Houghton, Lewis –

Husband of Elizabeth Jane Houghton (nee Settle), of 19 Marsh Road, Little Lever, Lancashire. Previous service with the Lancashire Fusiliers as Private 4507 and discharged as time-expired. Formerly Lance Corporal 20203, 3rd Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment; formerly Corporal 29341, 2nd Garrison Bn., Suffolk Regiment. Home service only. Attached Military Provost Staff Corps.

Personal details

  • Surname: Houghton
  • Forename: Lewis
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Little Lever, 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: Corporal
  • Unit: 2nd (Home Service) Garrison Battalion.
  • Service number: T/1901
  • Regiment: Suffolk Regiment
  • Enlistment date: February 10th, 1915 - 1915-02-10
  • Enlistment location: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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


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

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 26/02/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7f

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