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 John Wilson

Photo:
(none)

Service No:
290498

Rank:
Private

Regiment:
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force

Died:
16/09/1916

Aged:
20

Commemorated / Buried:
Thiepval Memorial

Service History:
Enlisted at Shilbottle, Northumberland.

Died, France & Flanders. UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 (availoable via Ancestry.co.uk) records the place & date of death as '16.09.16 on or since. Death presumed'.

Background:
Born at Alnwick, the son James John & Jane Wilson. In 1911 James John jnr., age 15, was working as a colliery screener & living at Shilbottle with his parents.

Local memorial:
Shilbottle War Memorial