Ainscough, James W –

Son of William and Bridget Ainscough, of Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Mary Ellen Ainscough, of Bolton, Lancashire.

Personal details

  • Surname: Ainscough
  • Forename: James W
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Southport, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 39
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 21st, 1944
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Trooper
  • Unit: 18th (5th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment) Regiment, Reconnaissance Corps.
  • Service number: 3857074
  • Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW2


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Singapore Memorial, Singapore
  • CWGC reference: Column 2.

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 02/04/1942 24/04/1942 18/06/1943 07/09/1945 30/11/1945
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 3d 6* 3d 3f 3e*

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