Radcliffe War Memorial
|In Memory of the Men of Radcliffe who fell in
the Great War 1914-18
||46261 Henry Glendinning
Brown, 9th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers, killed in action, 2nd
November 1916. Son of Peter and J. Glendinning Brown, of 49, Dandsfield
Place, Radcliffe, Morpeth. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme,
France. Born Ford, Northumberland, enlisted Amble. Formerly 13389,
||3461 Trooper James Leonard
Brown, 1st Life Guards. Died of Wounds 29th January 1916 aged 19. Son of
Peter and J. Glendinning Brown, of 49, Dandsfield Place, Radcliffe,
Morpeth. Buried Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, Pas de Calais,
France. Born Wooler, Northumberland, enlisted Amble.
||1459 Lance Corporal George
Curry, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 6th
February 1916. Son of William and Mary Curry, of 1, Dandsfield Place,
Radcliffe, Morpeth, Northumberland. Commemorated Special Memorial G.1,
Maple Copse Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium. Born Morpeth, enlisted East
|Foster. J. W.
Lance Serjeant James William Foster 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland
Fusiliers. Killed in Action 19th April 1918 aged 23. Son of William and
the late M. J. Foster, of Warkworth Terrace, North Broomhill, Morpeth,
Northumberland. Buried Foncquevillers Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais,
France. Born Acklington, enlisted Alnwick.
Lance Corporal William Glass, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers.
Killed in Action 17th April 1917. Commemorated Arras
Memorial Pas de Calais
||47827 Private William
Halliday, 13th Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Killed in Action 21st
Commemorated panel 5 of the Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton,
Hainaut. Enlisted Alnwick, resided Radcliffe. Formerly 2480
||TZ/767 Able Seaman Francis
Hedley, Hood Bn. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 9am, 3rd July 1917
whilst POW at Reserve Lazarette Munsterlager, from Consumption (also
reported died from Pneumonia at Soltau) Buried Hamburg Cemetery,
Ohlsdorf, Germany Enlisted 28/10/14 ; Draft for BEF (Bomber) 25/9/16,
joined Hood Bn. 25/11/16-4/2/17 missing, POW. A Miner ; b.24/11/1892 ;
Next-of-Kin & home address: Parents, George & Mary, 1 Greenfield
Terrace, Amble, Northumberland, later of: Cross Row, Radcliffe Colliery,
||20/1068 Private James Jones,
20th (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of Wounds
13th July 1916 aged 22. Son of James and Margaret Jones, of Long Row,
Radcliffe, Acklington, Northumberland.
Buried Tottenham Cemetery, Middlesex UK., but Grave not identified.
(Commemorated on the Screen Wall. Born and enlisted Amble.
||296238 Emmerson Marley, 12th
(Ayr and Lanark Yeomanry) Bn. Royal Scots Fusiliers. Killed in Action
30th June 1918. Buried Aval Wood Military Cemetery, Vieux-Berquin, Nord
France. Born Greencroft Durham, enlisted Alnwick, resided Radcliffe.
||20/1097 Private Alexander
Mitchison, 20th (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed
in Action 12th June 1916 aged 42. Father of Hannah Davison Mitchison, of
3, Eastgarth Avenue, Amble, Morpeth, Northumberland. Buried Albert
Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme France.
||2786 Private William Nairn,
1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 26th April 1915
Son of Mary Ann Nairn, of 5, Leslie Row, Radcliffe, Morpeth,
Northumberland, and the late Peter Nairn.
Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.
||17518 Private Albert
Pitchford, 8th Bn. Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in Action 10th July 1916.
Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, Somme France. Born and enlisted Amble,
||481792 Sapper Edwin
Pitchford 49th Div. 51st Coy. Royal Engineers. Died of Wounds 11th
Buried Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun Pas de Calais, France. Enlisted
Alnwick, Born and resided Radcliffe.
|Rutter. T. W.
||13409 Private Thomas
William Rutter, 13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 26th
September 1915 France and Flanders. Born Amble, Enlisted Amble. No
known grave, Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, panels 20-22.
||235179 Private David Henry
Rutherford, 1st/4th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of Wounds 21st
December 1917. Son of Mr. G. R. Rutherford, of 308, Welbeck Terrace,
Pegswood Colliery, Morpeth, Northumberland. Buried Lijssenthoek Military
Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
||Donkeyman Henry Scott, S.S.
