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.
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force
Warlencourt British Cemetery
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland.
Son of Thomas & Elizabeth Ann Patterson, of 54, Portia Street, Hirst, Ashington, Northumberland.
Brother of Able Seaman Thomas Blench Dodds Patterson, born on 13 July 1893, who enlisted in the Royal Naval Division on 9 November 1914. T. B. D. Patterson's pre-enlistment occupation was as a Coal Miner. He was posted to the Hawke Battalion on 10 March 1915, & on 2 July following he was sentenced to 7 days in cells for neglect of duty in a fire trench.
T. B. D. Patterson was killed in action at Gallipoli, on 22 July 1915. He does not have a separate entry in this database as he had no connection through birth, residence or enlistment with Alnwick, Amble, Rothbury or Wooler districts.
(Source: Colin Boyd, via newmp.org.uk)
Alnwick, Northumberland Fusiliers Book of Remembrance, now in the Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland, Alnwick Castle Ashington, Memorial Plaque in Bothal Middle School Ashington, Memorial Statue, Memorial Garden, Kenilworth Road Ashington, Plaques from