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 George Innes
New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Medical Corps
Pont-DÂ’Achelles Military Cemetery, Nieppe
Innes enlisted on 26 June 1915 into the New Zealand Medical Corps. N.B. His service records are available online via Asncestry.co.uk.
Born 14 September 1891, at Glanton, Northumberland, the son of George Innes (b.1865 in North Northumberland; a Tailor), by his wife, Mary (nÃ©e Lilburn; b.1868 at Holy Island).
They were living at South View, Glanton at the time of their sonÂ’s death.
In 1911 Innes, age 19, was single & working as a Tailor, living with his parents & two younger sisters, Mary Annie (b.1894) & Rosamond Lindis Jane (b.1895), at Laburnum Cottages, Glanton.
Somewhere between 1911 & 1915 Innes emigrated to New Zealand. He was a boarder with a Mrs. Henderson, of Ellis Avenue, Wellington at the time of his enlistment, & he'd been working as a Tailor at Union Clothing Co. Ltd.
Whittingham, Roll of Honour in St. BartholomewÂ’s Church