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County Durham

Teachers Who Fell in 1914-18
Source: National Union of Teachers War Record 1914-1919. A short account of duty and work accomplished during the war. Published in 1920 by Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, W.C.1.
C.S. - County School
N.S. - National School
R.C.S. - Roman Catholic School
Ch.S. - Church School
Sen. - Senior
Sec - Secondary
Stand - Standard
S – School
THE GALLANT DEAD

NAME - RANK - REGIMENT - SCHOOL
BARNARD CASTLE
Chambers, N.W. - Private - D.L.I. - Cockfield C.S.
Harrison, T.R.S. - Gunner - D.L.I. - Woodland C.S. Darlington
Robson, R.R. - Corporal - D.L.I. - Church.S. Barnard Castle
BISHOP AUCKLAND
Atkinson, J.H. - Private - D.L.I. - Cockton Hill C.S.
Pybus, R. - 2nd Lieutenant - D.L.I. - New Shildon C.S.
BLAYDON
Axtell, A.J. - Corporal - N.F. - Whickham C.S.
Bradley, W.H. - Sergeant-Major - R.A.M.C. - Emmaville C.S.
Minks, T. - Private - D.L.I. - Highfield C.S.
Noon, G. - 2nd Lieutenant - Sherwood Foresters - Dunstan C.S.
Prudham, T.P. - 2nd Lieutenant - N.F. - Marley Hill C.S.
Robertson, A.H. - Sergeant - D.L.I. - High Spen C.S.
Stockdale, W.H. - Sergeant - D.L.I. - Blaydon C.S.
CHESTER-LE-STREET
Ashworth, J.F.G. - 2nd Lieutenant - D.L.I. - Fatfield C.S.
Brock, A.L. - Acting Captain - D.L.I. - Council S
Buffham, H.A. - Corporal - D.L.I. - Pelton Fell C.S.
Clark, J.G.(MM) - Private - Public Schs Batt - Birtley Lane C.S.
Fullerton, M. - Private - D.L.I. - Pelton Fell C.S.
Heslop, J.G. - Private - D.L.I. - Pelton C.S.
Metcalfe, A.J. - Lance-Corporal - D.L.I. - Fatfield C.S.
Richardson, A.L. - Private - D.L.I. - Fence Houses C.S.
Rivers, G.S. - Private - D.L.I. - Birtley Lane C.S.
Robson, T. - Sergeant - D.L.I. - 3 Hawthorn Terrace
Stobbs, H. - 2nd Lieutenant - N.F. - Fence Houses C.S.
Waud, E.H. - Lieutenant – R.A.F - Eighton Banks Ch.S.
CROOK
Groves, R.L. - Private - E Yorks - Hunwick Ch.S.
Rigg, T. (MM) - Sergeant - Durham - Stanley C.S.
Stanfield,T.W.(MM) - Lieutenant - E Yorks - Peases West C.S.
DARLINGTON
Dixon, C.G. - Sergeant - D.L.I. - Reed St C.S.
Howell, A. - Sergeant - D.L.I. - St John’s N.S.
Mais, W. - Sergeant - D.L.I. - Beaumont St C.S.
Robson, H. - Private - K.R.R. - 115 Craig Street
Ward, T. - Sergeant-Inst. - A.G.S. - Corporation Rd C.S.
DURHAM
Armstrong, J. - Private - D.L.I. - Browney Colliery C.S.
Brown, C. - Sergeant - D.L.I. - Waterhouses C.S.
Brown, W.H. - Lieutenant - D.L.I. - Witton Gilbert Ch.S.
Chipchase, H. - Private - D.L.I. - East Hetton C.S.
Chrisp, T. - Sergeant-Major - D.L.I. - St Margaret’s Ch.S.
Cook, J.E. - Private - D.L.I. - Thornley C.S.
Cook, P. - Private - D.L.I. - Thornley C.S.
Corker, R.R. - Sergeant - D.L.I. - Waterhouses C.S.
Cosgrove, A.B. - 2nd Lieutenant - Tyneside Scottish - Kimblesworth C.S.
Forrest, W. - Sergeant-Major - D.L.I. - New Brancepeth C.S.
Gibson, M. - Corporal - D.L.I. - Castle Eden Ch.S.
Hauxwell, G.W. - Private - D.L.I. - 4 Atherton St.
Martindale, S. - Private - D.L.I. - New Shildon C.S.
Moore, J. - Lieutenant - D.L.I. - Kimblesworth C.S.
Prickett, J.E. - Private - D.L.I. - St Oswald’s Ch.S.
Shortridge, L. - Private - D.L.I. - Castle Eden Ch.S.
EASINGTON
Beardmore, N. - Corporal - R.E. - Shotton C.S.
Hedger, W.S. – Rank not given - London - Wheatley Hill C.S.
FELLING
Scott, F.E. - 2nd Lieutenant - R.G.A. - Bill Quay C.S.
GATESHEAD
Bamborough, J.M. - Lance-Corporal - Yorks - St Wilfred’s R C.S.
Birney, T - Sergeant - N.F. - Blessed Sacrament R C.S.
Davidson, W. - Gunner - R.G.A. - Shipcote C.S.
Hadden, E.C. - 2nd Lieutenant - D.L.I. - Windmill Hills C.S.
