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.
John Hubert Winton
Northumberland Fusiliers, 9th (Service) Battalion
Ovillers Military Cemetery, Ovillers-la-Boisselle
Having enlisted as a Private, aged 16, Winton was swiftly promoted to Sergeant, & then commisioned.
He had taken part in the Battle of Loos in September 1915. He fell leading his men in an assault in the fierce fighting near Albert.
Born at Wooler, Northumberland, the son of John Thomas & Maria Winton who had moved to 13, King Street, Ramsgate, Kent by the time of their son's death.
Wooler War Memorial