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CHATTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2016

Chatton is on the B6348, just west of the A1 . The memorial stands on the village green at Chatton. It takes the form of a two-stepped base surmounted by a square pedestal, a tapering shaft and a plain cross all from stone. The inscription is carved on three sides of the pedestal and a low chain link fence has been placed around the monument. There are 12 names listed for World War 1 and 6 for World War 2.

Chatton War Memorial
Photograph Copyright © Mel Gibbs 2016

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF THOSE FROM THIS PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE TWO GREAT WARS

1914 - 1919

AITCHINSON

John

No further information currently available

ARMSTRONG

David

No further information currently available

COMMON

Joseph

[Listed as James on SDGW] Private 2943, 2nd/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 12 May 1916. Born Belfast, enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried in south-east part of CHATTON (HOLY CROSS) CHURCHYARD, Northumberland.

GALLON

James

No further information currently available

HINSON

John

No further information currently available

HINSON

Thomas

No further information currently available

NESBIT

John

No further information currently available

NESBIT

Thomas

No further information currently available

REDHEAD

Robert

Private 56914, 3rd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 1 July 1918. Born Boarsheil, Northumberland, enlisted Newcastle-on-Tyne, resident Belford. Buried in south-east part of CHATTON (HOLY CROSS) CHURCHYARD, Northumberland.

RENTON

John William

No further information currently available

RUTHERFORD

Robert Murray

Private 27680, 11th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 30 July 1916. Aged 22. Born Charlton, Hants (sic -SDGW), enlisted Woolmer, Northumberland. Son of Robert and Margaret Ann Rutherford, of Chatton, Belford, Northumberland. Native of Chatton. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IX. Row B. Grave 5.

STOTHART

George

Lance Corporal 24269, "Z" Company, 11th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 6 September 1916. Aged 21. Born Lowick, Northumberland, enlisted Newcastle-on-Tyne. Son of Thomas and Cecily Stothart, of Hetton Limeworks, Lowick, Northumberland. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot X. Row Z. Grave 2A.

1939 - 1945

ALEXANDER

Leslie

Fusilier 4274062, 9th Battalion, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed during the siege of Singapore 13 February 1942. Aged 22. Son of Jeremiah Grey Alexander and Mary Ann Alexander, of Chatton. Alnwick, Northumberland. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 46.

AMOS

Robert

Serjeant 4263441, 9th Battalion, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed during the siege of Singapore when the Japanese stormed the hospital killed staff and patients between 13 and 16 February 1942. Aged 36. Son of Adam and Margaret Amos, of Chatton, Northumberland; husband of Margaret Allison Amos, of Chatton. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE CIVIL HOSPITAL GRAVE MEMORIAL, Singapore. Column 1.

KNIGHT

Douglas

No further information currently available

PIGG

Oswald St Jphn

Flying Officer 39678, 72 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 1 September 1940. Aged 22. Son of the Revd. John James Pigg, and Mabel Tyson Pigg, of Chatton Vicarage Northumberland. Buried in DURHAM (ST. OSWALD'S) BURIAL GROUND, Durham. Row I. Grave 90.

RENTON

Wilfred

No further information currently available

RILEY

William

No further information currently available

Last updated 24 September, 2017

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