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.
Thomas Henry 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 by Ancestry.co.uk) records the date & place of death as 'On or since... Death presumed'.
Born about 1884, the son of Thomas Henry Snr. & Susan Weightman, of 8, Sea View, Shilbottle, Northumberland.
A Thomas Henry Weightman was christened at Shilbottle in December 1892.
Two younger brothers recorded on the 1911 Census, John Brown (12) & Albert Edward (8) along with a sister, Margaret Maggie (4).
Pre-enlistment occupation: Coal Miner.
Shilbottle, St. James' Church Shilbottle War Memorial