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.
John William Athey
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force (N.B. Coldstreamhistorysociety.co.uk website records Athey's unit as being the Black Watch & infers that the CWGC record is wrong)
Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval
Enlisted at Belford, Northumberland.
Athey was killed by a shell whilst resting in his dugout.
Born about 1894, at Belford, the son of Joseph & Margaret Ann Athey, of 1, Station Cottages, Beal, Northumberland.
(N.B. CWGC records Athey's parents resident at 1, Station Cottages, Belford).
Pre-enlistment occupation: Forester at Haggerston.
Ancroft War Memorial