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 using the form below.

James William Atkinson

Photo:
(none)

Service No:
23/824

Rank:
Private

Regiment:
Northumberland Fusiliers, 23rd (Service) Battalion (4th Tyneside Scottish)

Died:
07/01/1916

Aged:
34

Commemorated / Buried:
Thiepval Memorial

Service History:
Enlisted at Newcastle upon Tyne.

Background:
Born at Netherton, Forfarshire. (N.B. 'Soldiers Died…' spells it Metherton but there appears to be no such place.) Son of Mrs. Sarah Ann Atkinson. Husband of Mary Jane Boyd (formerly Atkinson) of 27, Colliers Close, Shilbottle Grange, Alnmouth, Northumberland.

Local memorial:
Wooler War Memorial