DescriptionWar Memorial on the village hall in Frosterley, Weardale, Co. Durham THIS TABLET AND CLOCK | ARE ERECTED IN HONOUR | OF THE 126 GALLANT MEN | OF FROSTERLEY, WHO SERVED IN | THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919, | AND IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING | WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES:- JOHN WILLIAM ELLWOOD – Private John Ellwood (Service No: 465), 1st/6th Bn., Durham Light Infantry; died 26 April 1915, aged 33; name recorded on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen (Panel 36 and 38.); son of Elizabeth Alice Ellwood, of Cross Hill, Stanhope, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1611513/ELLWOOD, JOHN" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1611513/ELLWOOD,%20JOHN GEORGE HERBERT GREENWELL – Private George Herbert Greenwell (Service No: 14087), 2nd Bn., Border Regiment; died 16 May 1915, aged 26; name recorded on the Le Touret Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France (Panel 19 and 20.); son of Thomas and Sarah Jane Greenwell, of Croft Terrace, Frosterley, Co. Durham; [death reported in Newcastle Journal , 26 May 1915]: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/857152/GREENWELL, GEORGE HERBERT" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/857152/GREENWELL,%20G... ALFRED DENNISON – Private Alfred Dennison (Service No: 2279), 1st/6th Bn., Durham Light Infantry; died 26 June 1915, aged 27; buried in Frosterley (St. Michael) Churchyard, Co. Durham; son of Thomas and Mary Dennison, of Frosterley; husband of Nellie Pinder (formerly Dennison), of Front St., Frosterley: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/354998/DENNISON, ALFRED" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/354998/DENNISON,%20AL... JOHN HENRY BOYD – Private J. H. Boyd (Service No: RTS/4161), Army Service Corps; trade: Strapper; died 14 July 1915; buried in Stanhope Cemetery, Co. Durham (" C." H. 64.): http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/354841/BOYD, J H" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/354841/BOYD,%20J%20H EDWARD HOGG – Possibly: Private Edward Hogg (Service No: 9891), 2nd Bn., Durham Light Infantry; died 17 July 1915, aged 42; buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France (VIII. B. 63.); Private Hogg’s Forces War Records entry states that he was born at Richmond, Yorkshire and resident at Witton-le-Wear, Co. Durham; an Edward Hogg appears in the 1911 Census as a 36-year old quarryman, living with his wife Jane at Bridge End, Frosterley; this Edward Hogg had been born at Alderborough, Yorkshire, which could possibly be Aldbrough St John, near Richmond: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/47184/HOGG, EDWARD" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/47184/HOGG,%20EDWARD ROBERT WALLER – Private R. Waller (Service No: 27338), 2nd Bn., Durham Light Infantry; died 20 October 1916; buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France (I. H. 17.): http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/79633/WALLER, R" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/79633/WALLER,%20R HERBERT DENNISON – Private Herbert Dennison (Service No: 27997), 2nd Bn., Durham Light Infantry; died 15 October 1916; name recorded on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France (Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C.): http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/756638/DENNISON, HERBERT" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/756638/DENNISON,%20HE... ROBERT WALTON WHITFIELD – Private Robert Watton Whitfield (Service No: 38293), 12th Bn., King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry; died 23 March 1917, aged 25; buried in Varennes Military Cemetery, Somme, France (I. J. 53.); son of Shield Whitfield, of Prospect House, Frosterley, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/73752/WHITFIELD, ROBERT WATTON" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/73752/WHITFIELD,%20RO... EDWIN FORREST – Probably: Private E. Forrest (Service No: 5/4210), 1st/5th Bn., Durham Light Infantry; died 19 September 1916, aged 20; buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Méricourt-l'Abbé, Somme, France (IV. E. 30.); son of William and Margaret Forrest, of 6, Southgate St., Bishop Auckland; Edwin Forrest appears in the 1911 Census as an 14-year old errand boy, living at Hill End, Frosterley with his mother Margaret Forrest; both had been born at Stanhope: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/270965/FORREST, E" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/270965/FORREST,%20E THOMAS RACE EMMERSON – Private T. Emmerson (Service No: 22/71), 22nd Bn., Durham Light Infantry; died 2 October 1917; buried at Prowse Point Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen (IV. B. 5.); nephew of Mrs. E. Race, of 4, Glebe View, Frosterley, Co. Durham; [death reported in Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, 30 October 