Clegg, Alexander (Alec) –

Youngest of six sons of Samuel and Ellen Clegg (nee Caughey), of 20, Cobden Street, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire; brother of Detective Sergeant J. Clegg of the Bolton County Borough Police; and husband of Ellen Clegg, of 20 Cobden Street, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of Bolton Municipal Secondary School. A teacher before joining up.

Personal details

  • Surname: Clegg
  • Forename: Alexander (Alec)
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 26
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 1st, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Unit: 15th (1st Salford) (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 18/06/1915 14/07/1916 16/02/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5f 6a* 6d-e*

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