Ainscow, Sydney Rowland –

Son of Albert Edward and Ada Ainscow, of Ivy Cottage, Heysham, Morecambe, Lancashire. Nephew of Ellen Ainscow, of 66, Brighton Avenue, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Private 5118, 1st/5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Promoted Corporal 16/08/1915.

Personal details

  • Surname: Ainscow
  • Forename: Sydney Rowland
  • Date of birth: November 4th, 1892
  • Birth place: Wigan, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Not known
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Colour Sergeant
  • Unit: 5th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 242446
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: May 31st, 1915 - 1915-05-31
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 04/06/1915 20/08/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7g 5f

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