1917]: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/445465/EMMERSON, T" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/445465/EMMERSON,%20T HAROLD GOLIGHTLY – Lance Corporal H. Golightly (Service No: 250360), 1st/6th Bn., Durham Light Infantry; died 19 November 1917, aged 21; buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen (I. G. 2.); son of Joseph and M. A. Golightly, of Buteshaw, Stanhope, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/437550/GOLIGHTLY, H" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/437550/GOLIGHTLY,%20H WALTER BAINBRIDGE – Private Walter Bainbridge (Service No: 41163), 11th Bn., Suffolk Regiment; died 2 September 1917, aged 19; buried in Hargicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France (I. E. 8.); son of Ralph and Maria Bainbridge, of Frosterley, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/335011/BAINBRIDGE, WALTER" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/335011/BAINBRIDGE,%20... FREDERICK LEVER – Private Frederick Lever (Service No: 45357), 2nd Bn., Yorkshire Regiment; died 9 September 1917, aged 34; name recorded on the Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen (Panel 52 to 54 and 162A.); son of Henry and Sophia Lever, of 5, New Row, Eppleby, Darlington; husband of Gertrude Lever, of Kiln House, Frosterley, Darlington: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/835793/LEVER, FREDERICK" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/835793/LEVER,%20FREDE... JOSEPH PEART – Not possible to identify unambiguously; a Joseph Peart appears in the 1911 Census as a 20 year old quarryman living at The Batts, Frosterley with his parents, Thomas and Emma Peart, and six younger siblings; his father and younger brother (George Emerson Peart) were also quarrymen; most of the family (including Joseph) had been born at Wearhead, the three youngest at Frosterley. There is, however, no clear match in the CWGC database. The closest matches would appear to be Gunner Joseph Peart of 66th T.M. Bty, Royal Field Artillery (died 21 March 1918) and Private Joseph V. Peart, MM, of the 1st/3rd Durham Light Infantry (died 10 April 1918), but the other details do not match. RALPH BAINBRIDGE – Private Ralph Bainbridge (Service No: 235870), 9th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers; died 16 April 1918, aged 25; buried in Étaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France (XXIX. D. 18A.); son of Ralph and Maria Bainbridge, of Frosterley, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/498706/BAINBRIDGE, RALPH" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/498706/BAINBRIDGE,%20... THOMAS NEASHAM – Probably: Private T. Neasham (Service No: 63767), 9th Bn., King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry; died 24 October 1918, aged 22; buried in Poix-du-Nord Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France (II. B. 11.); husband of Maria Jane Neasham, of Tinkers Row, Wingate, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/263450/NEASHAM, T" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/263450/NEASHAM,%20T EDWARD AIREY – Private Edward Airey (Service No: 33562), 6th Bn., York and Lancaster Regiment; died 10 May 1918, aged 19; buried in Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, Seine-Maritime, France; son of Samuel and Mary Elizabeth Airey, of Front St., Frosterley, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/468408/AIREY, EDWARD" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/468408/AIREY,%20EDWARD JOSEPH THOMPSON MADDISON – Private J. T. Maddison (Service No: 73637), 1st Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Infantry); died 28 September 1918, aged 22; buried in Bellicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France (IV. A. 6.); son of Joseph and Sarah Jane Maddison, of Gladstone House, Co. Durham; native of Frosterley, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/238440/MADDISON, J T" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/238440/MADDISON,%20J%20T JOHN HETHERINGTON HORN – Second Lieutenant John Hetherington Horn, 6th Bn., The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, attd. 4th Bn., York and Lancaster Regiment; died 13 October 1918, aged 28; buried in York Cemetery, Haspres, Nord, France (D. 3.); son of Daniel and Margaret Horn, of Greenwell Terrace, Frosterley, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/247113/HORN, JOHN HETHERINGTON" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/247113/HORN,%20JOHN%2... “Live Thou For England! | We For England Died.” The names of G. H. Greenwell, A. Dennison, H. Dennison, R. W. Whitfield, E. Forrest, J. T. Maddison, and J. H. Horn also appear on the war memorial in the Bridge End Chapel (Primitive Methodist). 