Howcroft, Fred –

Son of James and Margaret Howcroft, of 207, Willows Lane, Daubhill, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly of 135, Longfield Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted September 1914.

Personal details

  • Surname: Howcroft
  • Forename: Fred
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 25
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 8th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 16015
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 25/08/1916 29/12/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6c* S4*

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