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.
291082 (N.B. One 'Soldiers Died...' record [available via Ancestry.co.uk] records the service number as 291083)
Northumberland Fusiliers, 27th (Service) Battalion (4th Tyneside Irish) (N.B. 'Soldiers Died...' [available via Ancestry.co.uk] records the battalion as Northumberland Fusiliers 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force although the UK, Army Registers of Soldier
Athies Communal Cemetery & Extension
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Born 1889, the son of Mr & Mrs George Trotter of Mile Moor, Glanton, Northumberland.
In 1891 the family lived at Whittle, Cartington, Rothbury. George Snr. was an Agricultural Labourer, & there were five children: Catherine (b.1882); William (b.1886); Agnes Eleanor (b.1888); Trotter; & Elizabeth (b.1891).
By 1901 the family had moved to Ryehill, Toddon, Rothbury. George Snr., then, was Cattleman on the farm; Catherine was a Field Worker; William a Carter; & the younger children, including Trotter, were still at school.
The family was at Wooferton (Wooperton?) in 1911 where George Snr. was still a Cowman on the farm, while William & Trotter were Horsemen. Catherine & Elizabeth had no occupation.
Alnwick War Memorial Branton, Roll of Honour at Presbyterian Church Glanton, Roll of Honour at Presbyterian Church Glanton, United Reform Church (Source: For Glanton URC, newmp.org.uk) Ingram, Plaque in St. Michael & All Angels Church. Rothbury War M