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TWEEDMOUTH WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 Detailed Information
Compiled and copyright ©Michael Peck 2015

The town memorial for Tweedmouth stands besise the River Tweed near to the bridge in Tweedmouth, Berwick Upon Tweed. It covers the First World War, Second World War and the Falklands Conflict. It takes the form of a three=stepped pedestal with a bronze angel kneeling mounted on a tall, angular, plinth with a stepped base. The inscription is on bronze plaques on the sides of the plinth. There are 117 names listed for World War 1, 3 for World War 2 and 1 for the Falklands Conflict (1982).

Photograph Copyright © Michael Peck 2015

In ever grateful and proud remembrance of the brave men of
Tweedmouth who fell in the Great World War 1914 – 1918.
And of the men and women of Tweedmouth who lost their lives
in the Second World War.
“They were a wall unto us both by night and day.”
Erected by the inhabitants of Tweedmouth and other friends.
1914 – 1919.
1939 – 1945.
To the memory of the men and women of Tweedmouth who have fallen
since 1945.

AINSLIE Alexander
Private S/5505. 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Died of wounds Mesopotamia 17th November 1917, aged 21 years. Son of Mr and Mrs William Ainslie of 19 Blakewell Road, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery. XVI.G.11.
AINSLIE Ellen
‘Munitions’ on memorial but unable to identify and no further information currently.
ANDERSON James
Private S/20382. 14th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Killed in action Egypt 8th November 1917, aged 20 years. Son of Mr and Mrs R Anderson of 39 West End, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Beersheba War Cemetery. L.4.
ANDERSON James
Chief Artificer Engineer. HMS ‘Viking’, Royal Navy. Died 29th January 1916, aged 49 years. Husband of Margaret Hartley Anderson of Town Farm, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial. 11.
ARMSTRONG Walter
Private 345576. 14th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), formerly S/16902 Black Watch. Died of wounds Egypt 29th January 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Mr W H Armstrong of 4 Howick Terrace, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Port Said War Memorial Cemetery. B.32.
BLACK William John
Private 59616. 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 30th November 1917, aged 37 years. Son of (the late) George and Margaret Black of ‘Margaretville’, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Chemist. Enlisted 2nd (Sportsmans) Battalion and went to France in 1915. Commemorated Cambrai Memorial, Louverval. Panel 3 and 4.
BROGAN Francis
Private 97799. 30th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 27117 King’s Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 28th September 1918, aged 26 years. Son of Owen and Ann Brogan of Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Wulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery. IV.C.29.
BROWN James W
Northumberland Fusiliers on memorial. Possibly James William Brown. Private 16393. 8th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds Mediterranean 25th September 1915. Born Tynemouth and enlisted North Shields, Northumberland. Commemorated Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery. D.186.

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James William Brown. Private 31668. 11th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds Italy 22nd June 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Eli and Rebecca Brown of Hartford, Hunts. Born Dartford, Kent and enlisted London. Commemorated Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension. Plot 5. Row A. Grave 8.
BURTON Gilbert
Private 420600. 16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment). Died 13th June 1916, aged 26 years. Son of John and Jane Burton of 43 Main Street, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 24-26-28-30.
CLARK Thomas H
Private 40479. 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), formerly 3172 Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 23rd March 1918, aged 26 years. Son of William Clark. Born Jarrow, Northumberland, enlisted Edinburgh, Scotland and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery. III.H.5.
CLEGHORN John
Sergeant 3150. 8th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 16th August 1917, aged 24 years. Husband of Margaret Shaw (formerly Cleghorn) of 42 Low Greens, Berwick, Northumberland. Born Dounes, Perthshire, Scotland and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 19 to 23 and 162.
COCKBURN James
Lance Corporal 20604. 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 30th July 1916, aged 39 years. Son of (the late) Peter and Margaret Cockburn. Born Berwick, enlisted and resident Newcastle, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 4A and 4D.
COCKBURN Mark
Private 1582. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 6th February 1916. Born Coldstream, Scotland and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Maple Copse Cemetery.
CROLL William Lindsay
Private 202247. 4th Battalion, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Killed in action 13th November 1916. Born St Boswells and enlisted Edzell. Scotland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 10A.
CROW William Scott
Sapper 86727. 139th Fort Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 9th November 1915. Born North Shields, Northumberland, enlisted Leith and resident Edinburgh, Scotland. Commemorated St Vaast Post Military cemetery, Richebourg-L’Avour. II.D.11.
