Bottomley, Edward – Private

Son of Isaac and Mary Westhoughton Bottomley; husband of Elizabeth A. Bottomley, of 45, Brancker Street, Chequerbent, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Called up at outbreak of war with the St. John Ambulance Brigade, and after serving seven months was discharged in February 1915. Enlisted in the Devonshire Regiment in May 1915.

Doxey, Walter – Private

Son of James and Jane Doxey, of 723, Manchester Road, Chequerbent, Westhoughton, Lancashire; husband of Annie Wood (formerly Doxey), of 3, Lorensen Avenue, Merlynston, North Coburn, Victoria, Australia.

Haslam, Clifford – Corporal

Son of Ada A. Mills (formerly Haslam), of 76, Park Road, Lytham, Lancashire, and the late Harrison M. Haslam. Resided at “The Limes”, Manchester Road, Chequerbent, Westhoughton, Lancashire.

Hilton, Walter – Private

Son of William Hilton, of Chequerbent, Westhoughton, Lancashire; husband of Elizabeth Hilton, of 358, Park Road, Chequerbent, Westhoughton, Lancashire.

Hindley, Oliver – Private

Son of the late William and Agnes Hindley. Of 9, Brancker Street, Chequerbent, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Surname recorded as HINGLEY in all military records.

Howarth, George – Private

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Howarth, of 33, Brancker Street, Chequerbent, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Formerly 18068, Devonshire Regiment.

Longworth, Edward – Private

Nephew of Jane Doxey, of 723, Manchester Road, Chequerbent, Westhoughton, Lanashire. Formerly 3801, Lancashire Fusiliers.

Mellor, Thomas Henry – Private

Only son of William and Sarah Ann Mellor, of 704, Manchester Road, Chequerbent, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Recorded as Henry Mellor in BJ&G.

Nield, William Henry – Private

Son of Henry Nield, of 21, Glynne Street, Bolton, Lancashire, formerly of 667, Manchester Road, Chequerbent, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915.

Richards, William – Gunner (Private)

Husband of Ethel Richards, of 29, Brancker Street, Chequerbent, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Formerly Sapper 426542, West Lancashire Division, Royal Engineers.