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COCKFIELD METHODIST CHAPEL WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2015

Within Cockfield Methodist Chapel there is a brass plaque affixed to a backing board containing the names of the men from the church who gave their lives in the First World War.

Photograph Copyright © Rachel Wood 2015

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF THIS CHURCH WHO GAVE THEIR
LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR

BRADLEY Ebenezer
Private 81318, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 24 October 1918. Born Cockfield, enlisted Darlington. Formerly 78721, Northumberland Fusiliers. Buried in PREMONT BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 13. See also Cockfield Village Memorial
DOWSON John George
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 and Council School 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 and Council School Memorial
HAMMOND Moses
Private 24712, 2nd Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 3 April 1917. Aged 20. Born Cockfield, enlisted Darlington. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Ellen Hammond. Buried in SAVY BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row J. Grave 22. See also Cockfield Village Memorial
HUTCHINSON John C B
Private 66570, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died 10 June 1918. Aged 20. Son of John and Sarah Hutchinson, of Peth Row Farm, Cockfield. Buried in COCKFIELD CEMETERY, Co. Durham. Plot/Row/Section P. Grave 23. See also Cockfield Village Memorial
KIRBY Bert
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 and Council School Memorial
KIRBY Luther [Dixon]
Private 51653, 21st Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 24 October 1917. Aged 26. Born and resident Cockfield, enlisted Darlington. Son of James G. and Jane Ellen Kirby, of 15, Second St., Crookhall, Leadgate, Co. Durham; husband of Mrs. S. H. Bradley (formerly Kirby), of 82, Broadway, Deerscroft, Doncaster. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 120 to 124 and 162 to 162A and 163A. See also Cockfield Village Memorial
LEE Jeremiah Cameron aka Jerry
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 and Council School Memorial
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 and Council School Memorial
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 and Council School Memorial

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