Alnwick War Memorial

 

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

  John 15:13

 

 
 

 

The Great War Roll is on a single large bronze panel with the names listed in five columns:
1st Column:
Adams, T.W. S/24619 Private Thomas William Adams, 6th Bn. Cameron Highlanders. Died of Wounds 9th September 1917 aged 22. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Adams, of 7, Wagon Way Rd., Alnwick, Northumberland.
Buried Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux, Pas de Calais, France. Born Glanton Northumberland, enlisted Aldershot, resided Alnwick. (Formerly S4-093864 Army Service Corps.)
Allison, J. 315383 Serjeant James Allison, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 30th March 1917 aged 31. Son of James and Annie Allison; husband of Mary Allison, of Denwick, Alnwick. Born at Alnwick. Buried Alnwick Cemetery
Anderson, G. 2326 George Anderson, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of Wounds 30th June 1916 aged 20. Son of George and Florence Anderson, of Tritlington, Morpeth Northumberland. Buried La Laiterie Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born and enlisted Alnwick.
Anderson, W. 7/1541 William Anderson, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 26th April 1915 aged 29. Son of Thomas Anderson, of 6, Green St., Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Born Flodden, enlisted Alnwick.
Angus, G.

241897 Private George Angus, 1st/5th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 26th October 1917. Commemorated  Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born and enlisted Alnwick.

Angus, J.  

 

Archbold, A.

7260 Lance Serjeant Adam Archbold, 9th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 23rd April 1917. Commemorated Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Born Newcastle, enlisted Alnwick.

Arries, E. 26510 Gunner Edward Arries, "A" Bty. 147th Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Died 26th June 1917.
Buried Maroc British Cemetery, Grenay, Pas de Calais, France. Born Alnwick, enlisted Newcastle.
Bailey, J. A.  

 

Balmbra, T.

10535 Lance Corporal Thomas Balmbra, 9th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 7th July 1916. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Born Alnwick, enlisted North Shields.

Bates, J. 203153 Private (Signaller) James Bates, "C" Coy. 1st/4th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 27th May 1918 aged 20. Son of Jane A. Bates, of 4, Dispensary St., Alnwick, Northumberland, and the late James A. Bates.  Commemorated Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France.
Baxter, J. C.  

 

Baxter, W.

2833 Private William Baxter, 2nd/5th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 2nd April 1915 aged 46. Husband of Elizabeth Isabella Baxter, of 9, Pottergate New Row, Alnwick, Northumberland.  Buried Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (St. Andrew's and Jesmond) Cemetery.

Bell. W, (N. F.) 34774 Private William Bell 16th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 11th April 1917.
Buried Savy British Cemetery, Aisne, France. Enlisted Alnwick.
Bell. W, (N. F.)  

 

Bell. W, (Yorks. Regt) 33052 Private William Bell, 10th Bn. Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in Action 22nd September 1916. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme France. Born Chevington, Acklington, enlisted Alnwick. Formerly 316 Northumberland Fusiliers.
Beswick, E. 402892 Serjeant Edward Beswick, 13th Balloon Coy. Royal Air Force. Died 14th February 1919 aged 42.
Son of Edward and Elizabeth Beswick, of Canongate St., Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Belgrade Cemetery, Namur, Belgium.
Beverley, C. 1945 Private Charles Beverley, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 12th June 1915
Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Born Amble, enlisted Alnwick.
Bolton, W. S. 20/1000 Lance Corporal William Saunders Bolton, 20th (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 1st July 1916 aged 24. First day of the battle of the Somme. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Born Alnwick, enlisted Bedlington.
Bonnier, C. E. M2/116833 Private Charles Bonnier, 388th Mechanical Transport Coy. Army Service Corps. Died 22nd December 1916. Buried Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Born Glanton Northumberland, enlisted London, resided Alnwick.
Boyle, R. 24310 Robert Boyle, 2nd Works Coy. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 3rd September 1916 aged 23. Son of Andrew and Bell Ann Boyle. Born at Alnwick, Northumberland.  Buried Rugeley Cemetery, Staffordshire.
Bradford, G.  

 

Brewis, J. W.

1487 Private John Brewis, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 15th September 1916.Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Born and enlisted Alnwick.

Brown, F. A. Lieutenant Frederick Anderson Brown 7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 26th October 1917. Son of Mrs F. Brown, 15 St. Thomas Street, Newcastle. Buried Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Langemark-Poelkapelle, Belgium. Formerly 1940 Pte. Royal Army Medical Corps.
Brown, R. W. 4085 Private Robert Walton Brown, 6th Bn. South Wales Borderers. Killed in Action 30th May 1918 aged 39. Son of the late Mrs Elizabeth Pyle, of 55, Bondgate Within, Alnwick, Northumberland.  Commemorated Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France. Born and enlisted Alnwick.
Brown, T. 37939 Private Thomas Brown, 15th Bn. Durham Light Infantry. Born 23rd October 1918. Son of John and Jane Brown, of 16, Pottergate St., Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Amerval Communal Cemetery Extension, Solesmes, Nord France.
Burn, E. W. 8551 Private Edgar William Burn, 59th Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in Action 4th September 1916 aged 22. Son of Georgina Burn, of Dodds Lane, Alnwick, Northumberland, and the late Roger Burn.
Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme France.
Burnett, E. 3430 Private E. Burnett 1st Bn Coldstream Guards. Died 1st June 1918 aged 41. Son of Elias and Margaret Burnett. Born at Alnwick. Buried Alnwick Cemetery. Served in France from 1914.
Burnett. T. W. 459392 Sapper Thomas William Burnett, 447th Field Coy. Royal Engineers. Died 31st July 1918 aged 33.
Son of Thomas and Annie Burnett, of Hotspur Place, Alnwick, Northumberland.
Commemorated Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France. Born Broomhill, enlisted Alnwick.
Carlan, R. 263046 Private Robert Carlan 5th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 7th June 1918.
Buried Marfaux British Cemetery, Marne, France. Born and enlisted Alnwick
Carlisle, T. F. B. 351 Flight Serjeant Thomas Frederick B. Carlisle 1st Sqdn. Royal Flying Corps. Died 8th April 1916
Buried Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord) France
Carr-Ellison, O. F. C. Lieutenant Oswald Fenwicke-Clennell Carr-Ellison, 2nd Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 5th October 1918 aged 23. awarded Mentioned in Despatches, Serbian Order of the White Eagle, V Class. Son of John Ralph and Edith Maude Mary Carr-Ellison, of Allerburn, Alnwick, Northumberland. Native of Hedgeley, Northumberland. Buried Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gouy, Aisne, France.
Chrystal, R. D.  

