Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers

Anker, Richard – Private

Son of Harry and Mary Anker; husband of Florence Ford (formerly Anker), of 216, Church Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Formerly 47908, West Yorkshire Regiment.

Barker, John Capel – Private

Son of Councillor and Mrs. John Barker, of Wylam House, Wylam Road, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland. His brother also fell.

Bateson, Walter – Private

Son of Richard and Fanny Bateson, of 2, Channing Street, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Fomerly 1973, 1st/5th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Listed under Loyal North Lancashire Regiment on the Bolton Roll of Honour.

Baxter, Benjamin – Private

Husband of Florence Baxter, of 39, Orm Street, St. George’s Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 109821, Royal Army Service Corps.

Bentley, Harry – Second Lieutenant

Son of Margaret Bentley, of 316, Taylor’s Terrace, Blackburn Road, Egerton, Bolton, Lancashire, and the late William Bentley. Killed in the sinking of the RMS Leinster. Memorial in Walmsley Unitarian Chapelyard.

Bowes, Robert – Private

Husband of Margaret Bowes, of 11, Haydock Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 31796, Manchester Regiment.

Briggs, Richard – Private

Husband of Mrs. Briggs, of 20, Pedder Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 71738, Labour Battalion, King’s Liverpool Regiment.

Broughton, William – Second Lieutenant

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Broughton, of Highfield, Forest Road, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Lance Corporal 4545, 20th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers.

Carline, John William – Corporal

Husband of Mary Jane Swift (formerly Carline), of 2, Middleton Street, Whit Lane, Pendleton, Lancashire. Formerly 24654, Manchester Regiment.

Clarke, John Roger – Private

Husband of Mary Hannah Clarke, of 3, Green’s Court, Chorley Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 24223, 5th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Cooper, Joseph – Private

Son of Uriah Cooper, of 41, Victoria Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. Formerly 63187, Manchester Regiment.

Farrington, J – Sergeant

Husband of Mrs. Farrington, of 251, Waterloo Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Prisoner of War in Germany since reported missing 11 April 1918.