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.
Border Regiment, 11th (Service) Battalion (Lonsdale)
Varennes Military Cemetery
Enlisted at Carlisle, Cumberland.
Maclagan's service records are available via Ancestry.co.uk.
Disembarked on 23 November 1915, so entitled to the 1914-15 Star as well the British War & Victory Medals.
Died of wounds received.
Born at Hayton, Cumberland, the son of Thomas & Mary Jane Maclagan of Warwick Bridge, Carlisle.
The 1911 Census records for Maclagan's parents suggest he had at least five siblings: Alice (b. about 1890); Ethel (b. about 1892); Frances (b. about 1894); Thomas (b. about 1899); & Alfred (b. about 1902).
If we have the right man here, quite what the link is to Wooler, Northumberland, is unclear.
Wooler War Memorial