Bottomley, Edward –

Son of Isaac and Mary Westhoughton Bottomley; husband of Elizabeth A. Bottomley, of 45, Brancker Street, Chequerbent, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Called up at outbreak of war with the St. John Ambulance Brigade, and after serving seven months was discharged in February 1915. Enlisted in the Devonshire Regiment in May 1915.

Personal details

  • Surname: Bottomley
  • Forename: Edward
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Royton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Westhoughton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 30
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 1st, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 17923
  • Regiment: Devonshire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Westhoughton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 21/05/1915 04/08/1916 29/12/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7e 8f* S4*

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