant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

LOWE

E [I]
Lieutenant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

LUMLEY

Harold [Robert]
Private PS/8964, 20th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died of wounds 30th July 1916. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle, resident New Shildon. Buried in CAUDRY OLD COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 2. See also Barnard Castle Post Office and Barnard Castle St Mary.

McCHEYNE

G W
probably John William McCheyne, private 10212, 8th Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 5th Ju8ly 1916. Born barnard Castle, enlisted Manchester, resident Glasgow.

McDONAGH

J
No further information currently available

MERRYWEATHER

Fred
Private 21/266, 18th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 12th April 1918. Born Wallsend, enlisted Darlington, resident Barnard Castle. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

MOORE

G T O'Hara
Private. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

MORLEY

Frederick
Sapper 79709, 176th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 9th July 1916. Aged 22. Enlisted in the field, resident Barnard Castle. Son of Thomas and Mary J Morley, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Husband of Elizabeth Morley (nee Watson). Buried in HERSIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 5. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

MULGREW

J W (Junior)
Private. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

MULGREW

Thomas (Senior)
No further information currently available - there is a Thomas MULGREW [CWGC] listed as John MULGREW [SDGW], Private 18557, 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 19. Born W. Auckland, Durham, enlisted North Shields, resident Newcastle, Northumberland. Son of Janet E. Mulgrew, of 26, Crispin St., Mill Lane, Newcastle-on-Tyne, and the late Thomas Mulgrew. Native of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE CEMETERY, MESNIL-MARTINSART, Somme, France. PLot/Row/Section D. Grave 49. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

MURRY

B A
No further information currently available - there is a G A MURRAY, Second Corporal WR/290212, Royal Engineers. Died 11 August 1921. Aged 31. Son of W. and C. Murray; husband of Annie Murray, of 8, Ednam Terrace, Barnard Castle. Buried north-east of the cottage in BARNARD CASTLE (ST. MARY) CHURCH CEMETERY, Durham.

NEVISON

Alfred Victor
Driver 199540, 205th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 23rd January 1918. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of George and Frances Nevison, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IX. Row C. Grave 39. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

NIXON

J W
Private. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

OKEY

J
Private. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

OKEY

N
Private 1923, 2nd/6th Cyclist Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 2 December 1918. No further information currently available. Buried south-east near the path in BARNARD CASTLE (ST. MARY) CHURCH CEMETERY, Durham. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

PARKER

[Anthony] Edward Linton
Serjeant G/18153, 11th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West kent Regiment). Killed in action 7th October 1916. Born Barnard Castle, enlisted Newcastle-on-Tyne. Formerly PS/7926, Royal Fusiliers. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 C. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

PATTISON

Robert Henry
[Listed as PATTERSON on SDGW & CWGC] Private 8756, 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 3rd October 1918. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle, resident Darlington. Buried in BRIE BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot V. Row B. Grave 6. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

RAINE

Charles William
Second Lieutenant, 2rd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) attached to 16th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 3 November 1918. Aged 20. Son of Charles E. and Alice Raine, of 6, Horse Market, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in LANDRECIES BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section B. Grave 17. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

RAINE

James William
Private 72508, 2nd Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died 10th September 1918. Aged 33. Born Bishop Auckland, resident and enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Raine, of Barnard Castle; husband of Catherine Raine, of 71, Bridgegate, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, Brandenburg, Germany. Plot VIII. Row A. Grave 2. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

RAMSDEN

J
Serjeant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

ROBSON

Thomas Ambrose
Private TR5/190031, Durham Light Infantry. Died 23 November 1918. Aged 18. Son of Selina Robson, of 6, York Terrace, Barnard Castle, and the late William Edward Robson. Buried in south-east corner of BARNARD CASTLE NONCONFORMIST CEMETERY, Durham. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

RODGERSON

J
No further information currently available

SAWYER

T E
Captain. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

SHEPPERD

P
No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

SISSONS

Sydney
[Listed as SISSON on memorial] Private 307051, Tank Corps. Killed in action 3rd May 1918. Aged 28. Born Brocklesley, Lincolnshire, enlisted Barnard Castle. Formerly 317698, Suffolk Regiment. Husband of Madeline Sissons, of Flatts View, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 94. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

