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.
Edward (Teddy) Walker Egdell
Edward (Teddy) Walker
Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 1st Battalion
Enlisted at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Served in India with the Cameronians. Disharged, then re-enlisted for service in the Great War.
Born on 29 May 1881, the son of Robert & Thomasina (variously Thomasine & Thomason) Blythe Egdell, of Kirk's Buildings, New Row, Alnwick, Northumberland.
One of four sons lost: see, also, Acting Petty Officer Thomas (Tommy) Egdell, DCM; Corporal John Egdell; & Private David James Blythe Egdell. A younger brother, George William, also served - he was wounded on 26 April 1915.
Engaged to Dorothy Davidson before he was killed.
(Source: Rose Knox of Belper, Derbyshire; September 2017)
Alnwick War Memorial