Wednesday, 1 October 2014

WW1 Victoria Cross Recipient Honoured.

On Saturday 28 September 1914 Frederick William Dobson (who was born in the parish) was awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery in battle.
On 27 September 2014 a ceremony was held in St Mary's Church to commemorate his bravery and his life when a stone plaque was presented to the village by Northumberland County Council.
photo credit - NCC
Further details of the service and more photos can be found on the county council's Facebook page by clicking on this link -