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.
Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 7th (Service) Battalion
Templeux-Le-GuÃ©rard British Cemetery
Enlisted at Amble, Northumberland.
Born about 1899, at Hermitage Farm, Warkworth, Northumberland, the son of William Smith (a Colliery Shifter below ground), by his wife, Eliza Ellen (nÃ©e Smailes), of St. Lawrence Terrace, Warkworth.
In 1901 the family lived at New Barns Cottages, Warkworth. In 1911 Smith was living with his parents & 6 siblings - William; Edward; Iris; Jane; Ellen; & Robert - in 3 rooms.
(Source: 'Portraits of War...'; Edited & compiled by June Watson; Wildgoose Press; 2016; p. 83)
Warkworth War Memorial, by St Lawrence's Church