Olive, John –

Son of James and Mary E. Olive, of 13, Venice Street, Daubhill, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted May 1915. Home Service only. Killed near Southport when thrown from his horse.

Personal details

  • Surname: Olive
  • Forename: John
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 21
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 26th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Driver
  • Unit: 3rd East Lancashire Brigade.
  • Service number: 2014
  • Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 21/05/1915 29/10/1915 29/10/1915 19/11/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7g 5c 6e* 10m*

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