Ainsworth, Herbert –

Son of John Thomas and Alice Ainsworth, of 2, Daisyfield, Chorley New Road, Horwich, Lancashire. Formerly employed at the Horwich Loco Works, and later at Armstrong Whitworth’s in Newcastle. Enlisted August 1914. Formerly 40344, Royal Engineers. Sometimes recorded as ‘Herbert A. Ainsworth’.

Personal details

  • Surname: Ainsworth
  • Forename: Herbert
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Horwich, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Horwich, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 26
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 8th, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 07/09/1917 30/08/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6f* 6d/g
  • Bolton Chronicle: 14/09/1917

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