Crossland, Richard –

Son of Herbert Crossland. An old boy of Bolton Grammar School (1908-1910). Enlisted September 1914. Reported missing since 20/07/1916 and subsequently presumed killed.

Personal details

  • Surname: Crossland
  • Forename: Richard
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Todmorden, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 21
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 20th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 20th (3rd Public Schools) (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 4713
  • Regiment: Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 24/12/1914 07/12/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7c S19*

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