SMILES

Robert Henry
Private 2136, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 19th March 1916. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

SMITH

Alfred
Private 250127, 1/9th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 22nd July 1918. Born Hartforth, Yorkshire, enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of John McDowell Smith and Margaret Smith (nee Stout). See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

SMITH

Frederick
Private 252055, 20th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 31st July 1917. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of the late John McDowell Smith and Margaret Smith (nee Stout) of 33 Bridgegate, Barnard Castle, Durham. His brothers George Henry and Robert also fell. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 36 and 38. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

SMITH

George Henry
Corporal 2264, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 5th November 1916 at the Somme. Born Barnard Castle, enlisted Bishop Auckland. Son of the late John McDowell Smith and Margaret Smith (nee Stout) of 33 Bridgegate, Barnard Castle, Durham. His brothers Frederick and Robert also fell. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

SMITH

J T
[Listed as J J SMITH on St Mary's] Lance Corporal 579860, King's OWn Scottish Borderers. Died 2 January 1920. Aged 23. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Smith, of Flatts View, Barnard Castle. Buried nort-west near Caretaker's house in BARNARD CASTLE (ST. MARY) CHURCH CEMETERY, Durham. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

SMITH

Robert
Private 6/3433, 1st/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 19 September 1916. Enlisted Bishop Auckland, resident Ferry Hill. Son of the late John McDowell Smith and Margaret Smith (nee Stout) of 33 Bridgegate, Barnard Castle, Durham. His brothers George Henry and Frederick also fell. Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 26. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

STEMBRIDGE

Jim
[Memorial listed him as O STEMBRIDGE] Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's OWn (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 29 September 1918. Aged 27. Son of William and Emma Stembridge; husband of Florence Stembridge, of 69, Galgate, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in CHAPEL CORNER CEMETERY, SAUCHY-LESTREE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 16. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

STODDART

P D Russell (Senior)
Corporal 31880, 1/9th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 28th March 1918. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Buried in GOMMECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY NO.2, HEBUTERNE, Pas de Calais, France. Grave lost. Sp. Mem. A. 6. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

STODDART

R Sydney
Sergeant 12038, 10th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 20th July 1915. Born Barnard Castle, enlisted Bishop AUckland, resident Trimdon. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No. 2 Plot VI. Row A. Grave 36. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

STOKELD

Thomas Albert
Private 1854, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 14th July 1916. Born East Hartlepool, enlisted Barnard Castle. Buried in RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row F. Grave 7. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

STOUT

G
Corporal. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

STOUT

John William
Serjeant 235609, 1/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 9th October 1917. Aged 37. Enlisted and resident Barnard Castle. Formerly 3148, 6th Reserve Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Son of Margaret Stout and was brought up by John McDowell Smith and Margaret. Husband of Frances A. Stout, of Bank, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 42 to 47 and 162. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

THEAKSTON

Robert William
[Listed as THEAKSON on memorial] Serjeant 250351, "Z" Company, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 9th April 1918. Aged 23. Born Bishop Auckland, enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of Mrs. Hannah Agnes Key, of 23, The Bank, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 8 and 9. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

URQUART

Frederick
[Spelt URQUHART on SDGW & CWGC] Private 24336, 11th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1916. Born Startforth, Yorkshire, enlisted Manchester, resident Barnard Castle. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

WAINE

George Graham
[Listed a J J on St Mary's memorial] Lance Sergeant 19117, 14th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 13th February 1916. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of Watson and Elizabeth Waine, of 25, Thorngate, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in POTIJZE BURIAL GROUND CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section V. Grave 5. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

WAINE

William
Private 273001, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 14th April 1917. Enlisted Barnard Castle. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 8. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

WALKER

Robert
Private 4/8691, 2nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 8th January 1915. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Husband of B. Wilson, of Cappie Yard, Bridgegate, Barnard Castle. Co. Durham. Buried in FERME BUTERNE MILITARY CEMETERY, HOUPLINES, Nord, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 2. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

