Regiment: Dorsetshire Regiment

Burton, John – Private

Of 31, Higson Street, Salford, Lancashire. Dock Labourer, aged 43 years and 3 months at enlistment. Discharged 08 October 1914. Served 36 Days. Had previously served 7 years and 9 months in Royal Scots Fusiliers.

Howarth, George – Private

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

Joyce, Vivian – Lieutenant

Son of Mrs. George Joyce, of 36, Hilden Street, Haulgh, Bolton, Lancashire, and the late Mr. Joyce, formerly licensee of the Kenyon Arms, Little Hulton, Lancashire. Formerly employed by Little Hulton Council. Commissioned. Attached Machine Gun Corps.

Ramsden, Arnold – Private

Youngest son of Nathan and Alice E. Ramsden, of Eastfield, Ainsworth Lane, Tonge, Bolton, Lancashire. Native of Breightmet, Bolton, Lancashire. Believed to be the first Bolton soldier to fall victim of German asphyxiating gas.