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.
Henry (Harry) Weatherston
Lincolnshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Vis-en-Artois Memorial (Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery)
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Born 1899, at Branch End, Bilton, Lesbury, Northumberland, the youngest son of Nicholas Weatherston (b. 1858, at Kelso, Scotland; in 1911, a Gamekeeper; previously a Plate Layer; d. 1947), by his wife, Margaret (nÃ©e Hutchinson; b. 1858 in Northumberland; d. 1929, at Newcastle), of High Buston, Alnmouth.
Employed by Shilbottle Colliery Company before the war, also by Mr. Ord of Lesbury.
Weatherston had a brother, John William, & eight sisters - Jane Hutchinson; Isabella; Margaret Ann; Ellen; Elspeth; Mary A.; Gertrude Kate; & Alice.
(Source: 'Portraits of War...'; Edited & compiled by June Watson; Wildgoose Press; 2016; p. 82)
Warkworth War Memorial, by St Lawrence's Church