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.
Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment), 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force
Ploegsteert Memorial (Berks Cemetery Extension)
Enlisted at Gosforth Park, then in Northumberland.
Formerly 235727, Northumberland Fusiliers.
Born at Rothbury, Northumberland.
Resident at Morpeth, Northumberland.
The UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 (available via Ancestry.co.uk) records Straughan's mother as Elizabeth.