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 Straughan (N.B. One Soldiers Died record spells the surname with an m)
Straughan (N.B. One 'Soldiers Died...' record spells the surname with an 'm')
Northumberland Fusiliers, 9th (Service) Battalion (Northumberland Hussars Yeomanry)
Anzac Cemetery, Sailly-Sur-La-Lys
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
N.B. One 'Soldiers Died...' record shows Straughan's rank as Lance-Corporal but the UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 (available via Ancestry.co.uk) records 'Corporal'.
Born at Alnwick, the son of Robert Straughan, of Alnbank House, Alnmouth, Northumberland.
Husband of Margaret Joan Straughan.
Alnmouth War Memorial