Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

Dickinson, Edward – Sergeant

Son of Thomas and Mary Dickinson, of 12, Lister Street, Brindle Heath, Pendleton, Lancashire; husband of Sabina Dickinson, of 132, Hall Lane, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancashire.

Hopewell, Bertram – Private

Son of Christopher M. and Eleanor Hopewell, of 10, Grange Road, St. Anne’s-on-the-Sea, Lancashire Native of Pendleton, Lancashire. His brother Charles Hopewell also fell. Formerly 5046, Royal Fusiliers.

Hopewell, Thomas – Private

Son of Thomas and Alice Hopewell, of 414, Lytham Road, Blackpool, Lancashire. Native of Eccles, Lancashire. Enlisted in 1914. Formerly 5047, Royal Fusiliers.

Lund, William S – Private

Son of Alderman and Mrs. Lund, of Snow Hill Farm, Darcy Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly a cavalryman in the Dragoon Guards. Seriously wounded. DCM Citation: “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in continually leading assaults on enemy strongholds which were full of snipers and machine guns. Using his rifle with great skill, he shot, bayonetted or captures the occupants, displaying dash and gallantry in these hand-to-hand conflicts which were beyond praise. Finally he was wounde when advancing, regardless of danger, against a hostile machine gun un a concrete emplacement. It was entirely due to his fearlessness and determination that his platoon was able to continue their advance.” (LG 26.01.18)

Moffitt, George Willis – Private

Son of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Moffitt, of 22, Gladstone Street, Oatlands, Harrogate, Yorkshire. Formerly 26216, Yorkshire Light Infantry.

Myers, Smith – Lance Corporal

Son of Stephen and Maria Myers, of 1, Edward Street, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancashire; husband of Dora Myers, of 126, Briarcliffe Road, Burnley, Lancashire.

Stanley, Edward – Private

Son of Bradshaw Dymond Stanley and Agnes Stanley, of 78, Bradshaw Road, Bradshaw, Turton, Lancashire. Formerly C/170, King’s Royal Rifle Corps.