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.
William Matthew Hewitt
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force
Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Hewitt's photograph on page 3 of the 26 May 1917 edition of the 'Alnwick & County Gazette' describes his rank as Driver.
Died of wounds received.
Born at Gateshead upon Tyne, County Durham.
Husband of Isabella Hewitt, of Bilton, Lesbury, Northumberland.
Lesbury, Memorial Plaque at St. Mary's Church (Source: newmp.org.uk.)