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Officers and Men from the Gateshead Area - who gained Honours during the Great War 1914-1918

Local Studies Family History

These names were taken from seven "Honours Boards" at Gateshead Central Library which carry photographs of the men. The library can supply prints of these photographs at a modest cost; for details contact the Local Studies Dept. The Honour Board number is shown bracketed after each name.

 

Abbreviations
Ranks   Honours
A.B. Able-bodied Seaman    CDG Croix de Guerre
B.S.M. Battery Sergeant Major     CGM Conspicuous Gallantry Medal
C.Q.M.S. Company  Quartermaster Sergeant     CMG Companion of St Michael and St George
C.S.M. Company Sergeant Major    DC ?
Q.M.S. Quartermaster Sergeant    DCM Distinguished Conduct Medal
R.Q.M.S. Regimemtal  Quartermaster Sergeant    DSC Distinguished Service Cross
S.Q.M.S. Section Quartermaster Sergeant    DSM Distinguished Service Medal
S.S. Staff Sergeant    DSO Distinguished Service Order
S.S.M. Section Sergeant Major    MC Military Cross
       MM Military Medal
       MSM ?
       TD Territorial Decoration
       VC Victoria Cross

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A

Anderson, J. (6)
Sergeant, MM
Anderson, Tom (2)
Lieutenant
Anderson, W. (5)
Private, MM
Anderson, W.L. (5)
Corporal, DCM
Appleby, J. (3)
Sergeant, MM
Armstrong, J. (2)
Armstrong, J.A. (4)
Sergeant, MM
Armstrong, James (1)
Private
Armstrong, William (1)
Corporal
Arrey, E. (4)
Sergeant, MSM
Ashard, F. (4)
Corporal, MM
Aspinall, J. (3)
Q.M.S., MSM
Ayre, C.D. (6)
Private, DCM

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B

Babe, J. (2)
Private
Bailey, J.W. (3)
Lance Corporal, MM
Bainbridge, George (1)
Private
Ballance, Robert (2)
Lance Corporal
Balmer, G. (4)
Lance Corporal, MM
Banks, Tom (7)
Private
Barber, F. (5)
S.S.M., MM
Barclay, Harry (1)
Second Lieutenant
Barnes, Thomas (1)
Sergeant
Batey, Ralph (7)
Private
Batey, Thomas P. (1)
Private
Beck, P. (2)
Private
Bell, F. (3)
Private, MM
Bell, T. (2)
Private
Bettison, M.H. (2)
Captain
Bilton, H. (6)
Private, MM
Bird, George (1)
Private
Bishop, C. (5)
Private, MM & DCM
Boltam, Johnson (1)
Second Lieutenant
Bourn-Pirrie, R. (7)
Lieutenant
Bowman, T.Y. (6)
Corporal, MM Guard of Honour
Bradford, R. (5)
Brigadier General, VC
Brady, J. (2)
Private
Brennan, John William (1)
A.B.
Briggs, John W. (1)
Brown, J. (3)
Sergeant, MM
Brown, J.H. (4)
Private, MSM
Brown, J.W. (6)
Sergeant, DCM
Brown, J.W. (4)
Sergeant, MM
Buglas, Jabez (1)
A.B.
Bulmer, J.R. (1)
Private
Burns, J. (6)
Private, MM
Burrows, James Henry (1)
Private
Burrows, Jos Wm (1)
Private
Byers, G.F. (3)
Corporal, MM

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C

Cairns, J. (7)
Private
Calder, J.A. (2)
Corporal
Cameron, G.S (7)
Private
Capenhurst, W.G. (4)
Private, MM
Carnaffen, T. (1)
Private
Carr, J.F. (5)
Sergeant, MM
Carr, Mason (1)
Private
Carr, T.H. (7)
Private
Cassidy, J. (5)
Sergeant, DCM
Charlton, J.T. (1)
Private
Charlton, J.W. (7)
Private
Charlton, L. (3)
C.Q.M.S., MSM
Charlton, Robert (7)
Sapper
Charlton, William John (1)
Private
Clark, A.F. (6)
Lance Corporal, MM
Clark, J.G. (4)
Private, MM
Clark, William (1)
Private
Clarke, F.P. (3)
Lieutenant, DCM & French CDG
Cleugh, Jos D. (1)
Sergeant
Cockbain, George (1)
Private
Codling, J.R. (4)
Lieutenant, DCM
Coldwell, D. (3)
Private, MSM
Conway, T.D. (4)
Lieutenant, MC
Cook, William (1)
Gunner
Counsellor, T.B S. (6)
Second Lieutenant, MM
Counsellor, W. (5)
Sergeant, MM & Belgian CDG
Cowper, J. (5)
Sergeant, DCM
Coxon, P.H. (5)
Captain, MC
Craig, W.D. (3)
Sergeant, MM
Crawleey, J. (6)
Lance Corporal, MM
Crouch, E.G. (6)
Major, DSO DCM Legion of Honour
Crowdy, F.W. (4)
Petty Officer, MM
Crozier, J. (5)
Corporal, MM
Cundle, R.B. (5)
Captain, MC
Curry-Wood, Joseph Ramsey (7)
Private Guardsman

