Best, James Cecil –

Son of the late Herbert Best, and of Mary Elizabeth Best, of 38, Hastings Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed by Tillotson and Son’s. Formerly Corporal 2521, 5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, and Corporal 240786, 12th Bn., King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Wounded by grenade splinters.

Personal details

  • Surname: Best
  • Forename: James Cecil
  • 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: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Lance Sergeant
  • Unit: 13th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 47248
  • Regiment: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: M.S.M.


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 16/07/1915 25/08/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6c 6b

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