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.
Andrew George Murray
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/6th Battalion Territorial Force, 'D' Company
Wancourt British Cemetery
Enlisted at Edinburgh, Scotland.
N.B. The CWGC website shows Murray's his rank as 'Private'.
Murray had been a Lewis Gunner & fell in the very heavy fighting involved in the capture of Wancourt Ridge. The village itself had been captured on 12 April 1917.
Native of Berwick-upon-Tweed, the son of Andrew & Eleanor Murray, of Middleton Hall, Milfield Hill, Wooler, Northumberland.
Pre-war occupation: Fireman on the North British Railway.
Kirknewton War Memorial Wooler War Memorial (N.B. Rank again given as Private on this particular Memorial)