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.
Robert George Weightman
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force
Tyne Cot Memorial (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Died, France & Flanders.
N.B. The UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 (available via Ancestry.co.uk) records the date & place of death as 'On or since... Death presumed'.
Born about 1892 at Shilbottle, Northumberland, the son of Robert George & Mary Weightman, of Grange Colliery.
In 1911 Weightman was living at Bilton Banks, Lesbury with his parents, & working as a Miner.
Husband of Jane Ellen Weightman, of 6, Garden Terrace, Grange Colliery, Shilbottle. The UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects 1901-1929 mentions a child, Mary.
Shilbottle, St. James' Church Shilbottle War Memorial