 

Clarke, W. W. 2157 Private Walter Wilfred Clarke, "D" Coy 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 15th May 1915 aged 20. Son of Robert and Jane Clarke, of 22, Pottergate St., Alnwick, Northumberland.  Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Born and Enlisted.
Cleghorn. J.  
Cockburn, W. 48023 Private William Cockburn, 20th (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 5th June 1917. Commemorated Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Born and enlisted Alnwick.
Common, H. A. Second Lieutenant Henry Alder Common, 1st/2nd Bn attd. 1st/4th Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died of Wounds 4th October 1918 aged 30. Son of Henry Alder Common and Mary Ann Common, of Canongate, Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Cairns. J. H. M. ?? possibly....290787 Lance Corporal John Robert Miller Cairns, 23rd (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 9th September 1917 aged 27.Buried Hargicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France. Enlisted Alnwick.
 
2nd Column:
Connell, D. 2314 Lance Corporal Daniel Connell, King's Own Scottish Borderers, Died 29th June 1915 aged 48. Husband of Jessie Connell, of 14, Rosevale St., Dumfries. Buried Dumfries (St. Andrew's) Roman Catholic Cemetery. Born Alnwick, enlisted Dumfries, resided Alnwick.
Cook, C.B.

1377 Lance Corporal Charles Bertram Cook, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 25th May 1915 aged 21. Son of Charles Henry and Louisa Cook, of Bailiffgate, Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Born and Enlisted Alnwick.

Cook, E.R. 290044 Serjeant Major Ernest Richard Cook, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of Wounds 29th July 1917 aged 21. Son of Mr. C. H. and Mrs. L. Cook, of The Square, Bailiffgate, Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. Born and Enlisted Alnwick, awarded the Military Medal.
Cotterill, A. 33686 Private Archibald Cotterill, 6th Bn. Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in Action 9th October 1917 aged 19. Son of the late Thomas and Sarah Cotterill. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born and enlisted Alnwick, formerly 20/1699 Northumberland Fusiliers.
Coulthard, A. 1948 Private Albert Coulthard, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 26th April 1915 aged 25. Son of Robert and Isabella Coulthard, of 10, Market St., Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.
Cuthbert, J. 40640 Private James Cuthbert, 1st Bn. Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in Action 20th April 1918 aged 36.Son of Alice Cuthbert, of Hawdon Grange, Alnwick, Northumberland, and the late James Cuthbert.
Commemorated Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Born Wooler, enlisted Alnwick.
Dalton, G. 2423 Private George Dalton, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 16th June 1915.
Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Enlisted Alnwick.
Davidson, A.J.

290050 Private Alexander James Davidson, 1st/7th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 14th November 1916 aged 20. Son of Mr. R. H. and Mrs. E. J. Davidson, of St. Michael's Lane, Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme , France

Davison, Alex. 33340 Private Alexander Davison, 1st/4th Bn. York and Lancaster Regiment. Died of Wounds 19th April 1918 aged 24. Son of Isabella and the late George Davison, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Buried Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Born and enlisted Alnwick.
Davison, And. 1962 Andrew Davison, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 15th June 1915 aged 30. Son of Isabella Davison, of 2, Claypott St., Alnwick, Northumberland, and the late George Davison.
Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Born and enlisted Alnwick.
Davison, G.W.  

 

Dixon, J. 747 Lance Corporal John Dixon 8th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 6th December 1915. Buried Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Born Alnwick. (Probably wounded at Gallipoli and evacuated to Egypt.)
Donohoe, G.A. 46577 Private George Anthony Donohoe, 10th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 20th September 1917 aged 19. Son of James and Mary Donohoe, of 7, New Row, Alnwick, Northumberland.  Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Douglas, W. 290923 Private Walter Douglas, 1st/4th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 26th October 1917 aged 27. Son of the late David and Rachel Douglas. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enlisted Alnwick
Drummond, T. 50085 Private Thomas Drummond, 1st/4th Bn. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died of Wounds 2nd April 1918 aged 19. Son of Thomas and Sarah Drummond, of 18, Clayport St., Alnwick, Northumberland.
Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Duffy, G.W. 15225 Private George W. Duffy 2nd Bn. Leinster Regiment. Died of Wounds 24th June 1917 aged 19. Son of Michael Duffy, of Fellgate Cottage, Fellgate Wardley, Newcastle-on-Tyne; husband of Annie Duffy, of 3, Tuns Yard, Green Batt, Alnwick, Northumberland.  Buried Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Dunlop, J. 18562 Serjeant John Dunlop, 8th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of Wounds 7th September 1915 aged 32. Husband of Eleanor Dunlop, of 38, St. George's Crescent, New Buildings, Alnwick.  Commemorated Helles Memorial, Gallipoli Turkey. Born Berwick.
Duns, J. 23563 Private John Duns, 14th Bn. Durham Light Infantry. Killed in Action 21st April 1916 aged 21. Son of James and Elizabeth Duns, of Bailiffgate, Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Bard Cottage Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. Born Alnwick, enlisted Darlington, resided Alnwick.
Edwards, W.H.  

 

Egdell, D.J. 12530 Private David James Blyth Egdell, 1st Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed in Action 13th April 1918 aged 25. Son of Thomasine Blyth Egdell, of New Row, Alnwick, Northumberland, and the late Robert Egdell. Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Born Alnwick, enlisted Waylford.
Egdell, E.W. 7167 Lance Corporal Edward Walker Egdell, 1st Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed in Action, 20th July 1916 aged 35. Son of Robert and Thomasine Blythe Egdell, of Kirk's Buildings, New Row, Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme France. Born Alnwick, enlisted Newcastle.
Egdell, J. 290291 Corporal John Egdell, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 26th October 1917.
Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Born Alnwick.
Egdell, T. KX/490 Petty Officer Thomas Egdell Hood Bn. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died of Wounds 24th September 1917 aged 37.  Born Alnwick, Northumberland 25/11/1879. A Miner. Wife, Alice, 277 Maypole St., Ashington, Northumberland.

Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal (in action at Grandcourt 3-5/2/17) London Gazette 26/3/17 : "For conspicuous gallantry in action. He got his machine guns into action under heavy fire & greatly assisted in repelling a strong enemy counter-attack. He set a fine example of courage & initiative."
Elliott, W.P. 19537 Lance Corporal William Pringle Elliott, 10th Bn. Durham Light Infantry. Killed in Action 29th June 1915 aged 23. Son of George and Jane Elliott, of 14, Queen St., Alnwick, Northumberland.
Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium
Everett, W.W. Captain William Wallis Everett, 9th Bn. attd. 2nd Bn. Norfolk Regiment. Killed in Action 8th October 1918 aged 27. Husband of Alice Isabella Orde Everett, of 'Thistledowne,' Alnwick, Northumberland.
Buried Montbrehain British Cemetery, Aisne, France
Fairgrieve, A.O. Lieutenant Alexander Oman Fairgrieve, 37th Dogras. Died 25th October 1918. Buried Bannu Cemetery grave158 and commemorated Delhi Memorial (India Gate) India. Previously served Northumberland Hussars, Machine Gun Corps and South Staffordshire Regiment. (address of father, D. Fairgrieve, on medal index card is also 'Thistledown' Alnwick)
Farrow, J.C.

