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.
James Adam Beattie
Northumberland Fusiliers, 2/4th Battalion Territorial Force, attached King's African Rifles, 3/2nd Battalion
Mombasa British Memorial, Kenya
Enlisted at Hexham, Northumberland.
Died of wounds received.
Born about 1893 at Humshaugh, near Hexham, Northumberland, the eldest son of Adam Beattie (b. 1850 at Plashetts, Northumberland; in 1911, a Farm Bailiff), of Walwick Farm, Humshaugh, & his wife, Mary Ellen (Beattie; b. about 1847, at Wark, Northumberland).
Baptised on 16 July 1893.
In 1911, Beattie was a 16 years-old Farm Worker, as was his younger brother, Arthur (14). Another brother, George (13), was still as school.
Hepple, Christ Church (Source: newmp.org.uk)