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.

Arthur Cecil Young

Photo:
(none)

Service No:
Officer

Rank:
Captain

Regiment:
Northumberland Fusiliers, 16th (Service) Battalion (Newcastle)

Died:
01/07/1916

Aged:
24

Commemorated / Buried:
Thiepval Memorial

Service History:
Killed on the first day of the 1916 Battles of the Somme . Commanded 'A' Company for the assault.

Background:
Son of Mrs Selina Young, of Aldersyde, Alnwick. Lost 2 sons

Local memorial:
Alnwick War Memorial