3051 Private John Coates Farrow 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 15th February 1916. Commemorated Special Memorial, Maple Copse Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. (many graves here destroyed by later shelling) Born Bishop Auckland, enlisted Alnwick.

Fife, J. 1701 Private John Fife 2nd/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 29th April 1919. Buried Alnwick Cemetery. Served in France from 1915 with 1/7th Btn, wounded and discharged.
Foreman, R.  

 

Forster, Jas.

5018  Rifleman James Forster, 1st/8th Bn. London Regiment (Post Office Rifles). Killed in Action 15th September 1916. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme France. Enlisted and resided Alnwick.

Forster, Jno.  

 

Frater, J. 24234 Private James Frater 1st Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 3rd May 1917. Buried Dury Crucifix Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Born Seaton Deleval, enlisted Alnwick.
Furlonger, V. 22444 Private Vincent Furlonger, 2nd Bn. Grenadier Guards. Killed in Action 15th September 1916 aged 24. Son of William and Jane Furlonger, of 67, Bondgate St., Alnwick. Buried Serre Road Cemetery No.2, Somme, France.
Gelson, T. 66415 Private Thomas Gelson, 20th Bn. Royal Fusiliers. Killed in Action 25th August 1917. Son of Thomas and Mary Anne Gelson, of Ogle Terrace, Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Nieuport Memorial, Nieuwpoort, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born, enlisted and resided Alnwick. Formerly S4/125563 Army Service Corps.
Gibb, J.M.  

 

Gibbison, G. 3028 Lance Serjeant George Gibbison, "C" Coy. 2nd Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of Wounds 27th February 1917 aged 23. Son of Isabella Mackenzie (formerly Gibbison), of The Tanners Arms, Alnwick, Northumberland, and the late Oswald Gibbison. Buried Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, Greece. Born St. Paul’s London, enlisted Alnwick.
Goodfellow, J.

1949 Lance Corporal James Goodfellow, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 26th April 1915 aged 31. Son of Matthew Burnett Goodfellow and Anne Goodfellow, of 6, Bondgate Within, Alnwick, Northumberland.  Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ypres Belgium. Born and enlisted Alnwick.

Gray, A.G. 2263 Corporal Andrew George Gray, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 16th June 1915 aged 25. Son of Jane Oliver Gray, of 23, Green Batt, Alnwick, Northumberland, and the late Robert Gray. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.  Born Glanton, enlisted Alnwick.
 
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Hanton, A. 1114 Private Andrew Hanton 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of Wounds 20th May 1915.
Buried Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord) France. Born Amble, enlisted Alnwick.
Harrison, E. 64361 Private Edwin Harrison 111th Field Amb Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in Action 21st March 1918 aged 21. Son of Annie Elizabeth Harrison, of Denwick Lane End, Alnwick, Northumberland.
Commemorated Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.
Harrison, J.

Possibly....457785 Sapper John Harrison, 93rd Field Coy. Royal Engineers. Killed in Action 31st August 1918 aged 27. Son of John and Mary Jane Harrison, of Alnwick; husband of Agnes Harrison, of 16, Princes Gardens, Monkseaton, Northumberland.  Buried  Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers, Somme, France.

Haythorne, J.A.  

 

Hedley, J.A. 1378 Private James Archibald Hedley, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 29th April 1915 aged 19. Only son of Clara Hedley, of Hotspur Place, Alnwick, Northumberland, and the late R.Q.M.S. Thomas Robinson Hedley. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Born Durham, enlisted Alnwick.
Henderson, R.  

 

Hepburn, J. 4762 Private Joseph Hepburn 8th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 26th September 1916. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme France. Born Berwick, enlisted Alnwick.
Hetherington, H.  

 

Hetherington, T.A. 21/1629 Private Thomas Alexander Hetherington, 21st (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of Wounds 2nd July 1916 aged 19. Grandson of Thomas and Catherine Hetherington, of "Jubilee Cottage," Alnwick Moor. Native of Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Puchevillers British Cemetery, Somme, France . Born and enlisted Alnwick.
Hogg, J. 205069 Private James Hogg, 2nd/4th Bn. Hampshire Regiment. Killed in Action 4th November 1918 aged 36. Husband of Jessie Hogg, of 43, Lisburn St., Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Ruesnes Communal Cemetery, Nord, France. Born and enlisted Alnwick. Awarded the Military Medal. Formerly 3410 Northumberland Fusiliers.
Houston, H.  

 

Howe, F. 10961 Serjeant Frank Howe, 2nd Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in Action 4th October 1917 aged 22. Son of the late Joseph Swann Howe and Frances Catherine Howe. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Born Dumfries, enlisted Berwick, Resided Berwick.
Hutchinson, R.K. 290988 Lance Corporal Richard Keay Hutchinson, 1st Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 26th September 1917 aged 26. Son of Mrs. John Hutchison, of 637, Alexandra Parade, Dennistoun, Glasgow.
Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born Alnwick, Northumberland.
Inglis, A.

21373 Private Andrew Inglis,  2nd Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in Action 21st July 1916 aged 23. Son of Archibald and Elizabeth Inglis, of 21, Howick St., Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Inglis, J. 7331 Private James Inglis, 12th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own). Killed in Action 9th April 1917 Aged 24. Son of Archibald and Annie Elizabeth Inglis, of 21, Howick St., Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, Pas de Calais, France. Born and resided Alnwick.
Inglis, W. R/4631 Able Seaman Walter Inglis, Anson Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed in Action (missing, assumed) 9th April 1918 aged 22. Son of the late Walter and Isabella Inglis, of Oxenheugh Cottage, Alnwick Moor, Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.
Jackson, F.

461033 Sapper Frank Jackson 82nd Field Coy. Royal Engineers. Killed in Action 11th October 1917.Buried Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enlisted North Shields, born and resided Alnwick.

Jackson, J.  

 

Jobson, A.

17469 Private Andrew Jobson, 10th Bn. Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in Action 26th September 1915. Commemorated Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Born and enlisted Alnwick.

Johnston, J.  

 

Lawson, W. 291118 Lance Corporal William Lawson, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 15th September 1916
Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Enlisted Alnwick.
Lee, J.

80502 Gunner Joseph Lee, 2nd/3rd Siege Artillery Reserve Bde. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 16th October 1918 aged 30. Husband of Agnes Ann Lee of 27 Bridge Street Alnwick. Buried Alnwick Cemetery.  Born Amble, enlisted and resided Alnwick.

Lockey, T.K. 34642 Lance Corporal Thomas Lockey, 9th (Northumberland Hussars) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 21st March 1918. Commemorated Arras Memorial, Born St. Pauls Northumberland, [sic – parish of St Paul Alnwick?] enlisted Alnwick.
Lorimer, J.W. 290844 Private James William Lorimer, 12th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Diede 4th October 1917. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born and enlisted Alnwick.
Lorimer, T.W.  

