Astin, William Henry – Lance Corporal

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Astin, of 24, King Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire; husband of Mrs. Aston, of Haslingden, Lancashire. Formerly 16295, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Personal details

  • Surname: Astin
  • Forename: William Henry
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Church, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Haslingden, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 34
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 7th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Unit: 8th Battalion.
  • Service number: 16477
  • Regiment: East Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Horwich, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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


  • CWGC Memorial: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
  • CWGC reference: Bay 6.

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 25/08/1916 29/12/1916

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