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
Bailleul Community Cemetery Extension
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Born in 1897, at Bedlington Bank Top, the third child of Patrick & Margaret Ann Dane, of 85, Katherine Street, Hirst, Ashington, Northumberland.
Dane's father came from Etal, Northumberland. He was a Coal Miner.
At the time of the 1901 Census, the family lived at Benton Square, Longbenton but, in 1911, after moving around Bedlington to Gateshead, they were back at Bedlington living at Old Colliery Row.
Pre-enlistment occupation: Pony Driver (Underground).
(Source: Margaret Allison, via newmp.org.uk)
Ashington, Memorial Statue, Memorial Garden, Kenilworth Road Ashington, Plaques from the 1914-1918 Monument, Kenilworth Road, now held at Woodhorn Museum & Northumberland Archives (Source: newmp.org.uk)