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.
George Thomas Thompson
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force
Tyne Cot Memorial (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
Enlisted at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Born about 1896, at Widdrington, Northumberland, the eldest son of William (b. about 1869, at Dam House, Ponteland, Northumberland; employed as a Household Joiner) & Isabella Thompson (b. 1870, at Wooperton, Northumberland), of Guyzance, Acklington, Northumberland.
In 1911, Thompson was employed as a Carter.
His two brothers & four sisters were all born at Acklington - Robert Ernest (12); Marion (9); Jane (6); William (4); & twins Winnifred & Lena (1).
Acklington, St. John the Divine Church (Source: newmp.org.uk)