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, 1/7th Battalion, Territorial Force
Maple Copse Cemetery
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Born in October 1894, at Low Hedgley, Eglingham, Northumberland, the son of Joseph & Isabella Watson, of New Barns Farm, Warkworth.
Like his father, Watson was a Farm Labourer.
He had three sisters - Margaret; Isabella; & Mary - & three brothers - Joseph; Nicholas; & Henry.
(Source: 'Portraits of War...'; Edited & compiled by June Watson; Wildgoose Press; 2016; p. 78)
Ellingham, St. Maurice's Church (Source: For Ellingham, newmp.org.uk) Warkworth War Memorial, by St Lawrence's Church