Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Simpson, H –

Son of Mrs. Simpson, of 16, Moss Lane, Walkden, Lancashire, and the late Mr. Simpson. Formerly employed by Burgess, Ledward and Co. at Wardley Mill. Enlisted April 1917. Wounded in the left arm in March 1918. Captured prisoner of war 27/05/1918.

Sweet, James William –

Son of John Zachariah and Alice H. Sweet, of Railway Street, Radcliffe, Lancashire; brother of Joseph Edward Sweet, of 25, Scott Street, Ringley, Lancashire; husband of Eleanor Turton (formerly Sweet), of 1 House, 6 Court, Heelis Street, Barnsley, Yorkshire.

Taylor, William Henry –

Son of Joseph Henry Taylor, of 7, Alexandra Buildings, Denaby Main, Rotherham, Yorkshire. Formerly 22422, York and Lancaster Regiment.

Thornley, Alfred –

Husband of Fanny Thornley, of 42, Bashall Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 19484, Cheshire Regiment. Died at Armentieres by enemy shell fire.

Wall, James –

Son of Joseph and Mary Wall; husband of Mary Agnes Wall, of 55, Second Avenue, Verdun, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Warren, Stephen –

Brother of Thomas Warren, of 107, Lee Lane, Horwich, Lancashire. Of Barnsley, Yorkshire.

Warwick, James –

Of 52, Shepherd Cross Street, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of Oxford Grove Council School and the Bolton Municipal Secondary School. Formerly Civil Service Rifles, Royal Fusiliers. Commissioned 14/01/1918.

Welch, Robert –

Son of Mr. G. S. and Mrs. H. Welch, of 6, Kooba Street, Leeton, New South Wales, Australia. Formerly TR/3/18030, Traning Reserve Bn.

Wilkinson, Alfred –

Son of James Alfred and Lilian Wilkinson, of Salford, Lancashire; husband of Lilian Wilkinson, of Salford, Lancashire.

Wood, Henry –

Of 26, Burnaby Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed at the Pretoria Pit. Enlisted November 1914. Formerly 3375, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Service number recorded incorrectly as 340813 on CWGC, and 540455 on Bolton Roll of Honour.

Wright, Reuben –

Brother of Miss. J. Wright, of 45, Henrietta Street, Leigh, Lancashire. Former player with the Social Circle Cricket Club. Formerly Private 12541, Scots Guards. Commissioned 19/09/1915.

Yate, Charles Allix Lavington –

Son of the Rev. George Edward Yate, Vicar of Madeley, Shropshire and Prebendary of Hereford; husband of Florence Helena. Brother of Mrs. Robertson, wife of Dr. Robertson, of Bolton, Lancashire. Served in the South African Campaign.

Yates, Harry –

Of 33, Smethurst Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Private 11024, Durham Light Infantry. Caught aged 26 as a deserter from France since 03/08/1917 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 14/02/1918 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/29).