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
Dozinghem Military Cemetery
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
The UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 (available via Ancestry.co.uk) records a second / previous regimental service # - 2649.
Died, France & Flanders.
Born about 1893, at Longhoughton, Northumberland, the youngest son of Thomas Foreman (b. about 1856; at Longhoughton; a Carter, on his own account, for local Whinstone Quarries), by his late wife, Mary Ann (b. about 1856; at Alnwick, Northumberland).
Five siblings: John S. (b. about 1881; a Whinstone Stone-cutter); James (b. about 1883; a Whinstone stone-cutter); William (b. about 1886; a Whinstone Stone Breaker); Joan (b. about 1888); & George Henry (b. about 1891; a Butcher).
Pre-enlistment occupation: Carter (Worker).
One of two sons lost: see, also, Trooper Robert Foreman (Regimental service #6591; Corps of Lancers, 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers; Died 6 November 1914).
Longhoughton War Memorial