Regiment: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

Aldred, James J – Private

Son of Ellen Aldred, of 257, Manchester Road East, Little Hulton, Lancashire at time of enlistment. Formerly 32798, 3rd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Wounded 07 June 1917 at Messines by gunshot wound to thigh. Discharged no longer physically fit for war service 22 January 1918.

Barnes, William – Private

Husband of Mrs. Barnes, of 83, Albert Road, Farnworth, Lancashire. Was gassed two nights in succession in July 1915 and recovered after treatment in a Canadian field hospital. Memorial in Farnworth Cemetery.

Best, J C – Sergeant

Son of the late Herbert Best, and of Mary Elizabeth Best, of 38, Hastings Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed by Tillotson and Son’s. Formerly Private 2521, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Discharged Class Z.

Butterworth, William – Private

Husband of Sarah Ellen Butterworth, of 7, Green Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. Formerly of 5, Penn Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. Formerly 32777, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Hulme, Fred – Private

Son of Joseph and Selina Hulme, of 4, Barton Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. Formerly 32783, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Hulme, Frederick – Private

Husband of Emily Mason (formerly Hulme) of 19, Lower Street, New Bury, Farnworth, Lancashire. Of 13, Bridgewater Street, Farnworth, Lancashire.

Kelsey, Joseph – Private

Son of Charles and Mary Ann Kelsey, of 53, Hough Lane, Lower Broughton, Lancashire. Born Salford, Lancashire. Formerly 7076, Lancashire Fusiliers.

Matthews, Abraham – Private

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Matthews, of 28, Huddart Street, Regent Road, Salford, Lancashire. Abraham had attended St. George’s School, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, and prior to the war had worked at Hamworth Mill, Salford, Lancashire. He was awarded the Military Medal. Formerly 44942, South Lancashire Regiment, and TR/62922, Training Reserve Battalion.

Murphy, John William – Private

Son of James and Alice Murphy, of Farnworth, Lancashire. Relative of Mr. J. O’Donnell, of 81, Darley Street, Farnworth, Lancashire.