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.
East Yorkshire Regiment, 6th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers)
Alexandria (Chatby) Military & War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Enlisted at Bedlington, Northumberland.
Died, Egypt. The UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 (available via Ancestry.co.uk) records Wolfendale as having been found drowned.
The WW1 Service Medal & Award Rolls 1914-1920 (also via Ancestry.co.uk) records date of disembarkation as 14 July 1915, so Wolfendale was entitled to the 1914-15 Star in addition to the British War & Victory Medals.
Born at Amble, Northumberland.
The UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 records Wolfendale's widow & sole legatee as Isabella Bruce.
Bedlington War Memorial (Source: newmp.org.uk)