Houghton, Albert –

Son of William and Elizabeth Jane Houghton, of 5, Beech Avenue, Outwood, Lancashire, and formerly of 14, Elm Avenue, Outwood, Lancashire. Death date reported as 17/10/1916 in F&WJ.

Personal details

  • Surname: Houghton
  • Forename: Albert
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Radcliffe, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Outwood, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 20
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: May 17th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 6th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 10860
  • Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bury, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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


  • CWGC Memorial: Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
  • CWGC reference: IV. D. 1.

Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 17/05/1918

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