 

Lothian, J. 20/828 James Lothian, 20th (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 1st July 1916 First day of the battle of the Somme. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme France. Born Alnwick, enlisted Newcastle.
Lothian, T. 28/44 Thomas Lothian, 19th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. (Served as ANDERSON). Died of Wounds 6th July 1916 aged 37. Son of William and Mary Lothian, of Pitts Terrace, Alnwick, Northumberland.
Buried Maple Leaf Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Born Alnwick, enlisted Blyth.
Lundy, F. 7967 Private Frederick Lundy, 1st Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 4th March 1915. Buried Bedford House Cemetery, Ypres, Blegium. Born Alnwick, enlisted Newcastle.
MacLaughlan, G.A. 3405 Private George Albert McLaughlan, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 3rd September 1916. Buried Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, Somme, France. Born Embleton, enlisted Ashington.
Marr, J. 33395 Serjeant James Marr, "A" Coy. 16th Bn. Highland Light Infantry. Died of Wounds 3rd December 1917 aged 21. Son of Edward and Annie Barbara Marr, of 23, North Crescent, Hertford. Native of Alnwick. Buried Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Maule, E. 465031 Rifleman Ernest Maule, 11th Bn. London Regiment (Finsbury Rifles). Killed in Action, 31st July 1917 aged 21. Son of Leonard Freeman Maule and Margaret Maule, of 19, Clayport Square, Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Born Alnwick, enlisted and resided Birmingham. Formerly 4011 10th London Regiment.
McFadden, W. 3/8349 Lance Serjeant William McFadden, 6th Bn. Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in Action 22nd August 1915 aged 35. Son of John McFadden; husband of Roseline E. McFadden, of Pottergate Place, Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. Born Greenock, Renfrew, enlisted Redcar, Resided Alnwick.
McNally, J. 11416 Private Joseph McNally, 12th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action, 27th September 1915 aged 24. Son of William John McNally, of 16, Scott St., Amble, Morpeth, Northumberland.
Commemorated Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.  Born and enlisted Amble.
Michie, G.A. 18720 Private Gilbert Archer Michie, 10th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed in Action 25th September 1915 aged 21. Son of Andrew and Elizabeth Michie, of 14, Bondgate Within, Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Born Kelso, enlisted Calross, resided Alnwick.
Michie, H.G.

Lieutenant Henry George Michie, 15th Bn. attd. 8th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 26th September 1916 aged 24. Son of Andrew Michie, of 14, Bondgate Within, Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated  Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Milburn, W.H. Second Lieutenant William Hudson Milburn, 4th Bn. Suffolk Regiment. Killed in Action, 15th July 1916 aged 25. Son of Margaret Milburn, of 35, Osborne Terrace, Gosforth, Newcastle-on-Tyne, and the late Joseph Milburn. Educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. (Name and address on medal index card of Father's executor is T Milburn Esq. 23 Duke Street, Alnwick, Northumberland)
Miles, H. 2438 Private Hugh Miles, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of Wounds 26th April 1915 aged 26.
Son of Hugh and Emily Miles, of Gateshead; husband of Victoria Mary Sutton (formerly Miles), of Ellingham, Chathill, Northumberland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.
 
4th Column
Miller, H. 290104 Serjeant Henry Miller, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 14th November 1916 aged 30. Son of the late Henry and Mary Miller; husband of Mabel Violet Miller, of 9, Bayley St., Westgate Rd., Newcastle-on-Tyne. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Born and enlisted Alnwick.
Moffat, J.W. 2927 Private John William Moffat 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 21st February 1916. Buried (special memorial, graves destroyed) Maple Copse Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. Enlisted Alnwick.
Moir, P.E. 20048 Private Peter Eadington Moir, 6th Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in Action 17th September 1916 aged 29. Son of the late Alex Moir and Ellen Moir, of Market Place, Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried London Cemetery And Extension, Longueval, Somme France. Born and resided Alnwick, enlisted Dewsbury, Yorks.
Mordue, J.W. 712 Lance Corporal John William Mordue, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of Wounds 25th June 1915 aged 25. Son of George A. and Mary Ann Mordue, of Craster Place, Alnwick. Buried Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Enlisted Alnwick.
Murphy, T. 8742 Private Thomas Murphy 12th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 28th June 1916.
Buried Meaulte Military Cemetery, Somme, France. Born Alnwick, enlisted Newcastle.
Nettleship, M. Second Lieutenant Mark Nettleship, 1st Bn. attd. 1st/4th Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in Action 1st September 1918 aged 25. Son of Elizabeth A. Nettleship, of 5, Howick St., Alnwick, Northumberland, and the late Charles Nettleship. Buried Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, Pas de Calais, France.
Nettleship, T.

Second Lieutenant Thomas Nettleship, 1st/5th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 22nd March 1918 aged 32. Son of Elizabeth A. Nettleship, of 5, Howick St., Alnwick, Northumberland, and the late Charles Nettleship.  Commemorated Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.

Neville, R.P. Captain Robert Patrick Neville 7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of Wounds 27th October 1917
Buried Solferino Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. Awarded the Military Cross.
Newbury, T.F. 3427 Private Thomas Frederick Newbury, "F" Coy. 2nd Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 8th May 1915 aged 23. Son of Annie Newbury, of Fenkle St., Alnwick, Northumberland, and the late J. C. Newbury.
Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Born and enlisted Alnwick.
O'Brien, J. 29162 Private Joseph O'Brien, 8th Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in Action 26th September 1917.
Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born and resided Alnwick, enlisted Newcastle.
Orange, A. 9330 Private Adam Orange 1st Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 8th November 1914. Buried La Brique Military Cemetery No.2, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Born Alnwick, enlisted Alnwick.
Patterson, J.  

 

Patinson, R.B.

16/8485 Private Robert Blagburn Pattinson, 16th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 1st July 1916, 1st Day of the Battle of the Somme. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Pattinson, of 40, Narrowgate, Alnwick.  Commemorated  Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Born and enlisted Alnwick.

Pattison, R.W. 290421 Private Robert William Pattison, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action, 15th September 1916 aged 21. Son of Selby Crawford Pattison; husband of S. Pattison, of 32, Middleton St., Amble Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Born and enlisted Alnwick.
Paton, W. 3/9308 William Paton, Depot, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 21st August 1916 aged 42. Son of Mrs. A. Paton, of Glasgow; husband of Catherine Cookson (formerly Paton), of Roxbro' Place, Alnwick.  Buried Alnwick Cemetery.
Pilkington, G.W

possibly...20/615 George William Pilkington, 23rd (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 1st July 1916, 1st day of the battle of the Somme. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme France. Born and enlisted Newcastle.

Purvis, J.E.

Lieutenant John Eiston Purvis, H.M.M.L. "No. 561." Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 21st October 1918 aged 30. Son of Charles E. Purvis, of West Acres, Alnwick, Northumberland.  Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial.

Ramsay, T. 27697 Private Thomas Ramsay, 14th Bn. Durham Light Infantry. Killed in Action 12th December 1916 aged 32. Son of Mrs. M. Ramsay, of Blythe Yard, Clayport St., Alnwick. Buried Cambrin Churchyard Extension. Pas de Calais, France.
Rennison, T.F.