WALTON

Alfred Ernest
Private 51311, 7th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 9th April 1918. Aged 26. Born Corbridge, Northumberland, enlisted and resident Barnard Castle. Son of Mrs. Louise Walton, of Ware St. Barnard Castle; husband of Lilian Walton, of 3, Hall St., Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Formerly 40344, Durham Light Infantry. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 27 to 30. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

WARDLE

George H
Private 1981, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 2nd October 1916. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

WATSON

Harold
Serjeant 40314, 12th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 19th July 1918. Aged 26. Born Darlington, enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of C. H. and S. J. Watson, of Barnard Castle, Durham. Formerly 21/322, Durham Light Infantry. Buried in LE GRAND HASARD MILITARY CEMETERY, MORBECQUE, Nord, France. Plot 1. Row B. Grave 12. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

WATSON

R
[J R on Barnard Castle St Mary's memorial] Serjeant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

WEARMOUTH

T J
Serjeant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

WELFORD

A
Private 75672, Depot, Tank Corps. Died 16 April 1919. Buried north-west near main gate entrance in BARNARD CASTLE (ST. MARY) CHURCH CEMETERY, Durham. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

WELLMAN

E T
Staff Serjeant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

WILKINSON

Joseph
Private 30303, 10th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th April 1918. Aged 35. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 4. Born Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. In the 1911 Census he is resident at The Red Well Inn, Barnard Castle. Attested 11 December 1915. Sent to the Army Reserve 12 December 1915, mobilised 18 December 1916, posted 19 December 1916. Reported missing in France [C.1552] 12 April 1918 ["Recorded for Official Purposes as having died (on or since)" E/759734/1] Transferred from Reserve (50546) to West Yorkshire Regiment 21 March 1917. Served at Home 11 December 1915 to 20 March 1918; in France 21 March 1917 to 11 October 1918; at Home (HB8749) 12 October 1917 to 29 March 1918; in France 30 March 1918 until his death.

From the 'STATEMENT of addresses...' his widow, Beatrice A Wilkinson, is residing at Guys Cottage, Barnard Castle, with their five children:
Louisa b. May 8 1906
John b. May 3 1908
Thomas H b. Dec 5 1911
Oliver? b. July 12 1915
Brenda b. May 2 1917
His brother John at the Red Well Inn and his sister, Catherine Hunter at 3 Victoria Terrace, Bd Castle.
The statement is witnessed by the Vicar of Barnard Castle, Henry Bircham, on 1st July 1919.

Details taken from the 'British Army Service Records 1914-1920' courtesy of The National Archives.

See also Barnard Castle Post Office

WILKINSON

W
probably Stanley W WILKINSON, Private 72226 [CWGC] or 2226 [SDGW], 16th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 24 October 1917. Aged 19. Born and resident Barnard Castle, enlisted Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland. Son of Mrs. S.J. Wilkinson, of Portland Square, King St., Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A.

WILSON

George William
Private 15300, 7th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of Robert N. and Nancy M. Wilson, of Queen St., Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

WILSON

Joseph Pearson
Private 45137, 2nd Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 29th September 1918. Aged 20. Born and resident Barnard castle, enlisted Newcastle. Son of the late Robert Wilson, of 1, Victoria Terrace East, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 5. See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

WILSON

M
No further information currently available

WILSON

William
Private 37562, 8th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment). Killed in action 2nd August 1917. Aged 32. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle, resident Laslington. Son of Robert and Jane Wilson, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham; husband of Mary Winifred Wilson, of "St. Mary's," Bridge St., Sunderland. Formerly 180045, Royal Engineers. Buried in ARTILLERY WOOD CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot X. Row F. Grave 16.

YOUNG

Ernest
Sergeant 250166, 1st/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 26th March 1918. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle. Son of the late Mrs. Mary Young; husband of Emma Brownless (formerly Young), of 1, Peason Terrace, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 68 to 72.

