Atherton, James Boardman –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Atherton, of 3, Elmwood Grove, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed at the Musgrave Road branch of the Bolton Co-Operative Society. Posted missing since 08/08/1916 and subsequently presumed killed.

Personal details

  • Surname: Atherton
  • Forename: James Boardman
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 8th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st/4th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 201421
  • Regiment: King's Own Royal Lancaster 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: 15/09/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6d

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