K/17937 Stoker 1st Class Thomas Forster Rennison, H.M. S/M "E30." Royal Navy. Died 22nd November 1916 aged 21. Son of Jane Rennison, of 3, Pottergate Place, Alnwick, Northumberland, and the late Forster Charlton Rennison. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial.

Renwick, R. DM2/135449 Private Robert Renwick, 694th M.T. Coy. Army Service Corps. Died 28th September 1918 aged 27. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Renwick, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial, India. (now Pakistan)
Ritchie, W.L. 1979 Wilfred Lawson Ritchie, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 15th November 1916 aged 20. Son of David and Ann Ritchie, of Brizlee View, Hotspur, Alnwick. Buried Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme France.
Robertson, G.C. Second Lieutenant George Cockburn Robertson, 6th Bn. Durham Light Infantry. Killed in Action 21st July 1915 Aged 37. Son of William and Jane Robertson, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried La Chapelle D'armentieres Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.
Robinson, B. R4/067875 Corporal Benjamin Edward Robinson : Army Service Corps. Died 7th October 1915. Husband of A. J. Robinson, of Hotspur Place, Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Netley Military Cemetery, Hampshire. Enlisted Newcastle, resided Alnwick.
Robinson, G. 2030 Serjeant George Robinson, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of Wounds 16th November 1916. Buried Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
Roper, G. 3069 Private George Roper 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of Wounds 23rd February 1916 aged 25. Son of John Roper, of 17, Hotspur St., Alnwick, Northumberland; husband of Barbara Roper, of High Flatworth, Percy Main, North Shields. Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Rowe, W.J.T.  

 

Scott, R.B.

11356 Private Robert Bank Scott, Killed in Action 17th October 1917. 23rd (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Buried Cement House Cemetery, Langemark-Poelkapelle, Belgium. Born Alnwick enlisted Blyth.

Simpson, J.P.N. Second Lieutenant John Parker Norfolk Simpson, 5th Bn. attd. 3rd Bn. Royal Fusiliers. Died of Wounds, 27th May 1915 aged 25. Son of James Parker Simpson and Louisa Simpson, of Alnwick, Northumberland.
Buried Harlebeke New British Cemetery, Harelbeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Smith, F.C. 203359 Private Frank Cecil Smith, 1st/4th Bn. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Died of Wounds 12th October 1918 aged 23. Son of Robert Foster Smith and Margaret Smith, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Naves Communal Cemetery Extension. Nord, France.
Spittle, H.

34265 Private Henry Spittle, 7th Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in Action 12th May 1917.Commemorated Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Born and enlisted Alnwick.

Spittle, T.

??  201329 Private Thomas Spittle 4th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 28th April 1917 aged 39.Son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Spittle.  Buried  Athies Communal Cemetery Extension

Stevenson, A. ?? 6511 Private Alexander Stevenson, 1st/5th Bn. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Die of Wounds 20th January 1917 aged 22. Son of James and Susanna Stevenson, of Lea Houses, Howick, Lesbury, Northumberland. Buried Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, Pas de Calais, France. Enlisted Alnwick.
Stevenson, J.S 37267 Lance Corporal James Scott Stevenson, 21st (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 9th April 1917 aged 21. Buried Roclincourt Valley Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Enlisted Alnwick.
Stewart, M.R.

??  4124 Private Matthew Stewart, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 3rd September 1916.Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme France. Born Morpeth, enlisted Alnwick.

Straughan, T.A. Lieutenant Thomas Arthur Straughan, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 5th February 1918 aged 26. Son of Thomas Straughan, of 32, Howick St., Alnwick, and the late Margaret Straughan. Buried Alnwick Cemetery.
Tate, J. 290820 Private James Tate 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 14th November 1916.
Buried Warlencourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Enlisted Alnwick.
Tate, M. 1702 Private Matthew Tate, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 15th September 1916.
Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme France. Enlisted Alnwick.
Taylor, R..

7319 Private Richard Taylor, 2nd Bn. York and Lancaster Regiment. Died of Wounds 11th May 1915 aged 34. Son of Richard and Harriet Taylor, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Buried  Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension, Nord, France. Born St. Nicholas Alnwick, enlisted Newcastle upon Tyne.

 
5th Column
Taylor, W.

236969 William Taylor, 1st Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 13th April 1918 aged 32. Husband of Margaret J. Taylor, of Walkergate, Alnwick.  Buried Chocques Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Taylor, W.M.  

 

Ternent, J.

16/556 John Ternent, : "C" Coy. 16th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of Wounds 10th October 1916 aged 22. Son of Mary Ternent, of Chapel Lane, Alnwick, Northumberland, and the late Thomas Ternent. Buried St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.

Ternent, J.W. 7/1847 John William Ternent, 7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 25th January 1916 . Buried Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Ypres, Belgium. Born Alnwick.
Thompson, A.H.  

 

Thompson, B. 51493 Bartholomew Thompson, 3rd Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 10th April 1919 aged 42. Son of the late Thomas and Christina Thompson, of Alnwick; husband of Mary Thompson, of 31, Woolmarket, Berwick-on-Tweed. Buried Alnwick Cemetery
Thompson, J. J.  

 

Thompson, W.  

 

Thorburn, J.  

 

Thorp, T.T. Second Lieutenant Thomas Tudor Thorp, "D" Bty. 83rd Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Killed in Action 16th August 1917 aged 20. Son of Thomas Alder Thorp and Elizabeth Jane Thorp, of Bondgate Hall, Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Tyne Cot Cemetery Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Trobe, T. 56406 Serjeant Thomas Trobe Royal Field Artillery, Died of Wounds 24th March 1918. Buried Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension, Oise, France. Born Alnwick, enlisted Newcastle.
Trotter, G. 291082 Private George Trotter 27th (Tyneside Irish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 28th April 1917 aged 28. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Trotter, of Mile Moor, Glanton, Northumberland.
Buried Athies Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. Enlisted Alnwick
Tweddell, M.  

 

Tweedy, J.  

 

Walker, R. 2784 Serjeant Rickard Pentleton Walker, 2nd Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 14th July 1916 aged 38. Son of John Walker, of Arche Place, Pottergate, Alnwick, Northumberland.
Commemorated Doiran Memorial, Greece.
Walkinshaw, R. 8059 Private Robert Walkinshaw, Depot Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 21st April 1918 aged 33. Husband of the late Elizabeth Walkinshaw, of 24, Campbell St., Hebburn. Buried Hebburn Cemetery. Born Alnwick, enlisted Wallsend.
Wallace, C.J.G. Lieutenant Cyril John George Wallace, 24th (Tyneside Irish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 9th September 1918 aged 22. Son of Maj. John and Marie Wallace, of 2, Benwell View, Bentinck Rd., Newcastle-on-Tyne. Native of Newcastle. Buried Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Died from gas poisoning
Wallace, J.D.  
Wanless, R.M. 40118 Private Robert Wanless 1st Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in Action 31st July 1917.
Buried Aeroplane Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. Born and enlisted Alnwick. Formerly 29939 Leicestershire Regiment.
Warren, R. 53373 Private Robert Warren 169th Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in Action 23rd November 1917. Brother of Mr. B. Warren, of 2, Wagon Way Rd., Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Louverval Military Cemetery, Doignies, Nord France. Born and resided Alnwick, enlisted Newcastle. Formerly 1823 Northumberland Hussars.
Watson, G.  

