Regiment: Guards Machine Gun Regiment

Anderson, David –

Son of John Anderson, former postmaster of Horwich at 51, Winter Hey Lane, Horwich, Lancashire, and of Anna Anderson, both later of Sunnyside, Papcastle, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Of 51, Winter Hey Lane, Horwich, Lancashire. Formerly 23287, Grenadier Guards. Wounded at Givenchy 13/09/1916 by shrapnel.

Arrowsmith, Fred –

Of 110, Chorley New Road, Horwich, Lancashire. Formerly Guardsman 23910, Grenadier Guards.

Baron, Joseph –

Son of Emma Baron, of 103, Chorley New Road, Horwich, Lancashire. Formerly Trooper 3231, Life Guards.

Bentham, Charles Percy –

Son of William and Betsy Bentham; husband of Ethel Bentham (nee Abbott), of 4, Cope Bank, Smithills Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of Ropers Barn, Bolton, Lancashire. Police Constable 38 of the Bolton County Borough Police from 21/11/1907 until mobilised for War Service 23/04/1918. (Bolton Archives: ABJ/22/155). Formerly Guardsman 33699, Grenadier Guards. Home Service Only. Returned to the police force 19/12/1918.

Crompton, William –

Of 11, Harper Green Road, Farnworth, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915. Wounded. Formerly Guardsman 21867, Grenadier Guards.

Dougill, William –

Of 607, Chorley New Road, Horwich, Lancashire. Formerly Guardsman 23526, Grenadier Guards. Wounded by gunshot in right arm 25/08/1918.

Greenhalgh, William –

Husband of Martha Ann Greenhalgh, of 44, West Worsley Street, Regent Road, Salford, Lancashire. Formerly 15351, Grenadier Guards. Service number incorrectly recorded as 155 on CWGC – verified by Medal Card as 125.

Hatchman, Albert –

Of 53, Market Street, Little Lever, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915. Formerly Guardsman 21716, Grenadier Guards.

Joyce, Cecil –

Son of Louise Joyce, of 36, Hilden Street, Haulgh, Bolton, Lancashire, and the late Thomas Joyce, formerly licensee of the Kenyon Arms, Little Hulton, Lancashire. Youngest of five brothers to serve. Formerly Guardsman 21515, Grenadier Guards.

Kirkham, Sherratt Thomas –

Son of Joseph and Annie Kirkham; Husband of Mary Ellen Kirkham (nee Bretherton), of 14, Romer Street, Tonge Fold, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Sergeant 23533, Grenadier Guards.

McGrath, Cyril –

Worked for Salford Corporation Police Department. Formerly Guardsman 21688, Grenadier Guards.

Ormrod, Harold –

Husband of Lily Ormrod, of 11, Elizabeth Street, Atherton, Lancashire. Formerly enlisted 23/02/1914 as Private 1818, 5th Bn., Manchester Regiment, discharged as being medically unfit 07/08/1914. Subsequently enlisted as Guardsman 21770, 4th Bn., Grenadier Guards, later 1088, 1st Bn., Welsh Guards.

Pagan, James Harold –

Of 462, Bridgeman Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and later of 224, St. George’s Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Lance Corporal 14423, Coldstream Guards.

Steel, William –

Husband of Florrie Steel, of 35, Bamber Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted February 1915, 1st Bn., Welsh Guards. Formerly 15217, Coldstream Guards. Died from gas poisoning.

Walsh, Percy –

Son of Samuel and Martha Walsh, of 654, Bolton Road, Pendlebury, Lancashire. Formerly 7340, Scots Guards.

Waring, Frank –

Son of Henry and Elizabeth Waring, of 212, Lynn Road, Balham, London. Native of Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 2680, Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars.

Whiteside, John –

Son of Mrs. Whiteside, of 45, Wallace Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 19196, Grenadier Guards.