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Longstaff, A., Pte., 1914

Photo: James Pasby

Photo: James Pasby

In Spennymoor Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of:-

2844 Private
A. Longstaff
Durham Light Infantry
14th November 1914 Age 21

Son of William and Annie Longstaff, of 11, Jackson's St., Spennymoor; husband of Ethel Richardson (formerly Longstaff), of 13, Durham St., Middlestone Moor, Spennymoor.

In the cemetery is a family headstone which reads:-

In loving memory of
Beloved husband of Ethel Longstaff
who died Nov. 14th 1914
Aged 21 years


Alfred Longstaff is not remembered on a local War Memorial.

He is remembered in The DLI Book of Remembrance page 316

The CWGC entry for Private Longstaff

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk