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.
Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 194th Company
Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm)
Enlisted at Morpeth, Northumberland.
Formerly 140538, Royal Field Artillery.
Milburn's unit was part of the 144th (Gloucester & Worcester) Brigade of the 48th (South Midland) Division.
(Source: Of unit information, 'The Valley Remembers'; Edited by Sandy Hunter; Upper Coquetdale WW1 Project; 2014; p. 27)
Born at Netherton, resident at Rothbury, Northumberland, the son of Thomas & Mary Ann Milburn, of Netherton, who had two other sons & a daughter.
(N.B. 'Soldiers Died...' mis-spells Milburn's birthplace as Negterton)
Hepple, Christ Church Rothbury War Memorial Thropton, Village Hall (Source: For Hepple & Thropton, newmp.org.uk)