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, transferred to 405th Agricultural Company, Labour Corps.
Berwick-upon-Tweed Cemetery, Northumberland
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Formerly 2068, Northumberland Fusiliers.
Died, Home (UK).
Born about 1894, the son of Thomas Gladston (b. about 1856; at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland; a House Painter), by his wife, Jane H. (b. about 1859; at Berwick), of 3, Wool Market, Berwick (1911 Census). The family occupied four rooms.
In 1911, Gladston's parents had been married for 29 years during which time they'd had nine children, only four of whom were still living.
Gladston's sibling's were: Mark (b. about 1892; a House Painter); James (b. about 1896; a Chemist's Errand Boy); & Mary (b. about 1898; still at school). All had been born at Berwick.
His 1911 occupation, & maybe his pre-enlistment occupation, was as a Groom, working at an hotel.
Spittal, Organ, Pulpit & Memorial Plaque originally in St. Aidan's English Presbyterian Church, Berwick, now in St. Paul's United Reformed Church (Source: newmp.org.uk)