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8th Btn. Northumberland Fusiliers served with the 11th Division near the Peckham House, Spanbroekmolen and Kruisstraat mines, during the 1917 Battle of Messines.




8th Btn. Northumberland Fusiliers

at The Battle of Messines.

  • Halliday
  • C. Pte. d.13th Jun 1917
  • Williamson  
  • Edward Alfred L/Cpl. d.17th Sep 1917




    Tyneside Scottish: 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd (Service) Battalions of the Northumberland Fusiliers

    John Sheen


    A detailed account of the Tyneside Scottish Brigade, formed in response to Kitchener's c all for a new army, made up of local men from around Newcastle, few of whom were Scots


    Alnwick in the Great War: Stories from the Home Front in Alnwick and District

    Ian Hall


    Written at the request of the Alnwick and District Centenary Commemoration Group, this small book examines the effects of the First World War on the district. These include the implementation of little-known anti-invasion precautions, how people reacted in the first weeks of war, the army encampments around Alnwick and the threat of aerial bombardment from Zeppelins which led to the arrival of the Royal Flying Corps




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