Wooler at War
The War Memorial on Tower Hill in Wooler is inscribed with the names of 76 local men who lost their lives in the First World War. Later, the names of 28 men who were killed in the Second World War were also inscribed on the war memorial. During the Second World War a contingent of the Women's Land Army were based at Wooler and pillboxes were built on Wooler Common. A prisoner of war camp was built on Brewery Road in Wooler.