Cotton, Walter –

Son of Mr. And Mrs. Cotton, of Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Ellen Annie Cotton, of 325, Hulton Lane, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly of 112, Hadfield Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915.

Personal details

  • Surname: Cotton
  • Forename: Walter
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire
  • Place of residence: Not known
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 27
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 27th, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Rifleman
  • Unit: 12th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: R/8991
  • Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 15/01/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7f

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