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.
Alexander H Thompson
Northumberland Fusiliers, 11th (Service) Battalion
Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm)
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Died (of wounds received) at 69th Field Ambulance, Belgium.
Born about 1889, at Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, the eldest son of William Thompson, of 121Â½, Woodhorn Road, Hirst, Ashington, Northumberland.
In 1911, Thompson's father was a widower. Born about 1853, at Alnwick, Northumberland, he was a Tailor by trade.
Thompson, then, was a Woodman (in private employ). He, his father, & younger brother, Thomas (Tom; b. about 1891; also at Byker; a Nursery Gardner, also privately employed) lived in a two-room tenement on Pottergate Street, Alnwick.
Alnwick, Memorial Roll of Honour in St. Michael's Church Alnwick, Memorial Roll of Service in St. Michael's Church Alnwick War Memorial Ashington War Memorial (Source: For Ashington, newmp.org.uk)