Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ebenezer Barker, of 28, Starcliffe Street, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Mrs. L. Barker, of 404, Manchester Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted March 1916. Formerly 36636, King’s Liverpool Regiment.
Barlow, Thomas (Tom) –
Son of Frances Barlow, of 109A, Lorne Street, Farnworth, Lancashire, and the late William Barlow. An old boy of the Bolton Church Institute (1896). Enlisted February 1915. Memorial in St. Michael’s Great Lever Churchyard.
Barlow, John Lee –
Son of Josiah and Mary Jane Barlow, of 19, Lowther Street, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 48, Eustace Street, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed as a clerk at Lostock station by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company. Enlisted April 1917. Formerly 69755, 106th (Training Reserve) Bn., Royal Fusiliers. Killed when hit on the back of the neck with a piece of shrapnel.
Bolton, William –
Husband of Ada Bolton, of 296, Crescent Road, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlistment November 1915, “Group System”. Mortally wounded 07/08/1917.
Burgum, Josiah –
Son of John Dean Burgum and Mary Burgum, of 79, Lorne Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. Enlisted July 1915. Attached 1st/2nd Bn., King’s African Rifles since July 1917. Killed while working a machine gun and interred at Mtama Cemetery, East Africa. Memorial in St. Michael’s Great Lever Churchyard.
Byrom, Arthur Leslie –
An old boy of Farnworth Grammar School.
Constantine, William –
Eldest son of William and Mary Ann Constantine, of 10, Southfield Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of South View, Croft Street, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of Bolton Municipal Secondary School. Formerly a Private in the Royal Army Medical Corps, and a Second Lieutenant in the 6th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment. Also served as a cadet in the trenches with the Durham Light Infantry.
Crank, John –
Youngest son of John and Sarah Ann Crank, of 34, Starcliffe Street, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of Bolton Municipal Secondary School. Wireless radio operator. Also Royal Flying Corps. Wounded 24/04/1917 and subsequently died from his injuries.
Crossley, Fred –
Son of Edmund and Rachel Hannah Crossley, of 167, Crescent Road, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Killed by a splinter from a bomb dropped by an aeroplane.
Eastham, Clement Vincent –
Youngest son of the late Mr. J. A. Eastham, of Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire, and of Mrs. Eastham, of 12, Savile Road, South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire. Enlisted August 1917. Formerly Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Wounded at La Boiselle in July 1916. Commissioned.
Green, Ernest May –
Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Green, of 12, Annie Street, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted April 1915 aged 16.
Greenhalgh, Thomas –
Eldest son of Albert and Mary Ellen Greenhalgh, of 3, Albert Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. Formerly worked as a platelayer for the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company. Three times previously wounded; also served in Palestine.
Healey, Harry –
Son of James W. and Adela Healey, of 21, Lorne Street, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancashire. A hospital orderly in the 76th Field Ambulance.
Hilton, Richard –
Son of the late Richard and Ann Hilton; husband of the late Annie Hilton, of 9, High Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Previously served in the South African Campaign with the Lancashire Fusiliers. Enlisted September 1914. Previously wounded by shrapnel in the leg and back in October 1916.
Howard, Reynold –
Kent, Harold –
Son of Rev. John Edward Kent, M.A., headmaster of the Bolton Church Institute (1902-1920), and of Emily Kent, formerly of 98, Castle Street, Haulgh, Bolton, Lancashire. Of The Raikes, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of the Bolton Church Institute. Formerly Private 3011, Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry / Lancashire Hussars. Commissioned 17/12/1916. Date of death wrongly recorded as 14/11/1917 on CWGC. Died at 36th Casualty Clearing Station, France.
Kershaw, James –
Son of the late Thomas Kershaw of Farnworth, Lancashire; husband of Emma Clara Kershaw (nee Booth), of 149, St. Annes Road East, St. Annes on Sea, Lancashire. His brother, Fred Kershaw, J.P., resided at Starrcliff House, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. In France from February 1917 until his death. Died from injuries when the stationary lorry on which he was standing working on the erection Church Army Huts was collided with by another lorry, causing it to roll down an embankment. Medal recorded as being returned and scrapped.
Monks, Charles Phethean –
Only son of the late John Phethean Monks, C.C., solicitor and clerk to Worsley District Council, and of Fanny Moiser Monks, of 35, Bolton Road, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancashire. An Old Boy of Farnworth Grammar School.
Muncaster, Joseph –
Son of William and Agnes Muncaster, of 8, Fortune Street, Burnden, Bolton, Lancashire. Reported Missing 21/03/1918.
Parkinson, Ernest –
Son of Thomas and Ellen Parkinson, of 69, Lorne Street, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancashire; husband of Mary A. Parkinson, of 1, Kelsall Street, Tonge, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 2, Belvoir Street, Tonge, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted April 1917. Memorial in Great Lever (St. Michael) Churchyard.