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.
Gordon Highlanders, 8th (Reserve) Battalion & 10th (Lovat's Scouts) Battalion, Territorial Force
Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun
Enlisted at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Died of wounds received.
Born at Kirknewton, Northumberland, the son of the late William & Agnes Atkinson, of Lilburn Steads, Alnwick, Northumberland.
Pre-enlistment occupation: Counterman & Traveller for the Hedgeley Co-operative Society.
Branton, Presbyterian Church Roll of Honour Eglingham Cross Glanton, United Reform Church (Source: For Eglingham & Glanton, newmp.org.uk) Powburn, Breamish Valley War Memorial (Source: breamishvalley.com) Wooler War Memorial