Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment

Ashton, Thomas –

Son of Samuel Ashton, of 1, Ash Street, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancashire; husband of Mrs. Ashton, of 35, MacDonald Street, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancashire. Enlisted June 1916. Formerly 24840, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died in hospital in India from dysentery. Interred at Karachi Cemetery, A/D. O. 29. Three brothers also served.

Ault, George –

Stepson of Mrs. E. Gowlett, of 15, Wolesly Road, Rush Green, Romford, Essex.

Axon, William Henry –

Son of Albert William and Ethel Axon (nee Warburton), of 13, Beckett Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Wounded 10/10/1916 and hospitalised at Leeds with 12 wounds in his left hand, right arm and back. Formerly Private 16436, 8th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Axon, Albert William –

Husband of Ethel Axon (nee Warburton), of 13, Beckett Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Caught aged 38 as an absentee from Laverham Camp, Norwich since 20/08/1918 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 27/08/1918 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/29).

Barnes, Ernest Walter –

Son of Mr. J. H. Barnes, of 6, Winder Street, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Mrs. Barnes, of 7, Pickering Street, Deane, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted aged 12 in the Bolton Volunteers as a drummer, and when 18 joined the Border Regiment, completing his 12 years service three months before the outbreak of war. Wounded in both legs 01/08/1916 September 1916. Surname sometimes reported as BAINES in BJ&G.

Dann, William Rowland Harris –

Son of the late Rev. Alfred George and Margaret Sophia Dann (nee Harris). Of 24, Wyresdale Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Captaon, adjutant and temporary commanding officer of 1st/5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment in absence of Lt. Col. Hesketh. Wounded in the leg May 1916. Later commanding Bedfordshire Regiment as Lieutenant Colonel. London Regiment. Promoted Brigadier General July 1918.

Davies, Enoch –

Son of John and Elizabeth Davies, of 45, Oxford Road, Lostock, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Louisa Davies, of 34, Cambridge Road, Lostock, Bolton, Lancashire.

Inch, George Edward –

Son of George Edward and Alice Inch, of 2, Charlotte Street, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Mary Inch, of 33, Calvert Road, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Corporal, 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers. Commissioned 20/06/1917. Some time as a prisoner in Germany. Attached 6th Bn. Killed by a shell burst.

Jackson, Robert –

Son of James Jackson, of 27, Phethean Street, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancashire. Formerly 38683, South Wales Borderers.

Jones, Charles –

Son of Thomas and Sarah Ellen Jones, of 26, Factory Street, Tyldesley, Lancashire. Formerly 36948, Suffolk Regiment.

Lang-Sims, John Henry –

Formerly King’s Liverpool Regiment. Gazetted temporary Lieutenant Colonel July 1915, commanding 4th/5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Relinquished this commission January 1917 due to ill-health, being unable to accompany the Bn. overseas. Proceeded to command a home service Bn. of the Bedfordshire Regiment. Previously served as a Lieutenant on the General Staff in the South African Campaign.

Mathews, Alfred –

Husband of Mrs. A. L. Mathews, of 46, Clyde Street, Lower Broughton Road, Salford, Lancashire. Formerly 38098, King’s Liverpool Regiment.

Parr, Charles –

Husband of Amelia Parr, of 8, Alice Street, Little Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Called up as a reservist at the commencement of the war. Formerly Private 17513, 8th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment and Royal Scots. Interred in Bury (Brunswick) United Methodist Cemetery. Reported as J Parr in BC. His brothers James (Manchesters) and William (Labour Bn.) also served. Died of a cerebral haemorrhage at Folkestone.

Pearce, Thomas –

Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Pearce, of 28, Dixon Street, Irlam, Lancashire. Born at Morton Moorland Farm, Bingley, Yorkshire.

Pearce, Alfred –

Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Pearce, of 28, Dixon Street, Irlam, Lancashire.