Roll of Honour
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