Catterall, Harry –

Son of Joseph and Sarah Jane Catterall, of 10, Blindsill Road, New Bury, Farnworth, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915. In Scotland. Formerly Private 18308, 8th Bn., Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Caught aged 24 as an absentee from Glencorse since 11/03/1918 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 12/03/1918 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/29). Medal Card states “Deserter 04/01/1919” and shows Cameronians.

Personal details

  • Surname: Catterall
  • Forename: Harry
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Farnworth, 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: Rifleman
  • Unit: Not known
  • Service number: 51562
  • Regiment: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 15/01/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7e
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 15/11/1918

Please contact us if you have any new information about this entry

* indicates required field