Regiment: Canadian Imperial Forces

Ackers, James –

Husband of Maria Ackers (nee Marsh), of 51, Summerseat Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Aldred, Joseph –

Husband of Annie Aldred, of 115, Bridgeman Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Died of wounds at No.1 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station.

Allen, James –

Son of Isabella Allen, of 91, Holland Street, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly of Turton, Lancashire. Of 33, Price Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Wounded by gunshot and gas gangrene in the left knee September 1916 and hospitalised at Rouen resulting in amputation of left leg.

Allen, John Arthur –

Husband of Ellen Allen, of Apt. 14, 155 Guy Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Previous service of nine years with the King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.

Almond, William –

Husband of E Almond, of Morris Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Previously served 5 years in 2nd Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Almond (Best), Ernest (Albert) –

NOTE:- Served as Ernest Albert BEST. Adopted son of Mrs. Elizabeth Almond, of 68, Old Hall Street, Kearsley, Lancashire; brother of Frank Best (a.k.a. Frank Almond) of Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa, U.S.A. Resident of 28, Windermere Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada at enlistment. Immigrated to Canada aged 16 with “an aunt” in 1914. Living with Elizabeth Almond and Frank and Ernest recorded as Almond on 1911 census in Kearsley. Killed in Action “While acting as a Battalion Runner during military operations, this soldier was instantly killed by enemy shell fire.”

Andrews, Arthur –

Son of Harry Andrews, of 8, Cambria Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Residence on enlistment given as 11® West 65th Street, New York City, U.S.A. Previous service of four years as a Private, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Andrews, George –

Formerly of 9, Victoria Road, Irlam, Lancashire. Died of wounds at Special Hospital, Warloy.

Arstall, Harry –

Son of Ann Arstall, of 96, Slater Street, Latchford, Warrington, Lancashire. Previously served 2 years in the Royal Engineers.

Atkinson, Thomas –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Atkinson, and brother of John Atkinson, of 5, Alpine Terrace, Kearsley, Lancashire. St. Gregory’s R.C. Church, Farnworth.

Axford, James Albert –

Son of William and Elizabeth Axford, of Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Alice E. Axford, of Osborn Street, Centennial Park, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Previous service with the Lancashire Fusiliers. Died of wounds at No.30 Casualty Clearing Station.

Bailey, George –

Brother of Caroline Bailey, of Kensington House, Kensington Street, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Selena Bailey, of 14, Horse Fair, Abby Forgate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Previous service with 5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Baines, Robert –

Son of Mrs. Baines, of 35, New Green, Harwood, Lancashire, and the late Robert Baines; husband of Lydia May Barnes, of 83. St. Mary’s Road, Widnes, Lancashire. Wounded in the right leg at Vimy Ridge 14/04/1917. Formerly 89th Bn., Canadian Imperial Forces.

Baldwin, George –

Husband of Margaret Ann Baldwin (nee Rhodes). Died aged 27 years at 59, Bolton Road, Westhoughton, Lancashire on 09/04/1919 and interred at Westhoughton Cemetery on 12/04/1919.

Barlow, William –

Husband of Robina Barlow, of 746, Hamilton Square, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Brother resided at 60, Haydock Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Employed as a water inspector before enlistment. Previously served over 5 years with the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Barlow, Harry Witton –

Eldest son of Thomas Witton Barlow and Sarah Hannah Barlow, of Witton House, 31, Redcar Road, Blackpool, Lancashire and formerly of Darley Grove, Farnworth, Lancashire. An old boy of the Hollands School.