Formerly 55786, Manchester Regiment.
Formerly 22027, Hussars of the Line. Service number incorrectly recorded as G/11168 on CWGC. Verified by SDGW and Medal Card.
Son of Eliza Davies, of 57, Bradshaw Street, Heywood, Lancashire. Previously enlisted at Salford as Private 16967, 18th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers on 22/01/1915, and was discharged as not likely to become an efficient soldier 02/04/1915. Re-enlisted in the Middlesex Regiment.
Of 16, Isabel Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Private 15837, 8th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Caught as an absentee from Felixstowe since 26/08/1916 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 02/09/1916 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/27).
Son of Mary Hannah Allen (formerly Diskin), of 58, Granville Street, West Craven Street, Regent Road, Salford, Lancashire, and Charles James Allen (step-father). Mistakenly recorded as DICKIN on SDGW.
An old boy of Bolton Municipal Secondary School. An old boy of the Bolton Church Institute.
Son of Thomas and Jane Earley, of Salford, Lancashire; husband of Mary Earley, of 18, Peacock Grove, Gorton, Manchester, Lancashire.
Son of John Edwards, of 9, Barff Road, Weaste, Salford, Lancashire. Formerly 25150, Lancashire Fusiliers.
Son of Arthur Henry and May Forrow, of 69, Windsor Road, Ealing, London. Recorded as FARROW on SDGW. Formerly 2672, 1st/8th Bn., Middlesex Regiment.
Son of William Henry and Annie Gibbons, of 4, Charles Cottages, Pelixstowe Road, Lower Edmonton, London.
Son of Rachel Handley (nee Jones), of 47, Daisy Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 54, Balshaw Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and the late Fred Handley. Enlisted at Bolton on 16/04/1915 as Private 18306 in the South Lancashire Regiment with declared age 19 years and 180 days and discharged as not likely to become an efficient soldier 21/05/1915. Re-enlisted at Bolton in May 1915 in the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, and presumably again discharged. Re-enlisted again at Bolton 21/06/1915 as Private 22079, 3rd Bn., Border Regiment with age declared as 19 years and 120 days but discharged at Conway for having made a mis-statement as to age on enlistment 25/02/1916. Caught aged 18 as Private 397233 as an absentee from Motor Transport, Royal Army Service Corps at Beckenham, Kent since 02/06/1918 and from 6th Bn., Middlesex Regiment at Chatham since 18/11/1918 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 10/06/1918 and 25/11/1918 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/29). Home Service Only. Married Doris May Williams at Bolton (St. George the Martyr) Church 14/07/1923 aged 23. Died June quarter 1929 aged 29 years. Interred in Deane (St. Mary) Churchyard?
Son of John and Ellen Hardman, of Breightmet, Lancashire; husband of Mary Jane Hardman, of 11, Gregory Avenue, Breightmet, Bolton, Lancashire.
Of Church Street, Ainsworth, Lancashire. Wounded.
Eldest son of Councillor W. Hargraves, of Summer Hill, Sharples, Bolton, Lancashire.
Of 4, Hill Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. St. Gregory’s R.C. Church, Farnworth.
Son of Mrs. Horsley, of 34, Halifax Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Previously enlisted 08/10/1914, Private 2655, 2nd/5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, discharged 01/02/1916 due to sickness. Re-enlisted as Private 6796/612863, 19th Bn., London Regiment. Home service only. First on the scene of when a Zeppelin fell at Potters’ Bar and assisted with recovery of the crews’ bodies.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Howarth, of 8, Bowness Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed as an attendant at High Street Baths.