Regiment: Gordon Highlanders

Armitage, John – Private

Of Chatsworth Street, Walkden, Lancashire. Formerly S/9767, 2nd Battalion, Gordon Highlanders. Badly wounded in left arm and shoulder on 09 April 1917. Discharged 04 September 1917.

Hayston, William – Lance Corporal

Son of Mrs. Hayston, of 19, Fairfield Street, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Mrs. Hayston, of 17, Egyptian Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 116, Penn Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Wounded in the back on 02 July 1916. Awarded Military Medal for gallantry displayed on 21 November 1917. Reported missing March 1918 and confirmed Prisoner of War.

Howell, George – Lance Corporal

Son of John Howell, of 15, Barton Road, Worsley, Lancashire; husband of Mary A. Gibb (formerly Howell), of 116, Barton Lane, Eccles, Lancashire.

Knowles, Albert Edward – Private

Husband of Alice Ann Knowles, of 398, Manchester Road, Blackrod, Chorley, Lancashire, formerly of 9, Scot Lane End, Blackrod, Lancashire.

Mather, William R B – Private

Son of Isabella Millar (formerly Mather), of 13, Abbotsford Place, Motherwell, Lanarkshire, and the late James Mather. (Chief Officer Coast Guards, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire).

McDonald, Alexander Whyte – Private

Son of Edward and Margaret McDonald, of Montrose, Angus; husband of Minnie E. McDonald, of The Cottage, Bolton Golf Club, Lostock, Bolton, Lancashire.

McGillivray, D – Corporal

Of 19, Hillside Street, Daubhill, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted October 1914 in the Royal Army Medical Corps, and transferred to the Gordon Highlanders in May 1915. One of four captured prisoners of war who made good their escape.

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.