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.

Robert Armstrong

Photo:
(none)

Service No:
23777

Rank:
Private

Regiment:
Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), 2nd Battalion

Died:
12/10/1916

Aged:
28

Commemorated / Buried:
Thiepval Memorial

Service History:
Enlisted at Newbigging-by-the-Sea, Northumberland. Formerly 38988, Northumberland Fusiliers.

Background:
Born at Hauxley, Northumberland. Son of Mrs. Margaret Storey, of I0, High Street, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland.

Local memorial:
Memorial Plaque, Ivy Leaf Social Club, which plaque is now located at The Maritime Heritage Centre, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea. (N.B. The Ivy Leaf Social Club used to be at 3 Windsor Terrace, which is now a private dwelling)