South Tyneside Remembers World War One


South Tyneside Remembers commemorates the lives of the men and women from South Tyneside who served during World War 1. It includes not only those who died but also the people who survived.

South Tyneside is made up of the towns South Shields (including Tyne Dock, Harton and Westoe), Jarrow, Hebburn and Boldon (including East Boldon, West Boldon and Boldon Colliery) and the villages Cleadon, Monkton and Whitburn.

In 1914-1918 these places were all part of County Durham.

These pages are intended for use by people carrying out family research, those looking for information about their World War 1 relatives and by people carrying out research on the period. It has been designed so that it can be understood by everybody including people who have had no previous experience of either military or family history.