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, 12th (Service) Battalion
Enlisted at Wooler, Northumberland.
Born towards the end of 1890, at Kimmerstone, near Ford, Northumberland, the son of William Gallon (b. about 1859; at Doddington, Northumberland; a Farm Labourer & Horseman on a Farm), by his wife, Isabella (also b. about 1859; near Dalton, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland), of Brae House, Cheviot Street, Wooler.
One of twins with brother George.
Four other siblings: Emily (b. about 1886; at Ilderton, Northumberland; a Farm Servant / Farm Worker after she left school); Sarah Jane (b. 1889; at Ford; in 1911, a Dressmaker); Margaret (b. about 1893; at Ford; another Farm Worker); & Richard (b. about 1897; also at Ford; in 1911, a Horseman on a Farm).
Gallon's occupation, in 1911, is also described as a: Horseman on a farm. There's no mention of George in the 1911 Census.
One of two sons lost - see, also, Gunner Richard Gallon (Regimental service #113562; Royal Garrison Artillery, 349th Siege Battery; Died 16 June 1920).
Wooler War Memorial