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Hunt for watch soldier's family

Private Wesley Jackson's watch Photo: ITV Tyne Tees

A Northumberland woman is trying to find the family of a First World War soldier to return a pocket watch to them.

The watch was given to Private Wesley Jackson of the 51st Northumberland Fusiliers by the "inhabitants of Carshield and District" to commemorate his part in The Great War.

Joan Henderson of Haltwhistle inherited the watch from her father who in turn was given it by his father who ran a drapers shop in the town. Joan believes the watch may have been bartered for goods at the shop but she now wants to return it to Private Jackson's descendants.

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