Craghead 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.

The War Memorial on Edward Street in Craghead lists the names of those lost in both World Wars.

from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
William Carr - RND - Craghead (In Hospital)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
JW Fisher - RE - Craghead (Reported killed)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
John Lancaster - 8th E Yorks - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
Dan Freeman - 5th Inniskilling Fusiliers - Craghead (Missing)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
R Thornton - 6th Inniskillings - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
Seaman Ellison - RND - Craghead (Missing)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
W Thornton - 6th Inniskillings - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
R Ellison - RAMC - Craghead (Died of wounds)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
Harry Abbott - 6th E Yorks - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
John Freeman - 5th Inniskillings - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
James Ward - Craghead (Missing)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
R Blayney - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
Dan Freeman - 5th Inniskillings - Craghead (Missing)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
John Whittle - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
William Garbutt - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
A Craigs - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
P Maguire - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
M Heaviside - DLI - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
M Lonsdale - DLI - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
Thomas Firby - DLI - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
Driver Ste?en Craigs - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
William J Morton - 1st NF - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
J Bristo - 8th Border Regiment - Craghead (Killed)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
Robert Alderson - 5th NF - Craghead (wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
JP Leighton and Dora Wilson - Wedding - Benfieldside

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
R Blayney - 8th DLI - Craghead (Wounded)

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
JW Ward - 8th DLI - Craghead (Missing)

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from Beamish Museum (youtube)
Private Michael Heaviside VC arriving at Shield Row station

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
1916-03-21 (Mar) C 10

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from IllustratedChronicles (flickr)
1916-03-24 (Mar) A 01

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from Flickr (flickr)
24.04.17

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31.03.1917m

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