Delaney, William –

Husband of Charlotte Delaney (nee Lever), of 37, Back Foundry Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 23, Foundry Court, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Private 24313, 3rd/5th Bn., King’s Liverpool Regiment and presumably discharged prior to re-enlistment May 1916 in York and Lancaster Regiment. Caught multiple times as an absentee appearing before Bolton Magistrates to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/26 & JBO/1/27 & JBO/1/29).

Personal details

  • Surname: Delaney
  • Forename: William
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 16th (Transport Workers) Battalion.
  • Service number: 26872
  • Regiment: York and Lancaster Regiment
  • Enlistment date: May 18th, 1916 - 1916-05-18
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: NONE - NOT ELIGIBLE
  • Silver War badge: 512032
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

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