Regiment: Labour Corps

Anderson, Samuel F –

Of 47, Harvey Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Worked for Bolton Corporation Parks Department. Recorded as F. S. Anderson in BJ&G. Formerly 69174, King’s Liverpool Regiment.

Archer, Norman William –

Son of John Archer, of Bolton; husband of Eva Archer, of 89, Manchester Road, Swinton, Lancashire. Formerly 32666, Lancashire Fusiliers.

Armstrong, Harold –

Son of Richard and Amelia Armstrong, of Patricroft, Lancashire; husband of Edith Armstrong, of The Bridge, Patricroft, Lancashire. Formerly 30121, West Riding Regiment.

Ash, James –

Of 130, Spring Gardens, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted February 1915. Formerly Rifleman 726, Royal Irish Rifles.

Ashton, James Walter –

Son of Albert Edward and Clara Ashton (nee Duty), of 92, Derby Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Private 17040, 67th Training Reserve Bn. Home service only. NOTE: Reported as just Walter Ashton.

Ashworth, John Douglas –

Son of Jessie Douglas Ashworth, of 4, Carrington Street, Pendlebury, Lancashire. Formerly 5065, 2nd/3rd Bn., Monmouthshire Regiment.

Atherton, Joseph –

Son of Samuel Atherton, of 28, Howell Croft South, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Private 204059, King’s Liverpool Regiment.

Ault, Edward Atkinson –

Son of Mr. W. H. Ault, of Newport Street, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of the Bolton Municipal Secondary School. Formerly Private 2338 / 240641, 1st/5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Wounded 18/06/1915 at Ypres. Commissioned Second Lieutenant to Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry 18/11/1917. Address on Medal Card 49, New Hall Lane, Bolton, Lancashire.

Ault, George –

Of 6, Gurth Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Caught aged 41 as an absentee from Richmond Barracks appearing before Bolton Magistrates 15/04/1918 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/29).

Bailey, James –

Husband of Agnes Bailey (nee Russell), of 21, Rhyl Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Private 18105, 11th Bn. and 1st Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Baker, Harold –

Son of George and Deborah Baker, of 3, Wheathill Street, Blackfriars Road, Salford, Lancashire.

Baker, Martin –

Of 21, Old High Street, Perth, Perthshire. Formerly Private 13337, 3rd Bn., Black Watch. Wounded 08/08/1917. Caught aged 20 as an absentee from 3rd Bn., Black Watch at Curragh Camp, Ireland since 13/05/1918 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 31/05/1918 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/29).

Ball, Frederick –

Formerly 14451, Reserve Regiment of Cavalry; formerly 13524, 3rd Bn., Dorsetshire Regiment. Worked for Salford Corporation Gas Department.

Banks, Albert –

Son of Elizabeth Davies (formerly Banks, nee Ashurst), of 13, Entwistle Buildings, Bolton Road, Kearsley, Lancashire, and the late Jonathan Banks. Previously Private 1454, 5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, transferred to Private 4507, 3rd Bn., Border Regiment, 11/04/1912. Wounded. Declared a deserter 03/07/1915, and previous service forfeit. Re-enlisted 15/11/1915 as Private 43339, Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment.

Bannister, Wilfred –

Husband of Florence Lilian Bannister (nee Webster), of 22, Haigh Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted as Private 25805, 17th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Wounded 12/07/1916 by gunshot to left foot.

Bardsley, John –

Of 34, Phillip Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted February 1914. Formerly Private 29527, 2nd/5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Barlow, Arnold –

Husband of Kate Barlow, of 3, Young Street, Strawberry Hill, Pendleton, Salford, Lancashire. Formerly 40969, 23rd Bn., King’s Liverpool Regiment.