Armstrong, John Alfred –

Eldest son of William and Mary Alice Armstrong, of 375, Plodder Lane, Farnworth, Lancashire, formerly of 28, Lever Edge Lane, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of the Bolton Municipal Secondary School (initials listed as J O in “Supera” school magazine).

Personal details

  • Surname: Armstrong
  • Forename: John Alfred
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 27
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 26th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 23233
  • Regiment: Not known
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: Not known


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


  • CWGC Memorial: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
  • CWGC reference: Pier and Face 11 A.

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 20/10/1916 20/10/1916 29/12/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5g 6c* S2*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 20/10/1916 28/09/1917
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 05/01/1917 06/07/1917 23/11/1917

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