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.

Thomas Young

Photo:
(none)

Service No:
17171

Rank:
Private

Regiment:
East Yorkshire Regiment, 8th (Service) Battalion

Died:
25/09/1915

Aged:
(unknown)

Commemorated / Buried:
Loos Memorial (Dud Corner Cemetery)

Service History:
Enlisted at Durham.

Formerly 20301, Durham Light Infantry.

Death presumed, per Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 (via Ancestry.co.uk).

Will have been entitled to the 1914 or 1914-15 Star in addition to the British War & Victory Medals.

Background:
Born & resident at Amble, Northumberland. Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929 (via Ancestry.co.uk) records Young's father as Thomas R.

Local memorial:
As yet, unknown