CURRAN William
Northumberland Fusiliers on memorial. Possibly Private 8993. 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 25th July 1916. Husband of M A Curran of 7 Richardson Street, Seaton Hirst, Northumberland. Born and enlisted Newcastle, Northumberland. Commemorated Mericourt-L’Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension. II.B.11

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Sergeant 27/100. 27th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 28th April 1917. Born Bowden Close and enlisted Sunderland, Co Durham. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 2 and 3.
DALGLEISH William Joseph
Private 242178. 5th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 26th October 1917, aged 29 years. Son of John Dalgleish. Husband of Elizabeth Forrest Hann (formerly Dalgleish) of Darell House, Dinnington Colliery, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland. Enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 19 to 23 and 162.
DRUMMOND John
Kings Own Scottish Borderers on memorial. Possibly Sergeant 10224. 2nd Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 3rd September 1916. Born Dundee, enlisted and resident Glasgow, Scotland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 4A and 4D.
DRYDEN Thomas
Private 17/793. 5th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 3rd November 1918, aged 41 years. Son of Mr and Mrs William Dryden. Husband of Elizabeth Dryden of 44 West End, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth, Northumberland and enlisted York, Yorks. Commemorated Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension. IV.N.23.
DRYDEN William E
Driver 60465. 76th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 27th February 1919, aged 25 years. Son of John Dryden of 35 West End, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Cologne Southern Cemetery. XII.D.15.
DUMBLE Thomas Weatherburn
Private 267286. 6th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 6th October 1918, aged 22 years. Son of John and Elizabeth Dumble of 7 Dock Road, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth, and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Tweedmouth Cemetery. B.U.242.
DUMBLE William
Private 1505. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 15th September 1916. Born Tweedmouth, and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 10B, 11B, 12B.
EDGAR David W
Machine Gun Corps (Cavalry) on memorial but unable to identify and no further information currently.
ELLIOTT Norman
Lance Corporal 58986. 9th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), formerly 54210 Highland Light Infantry. Killed in action 12th October 1918. Born Tweedmouth, enlisted Berwick and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe. III.G.17.
EVANS John T
Northumberland Fusiliers on memorial but unable to identify and no further information currently.
FAWCUS James
Private 365394. 4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 26th October 1917. Enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Poelcapelle British Cemetery. VI.E.9.
FELL Thomas Hope
Corporal 2148. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 26th April 1915, aged 27 years. Son of Charles and Margaret Fell of Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Seaforth Cemetery, Cheddar Villa. A.8.(Headstone D.7).
FETTIS William
Private 33071. 7th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 4650 Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 16th November 1917. Born Wooler, enlisted Berwick and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Solferino Farm Cemetery. II.A.38.
GLASS Daniel M
Machine Gun Corps on memorial but unable to identify and no further information currently.
GRAHAM Mark
Military Medal. Private 21/926. 21st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland. Commemorated Oviller Military Cemetery. IV.F.1.
GRAINGER John Scott
Second Lieutenant. 2nd Battalion, London Regiment. Died 1st July 1916, aged 27 years. Son of Thomas Alexander and Marion Grainger of 122 Main Street, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 9D and 16B.
GRAY George A
Private 1327. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 19th September 1915. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord). II.A.34.
GRAY James
Northumberland Fusiliers on memorial but unable to identify and no further information currently.
GRAY Thomas
Private S/5661. 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Killed in action 11th April 1917. Born and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Browns Copse Cemetery, Roeux. I.A.12.
GREIG William
Private 10783. 2nd Battalion, Scots Guards. Died 15th March 1917. Born Cockenzie, Scotland, enlisted Berwick and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-Sur- Somme. II.E.28.
GREY Patrick Riddle
Second Lieutenant. 15th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers attached 8th Battalion. Died 26th September 1916. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 10B, 11B, 12B.
GREY William
Private 11451. 5th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 25th March 1918, aged 26 years. Son of George and Annie Grey of 25 Liddle Terrace, Widdrington, husband of Isabella Grey of 21 Weatherly Square, Berwick, Northumberland. Born Widdrington and enlisted Amble, Northumberland. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 16 to 18.
GRIEVE Thomas H
Seaman 8925(CH), Royal Naval Reserve. HMS ‘Pembroke’. Died 30th October 1918, aged 26 years. Son of Mr and Mrs John Grieve. Husband of Jemima Ann Grieve of 10 Lees Lane, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Tweedmouth Cemetery. B.U.362.
