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.

William Bickerton

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Service No:
Officer

Rank:
2nd Lieutenant

Regiment:
Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 56th Battalion

Died:
(unknown)

Aged:
29

Commemorated / Buried:
Oxford Road Cemetery, Ieper (N.B. Formerly interred in Fusilier Wood)

Service History:
See attached photographs, particular the extract from de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour & the other register of uncertain origin.

Background:
Son of Thomas & Mary Bickerton, of 'Crag View', Longhoughton, Lesbury, Northumberland. See attached photographs, particular the extract from de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour & the other register of uncertain origin.

Local memorial:
Longhoughton War Memorial