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.
Northumberland Fusiliers, 23rd (Service) Battalion (4th Tyneside Scottish)
Tyne Cot Memorial (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
Enlisted at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Born about 1888 at Rothbury, Northumberland, the son of James McCarthy, of 3, West View, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland.
In 1911 McCarthy was boarding with Caleb Nicholson & his family at Sawmill Row, Choppington, Northumberland.
Pre-enlistment occupation: Brickmakery (sic; 1911 Census) Machine Man.
Choppington, Memorial Plaque, Guide Post Social Club (Source: newmp.org.uk)