 

Weatheritt, R.

23564 Private Robert Weatheritt, 9th (Northumberland Hussars) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 27th March 1918 aged 23. Son of J. E. Weatheritt, of 20, Clayport St., Alnwick, Northumberland, and the late James Weatheritt.  Buried (unidentified) Rumaucourt Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

White, A. 263071 Lance Corporal Andrew White 1st/5th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action. 20th April 1917. Buried London Cemetery, Neuville-Vitasse, Pas de Calais, France. Born and enlisted Alnwick.
White, T.W. 242517 Corporal Thomas William White, 1st/5th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 27th May 1918. Son of William and Jane Ann White, of Pickards Yard, Clayport St., Alnwick, Northumberland.
Buried La Ville-Aux-Bois British Cemetery, Aisne, France.
Willcox, E.B. 33097 Private Edward Bell Willcox, 1st/5th Bn. Yorkshire Regiment. Died 4th September 1918 aged 33. Son of Henry and Annie Willcox. Buried St. Souplet British Cemetery, Nord, France. Born and enlisted Alnwick. Formerly, 4315 Northumberland Fusiliers.
Willcox, G.T. 141886 Gunner George Thomas Willcox 105th Bty. 22nd Bde. Royal Field Artillery. Killed in Action 11th May 1917. Buried Croisilles Railway Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Born Alnwick, enlisted Herne Bay Kent.
Willcox, J. 737 Private John Willcox, "D" Coy. 1st Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers, Died 24th August 1914 aged 30. Son of Charles Willcox, of Town Hall Buildings, Alnwick, Northumberland. Served on the North-West Frontier of India. Commemorated La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.
Willcox, S. 21/1607 Private Samuel Willcox, 21st (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 1st July 1916 aged 24. First day of the battle of the Somme. Son of Ellen Willcox, of Rose Dale Cottage, Alnwick Moor, Northumberland, and the late Sam Willcox. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme France.
Wilson, H.  

 

Winchester, M.  

 

Wood, R.W.  

 

Wood, W.T.  

 

Young, A. 290511 Lance Serjeant Adam Young 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 11th February 1918 aged 33. Son of Joseph Coxen Young and Martha Young, of 4, West Parade, Alnwick, Northumberland; husband of Elizabeth Jane Young, of Woolsington Hall, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. Born and enlisted Alnwick.
Young, G.

35217 Private George Young 12th/13th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 21st March 1918 aged 20. Buried  Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, Nord, France. Born and enlisted Alnwick. Awarded the Military Medal.

Young, W.L.  

 

Young, C.E.

Lieutenant Charles Edward Young, Military Labour Corps. Died 17th December 1918 aged 33. Son of William and Selina Young, of Aldersyde, Alnwick, Northumberland, England. Born at Newcastle-on-Tyne. Joined East African Mounted Rifles in August, 1914.  Buried Dar Es Salaam (Upanga Road) Cemetery, Tanzania.

Young, A.C. Captain Arthur Cecil Young, : "A" Coy. 16th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 1st July 1916 aged 24. First day of the battle of the Somme. Son of Mrs. Selina Young, of Aldersyde, Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme France.

Captain Young was in command of “A” Company for the assault.
 
The Second World War Roll is on a single large bronze panel with the names listed in four columns:
1st Column:
Anderson, R.J. ? possibly... 891350 Bombardier John Ronald James Anderson, 4 Survey Regt. Royal Artillery. Died 5th December 1942 aged 28. Son of Stanley Watson Anderson and Nancy Anderson, of Alnwick, Northumberland.
 Buried Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya.
Angus, D.

3187997 Private Duncan Angus, 1st Bn. King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died 26th April 1945 aged 30. Buried Becklingen War Cemetery, Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany.

Angus, T.

13023503 Gunner Thomas Angus, 1/1 Maritime Regt. Royal Artillery. Died 13th June 1941 aged 26. Son of Robert and Mary Ellen Angus; husband of Phyllis Angus, of Stobhill Gate, Northumberland. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

Bailey, G.F. LT/JX 196042 Seaman George Frederick Bailey, H.M.S. Rosalind. Royal Naval Patrol Service. Died 6th June 1943 aged 29. Son of Bernard and Elsie Bailey, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Buried Mombasa (Mbaraki) Cemetery, Kenya.
Bailey, J.F.  

 

Bell, F. ? possibly...D/JX 257137 Ordinary Seaman Thomas Frederick Bell, H.M.S. Drake, Royal Navy. Died 21st December 1945 aged 35. Son of Thomas and Lucy Florence Bell, husband of Elsie Bell, of Alnwick.
Buried Alnwick Cemetery
Black, R.

4275545 Gunner Robert Black, 93 (6th Bn. The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders) Anti-Tank Regt. Royal Artillery. Died 7th May 1943 aged 23.  Son of Robert and Janet Black, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Thibar Seminary War Cemetery Tunisia.

Brewis, V.G. 116962 Flight Lieutenant (Nav.) Victor George Brewis 605 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 6th June 1944 aged 28. Son of Victor George and Marion Brewis, of Wooley [sic], Northumberland.
Buried Hoorn General Cemetery, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.
Brown, J.B.F. 3040093 Sergeant (Air Gnr.) John Baldwin Foulger Brown, 55 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 22nd February 1945 aged 19. Son of Louis F. and Eleanor Brown, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Padua War Cemetery, Italy.
Brotherston, G.  

 

Carr, T.

13005181 Lance Corporal Thomas Carr, 73 Coy., Aux. Mil. Pioneer Corps. Died at Sea 17th June 1940 aged 36. Buried  Pornic War Cemetery. Loire-Atlantique France. (from the sinking of troopship "Lancastria" in the Bay of Biscay on 17th June 1940.)

Cherrey, R.G.  

 

Cook, J.D. 1127087 Warrant Officer James Douglas Cook, 520 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 25th April 1944 aged 21. Son of James Cook, and of Margaret Ann Cook, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Commemorated Malta Memorial
Craiggs, A.C. 7587917 Staff Serjeant Albert Clarence Craiggs, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 25th October 1941 aged 31. Son of Mathew and Alice Craiggs, of West Thirston, Northumberland; husband of Evelyn Craiggs, of Alnwick Northumberland. Buried Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt.
Collier, D.M. 3194025 Corporal David Munro Collier, 1st Battalion Royal Scots. Died 6th May 1944 aged 27.
Son of David Munro Collier and Elizabeth Margaret Collier, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Buried Kohima War Cemetery, India.
Dowie, A.

