Calverley, William –

Son of James and Ada Calverley, of Spring Lawn Cottage, Chorley New Road, Heaton, Bolton, Lancashire. Of 4, Primrose Street, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lancashire. Born at Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lancashire. Killed instantly by the explosion of a concealed enemy mine whilst obtaining water.

Personal details

  • Surname: Calverley
  • Forename: William
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Eagley, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Astley Bridge, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 23
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: March 31st, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Gunner
  • Unit: 30th Siege Battery.
  • Service number: 55891
  • Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 11/12/1914 20/04/1917 07/12/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7g 6c/d* S6*

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