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
Tyne Cot Memorial (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
Born at Alnwick, on 12 February 1884, 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; Lance-Corporal Edward Walker Egdell; & Private David James Blythe Egdell. A younger brother, George William, also served - he was wounded on 26 April 1915.
(Source: Rose Knox of Belper, Derbyshire; September 2017)
Alnwick War Memorial