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D

Davison, E. (6)
Private, DCM
Dempsey, J.P. (4)
Gunner, MM
Dent, W.B. (6)
Captain, MC
Devanny, J. (5)
Private, MM
Dick, J. (5)
Second Lieutenant, MM
Dickinson, Jos. (1)
Private
Dickson, J.H. (6)
Sergeant, MM
Dobby, John (7)
Petty Officer
Dobson, E. (6)
Sergeant, MM
Dobson, George (7)
Lance Corporal
Dodd, S. (5)
Bomber, MM & Belgian CDG
Dodds, R. (3)
Sergeant, Belgian CDG
Dodds, S.S W. (3)
Corporal, MM
Dodds, W. (3)
Lance Corporal, MM
Donaldson, C. (3)
Private, Belgian CDG
Dowson, Adam W. (7)
Private

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E

Easton, H. (4)
Private, MM
Edgar, W. (2)
Private
Emerton, T. (6)
Gunner, DCM & Bar
English, J. (3)
Sapper, MM

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F

Fairbairn, E. (5)
Private, MM
Fairbridge, G.E. (1)
Private
Fairless, R. (5)
Corporal, MM & Bar
Farrage, W. (5)
Sergeant, MM
Fawcett, John (1)
Private
Fawcett, Thomas (1)
Corporal
Fisher, A.W. (6)
Trooper, MM
Fleming, J. (2)
Signaller
Forster, Robert (1)
Private
Fox, A.J. (6)
Lance Corporal, MM
Frame, J. (4)
Bomber, MM

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G

Galley, W. (5)
Sergeant, MM
Garrity, M. (4)
Sergeant, MM
Gibson, R. (6)
Sergeant, MM
Gibson, T. (6)
Sergeant, MM
Gillett, S.C. (2)
Private
Glass, J.E. (5)
Sergeant, DCM and MM & Bar
Gofton, T. (3)
Captain
Goldthorpe, H. (4)
S.S., MSM
Goodley, H. (4)
Lieutenant, MC
Gordon, R. (5)
Sergeant, DCM and MM & 2 Bars
Graham, J. (1)
Private
Graham, J.J. (2)
Private
Graham, John (7)
Private
Graham, Joseph (1)
Private
Grant, C. (3)
Corporal, MSM
Grant, C.F. (4)
Private, MM
Greener, J.R. (7)
Private
Greener, James (1)
Sergeant
Greenwell, J. (3)
Sergeant, MM
Guy, William E. (1)
Corporal

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H

Hair, Jeremiah (1)
Private
Hall, G. (4)
S.Q.M.S., French MM
Hall, George (1)
Private
Hamby, J. (3)
R.S.M.
Hamilton, J. (6)
Lance Corporal, MM
Hanmer, O. (2)
A.B.
Harbottle, Guy (1)
Private
Hardy, George (1)
Private
Harle, N. (4)
Private, MM
Harram, A.E. (4)
C.Q.M.S., MM
Harris, James (7)
Private
Harris, Joseph William (1)
Private
Harrison, William (1)
Private
Hart, J.L. (2)
Private
Heads, George (1)
Private
Heatley, T. (5)
Gunner, MM
Henderson, A. (4)
Lieutenant Colonel, CMG TD
Henderson, J. (4)
Corporal, MM
Hendrie, H.G. (3)
Captain, MC & Bar
Herdman, W. (5)
Second Lieutenant, MM
Herries, T. (3)
Private, MM
Hoare, J. (7)
Private
Hogg, A. (6)
Lance Corporal, MM
Hogg, Richard (7)
Private
Hogg, William A. (1)
Private
Holden, P. (2)
Private
Holliday, Jack (1)
Lance Corporal
Hornby, W. (6)
C.S.M., DCM
Howe, J.W. (4)
Private, MM
Howie, J.A. (2)
Private
Hughes, W. (3)
Corporal, MM
Humble, George (7)
Private
Humble, J. (3)
Sapper, MM
Humble, J. (2)
Private
Hunter, T.W. (2)
Private
Hurson, J.F. (3)
A.B., MM
Hutton, C.F. (5)
Sergeant, MM & Bar, French CDG and Star

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I

Inglis, J. (4)
Petty Officer, French CDG
Inglis, J. (3)
Bomber, MM
Ions, J. (5)
Sergeant, MM
Irwin, William (1)
Private

