Davies, William –

Husband of Annie Davies, of 10, St. Thomas Street, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 10, Delamere Street, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire. A reservist having completed three years’ regular army service. Missing since the battle of Neuve Chapelle, and subsequently declared killed. Brother of Private Joseph Davies, Lancashire Fusiliers, Killed in Action 26/08/1914.

Personal details

  • Surname: Davies
  • Forename: William
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 32
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: March 12th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Rifleman
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 7229
  • Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles
  • 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: 31/12/1915 24/03/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6d* 6f*

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