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.
2169 (N.B. 'Soldiers DiedÂ…' records the service number as 21969)
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force
Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
During the period 24 May - 2 June, the 1/7th Battalion held front line trenches astride the Wieltje-St.Julien road (north east sector of the Ypres Salient) & suffered 14 OR killed with 1 Officer & 38 OR wounded.
Born at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, the son of Mrs. Robert Younger, of 46A, West End, Tweedmouth, Berwick.
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Angel Statue outside St. Mary's Parish Church (Source: newmp.org.uk)