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J

Jackson, G.G. (6)
Sergeant, MM
James, V.O. (6)
Lieutenant, MC
Jemison, R. (4)
Private, MSM
Johnson, E. (2)
Lance Corporal
Johnson, E. (6)
B.S.M., DCM
Johnson, J.W. (2)
Private
Johnson, W. (5)
Sergeant, DCM & Bar
Joseph, ?? (7)
Private Guardsman

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K

Keith, A. (5)
Private, MM & Bar
Kendall, Jeremiah (7)
Private
Kirby, T. (3)
Gunner, MM
Kirk, G.A. (6)
C.Q.M.S., MM

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L

Lang, J. (6)
Lance Corporal, MM
Lawes, W.M. (6)
Private, MM
Lawrence, Sam J. (1)
Lee, J.J. (2)
Private
Leeming, Jos Wm (1)
Private
Lennard, A. (4)
Private, MM
Lennard, W.E. (6)
Second Lieutenant, MC
Lennox, F. (2)
Lieutenant
Lennox, W. (3)
Private, MM
Liddle, R.J. (7)
Private
Liddle, William (7)
Corporal
Liddle, William Thomas (7)
Private
Lillcrop, Percy (7)
Lance Corporal
Lockey, T. (5)
C.S.M., MM
Longstaff, J. (2)
Lumsdun, A. (3)
Gunner, CGM, DSM & French MM
Lunn, N. (3)
Major, MC

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M

Mackay, H. (2)
Private
Mackenzie, J. (2)
Private
Maglia, J. (3)
Corporal, MSM
Magney, J. (5)
R.S.M., DCM & MM
March, J.D. (7)
Private
March, J.W. (7)
Lance Corporal
Mares, J. (4)
Sergeant, MSM
Marrs, David (7)
Private
Marrs, Jim (7)
Private
Marshall, J.W. (2)
Private
Marshall, J.W. (2)
Private
Martin, John W. (1)
Private
Martindale, J. (2)
Private
Masters, J. (6)
Lance Corporal, DCM
Mcbratney, W. (3)
Rifleman, MM
Mccoy, H. (3)
Sergeant, MM
Mcdonald, J. (6)
Private
Mcdonnell, T.J. (2)
Lieutenant
Mcdougall, W. (6)
Lance Corporal, DCM
Mckibben, R. (3)
Private, MM
Mclaughlin, J.M. (2)
Private
Mcnichol, R. (4)
Private, MM
Mcshane, Richard (7)
Private
Milburn, J. (4)
A.B., MM
Milburn, T.R. (2)
Chief Engineer
Milburn, W. (4)
Private, MM
Millar, William (1)
Private
Mills, Joseph (1)
A.B.
Mitchell, J. (3)
Corporal, MM
Mitchell, John George (7)
Private
Mitchinson, Fred (7)
Monk, H. (6)
Corporal, MM
Monk, W. (6)
C.S.M., MM & Bar
Montgomery, W. (3)
Private, MM
Moore, J. (2)
Lance Corporal
Morpeth, W. (6)
Gunner, MM
Morris, J. (5)
Private, MM
Morriss, J. (6)
Sergeant, MM
Munn, W. (4)
Sergeant, MM
Munro, J.J. (4)
Sergeant, MM
Murdoch, J.R. (4)
Gunner, MM
Murray, Michael (7)
Private

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N

Nattrass, J. (4)
Sapper, MM
Naylor, S. (5)
Sergeant, MM
Newgiggin, G.N. (2)
Second Lieutenant
Newton, J.W. (5)
Sergeant, MM
Newton, Thomas (7)
Stoker
Nichol, R.E. (5)
Rifleman, MM
Nicholls, J. (2)
Private
Nicholson, J.R. (3)
Sergeant, Belgian CDG

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O

Ogle, John (7)
Private
Oliver, John (1)
Owen, F. (2)
Private

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P

Park, W. (4)
Corporal, MM
Patrickson, J. (5)
Private, MM
Patterson, E.J. (5)
C.S.M., DCM
Pearson, Nelson (1)
A.B.
Pearson, William (7)
Private
Pegram, T.J. (3)
Private, MM
Peverley, W.H. (3)
Lance Corporal, MM
Philips, J. (3)
Private, MM
Philipson, Thomas (7)
Private
Pletts, A. (2)
Private
Potter, E.T. (4)
Sergeant, MM
Prior, J.H. (6)
Driver, MM

