Ashcroft, Walter –

Son of Mrs. Ashcroft, of 22, Gorses Mount, Darcy Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted May 1915. One of three brothers in service, one in the Canadians, and one in the Royal Army Medical Corps.

Personal details

  • Surname: Ashcroft
  • Forename: Walter
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Darcy Lever, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 23
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: June 7th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 20910
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 28/05/1915 23/06/1916 04/08/1916 29/12/1916 08/06/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7g 6f* 7g* S11* 4f
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 23/06/1916

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