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 William Auldjo

Photo:
(none)

Service No:
457791

Rank:
Private

Regiment:
Canadian Light Infantry, 87th Battalion, Quebec Unit

Died:
17/11/1917

Aged:
26

Commemorated / Buried:
Ieper (Menin Gate) Memorial

Service History:
Served in Black Watch before emigrating to Canada. Enlisted at Montreal.

Fought on the Somme & at the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Sent To Ypres & took part in the Battle of Passchendaele.

Background:
Eldest child of Irvine & Jane Auldjo, Father a gardener at Swarland Hall.

Local memorial:
Felton War Memorial incorporating Acton, Eshott, Swarland & Thirston