GRIEVE William
Private 291177. 23rd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 20th March 1918, aged 23 years. Son of (the late) Thomas and Jane Ann Grieve of 10 Church Lane, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 2 and 3.
HALL Ralph
Corporal 20087. 12/13th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 4th January 1918, aged 37 years. Son of Matthew and Phyllis Hall of Tweedmouth, husband of Jane Hall of 12 Dock Road, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Heudicourt Communal Cemetery Extension. F.6.
HARRISON Thomas
Lance Sergeant 1770. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 26th April 1915. Born and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 8 and 12.
HARTLEY Thomas
Private 2408. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 26th April 1915. Born Berwick and enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Unable to identify CWGC and only known commemoration Tweedmouth and Berwick Memorials.
HASTIE William
Private S/5345. 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Killed in action 28th February 1915. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richbourg-L’Avoue. II.D.9.
HECKELS John Morgan
Private 203082. X Company, 4th Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, formerly 4743 Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 24th July 1917, aged 35 years. Son of John George and Margaret Heckels of 74 Morris Street, Gateshead, Co Durham. Born Berwick and enlisted Newcastle, Northumberland. Commemorated Adinkerke Churchyard Extension. 803.
HECKLES Henry Wilson
Private 2149. 9th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 27th May 1915, aged 26 years. Son of Andrew and Phyllis Heckles of Coldstream, Scotland. Born Berwick, Northumberland, enlisted Gateshead and resident Pelaw, Co Durham. Commemorated Wimereux Communal Cemetery. I.I.7A.
HESLOP Thomas
Meritorious Service Medal, Mentioned in Despatches. Regimental Sergeant Major 21742. 50th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 1899 Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 6th November 1918, aged 27 years. Son of (the late) Thomas and Rachel Agnes Heslop of Thatch House, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth, enlisted Alnwick and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension. VIII.A.21.
HESLOP William
Private 29646. 11th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 15th March 1917. Enlisted Berwick and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras. III.G.15.
HETTLE John Binnie
Lance Corporal 30167. 15th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 30th July 1916. Born Wooler, enlisted Berwick and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 6D and7D.
HUNTER William
Lance Corporal 1202. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 1st October 1915, aged 21 years. Son of James R and Elizabeth Hunter of 31 Blakewell Road, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension. II.F.7.
KINCAID John
Lance Corporal 11218. 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action between 21st and 22nd December 1914, aged 24 years. Son of (the late) Alex and Annie Kincaid. Was Bank Clerk. Born Berwick, Northumberland, enlisted London and resident Morpeth, Northumberland. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial. Panel 2 and 3.
KING Richard
Lance Corporal 375132. 2/10th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 25th April 1918, aged 26 years. Husband of Peterina King of 7 Parliament Close, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born and enlisted Bo’ness, Scotland, resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. XXVIII.C.15.
KNOWLES John
Private 16882. 2nd Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Died of wounds 12th May 1917, aged 38 years. Husband of Ellen Knowles of 198 Main Street, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Enlisted Berwick and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty. X.H.8.
LAIDLER Henry
Private 5660. 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Killed in action 9th May 1915, aged 25 years. Son of John Bell and Elizabeth Laidler of 16 Station Cottages, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Darlington, Durham and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial. Panel 38 to 39.
LAIDLER William
Private S/8339. 9th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Killed in action 14th July 1916. Born Tweedmouth, Northumberland and enlisted Fort George, Scotland. Commemorated Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz. VII.W.4.
LAMB Peter
Leading Signalman 22244, Royal Navy. HMS ‘Victory’. Died 1st June 1916. Commemorated Tweedmouth Cemetery. A.U.39.
LAUDER John
Private 6631. C Company, 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 23rd April 1915, aged 19 years. Son of Mrs Rose Lauder of 1 Big Jacks Close, Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland. Born Tweedmouth, Northumberland, enlisted and resident Edinburgh, Scotland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 22.
LEIPER William Thompson
Private 30782. 13th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 4th September 1916, aged 19 years. Son of Elizabeth Leiper of 17 Rein Hill, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Kilnhill and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Adanac Military Cemetery, Miramont. V.K.25.
LIDDELL William
Royal Scots on memorial. Possibly William Stewart Liddell. Private 39612. 12th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), formerly S/13408 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). Killed in action 10th May 1917, aged 23 years. Son of Robert and Mary Stewart Liddell of Margaret Cottages, Blackburn, Scotland. Born Blackburn, enlisted Bathgate and resident Blackburn, Scotland. Commemorated Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras. V.D.30.
