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.
Henry Waite Lee
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force, 'C' Company
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Died, France & Flanders.
Born about 1895 at Kirknewton, Northumberland, the youngest & third son of Thomas (b. about 1856 at Wooler, Northumberland) & Jane (b. about 1857 at Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland) Lee, of Hermitage Farm, Warkworth, Northumberland.
In 1911, Lee was employed as a Farm Labourer & Hand in charge of Horses, as was his oldest brother, John Purves (Lee, aged 25). Their father's occupation was Rabbit Catcher, their brother Thomas (23) was a Limestone Quarryman, & their sister Mary Jane (21) was a Farm Servant (Outdoor). All of the children had been born at Kirknewton. The Census records the family living in 2 rooms at Little Houghton, Lesbury, Northumberland.
Denwick War Memorial (Source: newmp.org.uk)