Regiment: Essex Regiment

Gibson, John Edward – Lance Sergeant

Son of John Richard and Minnie Gibson, of 10, Pinder Street, Hulme, Lancashire; husband of Florence Maude Keep (formerly Gibson), of 27, Brookes Road, Plaistow, London.

Green, Victor Collins – Private

Son of the late Joseph Collins, orphaned when only five years old, he was taken out of the Fishpool Institution by Mr. Samuel Scowcroft, of Higher Barn Farm, Harwood, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Driver, Royal Field Artillery.

Hewitt, Thomas – Private

Son of Mary Alice Hewitt, of 80, George Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and the late Thomas Henry Hewitt.

McCormick, James – Private

Son of Mrs. A. McCormick, of 30, Kershaw Street, Pendleton, Lancashire. Formerly 80222, Royal Horse & Royal Field Artillery.

Simpson, Frank – Private

Son of William and Mary Hannah Simpson, of 1, Green Square, Green Street, Pendleton, Lancashire. Formerly 80229, Royal Horse and Royal Field Artillery.

Tonge, Walter – Private

Grandson of James Tonge, of Outwood. Of 53, Market Street. Stoneclough, Lancashire. Formerly 80298, RH&RFA. Memorial in Ringley Churchyard.

Weightman, John William – Private

Son of John and Letitia Weightman; husband of Catherine Weightman, of 18, Elsmere Avenue, Aigburth, Liverpool, Lancashire. Formerly 3507, Welsh Regiment.

Welsh, Henry – Private

Son of Charles and Mary Jane Welsh, of 8, Carrington Street, Pendlebury, Lancashire. Formerly 80029, R.H. & R.F.A.

Williamson, Thomas Henry – Private

Son of Thomas H. and Selina Williamson, of 226, Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire. Apprentice Jockey. Native of Pendleton, Lancashire. Formerly 39411, Norfolk Regiment.

Wise, James – Private

Of 11, Lord Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1917. Formerly 37615, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Yarwood, John Wickstead – Private

Son of Mrs. Mary Yarwood, of 36, Western Street, Seedley; husband of Edith Jane Richmond (formerly Yarwood), of 7, Yearsley Street, Salford, Manchester. Formerly 80241, Royal Horse Artilley & Royal Field Artillery.