Glennerster, Wright –

Son of Frederick William and Margaret Glennerster, of 2, The Avenue, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Formerly of Rownthorne Farm, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915. He died to save 5 companions during a bombardment.

Personal details

  • Surname: Glennerster
  • Forename: Wright
  • Date of birth: February 1st, 1898
  • Birth place: Atherton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Westhoughton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 19
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: December 4th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 19794
  • Regiment: Border Regiment
  • 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: 29/01/1915 07/01/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7g 7c

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