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.
King's Royal Rifle Corps, 21st (Service) Battalion (Yeoman Rifles), 'C' Company
Heilly Station Cemetery, MÃ©ricourt l'AbbÃ©
Enlisted at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Died of wounds received.
Born at Glasgow, Scotland.
(N.B. 'Soldiers Died...' records this as being in Northumberland which, clearly, it is not!).
Resident at Radcliffe, Northumberland.
The sole legatee recorded in the UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effect, 1901-1929 (available via Ancestry.co.uk) was Mrs. Annie Mitchell but it's unclear what the relationship was with Burn.
Amble & Radcliffe War Memorial, Amble Town Square. (Source: Page 38; 'In Memory of the Fallen: Amble & surrounding area'; Compiled by Jane Dargue, Jim Donnelly & Helen Lewis; Published in 2014)