Davies, Walter T –

Husband of Mrs. A. Litherland (formerly Davies), of 4, Henry Street, Tyldesley, Lancashire, formerly of 15, Lower Elliott Street, Tyldesley, Lancashire, and 2, Lower Green, Astley, Lancashire. Received a very slight shrapnel wound in August 1915. Killed when a cart he was travelling in got into a flooded river in France and he drowned. Service number reported as 1684 in BJ&G.

Personal details

  • Surname: Davies
  • Forename: Walter T
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Leigh, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Astley, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: December 12th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st/5th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 1656
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Little Hulton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 20/08/1915 24/12/1915 25/08/1916 25/08/1916 25/08/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6f 6g 6b 7c/g 8l*
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 24/12/1915

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