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.
James T Urwin, DCM, MM, MD
Urwin, DCM, MM, MD
Northumberland Fusiliers, 8th (Service) Battalion
Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe
Stretcher bearer to 8th Battalion, he showed great bravery under fire.
'Mentioned in Despatches' by General Haig, November 1916.
Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal & Military Medal.
Born at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, the son of Thomas Foster Urwin.
Husband of Frances M. Urwin, of 11, Chevington Crescent, Red Row, Morpeth, Northumberland.
Chevington & Broomhill War Memorial, St. John's Churchyard East Chevington Institute (Source: For Institute, newmp.org.uk)