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 Edward Younger
South Staffordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Noyelles-sur-l'Escaut Communal Cemetery & Extension
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Formerly 3848, Northumberland Fusiliers. N.B. The WW1 Service Medal & Award Rolls, 1914-1920 (available via Ancestry.co.uk) record a previous service # as 7401, Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/6th Battalion Territorial Force).
Resident at Belford, Northumberland.
The UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 (available via Ancestry.co.uk) records Younger's mother as Charlotte.
Belford War Memorial Lucker, Memorial Cross (Source: newmp.org.uk)