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 William Wood
King's Royal Rifle Corps, 11th (Service) Battalion attached to the regiment's 10th (Service) Battalion
La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Died of wounds received, at Number 22 Casualty Clearing Station, France.
N.B. 'Soldiers DiedÂ…' records the date of death as 5 September.
Born about 1894 at Alnmouth, Northumberland, the eldest son of William (born about 1861, at Lesbury, Northumberland; a Joiner by trade) & Eleanor (born about 1863, at Alnmouth) Wood, of 8, Wagon Way Road, Alnwick.
Wood had three brothers, all born at Alnmouth - Leslie Victor (13); William Tweedy (11); & John Edward (8).
Pre-enlistment occupation: Railway Clerk.
One of two sons lost: see, also, Private William Tweedy Wood (Regimental service #59351; Prince of Wales's Own [West Yorkshire Regiment], 2nd Battalion; Died 24 April 1918).
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