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.
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force
Warlencourt British Cemetery
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
The UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 (available via Ancestry.co.uk) records an earlier regimental service #, 3007, possibly with the Northumberland Fusiliers.
Born about 1898, at Ponteland, Northumberland, the son of Matthew R. Tate (b. 1866; at Whickham, Gateshead, County Durham; a Police Pensioner in 1911), by his wife Mary (also b. about 1866; at Long Benton, Northumberland).
The family lived in St. Michael's Lane, Alnwick, Northumberland.
Four siblings of Tate are recorded in the 1911 Census: two brothers, George (18; b. at Chollerton, Northumberland; a Cabinet Maker) & Matthew (16; also b. at Chollerton; a Baker's Errand Boy); & two sisters, Alice (11) & Ellen (9). Both sisters were born at Alnwick.
One of two sons lost: see, also, Matthew Tate (Regimental service #1702, Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force; Died 15 September 1916).
Alnwick War Memorial