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.
King's Own Scottish Borderers, 1st Battalion
Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Turkey
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Formerley 18701, Scottish Rifles.
Entered Balkans theatre of war on 24 September 1915, as such was awarded the 1914-15 Star in addition to the British War & Vistory Medals.
Died of wounds received. The UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 (available via Ancestry.co.uk) records the place of death as Mudros.
Born at Kirkmabreck, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.
Resident at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Nephew of Elizabeth Galloway, of Iron Mills, Dalkeith, Scotland.
The UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 lists Lander's grandfather as John.
Lesbury, 1914-18 Memorial Plaque at St. Mary's Church Longhoughton War Memorial