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.
William Edward Darby
Northumberland Fusiliers, 13th (Service) Battalion
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Enlisted at Amble, Northumberland.
Born about 1890 at Barnsley, Yorkshire.
Husband of Beatrice Isabel Darby (nÃ©e Cuthbertson; b. about 1892, at Amble). The 1911 Census records them living with Beatrice's family at 25, Bowes Street, Gosforth, Northumberland. They had a 3-months old daughter, Winifred, who had been born at Gosforth.
Four generations of the family were living together in 1911. Beatrice's father, George Cuthbertson, was born at Alnwick while her grandfather had been born at Seahouses.
Pre-war occupation: Coal Miner (Hewer).
Amble War Memorial