Whittle, Herbert (Bert) –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Whittle, of 17, Crescent Road, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Hilda Whittle, of 23, Genesee Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Previously served 3 years in the 3rd East Lancashire Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, and worked at Walker’s Tannery. Killed by a bursting shell.

Personal details

  • Surname: Whittle
  • Forename: Herbert (Bert)
  • Date of birth: December 20th, 1893
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 23
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 29th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 3rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry.
  • Service number: 757660
  • Regiment: Canadian Imperial Forces
  • Enlistment date: January 6th, 1916 - 1916-01-06
  • Enlistment location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Conflict: WW1


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 24/08/1917 07/12/1917 02/08/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6g/8a* S14* 6g
  • Bolton Chronicle: 31/08/1917

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