Updates on current research into the activities of the members of the then Sunderland Cricket and Rugby Football Club during the First World War.

Updated November 2018

ASHBROOKE SPORTS CLUB - Home to Sunderland Cricket, Rugby, Hockey, Tennis, Bowls and Squash Clubs and the Sunderland Strollers.

'CAN YOU DO NOTHING TO MEND MY BROKEN HEART' - THE ASHBROOKE BOYS - A SPORTS CLUB AT WAR 1914 - 1918

This online book covering the wartime careers of over 260 members of the club who were in the services during the war can now be downloaded from the  site below. The book is almost 200 pages long with over 250 case studies, analysis and illustrations. 

https://shoptly.com/i/w4r/ 

 The cost is £10 with £5 going to the John Drummond Trust  and £5 to The Last Stand 

Google  - "John Drummond Trust"  and " Sunderland RFC plan to honour former players ... - Sunderland Echo" for further details on these enterprises.  You can also contact me by e-mail for more information on the book or the enterprises to which the money is going.  See 'My Songs and Tunes' page, Juke Box page and YouTube for related song 'Up the Durhams' or 'Come On, The Durham's'.

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=come+on+the+durhams 

keith.gregson.t21@btinternet.com