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.
William Watson Smailes (N.B. CWGC website records the surname as Smales but Shilbottle War Memorial spells the surname as Smails & only one forename)
Smailes (N.B. CWGC website records the surname as Smales but Shilbottle War Memorial spells the surname as Smails & only one forename)
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force
Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Son Joseph & Jane Ann Smails, of Shilbottle, Northumberland.
One of two sons lost: see, also, Private John Smailes (Regimental service #36056; King's Own [Yorkshire Light Infantry], 1/4th Battalion Territorial Force; Died 22 April 1918).
Shilbottle, St. James' Church Shilbottle War Memorial