LOCKHART Archibald William
Lance Corporal 290524. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 14th November 1916, aged 23 years. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Lockhart of 112 Pont Street, Hirst, Ashington, Northumberland. Born Berwick and enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Warlencourt British Cemetery. VIII.F.35.
LOGAN Thomas William
Private 270777. 20th Hussars. Killed in action 23rd March 1918, aged 24 years. Son of George and Eleanor Logan of 14 Station Cottages, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth, enlisted Newcastle and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 6.
LOWE Thomas William
Private 11850. 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born Spittal, enlisted Berwick and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 7 and 8.
MacLEOD George
Northumberland Fusiliers on memorial. Possibly George MacLeod. Sergeant 290396. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 26th October 1917, aged 33 years. Son of (the late) James and Mrs D MacLeod of 1 Mill Road, Portee, Isle of Skye. Born Portee, Isle of Skye and enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 19 to 23 and 162.

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George McLeod. Private 8831. 2nd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 15th February 1915. Born and enlisted Newcastle, Northumberland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 8 and 12.
MacNAB Alexander
Sergeant 1244. G Company, 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 15th September 1916, aged 22 years. Son of James and Ann MacNab of Station House, Beal, Northumberland. Born and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 10B, 11B, 12B.
MAKINS Stanley
Private 290841. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 20th September 1917, aged 27 years. Son of Mrs Catherine Makins of 67 Blakewell Road, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 2 and 3.
MARSHALL John
Lieutenant. Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 15th April 1917, aged 29 years. Son of (the late) Robert and Agnes Marshall of Tweedmouth Farm, Berwick, Northumberland. Educated Berwick Grammar School. M.B. Ch.B (Edinburgh University). Commemorated Mikra Memorial.
MARSHALL Walter
Private 1975. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 1st May 1915, aged 23 years. Son of (the late) George and Agnes P Marshall of Tweedside House, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 8 and 12.
MARSTON Harold
Machine Gun Corps on memorial but no Harold Marston identified in MGC. Possibly Harold Marston. Private 1575. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 26th April 1915. Born Barrow in Furness, Lancs and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 8 and 12.
McDOUGALL Robert
Bombardier 45397. 54th Battery, 39th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 10th September 1915, aged 27 years. Son of (the late) Thomas and Mary McDougall. Born and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, French Extension. A.18.
McDOUGALL Thomas
Private 24449. 10th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 1st January 1916, aged 24 years. Son of (the late) Thomas and Mary Jane McDougall of Berwick, Northumberland. Born Berwick and enlisted Blyth, Northumberland. Commemorated Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord). II.C.16.
McLEOD William
Lance Corporal 1443. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 26th April 1915, aged 21 years. Son of (the late) William and Helen McLeod of Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Berwick and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Ypres Reservoir Cemetery. VI.F.4.
McVEIGH John
Corporal 1325. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 5th July 1915, aged 19 years. Son of John and Frances McVeigh of 12 Foundry Cottages, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated St Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery. I.E.11.
MENIN James
Private 161746. 32nd Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 9th November 1918, aged 19 years. Son of John and Fanny Menin of 26 Osborne Road, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth, enlisted Berwick and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery. D.66.
MILLAR William
Private 9489. 1st Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action Dardanelles 4th June 1915, aged 29 years. Son of (the late) John and Jessie Millar. Born Tweedmouth, enlisted Berwick and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Helles Memorial. Panel 84 to 92 or 220 to 222.
NEILSON Thomas
Private 38735. 13th Battalion, Royal Scots Lothian Regiment). Died of wounds 30th April 1917, aged 25 years. Son of Mr and Mrs George Neilson of 52 Main Street, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth, enlisted Berwick and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun. II.O.19.
NELSON William E
Private 142224. 21st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 204199 Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 24th March 1918. Born Tweedmouth, Northumberland and enlisted Coldstream, Scotland. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 90 to 93.
OLIVER Andrew
Private 41788. 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 2nd September 1918. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Red Cross Corner Cemetery, Beugny. II.B.15.
OLIVER William John
Private 552758. Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment). Died 22nd October 1917, aged 37 years. Son of John James and Mary Threw Oliver of Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Nine Elms British Cemetery. VI.D.2.
PAXTON John S
Northumberland Fusiliers on memorial but unable to identify and no further information currently.
PAXTON Peter
Corporal 38273. 22nd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 17th October 1917, aged 24 years. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated La Brique Military Cemetery No:2. I.M.24.
