World War 1
Search the known records to date of those lost from the wider Alnwick area in World War 1
Generally showing where they are commemorated, when they died and some basic facts about each person. There are gaps, however, so if you can fill in any missing details do please contact us.
Northumberland Fusiliers, 18th (Service) Battalion (1st Tyneside Pioneers)
Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez
Enlisted at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
N.B. 'Soldiers DiedÂ…' records rank as Private although the UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 (available via Ancestry.co.uk), correctly shows it as Corporal. To complicate matters, the Memorial Plaque originally in Netherwitton School, now in St. Giles' Church, shows it as Sergeant!
Born at Rothbury, Northumberland, the son of George & Mary Ann Ross.
Husband of Annie Hodgson (formerly Ross), of 9, Marlow Street, Blyth, Northumberland.
Netherwitton, Memorial Plaque, originally in Netherwitton School, now in St. Giles' Church (Source: newmp.org.uk)