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.
Brian Broomfield Weightman
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force
Seaforth Cemetery, Cheddar Villa
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Born October 1891, son of John & Jane McGee Weightman & christened at Shilbottle Church, Northumberland.
In 1911 Weightman was living at Shilbottle & working as a Miner.
Sister & sole legatee Mrs. Jane M. Short. Weightman had at least one other sister, Mabel (28 in 1911) & a brother, James Geggie (26 in 1911).
Alnwick, Memorial Plaque in former premises of the DukeÂ’s School (Source: For Duke's School, Dudley George; August 2018) Shilbottle, St. James' Church Shilbottle War Memorial