Regiment: Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (including Yeomanry and Imperial Camel Corps)

Birtwistle, George –

Brother of the late Sergeant Richard Birtwistle. Wounded in France. Later served in Mesopotamia.

Blick, Harold –

Of 122, Deane Church Lane, Bolton, Lancashire. Appeared aged 24 before Bolton Magistrates on 15/03/1917 accused of possession of 11 bookcase shelves supposed stolen between 15/11/1916 and 13/03/1917 before Bolton Magistrates. Adjourned until 16/03/1917, whence the case was committed to the Assizes. Attached King’s Royal Rifle Corps.

Bolton, John –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bolton, of 280, Wigan Road, Deane, Bolton, Lancashire.

Brown, John Harwood –

An old boy of Bolton Grammar School (1906-08). An old boy of Bolton Municipal Secondary School.

Burgess, Samuel –

Son of Samuel and Lizzie Bourne Burgess, of 1, Higher Downs, Altrincham, Cheshire. Formerly employed at the Horwich Locomotive Works. Attached 1st Bn., Manchester Regiment. Died at Malta.

Burke, William W –

Son of Catherine Burke, of 46, Virgil Street, Bolton, Lancashire, formerly of 17, Locke Street, Bolton, Lancashire.

Calvert, John Thomas –

Son of William Metcalf Calvert and Hannah Calvert; husband of Sarah Jane Calvert, of 45, Ramwell Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Recorded as 2nd Reserve Regiment of Cavalry on Bolton Roll of Honour. Died at Shorncliffe Military Hospital.

Carter, Joseph Octavious –

Son of Henry and Lydia Carter, of Leicester, Leicestershire. Of Fir Cottage, Moor Platt, Horwich, Lancashire. An old boy of Rivington and Blackrod Grammar School. Seriously wounded by shrapnel in the head. One of four brothers on military service.

Close-Brooks, John Charles –

Son of John Brooks Close-Brooks and Emily Close-Brooks, of Birtles Hall, Chelford, Cheshire; husband of Marie-Agnes Close-Brooks (nee Beresford-Lovett). Brother of Mrs. Percy Ashworth of Ollerton, Sharples, Bolton. Of 26, Pall Mall, Manchester, Lancashire. Missing since an engagement near Ypres in October 1914 thought to be a prisoner and subsequently confirmed killed at Zantvoorde, Belgium. Served in the South African Campaign.

Croft, Stanley Raymond –

Son of William and Mary Ann Croft, of 23, Montpelier, Edinburgh. Of 71, Beaconsfield Street, Bolton, Lancashire. He had been in training at Curragh Camp for the previous four months and come home on leave 13/07/1917 following 2 weeks in hospital with a sprained ankle following an accidental fall. Interred 19/07/1917 at Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery. Recorded as 1st Reserve Regiment. of Lancers on Bolton County Borough Roll of Honour. Also recorded as Stanley Raymond Croft in local newspaper.