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.
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force
St. Andrew's & Jesmond Cemetery, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland
Soldiers DiedÂ…' records the place of enlistment as Bedford, Bedfordshire. Conceivably, this may have been transcribed incorrectly & Cameron probably enlisted at Belford, Northumberland.
Died while undergoing training for service overseas at Gosforth Park Camp. While crossing the Blyth & Tyne Sections of the N.E.R. between Backworth & Monkseaton Stations, at 10:15 hours on 14 October 1914 Cameron accidentally stumbled, fell onto the electrified rail & was electrocuted.
Born on 11 March 1893, at Alnwick, Northumberland, the son of George Cameron.
Pre-war occupation: Apprentice Joiner.
Belford, Book of Remembrance in St. Mary's Parish Church Belford War Memorial