Myerscough, George –

Husband of Elizabeth Colgan (formerly Myerscough), of 21, Hardy Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 26, Livingstone Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Served in the South African Campaign and completed fifteen years service with the Colours in January 1915. Suffered a shot wound in the ankle.

Personal details

  • Surname: Myerscough
  • Forename: George
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 32
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: May 8th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 2nd (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 6513
  • Regiment: King's Shropshire Light Infantry
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 14/05/1915 28/05/1915 12/05/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5g 5g 5h

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