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, 1st Battalion
Arras Memorial (Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery)
Enlisted at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Born in 1884, at Newcastle, the eldest son of William H. Arthur & the late Agnes Isabella Arthur (nÃ©e Henderson), of Dial Place, Warkworth.
The 1891 Census records the family living at Jesmond, Newcastle. In 1911, Arthur was living in a Boarding House on Forest Gate, West Ham, London & working as a Chemist making Chemical Colours.
Unmarried, with two sisters, Beatrice Eleanor & Jessie, who served as Nursing Sisters in France & Flanders.
A War Gratuity of Â£36-10s-8d was awarded to Arthur's father in 1919.
(Source: 'Portraits of War...'; Edited & compiled by June Watson; Wildgoose Press; 2016; p. 73)
Warkworth War Memorial, by St Lawrence's Church