PIERCY James
Military Medal. Sergeant 290418. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 14th November 1916, aged 22 years. Son of Andrew and Jane Piercy of 77 West End, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Berwick and enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 10B, 11B and 12B.
PROUDLOCK William James
Private 20005. Depot, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Died of wounds home 23rd July 1916, aged 22 years. Son of Robert John Proudlock of 24 Main Road, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Scremerston, Northumberland and enlisted Edinburgh, Scotland. Commemorated Ayton Parish Churchyard.
RICHARDSON Mark Cockburn
Private 37192. 21st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 14th September 1916. Enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-Darmentieres. II.C.13.
RICHARDSON Richard McAllister
Lance Corporal S/9318. C Company, 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Killed in action Persian Gulf 7th January 1916, aged 20 years. Son of Mrs Agnes White of West Fishwick, Berwick, Northumberland. Born Ladykirkshields, Scotland and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Basra Memorial. Panel 37 and 64.
ROBERTSON George
Royal Navy on memorial but unable to identify CWGC and no further information currently.
ROBERTSON John Alexander Tower
Lieutenant. 3rd Battalion, Queen Alexandra’s Own Ghurkha Rifles. Lost at sea 30th December 1915 when SS ‘Persia’ was torpedoed, aged 29 years. Only son of Major Alexander Tower Robertson JP.DL.CD of 317th Company, Royal Defence Corps and (the late) Ada Jane Robertson of Tweedmouth House, Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Chatby Memorial.
ROBISON Robert Adam Watson
Rifleman C/911. D Company, 16th Battalion, Kings Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 15th July 1916, aged 22 years. Son of Robert and Dorothy E Robison of 3 Fallodon Terrace, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Chathill, Northumberland, enlisted Edinburgh, Scotland and resident Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 13A and 13B.
ROBSON Thomas Laing
Private 34808. 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 11th April 1917. Born Wooler and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Savy British Cemetery. I.F.1.
SCOTT William Frederick
Private 38284. 22nd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 9th April 1917, aged 22 years. Husband of Catherine White Hosback (formerly Scott) of 68 Osborne Crescent, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Bailleul Road Eastern Cemetery, St Laurent-Blangy. I.B.21.
SIMPSON John Parker Norfolk
Second Lieutenant. 5th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers attached 3rd Battalion. Died 27th May 1915, aged 25 years. Son of James Parker and Louisa Simpson of Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Harlebeke New British Cemetery. XI.C.12.
SINTON Walter George
Stoker 1st Class K/11032, Royal Navy. H M Torpedo Boat No:11. Died 7th March 1916, aged 25 years. Son of Mr and Mrs George Sinton of 17 Laburnum Avenue, Wallsend, Northumberland. Native of Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial. 17.
SKELLEY William
Private 291012. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 25th March 1918, aged 29 years. Son of (the late) John and Mary A Skelly of Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 2 and 3.
SMITH Alexander J
Private 2352761. 1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 3rd May 1917. Born and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 2 and 3.
SMITH Andrew Record
Private 19/1216. Y Company, 19th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 16th April 1916, aged 19 years. Son of George and (the late) Anne Smith of Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Tweedmouth, Northumberland, enlisted Gateshead, Co Durham and resident Newcastle, Northumberland. Commemorated St Vaast Post Military cemetery, Richebourg-L’Avoue. III.C.4.
SMITH Walter William
Private S/1838. 7th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Died 10th November 1915, aged 20 years. Son of J B and M E Smith of 65 West End, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Belford and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. IV.B.6A.
SPENCE James
Private 1772. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 6th May 1915, aged 22 years. Son of Rachel Spence of 49 West End, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Wimereux Communal Cemetery. I.G.2A.
STEVENSON James
Sergeant 1629. 6th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) attached 5th Battalion. Killed in action 18th November 1916, aged 21 years. Son of James and Isabella Stevenson of 39 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, Scotland. Born Berwick, Northumberland, enlisted and resident Edinburgh, Scotland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 6D and 7D.
STOKOE James
Private 33316. 8th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 28th August 1917, aged 23 years. Son of Thomas Stokoe of 66 Shielfield Terrace, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Brother of Robert Stokoe. Born Berwick and enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Railway Dugouts Burial Ground. IV.H.3.
STOKOE Robert H
Private 32469. 2/5th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 27th November 1917, aged 21 years. Son of Thomas Stokoe of 66 Shielfield Terrace, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Brother of James Stokoe. Born Tweedmouth, enlisted Berwick and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Tyne Cot Cemetery. II.A.3.