4271693 Fusilier Albert Dowie, 9th Bn. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 6th March 1943 aged 21.Son of James and Annie Wilson Dowie, of Barresdale, Northumberland.  Buried  Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.

Drysdale, J. T/6730 Serjeant John Doull Drysdale, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 21st June 1944 aged 38. Son of John and Margret Drysdale; husband of Helen Drysdale, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Buried Basingstoke (Worting Road) Cemetery
Dobson, A.  

 

 
2nd Column
Donaldson, R. C/SSX 17766 Able Seaman Robert Arthur Donaldson, H.M.S. Juno, Royal Navy. Died 21st February 1941 aged 26. Son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Donaldson, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial
Dover, J.A.  

 

Dunn, J.R. 1148412 Gunner John Robert Dunn, attd. H.Q. 41 A.A. Bde. Royal Artillery. Died 12th September 1946 aged 45. Son of John William and Cecilia Dunn; husband of Catherine Dunn, of Alnwick.  Buried Alnwick Cemetery
Egdell, C.

4911588 Private Cuthbert Egdell, 5th Bn. Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 15th June 1940 aged 29. Commemorated Dunkirk Memorial, France.

Egdell, W.D. 4464069 Private William Deighton Egdell, 2nd Bn. Durham Light Infantry. Died 25th May 1942 aged 30.
Son of Thomas George and Jean Ellen Egdell, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Commemorated Brookwood Memorial, Surrey.
Egdell, T. 4278397 Fusilier Thomas Egdell, 9th Bn. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 12th September 1944 aged 31. Son of John and Susan Egdell; husband of Jean Egdell, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Commemorated Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
Elliott, J.W.  322489 Gunner James William Elliott, 102 (The Northumberland Hussars) Lt. A.A./Anti-Tank Regt. Died 13th July 1943 aged 22. Son of George Elliott, and of Isabella Elliott, of Alnwick, Northumberland.
Commemorated Cassino Memorial, Italy.
Elvidge, A. 4609678 Corporal Alfred Elvidge, 1st Bn. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Died 14th May 1942 aged 32. Son of Thomas and Caroline Elvidge; husband of Euphemia Elvidge, of Alnwick.  Buried Alnwick Cemetery
Fender, J.D.

14384947 Lance Corporal James David Fender, 17 L. of C. Sigs. Royal Corps of Signals. Died 1st February 1945 aged 22. Buried  Schoonselhof Cemetery, Antwerpen, Belgium.

Finnigan, W.  

 

Goodfellow, E. Apprentice Edward Goodfellow, S.S. Embassage (Newcastle-on-Tyne) Merchant Navy. Died 27th August 1941 aged 17. Son of Luke Weatheritt Goodfellow and Eva Goodfellow, of Alnwick, Northumberland.
Commemorated Tower Hill Memorial, London.
Graham, W.L. 13043410 Warrant Officer Class II (S.Q.M.S) William Lilburn Graham, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 26th December 1943 aged 28. Son of William and Ellen Graham, of Alnwick, Northumberland. A.C.I.I.
Buried Bari War Cemetery, Italy.
Gerner, C.A.

P/KX 127662  Leading Stoker Christian Albert Renatus Gerner, H.M.L.C.T. 7015, Royal Navy. Died 18th October 1944 aged 33. Son of George and Ellen Mary Gerner; husband of Olive Gerner, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

Gair, J.W.  

 

Gibbison, G.(Jun'r) 547265 Corporal George Gibbison, Yorkshire Dragoons Yeomanry (Queen's Own). Died 12th March 1941 aged 31. Son of George and Lizzie Jane Gibbison; husband of Mabel Doris Gibbison, of Kettering, Northamptonshire. Buried Ramleh War Cemetery, Palestine (Israel). Born and resided “Northumberland” initially enlisted into the Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons) RAC.
Henderson, C. possibly... 14401710 Private Cecil George Henderson, 6th Bn. Durham Light Infantry. Died 27th June 1944 aged 20. Son of William and Florence Henderson, of Whittingham, Northumberland.  Buried Hottot-Les-Bagues War Cemetery, Calvados, France.
Hall, C.  

 

Hall, W.F.

4264979 Lance Serjeant William Furlonger Hall, 7th Bn. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 5th June 1940 aged 29. Son of Mathew Collingwood Hall and Elizabeth Furlonger Hall; husband of Annie Strachan Hall, of Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire.  Buried London Cemetery And Extension, Longueval, Somme France.

Hall, W.  

 

 
3rd Column
Holleywell, E. 4273555 Fusilier Edward Holleywell, 9th Bn. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died between 31st May 1940 and the 2nd February 1940 aged 31. Son of John Thomas Holleywell, and of Mary Ellen Holleywell, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France.
Holleywell, J. 4273556 Fusilier James Holleywell, 9th Bn. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 5th July 1943 aged 35.
Grandson of Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Holleywell, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.
Hannah, C. 3254740 Rifleman Charles Hannah, 9th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 26th October 1944 aged 21.Son of Charles and Margaret Hannah; husband of Margaret Skelly Hannah, of Alnwick. Buried Alnwick Cemetery.
Hayes, G.A. 4268688 Corporal George Albert Hayes, 2nd Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Died 14th May 1942 aged 27. Son of William Hayes, and of Ann Newton Hayes, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Buried Kuala Lumpur (Cheras Road) Civil Cemetery, Malaysia
Hudson, G.W. 4461032 Private George William Hudson, 7th Bn. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Died 24th October 1944 aged 24. Son of Edward and Jane Ann Hudson, of Denwick, Northumberland. Buried Nederweert War Cemetery, Limburg, Netherlands
Ions, W. 4273339 Fusilier William Todd Ions, 7th Bn. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 7th April 1942 aged 36.
Son of William and Camilla Ions; husband of Margaret Ellen Ions, of Alnwick, Northumberland.
Buried Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Germany
Johnson, L.W. 3322823 Private Lawrence William Johnson, 2nd Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Died 2nd February 1943 aged 22. Son of Ellen Johnson, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Taiping War Cemetery, Malaysia.
Jobson, R. 4269229 Rifleman Robert Jobson, 2nd Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died between 26th May 1940 and the 28th of May 1940 aged 25. Son of Ralph and Sarah Jobson; husband of Mary Jobson, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Esquelmes War Cemetery, Pecq, Hainaut, Belgium.
Lillico, C.W.

1590345 Flight Sergeant (Air Gnr.) Charles William Lillico, 78 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 8th June 1944 aged 20. Son of William Pringle Lillico and Sarah Isabella Lillico, of Alnwick.  Buried Alnwick Cemetery

Lockey, T.   

 

Lorimer, A.M.

322646 Gunner Alan Marriott Lorimer, 102 (The Northumberland Hussars) Lt. A.A./Anti-Tank Regt. Royal Artillery. Died 16th December 1942 aged 23. Son of John Forbes Lorimer and Mary Violet Lorimer, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Commemorated Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany.

