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, 12th (Service) Battalion, 'A' Company
Enlisted at Ashington, Northumberland.
Death presumed, per the UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 (available via Ancestry.co.uk).
The WW1 Service Medals & Award Rolls, 1914-1920 (also available via Ancestry.co.uk) show Timlin to have disembarked in France on 9 September 1915, so he was awarded the 1914-15 Star in addition to the British War & Victory Medals. This group of medals is commonly known as 'Pip, Squeak, & Wilfred'.
Born at Amble, Northumberland.
The UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 records the sole executor as Grace Barron.
Ashington, Memorial Plaque in St. Aidan's Roman Catholic Church Ashington, Memorial Statue, Memorial Garden, Kenilworth Road Ashington, Plaques from the 1914-1918 Monument, Kenilworth Road, now held at Woodhorn Museum & Northumberland Archives (Source: