Atherton, Joseph –

Husband of Annie Atherton, of 52, Settle Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Previous service of 4 years in the 3rd East Lancashire Brigade, Royal Field Artillery and discharged as time-expired. Formerly Private 4445, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Personal details

  • Surname: Atherton
  • Forename: Joseph
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Leigh, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 26th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 2nd/5th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 242074
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: May 4th, 1915 - 1915-05-04
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 07/05/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7g
  • Bolton Chronicle: 14/12/1917

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