World War 1
Search the known records to date of those lost from the wider Alnwick area in World War 1
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Charles Norman Noble
Northumberland Fusiliers, 10th (Service) Battalion
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Died of wounds received.
Born about 1894, at Spittal, at Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, the son of John & Jessie Noble, of Spittal.
Six siblings: Mary S. (b. about 1880; in Scotland; a Schoolmistress); Jessie Jane (b. about 1883; in 1901, a Dressmaker); Margaret P. (b. about 1884); George Croll (b. about 1876; in 1901, an Apprentice Cabinet-Maker); John Roderick (b. about 1887; in 1901, an Apprentice Printer); & Charles Norman (b. about 1884). Apart from Mary S. Noble, all were born at Spittal.
By 1911 Noble's parents had died & he was living at 24 Shieldfield, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Four of his siblings lived with him - Alexander; Mary; Jessie; & Maggie. All were single.
Pre-war occupation: Linotype Operator.
One of two sons lost: see, also, Lance-Corporal Alexander Noble (Regimental service #2108; Northumberland Fusiliers 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force; Died 26 April 1915).
Alnwick, Northumberland Fusiliers Book of Remembrance, now in the Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland, Alnwick Castle Spittal, Altar, Reredos, etc., in the Parish Church of St. John the Evangelist Spittal, Memorial Plaque in Spittal Council School (Sourc