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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Adam Pringle




Service Number:


Army Service Corps, 2nd Water Tank Company



Bailleul Communal Cemetery & Extension

Service History:
Enlisted at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, on 16 October 1915.

Born 1897 at Edlingham, Northumberland, the son of Adam (b.1841 in Roxburghshire) & Ann (b.1851 in Ayrshire or the Isle of Arran, according to different census records) Pringle.

In 1881 Adam Snr. & Ann were living at Doxford Farm House, Doxford, Alnwick. He was a Shepherd & his wife a Dairymaid.

In 1891 the family were farming at Benridge East, Benridge, Morpeth with their six children all born between 1882 & 1891: William (b.1882); Janet (b.1883); John (b.1885); Annie C. (b.1886); Isabella (b. 1888), all born at Kirkharle, Northumberland; & Jessie (b.1891; at Mitford, Northumberland). They also employed a servant, Mary Taylor, age 15, from Shotley Bridge.

By 1901 the family were living at Newtown Farm, Edlingham, Alnwick where Pringle was born in 1897. William had left home & Janet was a Domestic Cook.

In 1911 the family were living at Castle Inn Farm, Whittingham, Northumberland. The unmarried William was back at home & helping on the farm, & only Isabella age 23 & Pringle, age 14 & still at school, were living with their parents. They also had two servants, David Graham who helped on the farm, & Mary Jane Siddle.

Probate records show:- Adam Pringle, Castle Inn Farm, Whittingham, died 22 March 1918; Admin to Adam Pringle, Farmer - £2,301-2s-0d.

Local Memorial:
Edlingham, St. John the Baptist Church Memorial Tablet Glanton, Presbyterian Church Memorial Glanton, United Reform Church (Source: For Glanton URC, Whittingham, Roll of Honour in St. BartholomewÂ’s Church Whittingham & Callaly 1914-191