Battersby, Walter –

Husband of Harriet Wood (formerly Battersby, nee Howarth), of 4, Faith Street, Doffcocker, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 101, Wellington Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Previously served in the Bolton Artillery Volunteers, 9th Battery, time-expired.

Clarke, Edwin –

Son of Joseph Hingley Clarke and Ruth Clarke, of Smithills Hall, Bolton, Lancashire.

Grant Duff, Adrian –

Son of the Rt. Hon. Sir Mountstuart E. Grant Duff, P.C., G.C.S.I., and Anna Julia Lady Grant Duff, C.I.E.; husband of Ursula Grant Duff, of 16, Mulberry Walk, Chelsea, London. Designer of the “War Book”. Grandson of Hannah Ainsworth (daughter of Richard Ainsworth of Smithills Hall). Gazetted Second Lieutenant, Black Watch, 23/03/1889. Served in the South African Campaign.

Longworth, James Arthur –

Son of Henry and E. Longworth, of 58, Elgin Street, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire and formerly of 18, Smithills Croft Road, Bolton, Lancashire.

Lowther, Robert –

Son of Richard and Anne Lowther, of 133, Bennett’s Lane, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted May 1915. Killed when a shell dropped in his telephone dugout, also wounding a comrade.

Slater, Gilbert Harold –

Son of Frederick and Mary Slater, of 10, Adrian Road, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire. Attached Signal Sub Section, 57th Heavy Artillery Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery.

Slater, Ernest Victor –

Son of Frederick and Mary Slater, of 10, Adrian Road, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted July 1915. Attached 57th (West Lancashire) Division.

Thornley, Albert –

Son of Richard Baxter and Alice Thornley (nee Hart), of 31, Rosehill Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Lodged with Mrs. Hulme, at 4, Pool Terrace, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire and was brought up at Eden’s Orphanage. Drowned in the sinking of the transport Royal Edward. Reported as King’s Own Scottish Borderers in local newspapers.

Weir, Peter –

Son of John and Elizabeth Weir, of 4, Harricroft, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Mrs. Weir, of 60, Moorland Grove, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915. Formerly Scottish Horse, served at Gallipoli.