Steele, James Ibison –

Son of Joseph and Margaret Steele; husband of Bessie Murphy (formerly Steele), of 6, Skipton Street, Tonge, Bolton, Lancashire. Served in the South African Campaign with the King’s Liverpool Regiment, with whom he served eight years.

Personal details

  • Surname: Steele
  • Forename: James Ibison
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bury, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 37
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 12th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 23707
  • Regiment: King's Liverpool Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Wigan, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 25/08/1916 01/09/1916 29/12/1916 17/08/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5f 6a* S14* 4h

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