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.
Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment), 10th (Service) Battalion
Tyne Cot Cemetery
Enlisted at Guisborough, North Yorkshire.
Although both CWGC & Ancestry.co.uk records list Storey's rank as a Private, the accompanying photograph taken from the 'Alnwick & County Gazette' edition of 19 November 1917 records it as Lance-Corporal.
Born in 1885, the son of Annabella & the late John Storey who married in 1878.
One of two sons lost: see, also, Private William Storey (Regimental service #17548; Alexandra, Princess of WalesÂ’s Own [Yorkshire Regiment], 10th [Service] Battalion; Died 1 July 1916).
The 1891 Census records Storey, age 5, living with his widowed mother Annabella (nÃ©e Slassor), age 36, at Eslington Cottages, Whittingham, with siblings Mary (12); William (10); Ursula (9); & Thomas (7).
In 1901, Storey was employed as a Labourer, still at Eslington with his widowed mother, siblings Mary & Thomas, & his niece Elizabeth, 4 months.
By 1911 he was employed as a Domestic Gardener & living with five other gardeners at Bothy, Ravensworth Castle, Lamesley, Gateshead. He was still single.
Whittingham, Roll of Honour in St. BartholomewÂ’s Church Whittingham & Callaly 1914-1918 Memorial Stone