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, 15th (Reserve) Battalion.
Rugeley Cemetery, Staffordshire
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Died at the Rugeley Camp Hospital, Staffordshire, as the result of an accident while training in the UK.
Born in 1888, at Shawdon, Northumberland, the son of Mary (nÃ©e Thompson; b.1863 at Eglingham, Northumberland) & the late William Trotter (b.1861 at Eglingham; d. 1909).
Husband of Jeannie Trotter (nÃ©e Lockey), of Shawdon.
In 1901 the family lived at Glaston (should probably read Glanton) Station, Shawdon. William was a Platelayer on the railway & Trotter & his younger sister Elizabeth (b.1895 at Whittingham) were at school.
In 1911, Mary was head of the household & living with Trotter (23), who was a Warehouseman in the Co-operative Store, & his sister, a Dressmaker's Apprentice. The family lived in The Lane, Glanton, Northumberland
In 1914, Trotter married Jeannie Lockey & their daughter Mary W. was born in the second quarter of 1915.
Whittingham, Roll of Honour at St. BartholomewÂ’s Church Whittingham & Callaly 1914-1918 Memorial Stone Glanton, Roll of Honour at Presbyterian Church