5 Mitchell Street - Richard Hope: b. 1888, Boldon, Durham. Son of Richard & Martha Hope. Husband of Elizabeth Hope of this address.
Enlisted Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Corporal 27/315, 27th Bn (Tyneside Irish) Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 25 March 1917, 29 years. Buried Habarcq Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France (V.J.5). (Both Memorials)
British War Medal & Victory Medal
CWGC Headstone reads “Ever remembered by his wife and four children, Asleep in Jesus”
Richard marries Elizabeth Clifford in 1908. The 1911 census shows Richard working as a Hewer at the Face and living at 38 Quaking Houses, South Moor with his In-laws, wife and two sons Thomas William and Richard. They later have two daughters Annie and Martha.