1939 - 1945 MAURICE HULL – Sergeant Maurice Hull (Service No: 1022523), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (9 Sqdn., RAF); trade: W.Op./Air Gnr.; died 16 September 1942, aged 21; buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (11. E. 11.); son of Herbert Mandell Hull and Mary Jane Hull, of Frosterley, Co. Durham; No 9 Squadron Avro Lancaster Mk I W4765 WS-T crashed near Angermund on a mission to Essen, with the loss of all crew: Sgt Kenneth Beresford Hobbs (pilot), Sgt George Dennison, Sgt Dennis Winstone Constance, Sgt Dan Oliver Richard Dawson, and Sgt Allen Hartwell Jones : http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2055690/HULL, MAURICE" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2055690/HULL,%20MAURICE LESLIE BURRUP – Driver Leslie Burrup (Service No: T/14939028), Royal Army Service Corps; died 18 December 1946, aged 24; name recorded on the Brookwood 1939-1945 Memorial, Surrey (Panel 16. Column 2.); son of Joseph and Mary Eleanor Burrup, of Frosterley, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2145441/BURRUP, LESLIE" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2145441/BURRUP,%20LESLIE STANLEY BURRUP – Private Stanley Burrup (Service No: 4470030), 8th Bn., Durham Light Infantry; died 22 March 1943, aged 21; name recorded on the Medjez-el-Bab Memorial, Tunisia (Face 29.): http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2541550/BURRUP, STANLEY" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2541550/BURRUP,%20STA... JOSEPH GOWLAND – Serjeant Joseph Gowland (Service No: 4457070), Durham Light Infantry; died 31 March 1941; buried in Frosterley (St. Michael) Churchyard, Co. Durham (New Churchyard): http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2838057/GOWLAND, JOSEPH" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2838057/GOWLAND,%20JO... JOHN THOMAS PERRY – Probably Private John Thomas Perry (Service No: 6211217), 1st Bn., Middlesex Regiment; died 23 December 1941, aged 22; name recorded on the Sai Wan Memorial, Hong Kong, China (Column 16.): http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2129382/PERRY, JOHN THOMAS" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2129382/PERRY,%20JOHN... WILLIAM HUNTER MARTIN -- Probably: Gunner William Hunter Martin (Service No: 1738047), 95 Bty., 48 Lt. A.A. Regt., Royal Artillery; dued 6 December 1942, aged 37; buried in Jakarta War Cemetery, Indonesia (4. L. 8.); son of John William and Emily Martin; husband of Marjorie E. Martin, of Richmond, Yorkshire: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2170930/MARTIN, WILLIAM HUNTER" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2170930/MARTIN,%20WIL... GEORGE THOMPSON MADDISON – Lance Bombadier George Thompson Maddison (Service No: 1803815), 84 Lt. A.A. Regt., Royal Artillery; died 10 January 1945, aged 23; buried in Frosterley (St. Michael) Churchyard, County Durham (Sec. D. Grave 13.); son of Thomas William and Emily Maddison, of Frosterley: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2838058/MADDISON, GEORGE THOMPSON" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2838058/MADDISON,%20G... ALBERT ROY RUSSELL ROBSON – Lance Corporal Albert Roy Russell Robson (Service No: 4276224), 9th Bn., Royal Northumberland Fusiliers; died 9 November 1943, aged 24; buried in Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand (6. G. 2.); son of Mary L. Hanson, of Frosterley, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2353446/ROBSON, ALBERT ROY RUSSELL" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2353446/ROBSON,%20ALB... JOHN GOODRICH HEATHERINGTON – Pilot Officer John Goodrich Heatherington (Service No: 106524), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve; died 26 December 1941; name recorded on the Runnymede Memorial (Panel 33); son of Thomas and Emily Heatherington, of Frosterley, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1799847/HEATHERINGTON, JOHN GOODRICH" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1799847/HEATHERINGTON... “We Will Remember Them.” Other casualties with a Frosterley link: Private Frank Howard Loosemore (Service No: 26262), 9th Bn., Devonshire Regiment; died 26 October 1917, aged 34; name recorded on the Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen (Panel 38 to 40.); son of the late William and Sarah Loosemore; husband of Mary E. Loosemore, of Floters Close, Frosterley, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/833160/LOOSEMORE, FRANK HOWARD" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/833160/LOOSEMORE,%20F... Private Jacob Arthur Curtis (Service No: S/282432), Royal Army Service Corps; died 23 March 1943, aged 36; buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt (3. C. 23.); son of Jacob Charles and Ada Curtis; husband of Violet Curtis, of Frosterley, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2208799/CURTIS, JACOB ARTHUR" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2208799/CURTIS,%20JAC... Serjeant Percy Kitchener Saunders (Service No: 7624351), 18 Divisional Workshops, Royal Army Ordnance Corps; died between 2 and 3 March 1942, aged 25; name recorded on the Singapore Memorial (Column 108.); husband of Vera Saunders, of Frosterley, Co. Durham: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2536582/SAUNDERS, PERCY KITCHENER" >www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2536582/SAUNDERS,%20P...
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