Research Resources

The National Archives - Public Records Office (PRO), Kew

War Diaries

War Diary - 4th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers - PRO Ref: WO 95/2828 & WO 2590

War Diary - 149th Brigade - PRO Ref: WO 95/2826 & WO 95/2827

War Diary - 50th Division -

Medal Rolls

Medal Roll - Silver War Badge - PRO Ref :WO 329/3134 through to WO 329/3143

Medal Roll - Victory Medal - PRO Ref: WO 329/683 through to WO 329/731

Medal Roll - Territorial Force Medal - PRO Ref: WO 329/3261

Medal Index Cards

PRO Resources page

The British Library, Colindale, NW London

Newspapers

Hexham Courant 1914 - 1919

Hexham Herald 1914 - 1919

Newcastle Evening Chronicle 1915

Author's note: Microfiche or CD-ROM copies of local newspapers are usually held in larger libraries ie. Newcastle or Hexham

Published Works

Author's note: The Reverend Wilfrid Callin was attached to the 4th Bn during 1918

(Author's note: Pte Norman Gladden served with the 7th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers, 149th Bde, 50th Divn)

(Author's note: 2nd Lt John Glubb was a regular soldier serving in the 7th Field Coy, Royal Engineers, attached to the 50th Divn).

HMSO. (1922) Soldiers Died in the Great War. His Majesty's Stationary Office. England.

HMSO. (1992) Officers Died in the Great War. His Majesty's Stationary Office. England.

MacMillan & Co. (1938) Official History of the War - Military Operations France & Belgium 1916. MacMillan & Co, St Martins St, London.

Northumberland Fusiliers. (1908-20) St Georges Gazette - The Northumberland Fusiliers Magazine.

The Army Council (1908) Regulations for the Territorial Force, and for County Associations, 1908. Reprint of Original Editionby The Naval & Military Press Ltd, Uckfield, East Sussex, England.

Unpublished works

Colonel A.J Foster's Diary

Internet Websites

Ancestry.co.uk: www.ancestry.co.uk/

Commonwealth War Graves Commission www.cwgc.org

Imperial War Museum www.iwm.org.uk

Naval & Military Press www.naval-military-press.com

The National Archives (Public Records Office) www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

The National Archives www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk

Tyneside Scottish Northumberland Fusiliers www.tyneside-scottish.co.uk

UK & Ireland Genealogy (GENUKI) www.genuki.org.uk

The Great War http://www.greatwar.co.uk

The Long Long Trail - The Story of the British Army in the Great War of 1914-1918 www.1914-1918.net/northfus.htm

The London Gazette: www.london-gazette.co.uk/

The Family

Go to the Family Resources page for more examples

Army documents - Select link to view a selection of army papers held by fusilier families.

Letters - Many letters were published in local newspapers, particularly during the early months of the war. Copies of letters would be gratefully received.

Medals - Select link for examples

Dog Tags

Photographs - Examples of photographs, in postcard form, appear at the head of most pages on this website.

Postcards - As above

Newspaper Articles - Select link for examples.

The Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland

Visit the fusiliers museum website at :

www.northumberlandfusiliers.org.uk