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.
Arthur James Turnbull
Northumberland Fusiliers, 3rd (Reserve) Battalion
Ingram (St Michael) Churchyard, Northumberland
Died of pneumonia, following influenza, in Victoria Military Hospital, Beverley, Yorkshire.
Born in 1898, at Battle Bridge, Edlingham, Northumberland, the son of George Turnbull (b.1863; at Eglingham; a Shepherd), by his wife, Elizabeth Margaret Turnbull (nÃ©e Sim; b.1866; at Chillingham Barns, Northumberland).
Between 1881 & 1891 Turnbull's paternal grandfather, Robson, farmed at Battle Bridge & employed six labourers. His parents married in 1892, & in 1901 George was living & working as a Shepherd at Titlington Mount, Alnwick, Northumberland.
Turnbull had an older brother, Robson Algood Lancelot (Turnbull) who was born in 1894, also at Battle Bridge.
In 1911, the family lived at Reavley, Powburn, Northumberland. George was still a Shepherd, & Robson was a Farm Labourer. Turnbull was still at school.
Ingram, Memorial Plaque in St. Michael & All Angels' Church Branton Presbyterian Church Roll of Honour Glanton, United Reform Church (Source: For Glanton, newmp.org.uk)