Winterbottom, James –

Son of William and Sarah Ellen Winterbottom, of 21, Colenso Road, Tonge Fold, Bolton, Lancashire. Mobilised as a Territorial August 1914. Formerly Private 1988, 1st/5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Reported wounded and missing since 30/11/1917, and subsequently presumed killed. His father William served with the Royal Defence Corps. A brother William was prisoner of war in Hanover, Germany.

Personal details

  • Surname: Winterbottom
  • Forename: James
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 21
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: November 30th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st/5th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 240409
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 27/09/1918 01/08/1930
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6c* 13f
  • Bolton Chronicle: 14/09/1917 05/10/1917
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 28/12/1917

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