Alex Stuart - Yorkshire Regiment - West Hartlepool

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    GALLANT YORKS SERGT-MAJOR. Company Sergeant-Major Alex. Stuart, of the Yorkshire Regiment, who has just left West Hartlepool to return to the seat of war, was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for conspicuous gallantry in the fighting at Ypres, and had the honour of being personally decorated by the King when his Majesty paid his visit to the front. Sergt-Major Stuart was invalided home after that historic battle, and was for some time attached to the 10th company at West Hartlepool. Three of his brothers are also serving their country, two being still at the front, whilst the other has been sent home wounded. This photograph was published in the Illustrated Chronicle on the 30th of March 1915. During the Great War the Illustrated Chronicle published photographs of soldiers and sailors from Newcastle and the North East of England, which had been in the news. The photographs were sent in by relatives and give us a glimpse into the past. The physical collection held by Newcastle Libraries comprises bound volumes of the newspaper from 1910 to 1925. We are keen to find out more about the people in the photographs. If you recognise anyone in the images please comment below. Copies of this photograph may be ordered from us, for more information see: http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt Please make a note of the image reference number above to help speed up your order.
  • Owner

    illustratedchroniclesoldiers
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    IllustratedChronicles (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
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    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/127539872@N02/16435236581/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 7 years, 6 months ago
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