STRAFFEN John
Rifleman C/6171. 18th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 15th September 1916. Born Alnwick, Northumberland, enlisted Strafford, Essex and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 13A and 13B.
SWAN Richard
Private 2081. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 15th September 1916. Born Berwick and enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 10B, 11B, 12B.
TENNANT James A
Royal Scots on memorial. Possibly James Tennant. Lance Corporal 47746. 15th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 26th August 1917. Enlisted Glencorse and resident Broxburn, Scotland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 6D and 7D.
THOMPSON Henry
Sapper 68102. Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers. Died 15th November 1917. Born Spittal, enlisted Berwick and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte. II.A.15.
TURNBULL Robert
Rifleman 568034. 16th Battalion, London Regiment, formerly 37212 Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 6th November 1918, aged 33 years. Son of (the late) Robert and Margaret Turnbull. Husband of Jane Turnbull of 26 Church Street, Berwick, Northumberland. Born Roxburgh, Scotland and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Cambrai East Military Cemetery. II.A.42.
WAKENSHAW Arthur
Private 3961. 8th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 19th August 1915. Commemorated Helles Memorial. Panel 33 to 35.
WALKER David Brown
Sergeant 5569. 11 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Died 16th September 1916, aged 19 years. Son of Thomas and Catherine Alice Walker of 12 Tower Road, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Habarcq Communal Cemetery Extension. VIII.E.4.
WASTLE Robert T
C L I on memorial but unable to identify and no further information currently.
WATSON John
Royal Scots on memorial. Possibly Private 42879. 13th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), formerly 2562 Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died of wounds 4th June 1918. Born Rothbury and enlisted Newburn, Northumberland. Commemorated Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension. IV.H.34.
WHITLIE Andrew
Private 67421. 55th Protection Company, Royal Defence Corps, formerly 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 10th March 1919, aged 23 years. Son of Peter and Sarah Whitlie of 99 Main Street, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Brother of Edward Whitlie. Commemorated Berwick Cemetery. BA.C.689.
WHITLIE Edward
Private 9907. 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 18th October 1914, aged 24 years. Son of Peter and Sarah Whitlie of 6 Ivy Place, Berwick, Northumberland. Brother of A Whitlie. Born Cornhill, enlisted and resident Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial. Panel 15.
WHITLIE Peter
Private 40560. 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Killed in action 23rd April 1917, aged 31 years. Husband of Mary Forsyth Whitlie of Dykegatehead, Chirnside, Scotland. Born Cornhill, enlisted Berwick and resident Paxton (?), Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 5.
WILSON Stafford
Private 8/511. 2nd Battalion, Ontago Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Died 15th September 1916, aged 29 years. Son of (the late) John and Margaret Wilson of Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval. X.F.9.
WILSON William
Private 2072. D Company, 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 15th September 1916, aged 19 years. Son of Mrs Margaret Spiers of 11 Kiln Hill, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born and enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 10B, 11B, 12B.
WYLLIE Henry
Private 291000. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 27th March 1918. Enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres. III.G.6.
YOUNG George
Private 14127. 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 30th August 1917, aged 23 years. Son of Mrs Rose Young of 8 Foundry Cottages, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Bleuet Farm Cemetery. I.H.31.
YOUNG Ralph
Sapper Y237. Miscellaneous Trades Unit, South African Engineers. Died 26th March 1919, aged 52 years. Son of Henry and Margaret Young of 54 Shielfield Terrace, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Tweedmouth Cemetery. A.U.5.
YOUNGER James
Driver 42304. 23rd Battery, 40th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 6th May 1917, aged 29 years. Son of John and Margaret Younger of 17 Kiln Hill, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born and enlisted Berwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras. IV.G.21.
YOUNGER John
Private 7033. 1st Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 14th April 1917. Born Tweedmouth, enlisted Berwick and resident Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 6.
YOUNGER John
Private 2169. 7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 27th May 1915, aged 21 years. Son of Mrs Robert Younger of 46A West End, Tweedmouth, Northumberland. Born Berwick and enlisted Alnwick, Northumberland. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 8 and 12.
FALKLANDS CONFLICT 1982
HENRY Paul A
Second Engineering Officer Paul A Henry. GM. Died 8th June 1982 aboard Royal Fleet Auxiliary ‘Sir Galahad’ when his ship was bombed at Fitzroy, Bluff Cove, Falkland Islands. Aged 34. Resident Berwick-Upon-Tweed.

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