YOUNG

James
Private 4214, 1st/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 23rd September 1916. Aged 32. Enlisted Bishop Auckland, resident Barnard Castle. Son of James and Ann Young; husband of Frances Ann Young, of 44, Bridge Gate, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C.See also Barnard Castle St Mary's

YOUNG

Robert Eliott
Private 60672, 2nd/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 20th July 1918. Born barnard castle, enlisted Stockton-on-Tees. Brother of Mr. F. Young, of 8, Ware St., Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Marne, France. Plot II. Row J. Grave 2.See also Barnard Castle St Mary's
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
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BARKER

Robert Henry
Ordinary Seaman C/JX 350669, H.M.S. Lanka, Royal Navy. Died 12 February 1944. Aged 19. Son of Robert William and Muriel Evelyn Barker, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAl, Kent. Panel 76, Column 2.

BAILES

Henry Elliott
[Spelt BAYLES on CWGC] Able Seaman P/JX 191044, H.M.S. Kipling, Royal Navy. Died 11 May 1942. Aged 22. Son of Henry Bustin Bayles and Dora Parker Bayles, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panle 63, Column 1.

BOWER

Peter Hewitson
Captain 76949, 2nd Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own). Died 15 june 1942. Aged 23. Son of Dr. Alexander Hay Bower and Alice Hewitson Bower, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA, Libya. Plot 12. Row F. Grave 2.

BROWNLESS

John James
Private 4453647, 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 6 October 1944. Aged 24. Son of Harry and Emma Brownless, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium. Plot X. Row 23. Grave 4.

CHAPMAN

Thomas Arnold
Sergeant 571423, 207 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 20 May 1943. Aged 22. Son of Anthony and Mary Anne Chapman, of Barnard Castle; husband of Kathleen Mary Chapman of Lincoln. Buried in BARNARD CASTLE NONCONFORMIST CEMETERY, Durham. 7th row from east wall. 17th grave from centre of Southern part.

CHATT

F
No further information currently available

CORIGAN

P P
No further information currently available

CUMMINS

A J
No further information currently available

DALE

[Christopher] George [Noel]
Fusilier 4275007, 4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 6 June 1942. Aged 23. Son of George and Margaret Dale; husband of Freda Dale, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA, Libya. Plot 10. Row J. Grave 25.

DEACON

Derrick
Signalman 2597336, 4th H.Q. Signals, Royal Corps of Signals. Died 24 August 1943. Aged 22. Son of Robert William and Eliza Jane Deacon, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. His brother Robert also died on service (see below). Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot 23. Row F. Grave 14.

DEACON

Robert
Sergeant (Bomb Aimer/Navigator) 1049243, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 5 May 1943. Aged 19. Son of Robert William and Eliza Jane Deacon, of Barnard Castle. His brother Derrick also died on service (see above). Buried in BARNARD CASTLE (ST. MARY) CHURCH CEMETERY, Durham. Section I. Grave 35.

DOWN

Frederick Henry
Pilot Officer (Observer) 119719, 12 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 1 August 1942. Son of Frederick and Florrie Down, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Plot 1. Row G. Grave 2.

DRESSER

H
No further information currently available

GOLDSMITH

T
No further information currently available

GREGORY

J
No further information currently available

HINCHCLIFFE

George Albert
Corporal 4455744, Army catering Corps attached 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 19 June 1943. Aged 39. Husband of Ethel May Hinchcliffe, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in SUEZ WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 3. Row B. Grave 4.

HOLROYD

J J
No further information currently available

HUNTER

Robert
Private 4457008, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 27 July 1946. Aged 25. Son of Robert and Edith Alice Hunter, of Barnard Castle. Buried in BARNARD CASTLE (ST. MARY) CHURCH CEMETERY, Durham. Section H. Grave 43.

JACKSON

Francis Dalton
Lieutenant, 67 Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 1 August 1945. Aged 33. Son of Robert and Emily Maude Jackson, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in RANCHI WAR CEMETERY, India. Plot 4. Row A. Grave 9.

JEFFERSON

Raymond Lewis
Telegraphist P/JX 676589, H.M.L.C.G. (M) 102, Royal Navy. Died 1 November 1944. Aged 20. Son of Edgar Alfonso Jefferson and Isabel Jefferson, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 84, Column 3.

