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, 26th (Service) Battalion (3rd Tyneside Irish)
Tyne Cot Memorial (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
Enlisted at Wooler, Northumberland.
On 14 October 1917, the Battalion was holding the line near Poelkapelle when it was subjected to heavy enemy shelling. 80 Officers & OR were killed or wounded.
Waugh's older brother, John, is commemorated on the Norham War Memorial.
Born at Waddington, Northumberland, the son of Thomas Henry & Elizabeth Piercy Waugh, of Howtel, Mindrum, near Wooler.
Kirknewton War Memorial Wooler War Memorial (Source: newmp.org.uk)