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.
Royal Garrison Artillery, 61st Heavy Artillery Group
Sarigoll Military Cemetery, Kriston, Greece
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Died of Malaria when serving in the Balkans theatre of war.
Born about 1892, at Warkworth, Northumberland, the son of Mary Elizabeth Bootiman (nÃ©e Green; b. about 1860, at Cavil Head, Acklington, Morpeth) & the late Lionel Bootiman (b. about 1856, at Harbottle, Northumberland; in 1901 a Freestone Quarryman working on his own account; d. 18 April 1906, at Edlingham).
Bootiman had four older sisters - Elizabeth (b. about 1881); Sarah Jane (b. about 1883); Alice Mary (b. about 1888); & Mildred (b. about 1890) - two older brothers, Thomas (b. about 1878) & Lionel (b. about 1885; who also served during WW1 & survived), & a younger brother, Joseph (b. about 1894; employed in 1911 as a Butcher). All were born at Warkworth.
Before the war, Bootiman was a Domestic Groom.
Husband of Jane (Jeannie) Robinson (nÃ©e Taylor) Bootiman, of The Stanners, Warkworth. Jeannie was born in 1884, & died in 1941, age 56. A War Gratuity of Â£6-0s-4d was awarded to her & a surviving child.
(Source: 'Portraits of War...'; Edited & compiled by June Watson; Wildgoose Press; 2016; p. 71)
Warkworth War Memorial, by St Lawrence's Church