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Q

Quinn, P. (2)
Private

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R

Ramsay, F.R. (2)
Lance Corporal
Ramshaw, E. (5)
Private, MM
Ramshaw, W. (7)
Lance Corporal
Ratcliffe, A. (6)
Corporal, DCM
Reader, W. (2)
Private
Reay, John William (7)
Private
Reid, C.S. (6)
Lance Corporal, MM
Reid, David (1)
Private
Reynolds, Robert (1)
Private
Richardson, John (7)
Private
Richardson, R. (7)
Private
Richardson, R. (4)
R.S.M., MC
Richardson, T.M. (2)
Signaller
Richardson, Thomas (7)
Private
Richardson, W. (4)
Sergeant, MSM
Rickerby, W. (5)
Lance Corporal, MM
Ridley, J. (2)
Private
Rix, A. (4)
Private, MM
Robinson, E.T. (2)
Private
Robson, A. (7)
Private
Robson, E.S. (3)
Staff Sergeant Major, MSM
Robson, John (7)
Private
Rochester, Frank (1)
Lieutenant
Ross, P. (5)
Corporal, DCM
Routledge, J. (4)
R.Q.M.S., MSM
Rush, B.E. (3)
Corporal, MM
Russell, Matthew (1)
Private
Rutherford, Fred (1)
Corporal

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S

Scandle, Andrew (1)
Private
Scott, J.A. (5)
Captain, MC & 2 Bars, French CDG
Scott, J.A. (2)
Lieutenant
Scott, R. (4)
Private, MM
Scott, W.R (7)
Lance Corporal
Scott, William M. (1)
A.B.
Searfe, William (1)
Private
Shipley, J.W. (5)
Private, MM
Shipley, W.B. (6)
Sergeant, MM
Sibbald, H. (3)
Private, MM
Siddle, T.F. (4)
Staff Sergeant Major, MSM
Simpson, Claude B. (2)
Captain
Simpson, Ed (7)
Simpson, W.F. (3)
Lieutenant, MC
Skelton, R.D. (6)
Sergeant, DCM
Slater, D. (4)
Lance Corporal, MM
Sordy, T. (4)
R.S.M., MC & Bar, French CDG
Sowerby, G.W. (2)
Rifleman
Spark, J. (5)
Private, DCM and Bar
Spinks, Jos.A. (1)
Corporal
Statters, A.W. (4)
Sergeant, MSM
Stephenson, J.G. (6)
C.S.M., DCM
Stephenson, Thomas (7)
Private
Stephenson, W.H. (4)
Captain, MC
Stevenson, J. (2)
Private
Stewart, M. (2)
Private
Stobart, J. (3)
Chief Art. Eng., DSC
Suddes, H.F. (3)
Chief Engineer
Suddes, J. (4)
Sergeant, MSM
Sugget, Chas (1)
Sumner, J. (6)
Lance Corporal, MM

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T

Tait, J. (6)
S.S., MM
Tait, S. (5)
Lieutenant, MC, Belgian CDG
Teasdale, James (1)
Gunner
Teasdale, Wilfrid (1)
Private
Telford, W.J. (2)
Lance Corporal
Thompson, J. (2)
Stoker
Thompson, J.T. (3)
Lieutenant, MC
Thomson, H.C. (7)
Private
Timothy, F. (6)
Private, MM
Tremble, Arthur (1)
Private
Tubshall, J.W. (1)
Private
Tunshall, J.W. (1)
Private

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U

Urwin, J.D. (5)
Private, MM

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V

Vaughan, J. (5)
Sergeant, MM

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W

Walker, Joseph (1)
A.B.
Walker, R.P. (5)
Sergeant, MM
Walker, Robert (1)
Private
Walker, W. (2)
Private
Walton, Edward (7)
Private
Walton, N. (3)
Corporal, MM
Walton, W.J. (4)
Sergeant, MSM
Ward, J. (5)
Lance Corporal, MM
Wardle, J.N. (7)
Stoker
Watson, G.T. (3)
R.S.M., MSM
Watson, J. (5)
Corporal, MM
Watson, Robert (7)
Private
Waugh, J.H. (1)
Private
Waugh, W. (2)
Captain
Waugh, W. (2)
Bomber
Weddell, E.T. (4)
Captain, MC
Weightman, J.G. (6)
Captain, DC
Welch, A.J S. (3)
Rifleman, MM
Welsh, H.C. (6)
Second Lieutenant, MC
Welsh, T.M. (6)
Cadet, DCM
Wheatley, J. (2)
Private
Wheatley, W.G. (2)
Private
Whinham, W.D. (7)
Sergeant
White, J. (6)
Petty Officer, MM
Wildish, J. (J)
Lance Corporal, MM
Wildsmith, J.F. (5)
Corporal, MM
Willson, W. (3)
Sergeant, MSM
Wilson, W.J H. (4)
Sergeant, MM
Wordingham, Albert V. (1)

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Y

Young, J. (2)
Bandmaster
Young, T. (3)
Sergeant, VC

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