"Saxon Briton" (Grangemouth) Mercantile Marine. Died 6th February 1917
age 59. Son of the late William and Ann Scott; husband of Elizabeth
Scott (nee Dobson), of Cross Row East, Radcliffe, Acklington,
Northumberland. Born at Shilbottle, Northumberland. Commemorated Tower
Hill Memorial, London.
||51314 Private Thomas Scott,
1st/7th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in Action
20th September 1917. Commemorated New Irish Farm Cemetery, Ieper,
West-Vlaanderen Belgium. Born Togston, enlisted Amble. Formerly 24306
Northumberland Fusiliers. Occupation (1911) Coal miner shifter.
||57856 Serjeant Hugh Shotton,
18th Battalion The King's (Liverpool Regiment), Killed in Action 20th
April 1918. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Hugh was the son of John and the late Tamar Shotton of
Radcliffe. Born Choppington, enlisted Amble. Formerly 1480
Northumberland Fusiliers. Occupation (1911) Coal Miner (putter).
||290695 Lance Serjeant Thomas
Simpson, 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers, Killed in Action 26th
October 1917. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke,
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Thomas was the son of George and Isabella
Simpson of Long Row North Radcliffe. Born Amble enlisted Alnwick.
Occupation (1911) Coal Miner (putter).
||21/1646 Private William
Smith, 21st (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in
Action, 1st day of the Battle of the Somme, 1st July 1916 aged 23. Son
of the late John and Ellen Smith, of 32, Leslie Row, Radcliffe, Morpeth,
Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial Somme France.
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2497 Private William Summerell, "A" Coy. 1st/7th Bn. Northumberland
Fusiliers, Killed in Action 22nd February 1916 aged 35. Son of Tom and
Margaret Summerell, of Amble, Acklington; husband of W. Summerell, of
13, Long Row North, Radcliffe, Acklington, Northumberland. Buried
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen Belgium.
||263078 Corporal Alexander
Wallace, 1st/5th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 26th October 1917.
Buried Cement House Cemetery, Langemark-Poelkapelle, Belgium. Husband of
Isabella Wallace of Long Row South Radcliffe. Occupation (1911) coal
miner hewer. Born Gateshead Durham, enlisted Alnwick.
||44324 Private Stephen
Wardrope 55th Coy. Machine Gun Corps. Killed in Action 8th May 1918 aged
29. Husband of Barbara Wardrope, of 20, Dandsfield Place, Radcliffe,
Acklington, Northumberland. Buried Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de
Calais, France. (Formerly 1479 Northumberland Fusiliers)
||1673 Corporal Edmund Webb,
1st/7th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in Action 15th September
1916 aged 19. Son of the late Robert and Mary Webb, of Radcliffe,
Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial Somme France. Enlisted
||238063 Private William
Weddell 2nd Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in Action 5th
Buried Cambrai East Military Cemetery, Nord France. Born Shilbottle,
enlisted Amble, resided Radcliffe. (Formerly 267233 Northumberland
|Also Those Who Have Died as a
Result of Their War Service - Loved, Honoured, Remembered.
|In Memory of the Members of H.M.
Forces that fell in the War 1939-1945
||14375568 Trooper George Robert
Horner Baxter, 53rd Regt. Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C. Died 2nd
September 1944 aged 20. Buried Yaucourt-Bussus Communal
Cemetery, Somme, France.
||4264829 Serjeant Walter Brodie,
Nottinghamshire Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 3rd
November 1942 aged 34. Commemorated Alamein Memorial Son of
Robert and Polly Brodie; husband of Ivy Helena Brodie, of
Wooton, Oxfordshire. Born Amble Northumberland.
||C/SSX 19503 Leading Seaman
William Glass Royal Navy H.M.S. Tracker. Died 3rd November 1944, Aged
24. Buried Chevington
Cemetery, Sec. H. Grave 294. Son of William and Elizabeth Glass.
|Johnson. J.C. (J.G.)
||3765035 Warrant Officer Class II
(C.S.M.) John George Johnson, 1st Battalion Hampshire Regiment
Killed in Action 4th October 1944, at Arnhem. Born Radcliffe 1906, son
of James and Mary Johnson (nee Glass); husband of Jane Johnson, of North
Broomhill, Northumberland. Buried Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery.
Previously served in the King’s Regiment. (Information supplied by CSM
||C/JX 216191 Ordinary Coder George
Smailes, Royal Navy, HMS Salvia. Died 24th December 1941, Aged 20. Son
of Richard and Margaret Eleanor Smailes, of Radcliffe, Northumberland.
Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial. (HMS Salvia K97 - Flower
class Corvette, sunk by German Submarine U-568 on 24 December 1941
Mediterranean - no survivors, 106 dead.)
||4267206 Sergeant Robert Thompson,
Reconnaissance Corps, Royal Armoured Corps.(46th Regiment) Died 2nd
March 1943 Commemorated Medjez-El-Bab Memorial Tunisia. Son of Edward
and Isabella Thompson; husband of Maria Thompson, of Amble,
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