E Company, 7th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers

 AKA  'Amble Company'. (will also contain Broomhill and Warkworth men.)   large image

Date uncertain, but prior to the battalion's departure for France, April 1915.

Sadly a significant proportion of these men would never return and are recorded by name on our war memorials.


Image is in the care of author & historian John Hardy of Red Row, originally provided by Jack Mitchinson of Amble, who has identified his own ancestors and several others in the image.


If you can identify anyone else in the picture please contact us.


1 - William Laidler, Red Row, Killed in Action 27-3-1916
10 - 'Rodder' Mitchinson, Red Row, wounded at Ypres April '15, later lollypop man at Red Row
15 - Arthur Mitchinson, brother of above, died as a prisoner of war, 4-4-1918
24 - James D. Dalby, Chevington Drift, Killed in Action 26-4-1915
30 - Albert 'Bob' Lindsley, Chevington Drift, lost a toe in the war, later emigrated to Australia
31 - Robert Fairbairn

34 - George Simpson, (7/2336 Lance Corporal) lived at Chevington Drift, born and enlisted Amble. Died of wounds 7-2-1917
45 - William Edward Dalby, brother of  James D. Dalby (24)
51 - Thomas Donaldson, Red Row
52 - George Crain, Chevington Drift
61 - George Thompson, Chevington Drift


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