Regiment: York and Lancaster Regiment

Abbott, Albert – Private

Husband of Charlotte Abbott (nee Taylor), of 1, Higher Oak Cottages, Shakerley, Tyldesley, Lancashire. Discharged as medically unfit 11 November 1914.

Ackerley, William – Private

Son of William Ackerley. William married Frances Lovett 01 February 1919 and they lived at 9, Hutchinson Street, Salford, Lancashire. At the time William attested in February 1918 he was attached to the Manchester Regiment, 53rd (Young Soldiers) Battalion. At this time William was living at 2 Sunnyside Street, Salford, Lancashire. He was transferred to the York and Lancaster Regiment 16 August 1918 and his service record shows that he was detained as a prisoner of war for a short period in 1918. He was demobilised 26 November 1919. On 17 February 1921 he re-enlisted at Salford into the 8th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers (3437539 / 3438021) on one years service, and at this time he was living at 22, Mottram Street, Salford, Lancashire.

Dean, Harry – Second Lieutenant

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Dean, of 5, Park Terrace, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Formerly Private 23539, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Gerrard, Daniel – Private

Father of Annie Gerrard, of 19, James Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Native of Westhoughton, Lancashire.

Gibbs, Edward –

Son of Mr. George Gibbs, of 16, Barn Hill, Alick Fold, Westhoughton, Lancashire.

Gibbs, Samuel –

Son of Mr. George Gibbs, of 16, Barn Hill, Alick Fold, Westhoughton, Lancashire.