Beresford, James –

Son of Mr. Beresford, of 2, Ward’s Court, Folds Road, Bolton, Lancashire, and the late Mrs. Beresford. Formerly worked for the Horwich Loco Works. Wounded 26/05/1915 by gunshot in the body. His widowed father served in the Lancashire Fusiliers.

Personal details

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

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st/5th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 1697
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 04/06/1915 25/08/1916 20/10/1916 29/12/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6g 6b 6e* S21*

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