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 (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.”

Almond, Ernest – Private

ALIAS – 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.”

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, William – Private

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

Andrews, Arthur – Private

Son of Harry Andrews, of 8, Cambria Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England. Residence on enlistment given as 11_ West 65th Street, New York City, U.S.A. Previous service 4 years, Private, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

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 – Private

Son of William and Elizabeth Axford, of Bolton, Lancashire, England; 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.

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.