Russell, R. - Private - E.Yorks - Oakwellgate C.S.
Smith, F.G. - 2nd Lieutenant - D.L.I. - St Mary’s Ch.S.
HARTLEPOOLS
Dyer, H. - Corporal - D.L.I. - Lynnfield C.S.
Jobling, J.W. - Bombardier - R.F.A. - Brougham C.S.
Jones, T. - Private - D.L.I. - St Aidan’s N.S.
Vickers, A.D.L. - Lance-Corporal - D.L.I. - Trimdon Grange C.S.
HOUGHTON LE SPRING
Crawford, G. - Private - King’s Liverpool - New Penshaw C.S.
Duke, J. - Sergeant - D.L.I. - Dubmire C.S.
Francis, T. - Private - D.L.I. - Houghton le Spring C.S.
Pyburn, T.B. - Private - King’s Liverpool - Lyons C.S.
Robson, J.W. - Corporal - D.L.I. - Houghton le Spring C.S.
Sanderson, J.J. - Sergeant - D.L.I. - Barrington C.S.
JARROW
Bruce, R. - Driver R.F.A. - Croft Terrace C.S.
Newsam, H. - 2nd Lieutenant - Tank Corps - Ellison N.S.
Spencer, J. - Private - D.L.I. - Dunn St. C.S.
SOUTH SHIELDS
Armstrong, J.W. - 2nd Lieutenant - D.L.I. - Laygate Lane C.S.
Bright, S. - Private - R.A.M.C. - Westoe C.S.
Daniels, A.V. - Private - E Yorks - Westoe C.S.
Hogg, R. - Private - D.L.I. - St Stephen’s C.S.
Keedy, E.N. - Sergeant - D.L.I. - Westoe C.S.
Kennedy, J.L.(MM) - Corporal - R.E. - Dean Rd C.S.
Napier, J.C. - 2nd Lieutenant - N.F. - Laygate Lane C.S.
Ohllson, A. - Private - D.L.I. - Westoe C.S.
Ward, T. - Lieutenant - N.F. - High School
Watmough, J.C. - 2nd Lieutenant - N.F. - Barnes C.S.
Winter, J.C. - Private - D.L.I. - Mortimer Rd C.S.
Wylie, W.S. - Lieutenant – E.Yorks - Dean Rd C.S.
SPENNYMOOR
Arnett, W. - Private - D.L.I. - Dean Bank C.S.
Bailes, H. - Private - D.L.I. - Dean Bank C.S.
Corner, A.H. - Private - D.L.I. - Tudhoe Colliery C.S.
Fairless, E. - Private - D.L.I. - Tudhoe Colliery C.S.
Fergurson, T. - Private - D.L.I. - Cornforth C.S.
Macpherson, G. - Sergeant - D.L.I. - Coxhoe Ch.S.
Moore, H. - Reg-Sergt-Maj. - N.F. - Cassop C.S.
Robinson,F. - Lieutenant - D.L.I. - Tudhoe Colliery C.S.
Sanderson, C.(D.S.O.) - Lieutenant - Gordon Highlanders - North Rd C.S.
Turner, A. - Private - D.L.I. - Coxhoe Ch.S.
STOCKTON
Caux, H. de - Lieutenant - D.L.I. - Hartburn C.S.
Featherstone,T.R. - Private - Yorks - Holy Trinity N.S.
Hetherington, A. - Lieutenant - K.O.Y.L.I. - Haverton Hill C.S.
Reed, W.O. - Private - Seaforth Highlanders - Bowesfield Lane C.S.
Wilson, S.J. - Private - W.Yorks - Bowesfield Lane C.S.
SUNDERLAND
Coleman, A. - 2nd Lieutenant - N.F. - St Joseph’s R.C.S.
Hoole, W.D. - Lance-Corporal - D.L.I. - St Columba’s N.S.
Parker, A.E.L. - Sergeant - R.W.Kent - Southwick Cent.S.
Pattison, C.L. - Private - D.L.I. - Pallion C.S.
Robson, J.T. - Private - D.L.I. - Stansfield St. C.S.
Rowell, J.F. - Gunner - R.G.A. - Seaham Harbour N.S.
Stafford, R.H. - Private - D.L.I. - Simpson St. C.S.
Tweedie, D.S.(MM) - Company Sgt.Maj. - Tyneside Scottish - Redby C.S.
THORNABY ON TEES
Cross, F. - Sergeant- R. Fusiliers - "Arthur Head" C.S.
Perrin, J. - Private - R. Fusiliers - Handicraft Centre
VALE OF DERWENT
Allen, F. - Private - R Fusiliers - Benfieldside C.S.
Clark, P. - Lance-Corporal - D.L.I. - Consett C.S.
Ford, B. - Sergeant Major - N.F. - Leadgate Ch.S.
Smith, T.H. - Private - London Scottish - Burnhope Colliery C.S.
Werry, H.S. - CQM Sergeant - D.L.I. - Consett C.S.
WEARDALE
Horn, J.H. - 2nd Lieutenant - York & Lancs - Wolsingham C.S.
WEST STANLEY
Peadon, H. - 2nd Lieutenant - Welsh - Annfield Plain C.S.
Seed, F. - Wireless Operator - Dover Drifter - Greenland C.S.