Regiment: Labour Corps

Woods, John –

Son of Thomas M. and Alice Hannah Woods; husband of Bessie Woods, of 6, Heywood Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 2015, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Formerly RE/256624, 98th Light Railway Crew Company, Royal Engineers. Drowned at sea en-route to Egypt.

Woods, George –

Formerly 66477, 3rd Garrison Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died in Manchester Infirmary.

Worthington, F –

Formerly 12th Bn., Border Regiment. Hospitalised at Watermillock Hospital, Bolton in August 1918, where he was presented with his MSM.

Wright, Albert –

Son of Hannah and the late Edward James Wright, of Weaste, Salford, Lancashire; husband of Annie Wright, of 196, Eccles New Road, Weaste, Salford, Lancashire. Formerly 66652, 8th Bn., King’s Liverpool Regiment.

Wright, J H –

Of Morningside, Grange-over-Sands, Lancashire, and formerly of 18, Chorley Old Road, Bolton, Lancashire. A professor of music. Enlisted September 1914. Acting Company Quartermaster Sergeant. Served in the Intelligence Office at Havre.

Wynne, Arthur Richard –

Of 18, Almond Street, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 20178, 15th Bn., Welsh Regiment. Discharge address 48, Seymour Road, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lancashire.

Yates, Thomas –

Of 11, Bridgewater Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. Formerly Private 6949 / 265478, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Yates, John –

Of 11, Orm Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Caught as an absentee from 2nd Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers at Bury since 18/08/1916 and appeared before Bolton Magistrates 24/08/1916 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/27). Formerly Private 118, 2nd Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers; Private 71737, Durham Light Infantry, transferred 07/04/1917.

Yates, John Thomas –

Of 29, Mercia Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted for Royal Field Artillery but posted to King’s Royal Rifle Corps as Private 8101.

Yorke, Harry –

Husband of Louise Yorke (nee Wilson), of 24, Beatrice Street, Swinton, Lancashire. Formerly Sapper 85688, Royal Engineers.

Young, James –

Son of John and Elizabeth Young (nee Monks), of 96, Newearth Road, Walkden, Lancashire.

Young, Josiah –

Of 63, Brownlow Road, Horwich, Lancashire. Connected with Rivington Grammar School. Formerly assistant to the clerk of Horwich District Council. Enlisted January 1915. Formerly Private PS/6002, 20th Bn., Royal Fusiliers; formerly Lance Corporal 408026, Labour Corps. Wounded July 1916 in the neck. Commissioned 11/07/1918.