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ST. MARY'S, BARNARD CASTLE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed Revd. Robert J. Jackson 2005

The memorial is located in St. Mary's Parish Church. It takes the form of a memorial doorway above which is a shield that contains a legend. The list of names is formulate by Officers then men, including NCO's but has been sorted here into alphabetical order for ease of reading.

TO THE GLORY OF GOD

TO COMMEMORATE THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR

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

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

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

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.

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

BEADLE

H

Sergeant - A BEADLE on Barnard Castle

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. Buried in VILLERS-FAUCON COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot/Row/Section E. Grave 27. See also Barnard Castle

BERRY

H T

Private

BLENKINSOP

Cecil William
[Spelt BLENKINSOPP on SDGW - Listed as Serjeant on memorial] 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. Son of William and M. E. Blenkinsopp, of 8, Wood St., Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4. See also Barnard Castle

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

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

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

BUCKLE

J R

[Listed as R J BUCKLE on Barnard Castle] Captain. See also Barnard Castle

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

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

CHAPMAN

Thomas
[Listed as Lance Corporal on memorial] 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

CHATT

Tom
[Listed as Lance Corporal on memorial] 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

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

CROFT, MM

George [William]
[Listed as Lance Corporal on memorial] 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

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

EMMERSON

A W

Serjeant. See also Barnard Castle

EMMERSON

J H

2nd Lieutenant. See also Barnard Castle

EMMERSON

M

Lieutenant

EMMERSON

R H

Sergeant

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

EVANS

Herbert
[Listed as Serjeant on memorial] 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

FEATHAM

Frederick James
[Listed as FEATUM and Lance Corporal on memorial] 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

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

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

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]

FOOT

W

Private

FORCETT

R

Lance Corporal. See also Barnard Castle

GALLIE

S

Captain. See also Barnard Castle

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.

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

GRAY

Hugh Andrew

[Spelt GREY and lsited as Serjeant on memorial] 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

HALL

J

Serjeant. See also Barnard Castle

HALL

Sydney
[Listed as Serjeant on memorial] 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

HARRISON

L

Serjeant. See also Barnard Castle

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

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

HEPWORTH

J H

Captain

HERON

F

Private. See also Barnard Castle

HERON

J

PPrivate. See also Barnard Castle

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

HEWITSON

Wilfred
[Listed as Corporal on memorial] 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

HODGESON

W
[Listed as Serjeant on memorial] 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

HOLMES, DCM

William Edward
[Listed as HOLME on memorial] 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

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

HUGES

J W

Lieutenant. See also Barnard Castle

HUNT

John William
[Listed as Private on memorial] 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

HUNTER

T [S]

Private. See also Barnard Castle

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

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

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

JONES

James
[Listed as Serjeant on memorial] 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

KELLY

Ernest
[Listed as Serjeant on memorial] 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

KIPLING

T B

Serjeant. See also Barnard Castle

LEE

E

Private. See also Barnard Castle

LEYLAND

John Thomas [Stewart]
[Listed as Serjeant on memorial] 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

LITTLE

Arthur W
[Listed as Serjeant on memorial] 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

LODGE

B G

[Listed as B S LODGE on Barnard Castle] Serjeant. See also Barnard Castle

LOWE

E I

Lieutenant. See also Barnard Castle

LUMLEY

Harold [Robert]

[Listed as Sergeant on memorial] 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..

MERRYWEATHER

Fred
[Listed as M F MERRYWEATHER on memorial] Private 21/266, 18th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 12th April 1918. Born Wallsend, enlisted Darlington, resident Barnard Castle. Buried in LE GRAND BEAUMART BRITISH CEMETERY, STEENWERCK, Nord, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 4. See also Barnard Castle

MOORE

G T O'Hare

Private. See also Barnard Castle

MORLEY

Frederick
[Listed a Private on memorial] 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

MULGREW

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

MULGREW

Thomas (Senior)
Private. 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

MURPHY

G A

Private

NEVISON

Alfred Victor
[Listed as Private on memorial] 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

NIXON

J W

Private. See also Barnard Castle

OKEY

J

Private. See also Barnard Castle

OKEY

N

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

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

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

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

RAINE

James William
[Listed as Serjeant on memorial] 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

RAMSDEN

J

Serjeant. See also Barnard Castle

ROBSON

Thomas Ambrose
[Listed as Serjeant on memorial] 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

RODGERS

J

Serjeant

SAWYER

T E

Captain. See also Barnard Castle

SHEPPERD

Thomas

[Listed as SHEPHERD on CWGC, SDGW and Post Office Memorial. Listed as Serjeant on this memorial] Private D/22066, 10th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action 27th October 1918. Aged 34. Born Cleatham, Durham, enlisted Dalton, Newcastle-on-Tyne, resident Baringham, Durham. Husband of Florence Shepherd, of Barningham, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham. Formerly 301904, Royal Army Service Corps. Buried in TEZZE BRITISH CEMETERY, Italy. Plot 4. Row D. Grave 2. See also Barnard Castle Post Office.

SHEPPERED

P

Serjeant. See also Barnard Castle

SISSONS

Sydney
[Listed as SISSENS and Serjeant 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

SMILES

Robert Henry
[Listed as Serjeant on memorial] Private 2136, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 19th March 1916. Born and enlisted Barnard Castle.See also Barnard Castle

SMITH

Alfred
[Listed as Corporal on memorial] 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

SMITH

Frederick
[Listed as Corporal on memorial] 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

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

SMITH

J T
[Listed as J J SMITH on St Mary's and J T on Barnard Castle] 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

SMITH

Robert
[Listed as Corporal on memorial] 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

STENBRIDGE

Jim

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

STODDART

[P] D Russell

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

[Listed as Corporal on memorial] 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

STOKELD

Thomas Albert
[Listed as Corporal on memorial] 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

STOUT

G

Corporal. See also Barnard Castle

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

THEAKSTON

Robert William
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

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

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

WAINE

William
[Listed as Lance Serjeant on memorial] 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

WALKER

Robert
[Listed as Lance Serjeant on memorial] 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

WALTON

Alfred Ernest
[Listed as Lance Serjeant on memorial] 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

WARDLE

George H
[Listed as Lance Serjeant on memorial] 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

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

WATSON

R
Serjeant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle

WEARMOUTH

T J
Serjeant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle

WELFORD

A
[Listed as Serjeant on memorial] 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

WELLMAN

E T

Staff Serjeant. No further information currently available. See also Barnard Castle

WILKERSON

S W

Private

WILKERSON

W

Private

WILKINSON

J

[Listed as Staff Serjeant on memorial]

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

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

YOUNG

E

Serjeant

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

YOUNG

Robert Eliott
[Listed as Serjant on memorial] 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

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