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.
Unknown Thompson (N.B. Soldiers Died spells the surname without an h)
Thompson (N.B. 'Soldiers Died...' spells the surname without an 'h')
Northumberland Fusiliers, 8th (Service) Battalion
Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Enlisted at Ashington, Northumberland.
Died aboard the Hospital Ship 'Clan McGilray' (of wounds received) at Imbros, Mediterranean theatre of operations.
Born at Rothbury, Northumberland.
The UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1921 (available via Ancestry.co.uk) records Thompson's mother as Margaret Tait & his sister-in-law as Mary Ann Thompson.