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Acklington at War


During the First World War the Illustrated Chronicle published photographs of soldiers and sailors from Newcastle and the North East of England. These have been made available by Newcastle Libraries.
Acklington Lych Gate, St John's Church RAF Acklington (1916-1975)
from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
LC C Johnson - Acklington

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
M Johnson - Acklington

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
R Johnson - Acklington

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
Joseph Bell - Army - Acklington

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
T Johnson - Acklington

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
T Bowman - Army - Acklington

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
W Hedley - Army - Acklington

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
A Pitchford - Army - Acklington

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
B Pitchford - Army - Acklington

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
E Pitchford - Army - Acklington

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
JR Pitchford - Army - Acklington

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
James Tuck - Army - Acklington

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
W Pitchford - Army - Acklington

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
C Johnson - Acklington

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
Richard Brown - 8th Somerset LI - Acklington (Killed)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
J Fenwick - Acklington (Killed)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
John Edwards - 18th NF - Acklington (Killed)

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World War II light anti-aircraft artillery site (Acklington)
- "In World War II (1939-45) a light anti-aircraft artillery site was built here to protect RAF Acklington...." Map shows the site, near former first school.

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Peter Smith
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RAF Acklington (1916-1975)
- Overview About RAF Acklington The aerodrome was built during World War 1 and opened in 1916 when it was known as Royal Flying Corps Station Southfields. It was closed in ...

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