Alker, James –

Husband of Mrs. Alker, of 65, Church Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Wounded 14/04/1918, noted as ‘contusion of chest’ and medal and silver badge records.

Personal details

  • Surname: Alker
  • Forename: James
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Westhoughton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Lance Sergeant
  • Unit: 1st Battalion.
  • Service number: 12885
  • Regiment: Scots Guards
  • Enlistment date: January 6th, 1915 - 1915-01-06
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: V / BW
  • Silver War badge: B65405
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 03/05/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6e

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