The north eastern railway war memorial is a first world war memorial in york in northern england it was designed by sir edwin lutyens to commemorate employees of the north eastern railway ner who left to fight in the first world war and were killed while serving the ner board voted in early 1920 to allocate 20000 for a memorial and commissioned lutyens. The north eastern railway in the first world war by rob langham fonthill media isbn 978 1 78155 081 6 review by mark barnes for war history online well here we are in 2014 where better or worse we will endure or enjoy the beginning of commemorations and profiteering which will put some of the antics of a century ago in the shade. I was asked by nelpg to give a brief speech and appear in first world war uniform of the 17th battalion northumberland fusiliers the north eastern railway battalion which was made up of men from the company and spent much of the war as a pioneer battalion building the railways that were vital for moving and supplying the british army on the western front. The north eastern railway in the first world war download the north eastern railway in the first world war ebook pdf or read online books in pdf epub and mobi format click download or read online button to the north eastern railway in the first world war book pdf for free now. North eastern railway in the first world war rob langham 208 pages softcover the north eastern railway underwent extreme change after the outbreak of war in august 1914 within months the company raised its own battalion of men and was the only rail
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