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 Tom Robson was one of many Weardale men who had emigrated. Alastair Downie has kindly supplied his service record in the comment below, in reponse to the original version of this page. The record also demonstrates that there was a process to ensure that casualties were properly recorded. Tom Robson was one of many men whose remains were sadly never found.
Additional source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission