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.
York & Lancaster Regiment, 1/4th (Hallamshire) Battalion Territorial Force
Tyne Cot Memorial (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Born in 1889, at Hepple, Northumberland, the son of Henry & Jane Clark. Clark's mother died when he was aged 2.
In 1891 he was living at East Hepple Farm Cottages with his widowed father, Henry (45; a Farm Servant) & siblings William (19; a Shepherd); John (16, a Farm Servant); Isabella (14); Henry G. (13); Thomas (11); James (9); & Jane (5). In 1901 Clark was living at West Hall, Hepple with his father (then, described as an Agricultural Labourer), & sister Isabella.
By 1911, Clark, then 22, was working as a Farm Labourer & living at Catchburn, Morpeth with his married sister, Isabella & her husband, John Monaghan (b. about 1875; a Coal Miner) & their 7-month-old daughter, also Isabella. Brother Thomas (aged 31; a Farm Labourer) also lived with them.
In 1914, Clark married Janet Rogerson. On 'Soldiers Died...' he is listed as residing at Whittingham. Janet was named as his widow in the UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 & a child was also noted but not named.
Whittingham & Callaly 1914-1918 Memorial Stone in Whittingham Memorial Hall (Source: newmp.org.uk)