Blanchland at War


First World War casualties from Blanchland:

Name Further info Regiment Notes
Brown, John CWGC B Coy. 1st/4th Bn.
Northumberland Fusiliers

Died 21/06/1916
Died in Belgium
Age: 28
Cenotaph: Blanchland

Service no: 2774
Son of John and Annie Brown, of Blanchland, Shotley Bridge, Co. Durham.
Forster, Tom Mawson CWGC 1st Bn.
Northumberland Fusiliers

Died 19/09/1918
Died in France
Age: 26
Cenotaph: Blanchland

Service no: 28016
Son of Sidneyan Forster, of Bay Bridge, Blanchland, Shotley Bridge, Co. Durham, and the late Thomas Forster.
Kennedy, William IWM  

 

Morpeth, George CWGC 1st/5th Bn.
Yorkshire Regiment

Died 11/04/1918
Died in France
Age: 22
Cenotaph: Blanchland

Service no: 46669
Son of Hannah Morpeth. of The Square, Blanchland, Shotley Bridge, Co. Durham, and the late Thomas Morpeth.
Murray, William CWGC 1st/4th Bn.
Northumberland Fusiliers

Died 15/09/1916
Died in France
Age: 23
Cenotaph: Blanchland

Service no: 2773
Nephew of H. O. Murray, of Blanchland, Shotley Bridge, Co. Durham.

Sanderson, Edgar

CWGC

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1st/6th Bn.
Northumberland Fusiliers

Died 27/04/1915
Died in Belgium
Age: 22
Cenotaph: Blanchland

Service no: 2554
Son of Eliza Sanderson, of 2, Reservoir Cottages, Spennymoor, Co. Durham, and the late William Sanderson; husband of Florence Rose Angus (formerly Sanderson), of 39, Sutton Model Dwellings, Barrack Square, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Native of Blanchland, Shotley Bridge, Co. Durham.
Vipond, Harry James

IWM

CWGC

2nd Bn. 

Coldstream Guards

Died 26/02/1917

Service no: 16323

White, George CWGC 1st Bn.
Gloucestershire Regiment

Died 25/04/1918
Died in France
Age: 33
Cenotaph: Blanchland

Service no: 32190
Son of Andrew and Jane White, of Blanchland, Riding Mill, Northumberland.
Wilson, William IWM  

 

CWGC - Commonwealth War Graves Commission
IWM - Imperial War Museums - War Memorials Register

from https://www.iwm.org.uk/memo...
Memorial: BLANCHLAND
- "St Cuthberts Cross (roughly Malterse Cross shaped) on tall slender tapering shaft and plain square plinth. The main inscription is down the front of the shaft. The quotation is on ...

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Edgar Sanderson - 6th NF - Spennymoor (Killed)

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