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.
Royal Field Artillery, 4th Northumberland Howitzer Brigade
Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm)
Previously served in the Royal Field Artillery Territorial Force. In the 1914 British Army List (available via Ancestry.co.uk), Paynter held the rank of Captain.
Disembarked in France on 27 August 1915 hence awarded the 1914-1915 Star.
Son of John de Camborne Paynter & Margaret Paynter, of Alnwick, Northumberland.
Husband of Mary Paynter, of the Hill, Carlisle, Cumberland.
Low Fell, Gateshead, Memorial Plaques in St. Helen's Church (Source: newmp.org.uk)