Brierley, William –

Husband of Mrs. Brierley (nee Watson), of 1, Alpine Terrace, Kearsley, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1917. Reported missing since 06/08/1917 and subsequently presumed killed.

Brundrett, John –

Son of Joseph and Betsy Brundrett, of 113, Primrose Street, Kearsley, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915.

Buckley, Charles –

Son of William and Jane Buckley of 26, Lord Street, Kearsley, Lancashire, and later of 66, Old Hall Street, Kearsley, Farnworth, Lancashire.

Byron, James –

Son of Agnes Byron, of 3, Larkhill, Farnworth, Lancashire; husband of Margaret Alice Byron, of 2, Manor Cottages, Kearsley, Lancashire. Reported missing since 09/08/1915 and subsequently presumed killed.

Chapman, Percy –

Son of Aaron and Elizabeth Chapman (nee Bingham), of 26, Bent Street, Kearsley, Lancashire. Enlisted in August 1897 in the Lancashire Fusiliers at Bury, having served in the 2nd Volunteer Bn. of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment before that. Transferred 01/09/1897 to the Border Regiment. Served in the Boer War and in India and Burma. Died at Netley Hospital from septic poisoning from wounds received at Gallipoli. Interred at Farnworth Cemetery on 14/08/1916.

Conley, John –

Husband of Alice Conley, of 46, Fallows Court, Old Hall Street, Kearsley, Lancashire. Enlisted September 1914. Reported missing and wounded during the German offensive in March 1918, and subsequently reported died of wounds. St. Gregory’s R.C. Church, Farnworth.

Conroy, Ernest –

Son of William and Mary Conroy, of 12, Old House Croft, Kearsley, Lancashire.

Coope, Arthur Reginald –

Second son of the late John Tonge Coope and Ellen Coope, of 28, Balmoral Road, South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire, and formerly of 412, Bolton Road, Kearsley, Lancashire. Enlisted March 1917. Wounded and taken prisoner 24/03/1918, and died whilst prisoner of war in Germany. Memorial in Kearsley (St. Stephen) Churchyard. Reported as Corporal in F&WJ.

Craven, Thomas William –

Husband of the late Mrs. Craven, of 14, Edward Street, Stoneclough, Lancashire. Formerly 44305, Cheshire Regiment. Memorial in Ringley churchyard.

Crompton, Robert –

Husband of Catherine Sharrocks (formerly Crompton), of 52, Grosvenor Street, Kearsley, Lancashire. Of 48, Old Hall Street, Kearsley, Lancashire. Enlisted August 1914. Interred in Farnworth Cemetery.

Dewhurst, John –

Son of Hugh and Mary Ellen Dewhurst, of 109, Lord Street, Kearsley, Lancashire.

Dover, George –

Son of George Thomas and Abigail Dover, of 6, Oakes Street, Kearsley, Lancashire; husband of Bertha Dover, of 37, Clammerclough Farm, Kearsley, Lancashire. A bomb-thrower.

Dunn, James –

Son of Mr and Mrs Joseph Dunn, of 23, Hilton Street, Kearsley, Lancashire. Enlisted February 1915. Father, four brothers and a brother-in-law also served.

Eckersley, Robert Springate –

Son of Frederick and Elizabeth Ann Eckersley, of 8, Edward Street, Stoneclough, Lancashire, and formerly of 11, High Stile Fold, Kearsley, Lancashire. Formerly Private 35031, 16th Bn., King’s Liverpool Regiment; formerly Private 4781, Cheshire Regiment.

Edge, John –

Husband of Betsy Hulton Edge, of 28, Back Stoneclough Road, Kearsley, Lancashire. Worked at Clifton Hall Collieries. Formerly 3rd and 1st Bn., East Lancashire Regiment. Service number recorded as 19215 on SDGW – confirmed as 19245 by Medal Card.

Egan, Lewis –

Son of John Henry and Alice Egan, of 5, Hilton Street, Kearsley, Lancashire. Native of Bolton, Lancashire. Killed instantly by a shell. Surname reported as EAGAN in F&WJ.

Entwistle, James Henry –

Son of William and Martha Ellen Entwistle, of 321, Manchester Road, Kearsley, Lancashire. Enlisted from his brother’s address at 6, Entwistle Street, Swinton, Lancashire. Taken prisoner of war 23/04/1917 and in hospital suffering from fever and rheumatism. Died from inflammation of the kidneys.