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.
Durham Light Infantry, 1/8th Battalion Territorial Force
Vendresse British Cemetery
Arthur's British Army Service Records are available via Ancestry.co.uk. There are 18 images.
Born about 1886, at Harnham, Belsay, Northumberland, the son of the late Joseph Arthur & Catherine Arthur.
Husband of Annie Mary Arthur (nÃ©e Anderson; b. about 1889), of Hudspeth, Elsdon, Northumberland, who he married on 10 May 1910. They had three sons - Joseph; John; & Arthur. His Attestation papers record his address in 1916 as Burnshouse Cottage, Elsdon.
The 1911 Census records Arthur's occupation as: Cartman & Farm Horseman.
Elsdon, St. Cuthbert's Church (Source: newmp.org.uk)