Teesdale’s World War 1 In Pictures

BC 17th DLI draft for the front , marching up Galgate to station WW1-judith Barnett

Many pictures taken in Teesdale during World War 1 tell fascinating stories. With thanks to Gary Marshall of Ye Olde Teesdale Tales and Pictures who has kindly given permission for these to be used.

We start with a picture of the 17th battalion of the DLI marching down Galgate in Barnard castle. The 17th battalion were formed in Barnard Castle in September 1914.