Rushton, Edward Birley Lever –

Second son of Frances Alice Rushton, of The Cottage, Aber, Bangor, Caernarvonshire, and the late Frederic Lever Rushton. Nephew of the late Mr. T. H. Rushton, J.P., of Bolton, Lancashire. His brother Frederic Hornby Lever Rushton also fell.

Personal details

  • Surname: Rushton
  • Forename: Edward Birley Lever
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Gresford, Denbighshire
  • Place of residence: Not known
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 25
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 25th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Captain
  • Unit: 2nd (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Northamptonshire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: M.i.D.


  • CWGC Memorial: Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
  • CWGC reference: V. D. 11.

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 06/10/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5e

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