Eldest son of late Herbert Best, and of Mary Elizabeth Best, of 38, Hastings Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted September 1914.
Second son of Reuben Brotherton, of 10, Hastings Road, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 31, Queensgate, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of Bolton Municipal Secondary School. Previously in the employ of Messrs. Tillotson and Son, Ltd. Formerly Sergeant 45574, Motor Machine Gun Brigade., Canadian Machine Gun Corps. Commissioned 1916. During the operations in the vicinity of Passchendale, on the night of 29/10/1917, this officer was leading his Battery to a new position, when he was instantly killed by enemy shell fire. Step-brother of Tom Lever.
Only son of Robert and Sarah Howarth, of 32, Bengarth Street, Southport, Lancashire, formerly of 452, Chorley Old Road, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of Bolton Municipal Secondary School.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Lever, of 31, Queensgate, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed in the Health Department of Bolton Corporation. Enlisted July 1915. Killed on or just after his 20th Birthday. Step-brother of Tom Brotherton.
Of 26, Vermont Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted into the Cumberland and Westmorland Yeomanry in February 1917. Died from wounds received accidentally.
Son of James Henry and Mary Ellen Reddyhough, of 9, Glade Street, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of Bolton Municipal Secondary School. Formerly employed at the Bolton Corporation’s Spa Road Electricity works. Machine Gunner, recommended for commision in April 1916. Reported as wounded and missing 01/07/1916.
Son of Mr. David Reekie, headmaster of Oxford Grove Council School, and of Avonmore, 185, Chorley New Road, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of Bolton Grammar School (1899-1906). Formerly a Sergeant in the Canadian Gordon Highlanders, but gave up his stripes to get to the Front sooner. Died of wounds (gun shot back, thighs and arms) at No.16 General Hospital, Le Treport.
Son of Elizabeth Ann Bibby (formerly Winstanley), of 124, Lawn Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and the late William Winstanley. Formerly of 30, Rawson Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly an employee of the Bolton Cooperative Society. Wounded on 03/04/1917 and died in hospital the following day. A brother died at Aldershot, 08/03/1913.
Son of Frederick Richard and M. E. Wood, of 54, Lonsdale Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted in January 1916 in the 6th Reserve Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in an accident whilst completing training in flying a seaplane. Younger brother Fred served in the Royal Fusiliers.