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.
Royal Army Service Corps, 1st Base Auxilliary Motor Transport Company
Dunkirk Town Cemetery
Enlisted at Osterley Park, London on 21 October 1915.
Hindmarsh's service records are available via Ancestry.co.uk. They reveal he was 20 years 2 months old when he attested & that he joined the British Expeditionary Force in France & Flanders on 4 January 1916.
Died of influenza at Dunkirk Military Hospital.
Born about August 1895, at St. Anthony's, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, the son of Adam Hindmarsh by his wife, & Mary (nÃ©e Ions), of High Buston Farm, Alnmouth, Northumberland.
Three brothers - Adam; Alexander; & John - & one sister, Mary Jane. In 1901 the family lived at Railway Sidings, Cowpen, Blyth, Northumberland. Then, Adam Snr. was a Railway Signalman.
Hindmarsh was a Farm Servant in 1911.
(Source: 'Portraits of War...'; Edited & compiled by June Watson; Wildgoose Press; 2016; p. 84)
One of two sons lost - see, also, Adam Hindmarsh, (Regimental service #39895; Leicestershire Regiment, 3rd (Reserve) Battalion; Died 8 November 1917).
Warkworth Cemetery Warkworth War Memorial, by St Lawrence's Church