England expected every man to do his duty. We remember those who fell doing that duty on this day in history


Captian John Richard Graham, 30th May 1830, Carlisle Cathedral

John Richard Graham

Carlisle Cathedral   Carlisle Cathedral


Lieutenant Malcolm Methuen Carlisle, 24th May 1906, Newcastle cathedral

Lieutenant Carlisle

Captain John Neville Bigge, 15th May 1915, Newcastle Cathedral

Captain John Neville Bigg

Captain John Neville BiggeNewcastle Cathedral



Arthur Longland, May 6th 1915, Chester-le-Street Cemetery

Arthur Longland

George Carr Barker Snowdon, 14th April 1916, Jesmond Old Cemetery, Newcastle

George Carr Barker Snowdon

Jesmond Old Cemetery


Colour Sergeant George Tickle Armstrong, 29th March, Newcastle Cathedral

Colour Sergeant George Tickle Armstrong, 29th March 1900, Newcastle Cathedral

Major Arthur Frederick Dawkins, March 27th 1905, Newcastle Cathedral

Arthur Frederick Dawkins

Newcastle Cathedral

Major William Graham Thurnam, 13th March 1823, Carlisle St Cuthbert’s

William Graham Thurnam

Carlisle St Cuthbert's

The Right Honourable Herbert Baron Collingwood, Vice-Admiral of the Red and Major-General of Marines, 7th March 1810, Newcastle cathedral

Cuthbert Baron Collingwood

Baron Collingwood   Baron Collingwood

Frederick Birkett, 27th February 1917, Haltwhistle cemetery

Frederick Birkett

Haltwhistle  Haltwhistle

Trooper Thomas Eric Graham, 21st February 1915, Newcastle All Saints Cemetery

Trooper Thomas Eric Graham

All Saints Cemetery, Newcastle  Newcastle All Saints cemetery

Lieutenant Thomas Lewis Bowden, 13th February 1941, Newcastle Cathedral

Thomas Lewis Bowden

Newcastle cathedral   Newcastle cathedral

Lance Corporal James Fleming, 12th February 1903, Church of the Holy Cross, Haltwhistle

Lance Corporal James Fleming

Church of the Holy Cross, Haltwhistle  Haltwhistle

Major Mark William Carr, January 15th 1871, Hexham Abbey

Major Mark William Carr

Hexham Abbey  SONY DSC