Singleton, Walter Alfred –

Son of Thomas and Ann (known as Nancy) Singleton, of Bradshawgate, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Annie Margaret Singleton (nee Jones), of 68, Hilden Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 70, Eustace Street, Bolton, Lancashire. An Old Boy of Bolton Grammar School (1872). Enlisted 26/11/1914 at Bolton as Private S/4/035529, Royal Army Service Corps, and discharged 16/12/1914 as not likely to become an efficient soldier. Reenlisted January 1915 in Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Died at sea in the Dardanelles from enteric fever / dysentery.

Personal details

  • Surname: Singleton
  • Forename: Walter Alfred
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 50
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 23rd, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 16th Veterinary Section.
  • Service number: SE/4154
  • Regiment: Royal Army Veterinary Corps
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 04/12/1914 22/01/1915 08/10/1915 08/10/1915 19/11/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7f 7g 5e* 5h 10e*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 09/10/1915
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 08/10/1915

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