Regiment: Manchester Regiment

Ackerley, Sydney – Lance Corporal

Son of Alfred Vernon Ackerley and Clementina Ackerley, of 17, Regent Square, Salford, Lancashire. Prior to the war he worked at Thomas Collier and Sons, High St, Manchester. Sydney was awarded the Military Medal for placing a German machine gun out of action under heavy fire. Brother of Harold Ackerley.

Adams, Benjamin – Private

Son of Herbert and Mary Adams, of 85, Firs Street, Cadishead, Lancashire. Reached rank of Corporal in 21st Battalion, Manchester Regiment, but was demoted back to Private for absenting himself. Was also wounded in both legs.

Adshead, John – Private

Husband of Alice Adshead (nee Wallwork), of 18, Freehold Street, Pendleton, Lancashire. Discharged as not likely to become an efficient soldier 19 October 1914.

Ainsworth, James – Sergeant

Husband of Catherine Ainsworth (nee Tobin), of 8, Nuttall Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Of 186, Deane Church Lane, Bolton, Lancashire.

Aldred, Samuel – Private

Of 219, Deane Church Lane, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 7th (City) Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Discharged not likely to become an efficient soldier.

Aldred, Tom – Private

Son of Mrs. Aldred, of 16, Highfield Drive, Monton, Eccles, Lancashire. Formerly 6576, Manchester Regiment. Discharged no longer physically fit for war service 29 September 1916.