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
Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Born in 1889, the son of John & Elizabeth Armstrong, of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland.
In 1911, the family lived at 1, Wandsworth Terrace, Newbiggin. Armstrong's father was an Unemployed Tailor.
Pre-enlistment occupation: Coal Miner.
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Ivy Leaf Social Club Memorial Plaque, now located in Newbiggin Maritime Centre (N.B. The Ivy Leaf Social Club used to be at 3 Windsor Terrace, which is now a private dwelling) Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, 1914-1918 Walls of Remembrance, Me