Whitley Bay 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.
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Norman Renton - 19th NF - Whitley Bay (Wounded)

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Amos Robson - 18th NF - Whitley Bay (Wounded)

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C Hately - RND - Whitley Bay (Killed)

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WL Scott - Lost with Clintonia - Whitley Bay

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TM Jobling - NCB - Whitley Bay (Died in hospital)

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Trooper Henry Thwaites, Whitley Bay, killed

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J Shields - 2nd NF - Whitley Bay (Wounded)

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Thomas Curry - 3rd West Yorks - Whitley Bay (wounded)

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T Herron - RND - Whitley Bay (Wounded)

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Wal Hutchinson - 6th NF - Whitley Bay (wounded)

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James Turner - 6th NF - Whitley Bay (wounded)

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WIlliam Shields - 6th NF - Whitley Bay (wounded)

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Northern Officer Casualties

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Royal Naval Air Service - Whitley Bay
- During World War 1 a Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) landing slip and wooden aeroplane hangers were built on fields near to St Mary's Lighthouse adjacent to what is now ...
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Whitley Bay Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery
- This location is now part of the Whitley Bay Caravan Park. In World War 2 it was the site of a heavy anti-aircraft battery, radar station, two short sections of ...
War Memorial, Whitley Bay
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War Memorial, Whitley Bay
- Overview Map Street View The Cenotaph in Whitley Bay is located on the Links, close to Spanish City. The memorial was officially unveiled on the 15th July 1922 by Duke ...
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Spies in Whitley Bay!?
- From time-to-time during the War, Whitley Bay was the unexpected target of German bombers. As they were returning from raids on the shipyards at Blyth and on Tyneside, and whilst ...
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Whitley Bay Air-Raids
- One of the worst air-raids in Whitley Bay was when the air-craft carrier HMS Victorious came down the river after being built at the naval yard in Wallsend. The Germans ...
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