Wolsingham

Roll of Honour

Wolsingham. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 123) | Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2018
Wolsingham. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 123)
Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2018

Of the fifty-two casualties listed on the local war memorial seven were Wesleyans.

Sergt. Albert Bowron 2196 6th Bn. Durham Light Infantry

Pte. Fred Braithwaite 1942 6th Bn. Durham Light Infantry

Pte. Arnold Morgan 2870 6th Bn. Durham Light Infantry

Sergt. J.E. Potts 50083 107th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery

Pioneer Oliver Richmond 165754 1st Div. Signal Coy. Royal Engineers

Pte. Tom Robson 2436 9th Bn Australian Imperial Forces

Sergt. Tom Whitfield S/2146 11th Bn. Rifle Brigade

 

 

Private Thomas Robson was one of many Weardale men who had emigrated. This record is incorrect as to his service number and regiment, but it is correct in his connection with Methodism. He died on 30 March 1919, and is buried in Smithfield Methodist Cemetery, near Sydney, N.S.W.

 

Additional source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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