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, 1/4th Battalion Territorial Force
Tyne Cot Memorial (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Son of the late David & Rachel Douglas.
In 1911, Douglas was a Banksman at a local mine. (N.B. A banksman or banker worked at the pit bank to dispatch the coals, & organise the workforce. He would have been in charge of loading or unloading the cage, drawing full tubs from the cages & replacing them with empty ones).
Alnwick War Memorial. Amble War Memorial.