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.
Peter William McDougal
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/6th Battalion Territorial Force
Dozinghem Military Cemetery
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland on 4 December 1915.
Appears to have had more than one regimental service number - also, 7369 & 7747. (Source: 'The Fallen of Embleton 1914-1919'; Written & researched by Terry Howells, Mary Kibble, & Monica Cornall; pp. 41-43).
Died of wounds received.
Born in 1894, at Embleton, Northumberland, the son of John Anderson McDougal (b. North Sunderland, Northumberland; a Joiner / Carpenter), by his wife, Mary (nÃ©e Mather; b. Embleton), of 31, Scott Street, Amble, Northumberland.
One brother, John Anderson (b. 1891), & a younger sister, Effie Mary (b. 1897).
In 1911 the family lived in two rooms at Embleton South Farm. McDougal's father was still working as a Joiner.
Both sons were Stone Breakers at Embleton Quarry.
(Source: 'The Fallen of Embleton 1914-1919'; Written & researched by Terry Howells, Mary Kibble, & Monica Cornall; pp. 41-43).
One of two sons lost - see, also, Private John Anderson McDougal (Regimental service #23/100: Northumberland Fusiliers, 23rd [Service] Battalion [4th Tyneside Scottish]; Died 27 August 1915)
Embleton, Memorial Obelisk in Spitalford Cemetery Embleton, Church of England School Memorial Plaque