Lundy, F.

4273283 Fusilier Frederick Lundy, : 9th Bn. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 15th February 1942 aged 21. Commemorated Special Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore.

Michie, A.  

 

Melvin, T.  

 

Morton, R.

4273505 Fusilier Ronald Morton, 9th Bn. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 9th September 1943 aged 26. Son of Andrew and Margaret Ann Morton, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Casualty Buried Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Burma (Myanmar)

Mole, J. 4273561 Fusilier Joseph Mole, 9th Bn. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 23rd May 1943 aged 34.
Son of James and Ann Hewitt Mole, of Alnwick, Northumberland; husband of Hannah Mole, of Alnwick.
Buried Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.
Mills, G.W.

4272872 Fusilier Gordon Wilson Mills, 9th Bn. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 29th August 1943 aged 23. Son of George Wilson Mills and Isabella Susan Mills, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Burma (Myanmar)

Macfarlane, G.R. 4392551 Private George Reavley  MacFarlane, 1st Bn. Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment). Died 20th October 1943 aged 24.Buried Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy.
Nixon, R. 4273278 Corporal Robert Nixon, 9th Bn. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 30th October 1943 aged 37. Son of John and Mary Nixon, of Alnwick, Northumberland; husband of Mary Josephine Nixon, of Alnwick.  Buried Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Burma (Myanmar)
Northumberland, 9th Duke of. 51289 Lieutenant Henry George Alan Percy, 3rd Bn. Grenadier Guards. Died 21st May 1940 age 27. 9th Duke of Northumberland. Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Lord Privy Seal, 1935. Son of the late Alan Ian Percy, K.G., C.B.E., M.V.O., 8th Duke of Northumberland, and of Helen Magdalen, Duchess of Northumberland. Buried Esquelmes War Cemetery Pecq, Hainaut, Belgium.
 

4th Column

Porteous W. 2695673 Guardsman William Porteous, 2nd Bn. Scots Guards, Died 6th March 1943 aged 24.
Son of William and Elisabeth Porteous, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Sfax War Cemetery, Tunisia
Richardson R.A. 4275309 Fusilier Robert Alan Richardson, 9th Bn. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 13th October 1940 aged 21. Son of Robert and Margaret B. N. Richardson, of Alnwick Northumberland. Buried Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery, Norfolk.
Richardson, A. 4272293 Fusilier Alexander Richardson, 9th Bn. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 30th September 1943 aged 23. Son of John and Mary Jane Richardson, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Buried Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.
Storey, J. 136367 Flying Officer John Storey, 61 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 2nd January 1944 aged 22. Son of William and Euphrates Trobe Storey, of Alnwick, Northumberland.
Buried : Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Germany.
Skelly, G.A 88713 Pilot Officer George Alexander Skelly, 111 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 19th August 1941 aged 25. Son of Susanna Skelly, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Runnymede Memorial
Shelford, A.C. 114157 Surgeon Lieutenant Arthur Charles Shelford, H.M.S. Express, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 1st September 1940 aged 26. Son of Percy William and Ethel Shelford, of Alnwick, Northumberland. M.B., Ch.B. (Edin.). Buried Hamburg Cemetery, Germany.

From the British Medical Journal 25th October 1941:

  'Temporary Surgeon Lieut. ARTHUR CHARLES SHELFORD, R.N.V.R., who was announced as " Missing" in the Journal of September 21, 1940 (p. 402), is now reported to have died as a prisoner of war and to have been buried on Pellworm Island on September 26, 1940. He was born at Alnwick in 1914 and began his medical studies at the University of Edinburgh in 1932, graduating M.B., Ch.B. in 1937. He had held the posts of house-physician and house-surgeon at Sunderland Royal Infirmary. Soon after the outbreak of war he was granted a temporary commission as surgeon lieutenant in the R.N.V.R., and early in 1940 was posted to H.M.S. Express and assisted in the Dunkirk evacuation. He joined the British Medical Association soon after qualification.'

HMS Express

Sisterson, J.W.A. 322229 Gunner James William Allenby Sisterson, 102 (The Northumberland Hussars) Anti-Tank Regt., Royal Artillery. Died 14th July 1943 aged 21. Son of James and Jean Sisterson, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Buried Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily.
Thompson, C. 1602183 Gunner Cecil Thompson, 149 Bty., 27 Lt. A.A. Regt. Royal Artillery. Died 12th February 1941 aged 24. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Thompson, of Alnwick; husband of J. Thompson, of Bedlington Colliery. Buried Alnwick Cemetery.
Thompson, J. P/SSX 24082 Able Seaman Joseph Thompson, H.M.S Royal Oak, Royal Navy. Died 14th October 1939 aged 19. Son of William Simm Thompson and Frances May Thompson, of Alnwick, Northumberland.
Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial

HMS Royal Oak.
Thompson, W 3184980 Fusilier William Thompson, 2nd Bn. Royal Scots Fusiliers, Died 11th August 1943 aged 33. Son of Henry and Eleanor Thompson, of Alnwick, Northumberland; husband of Elizabeth Thompson, of Alnwick.
Buried Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya.
Thompson, W.  

 

Wallace, J.H.

1138965 Sergeant (Flt. Engr.) John Horix Wallace, 620 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 26th July 1943 aged 33. Son of John Henry and Ellen Wallace, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Buried Rheinberg War Cemetery, Kamp Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfal,  Germany.

Weightman, F.G. C/SSX 22445 Seaman Frederick George Weightman, H.M.S. Juno, Royal Navy. Died 21st May 1941. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Weightman, of Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial.

HMS Juno
White, J. 555590 Fusilier James Joseph White 9th Bn. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 11th October 1944 aged 27. Son of Robert Nicholson White and Bridget White, of Alnwick, Northumberland; husband of Eliza Mouat White, of Howick, Northumberland. Buried Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan.
Wilkinson, G. 1596299 Sergeant (Air Gnr) George Wilkinson Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 2nd March 1945 aged 20. Son of George Wilkinson, and of Margaret I. Wilkinson, of Alnwick. Buried Alnwick Cemetery
Wilson, W.  

 

Wood, E.  Possibly....1083974 Flight Sergeant (Pilot) William Eric Wood, 131 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 1st December 1943 aged 24. Son of James and Jane Wood, of Alnwick.  Buried  Alnwick Cemetery
Weddell, J. 170390 Flying Officer (Nav.) John Weddell, 161 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 27th November 1944 aged 22. Son of John and Julia Weddell, of Alnwick, Northumberland.  Buried Brussels Town Cemetery, Belgium.
Willcox H. 4264668 Fusilier Henry Willcox 9th Bn. : Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 15th February 1942 aged 36.
Son of George and Elizabeth Willcox; husband of Jane Willcox, of Old Trafford, Manchester.
Commemorated Singapore Memorial, Singapore.
 
 

 

 

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