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.
Alexander Oman Fairgrieve
Indian Army, 37th Dogras
Bannu Cemetery & Commemoration, Delhi Memorial, India
Served with the Northumberland Hussars with the rank of Corporal, then Sergeant (Regimental Service #382).
On 23 July 1915, commissioned as a (2nd?) Lieutenant, for service with the Machine Gun Corps & South Staffordshire Regiment before joining the 37th Drogras.
Landed in France with the Northumberland Hussars on 5 October 1914, & therefore was awarded a 1914 Star in addition to the British War & Victory Medals.
Son of D. Fairgrieve, of 'Thistledown', Swansfield Park Road, Alnwick, Northumberland.
Alnwick War Memorial Alnwick, Memorial Plaque in former premises of the DukeÂ’s School (Source: For Duke's School, Dudley George; August 2018)