Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers

Abbott, Richard –

Husband of Mrs. Abbott, of 17, Earnshaw Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Previously served 8 years in the Lancashire Fusiliers, and activated as a reservist 04/08/1914.

Abbott, George Albert –

Son of George Samuel and Mary Ann Abbott; husband of Eliza Jane Abbott (nee Cross), of 22, Birley Street, Pendleton, Lancashire. Of 36, Coomassie Street, Pendleton, Lancashire. Formerly Private 28574, General Service Cavalry. Wounded 08/06/1916 by gunshot in the thigh.

Abbott, Richard –

Son of George Samuel and Mary Ann Abbott; husband of Gertrude Edith Abbott (nee Walsh), of 5 Barton Street, Pendleton, Lancashire. Formerly of 36, Coomassie Street, Pendleton, Lancashire. Worked for the London and North Western Railway Company as a Porter at Ordsall Lane. Formerly 25939, Lancashire Fusiliers.

Abbott, William Henry –

Son of John James and Margaret Abbott, of 70, George Street, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted July 1915.

Abbott, Richard – Private

Husband of Gertrude Abbott, of 5 Barton Street, Pendleton, Lancashire. Worked for the London and North Western Railway Company as a Porter at Ordsall Lane. Formerly 25939, Lancashire Fusiliers. Discharged Class Z, 17 March 1919.

Abbott, Richard – Warrant Officer Class II (Company Sergeant Major)

Husband of Mrs. Abbott, of 17, Earnshaw Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Previously served 8 years in the Lancashire Fusiliers, and activated as a reservist 04 August 1914. DCM Citation: “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During a counter-attack he set a magnificent example by penetrating further into a village than anyone else and bringing back valuable information as to the location of the enemy. Hearing that an enemy officer had entered a house about 300 yards in front of the line, he crossed “No Man’s Land” in daylight and cleverly captured him, thus securing an important identification.” (LG 03.09.18)

Abrahams, William –

Husband of Elizabeth Ann Abrahams (nee Appleyard), of 7, Middlewood Street, Salford, Lancashire. Home Service Only.

Ackerley, Richard Faulkner –

Son of Samuel and Isabel Ackerley, of Pendleton, Lancashire. Formerly a member of the Manchester University Officer Training Corps.

Ackers, Ralph –

Son of John Thomas and Mary Ann Ackers, of 8, Thirlmere Street, Leigh, Lancashire. Died at the Coventry and Warwick Hospital from wounds.

Acton, Leonard –

Of 27, Henry Street, Whit Lane, Pendleton, Lancashire. Later of 19, Meredith Street, Hulme, Lancashire. Formerly 18th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers.

Acton, Herbert –

Of 21, Eimeo Street, Pendleton, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915. Formerly Private 1456.

Acton, Joseph –

Of 23, Booth Street, Pendleton, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915. Demobilised February 1919.