Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment

Ackers, Peter –

Son of Ann Ackers, of 15, Barracks, Bickershaw, Wigan, Lancashire. Formerly Gunner 69816, Royal Field Artillery. Home service only.

Baxendale, Robert –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Baxendale, of 36, Rhyl Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 33201, Lancashire Fusiliers. Entry duplicated in Bolton County Borough Roll of Honour.

Brown, John –

Of 37, Lupton Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Caught as an abentee from Sittingbourne, Kent since 02/07/1918 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 08/07/1918 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/29).

Buckley, Herbert –

Son of George and Eliza Buckley, of Salford, Lancashire. Formerly 137030, Royal Engineers, Postal Section.

Edmonds, Robert Oscar –

Son of Teresa and the late Thomas Edmonds, of 16, King Edward Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire. Native of Norton, Daventry, Northamptonshire. Enlisted as Private 5038, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Formerly 23037, 9th Bn., King’s Shropshire Light Infantry.

Entwistle, Joseph Alfred –

Son of Sylvester and Elizabeth Entwistle, of 33, Eustace Street, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 33193, Lancashire Fusiliers.

Gorton, Allan James Wilberforce –

Husband of Minnie Frances Gorton (nee Horsfield). Former editor of the Horwich Chronicle and Horwich representative of the Bolton Evening News. Formerly 3rd Bn., Scots Guards; formerly 15535, 3rd Bn., Scottish Rifles. Commissioned and Gazetted to Second Lieutenant January 1918.

Harford, John –

Son of Edith Harford, of 37, Rudman Street, Salford, Lancashire, and the late John Harford. Formerly 32770, Lancashire Fusiliers. Wounded 07/08/1917, and again 30/05/1918 by gunshot to left thigh and face.

Hartley, Arthur –

Of 60, Hornby Street, Bury, Lancashire. Enlisted March 1915. Formerly 4050, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Hodson, Harold –

Formerly 316150, Monmouthshire Regiment. Surname recorded as HODGSON on SDGW.

Johnson, Geoffrey Robert –

Son of Mr. Robert Thorley Johnson, former headmaster of the Rivington and Blackrod Grammar School, and Mrs. Lilian Johnson, of Gloucestershire, later of “Yalta”, King’s Road, Colwyn Bay. His brother H. Norman Johnson was wounded, shot through the knee, in the Dardanelles.

Jones, William John –

Son of Maurice and Elizabeth Jane Jones, of Myrtle House, Westcliffe Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire, and formerly of Horwich, Lancashire. Formerly employed as a clerk in the Horwich Loco Works Accountant’s Office. Enlisted October 1915. Formerly 3984, 1st Life Guards. Posted missing since 18/11/1916 and subsequently presumed killed.