Meads, Victor –

Son of Mary Gilford Meads, and brother of Dorothy Meads, of 57, Rosamond Street, Daubhill, Bolton, Lancashire. Previous territorial service as Gunner 1446, in the 3rd East Lancashire Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, enlisted 06/01/1915 at Bolton and discharged 25/06/1915. Re-enlisted in Loyal North Lancashire Regiment and discharged due to valvular disease of the heart. Died in Bolton aged 20 years on 16/11/1916 and interred in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery on 18/11/1916

Personal details

  • Surname: Meads
  • Forename: Victor
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Burnley, Lancashire
  • 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: 3rd (Regular Reserve) Battalion.
  • Service number: 21426
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: July 7th, 1915 - 1915-07-07
  • Enlistment location: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 09/07/1915 24/11/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7f 6g

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