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.

John Arthur Baycroft

Photo:
(none)

Service No:
20/1689

Rank:
Private

Regiment:
Northumberland Fusiliers, 20th (Service) Battalion (1st Tyneside Scottish)

Died:
01/07/1916

Aged:
(unknown)

Commemorated / Buried:
Thiepval Memorial

Service History:
Enlisted at Amble.

'Soldiers Died' records Baycroft as having died in France & Flanders rather than 'Killed in action', which is a little surprising given the date of death

Background:
Born at Newburn, Northumberland

Local memorial:
As yet, unknown