World War 1
Search the known records to date of those lost from the wider Alnwick area in World War 1
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Alfred Stather (N.B. Middle name not recorded on CWGC or Ancestry.co.uk [military] databases) Chisam
Alfred Stather (N.B. Middle name not recorded on CWGC or Ancestry.co.uk [military] databases)
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion, Territorial Force
Thiepval Memorial (Plot, Pier, Face 10b 11b & 12b)
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Born in 1898 at North Sunderland, Northumberland, the son of William Chisam (b.1862 at Bermondsey, London), an Elementary Certificated School Master, & his wife Ann (b.1864 in Yorkshire).
Chisam had four older sisters, Mary & Edith (respectively b.1887 & 1889, both in Yorkshire), & Anne (b.1891) & Alma (b.1896) who were both born at North Sunderland, Northumberland. Two younger siblings were both born at Yetlington, Marjorie (b.1902) & Colin (b.1907).
In 1911 the family were living at Yetlington, Whittingham, Northumberland. William was now Headmaster of the Elementary School. Mary was no longer at home & Alma was preparing for the Civil Service.
Netherton, Memorial Plaque in War Memorial Hall (Source: 'The Valley Remembers'; Edited by Sandy Hunter; Upper Coquetdale WW1 Project; 2014; p. 56) Whittingham, Roll of Honour in St. BartholomewÂ’s Church (N.B. There is also an A. Chisholm on the Whitti