JOHNSON

John
Private 3712032, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster). Died 29 June 1944. Aged 24. Son of Robert and Alice Johnson, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in JOHANNESBURG (WEST PARK) CEMETERY, Gauteng, South Africa. Miltitary Section. Grave 212.

JONES

J
No further information currently available

KITCHEN

R J A
No further information currently available

LEASKE

J J R
No further information currently available

MACKIE

Edward Henry
[Spelt McKIE on CWGC] Private 4453656, Durham Light Infantry. Died 4 February 1945. Aged 41. Son of Edward Henry and Mary Ann Elizabeth McKie, of South Shields. Buried in BARNARD CASTLE (ST. MARY) CHURCH CEMETERY, Durham. Section H. Grave 40.

MARQUISS

T H
No further information currently available

MILNER

Arthur
Aircraftman 1st Class 1204927, 224 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 17 June 1941. Aged 26. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Milner, of Barnard Castle. Buried in BARNARD CASTLE (ST. MARY) CHURCH CEMETERY, Durham. Section K. Grave 30.

PATTISON

George
Sergeant 640059, 211 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 13 April 1941. Aged 26. Son of George and Esther Ann Pattison, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 243.

PICKISKIL

C D
No further information currently available

RIDSDALE

F R
No further information currently available

ROBERTS

R
No further information currently available

ROBINSON

Joseph Norman
Serjeant 4455629, 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 2 November 1942. Aged 30. Son of Joseph Robert and Florence Marian Robinson, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham; husband of Marian Robinson, of Barnard Castle. Buried in EL ALAMEIN WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot XVII. Row H. Grave 3.

ROCHE

Noeman
[Spelt ROCH on CWGC] Chief Officer, M.V. Northmoor (London), Merchant Navy. Died 17 May 1943. Aged 35. Son of John and Mary Roch, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 74.

SHEPPARD

Edumnd George
Captain 100048, 2nd Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died 26 April 1944. Aged 26. Son of E. Sheppard and Margaret A. Sheppard, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar. Plot 7A. Row F. Grave 23.

SMITH

William Thomas
Serheant (Flight Engineer) 1049079, 50 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 27 September 1943. Aged 20. Son of Wilfred Barton Smith and Elizabeth Smith, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in HANOVER WAR CEMETERY, Niedersachsen, Germany. Plot 3. Row H. Grave 13.

SPENCER

Peter
[Listed as B SPENCER on transcription] Private 4344024 , 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 13 october 1944. Aged 23. Son of John George and Ethel Spencer, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in MOOK WAR CEMETERY, Limburg (Netherlands), Netherlands. Plot III. Row A. Grave 5.

STANCLIFFE

D A
No further information currently available

STODDART

E
No further information currently available

SUTHERLAND

S
No further information currently available

SWAILES

John
[Spelt SWALES on CWGC] Private 4453634, 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 7 April 1944. Aged 29. Son of William and Catherine Swales, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in PRAGUE WAR CEMETERY, Czech Republic. Plot I. Row C. Grave 13.

WAINE

W H F
No further information currently available

WALKER

A L
No further information currently available

WALKER

Robert
Private 10534528, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 19 May 1945. Aged 27. Son of Thomas and Rose Walker, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in UDINE WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot II. Row E. Grave 2.

WATSON

Kenneth Hugh [F]
Gunner 1568934. 155 Battery, 52 Light A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 8 June 1941. Aged 23. Son of John Staley Watson and Cicelia Ann Watson, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on ATHENS MEMORIAL, Greece. Face 3.

WILKINSON

E M
No further information currently available

WILSON

Cyril
Private 4278926, 2nd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, A.A.C. Died 17 March 1943. Aged 20. Son of Andrew and Rose Wilson, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in TABARKA RAS RAJEL WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Plot 3. Row A. Grave 7.

WILSON

James
Corporal 2982294, 1st Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Died 10 December 1940. Aged 24. Son of William and Barbara Ann Wilson, of Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Buried in HALFAYA SOLLUM WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 7. Row D. Grave 9.

WILSON

M
No further information currently available

WINTER

J
No further information currently available

WINTER

J H
No further information currently available

WRIGHT

G
No further information currently available

WRIGHT

W
No further information currently available

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