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.
James William Jeffrey
Corporal of Horse (N.B. Equivalent of other Army rank of Sergeant)
Household Cavalry, 1st Life Guards
Roeux British Cemetery
Enlisted at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Formerly 4008, 1st Life Guards, Household Cavalry.
Born about 1891, at Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, the son of Thomas & Margaret Jeffrey.
Resided at Woodside Farm, Chevington, Acklington, Northumberland.
Pre-war occupation: Horseman (on a farm).
Two brothers, David & Thomas, & a sister, Susannah.
(Source: 'Portraits of War...'; Edited & compiled by June Watson; Wildgoose Press; 2016; p. 119)
Chevington & Broomhill War Memorial, St. John's Churchyard