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COCKFIELD COUNTY SCHOOL WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2015

Within the school is a hand drawn board containing a Roll of Honour of those who served in the First World War including Staff Member’s past and present and Old Boys. Those who made the ultimate sacrifice are marked as such.

Photograph Copyright © Rachel Wood 2015

FOR HIS COUNTRY’S SAKE
ROLL OF HONOUR
OF
COCKFIELD COUNCIL SCHOOL
1914-1918

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

Staff Present  
CAPSTICK J D
Served and returned
CHAMBERS Norman Wilson
Private 22/929, 22nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 26 October 1916. Aged 30. Born North Shields, enlisted Darlington, resident Cockfield. Son of Robert and Katherine Chambers; husband of M. M. Chambers, of Barnard House, Cockfield, Co. Durham. Late Assistant Master in Cockfield Council School. Buried in GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE, Somme, France. Plot I. Row P. Grave 47. See also Cockfield Village Memorial
FORSYTH W
Served and returned
LEMMON W
Served and returned
Staff Past  
GREY E
Served and returned
HILL T O
Served and returned
SALKELD J B
Served and returned
Old Boys  
BAYLES J J
Served and returned
BUTTLE H
Served and returned
BUTTLE Jos.
Served and returned
BUTTLE Hy
Served and returned
CHAMBERS R
Served and returned
CLARRY N
Served and returned
CLENNEL J W
Served and returned
CLOSE John [James]
Private 32627, 14th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 11 December 1916. Aged 22. Born and resident Cockfield, enlisted Darlington. Son of Edward and Annie Close, of Fell Edge, Cockfield, Co. Durham. Buried in CAMBRIN CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section S. Grave 38. See also Cockfield Village Memorial
CORNER E
Served and returned
DAVISON A
Served and returned
DOWSON John George
[J B on ROH] Private 51598, 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 11 September 1918. Born Butterknowle, Durham, enlisted Sunderland, resident Cockfield. Formerly 78815, Northumberland Fusiliers. Buried in HONNECHY BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 22. See also Cockfield Village Memorial
GARGETT George [O]
Private 35331, 12th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 16 June 1917. Aged 21. Enlisted Felling-on-Tyne. Son of Alfred and Annie Gargett, of 2, Mayfield Terrace, Cockfield, Co. Durham. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2 and 3. See also Cockfield Village Memorial
HALL C
Served and returned
HAMMOND W
Served and returned
HODGSON J R
Served and returned
HOLLIDAY J W
Served and returned
HOOD Percy
Private 16/323, 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Born Whitley Bay, Northumberland, enlisted Newcastle-on-Tyne. Aged 20. Brother of George Foster Hood, of 4, Granville Terrace, Darlington. In the 1911 census he was aged 15, nephew of Charles Attwood Hood, born Cockfield, resident Holly Moor Cockfield with his brother George Foster Hood. . Buried in LONSDALE CEMETERY, AUTHUILLE, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row S. Grave 10. See also Cockfield Village Memorial
HUNT W
Served and returned
HUNTER M
Served and returned
KIRBY Bert aka Bertie
Private 388253, 2nd (Northumbrian) Field Ambulance attached 66th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps (Territorial Force). Died in Salonika 1 October 1918. Enlisted Cockfield. Son of Mrs. W. Woodward, of 7, Mayfield Terrace Cockfield, Co. Durham. Buried in SARIGOL MILITARY CEMETERY, KRISTON, Greece. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 7. See also Cockfield Village Memorial
KIRBY J
Served and returned
LEE Jeremiah [Cameron]
Private 3666, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 1 October 1916. Aged 23. Enlisted Durham, resident Bishop Auckland. Son of Elizabeth Ann Lee, of Cockfield, Co. Durham, and the late John Lee; husband of Mary Jane Lee, of 13, Jubilee Terrace, Evenwood, Bishop Auckland. Buried in WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row J. Grave 12. See also Cockfield Village Memorial
MORRELL A
Served and returned
POUNDER W H
Served and returned
RENWICK H S
Served and returned
ROBSON F
Served and returned
ROBSON J
Served and returned
SAMS S
Served and returned
SEWELL J T
Served and returned
SPENCE E
Served and returned
SPENCE E M
Served and returned
SLIRK R
Served and returned
WALKER R
Served and returned
WALKER S
Served and returned
WALL G
Served and returned
WALL N
Served and returned
WALLACE Robert [William]
Private 3974, 1/6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 1 October 1916. Enlisted Bishop Auckland, resident Cockfield. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C. See also Cockfield Village Memorial
WATSON H
Served and returned
WATSON J W
Served and returned
WILLIAMS J
Served and returned
WILLIAMSON E
Served and returned
WOOD Edgar
Private 277236, 1/7th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 26 March 1918. Enlisted Bishop Auckland, resident Cockfield. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 68 to 72. See also Cockfield Village Memorial
Staff Not on Memorial    
LOCKEY Ambrose Miller No further information currently available
NUNNEY Percival Hunt No further information currently available

Last updated 31 October, 2015

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