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.
William Tweedy Wood
Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment), 2nd Battalion
Pozi?res Memorial (Pozi?res British Cemetery)
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Born about 1900 at Alnmouth, Northumberland the 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.
The 1911 Census reveals Wood had three brothers, all born at Alnmouth - Robert William (16; a Railway Clerk); Leslie Victor (13); & John Edward (8).
One of two sons lost: see, also, Private Robert William Wood (Regimental service #R/17374; King's Royal Rifle Corps, 11th [Service] Battalion, attached to the regiment's 10th [Service] Battalion; Died 4 September 1916).
Alnwick War Memorial Alnwick, Memorial Plaque in former premises of the DukeÂ’s School (Source: For Duke's School, Dudley George; August 2018) Alnmouth War Memorial