Regiment: Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own)

Cross, Herbert –

Formerly 22027, Hussars of the Line. Service number incorrectly recorded as G/11168 on CWGC. Verified by SDGW and Medal Card.

Davies, Percy –

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.

Delvard, Daniel –

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).

Diskin, John Patrick –

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.

Dootson, Albert –

An old boy of Bolton Municipal Secondary School. An old boy of the Bolton Church Institute.

Earley, William –

Son of Thomas and Jane Earley, of Salford, Lancashire; husband of Mary Earley, of 18, Peacock Grove, Gorton, Manchester, Lancashire.

Edwards, Henry –

Son of John Edwards, of 9, Barff Road, Weaste, Salford, Lancashire. Formerly 25150, Lancashire Fusiliers.

Forrow, Frederick Cecil –

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.

Gibbons, Thomas Battey –

Son of William Henry and Annie Gibbons, of 4, Charles Cottages, Pelixstowe Road, Lower Edmonton, London.

Handley, Fred –

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?

Hardman, John Henry –

Son of John and Ellen Hardman, of Breightmet, Lancashire; husband of Mary Jane Hardman, of 11, Gregory Avenue, Breightmet, Bolton, Lancashire.

Hargraves, Edgar –

Eldest son of Councillor W. Hargraves, of Summer Hill, Sharples, Bolton, Lancashire.

Hart, John –

Of 4, Hill Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. St. Gregory’s R.C. Church, Farnworth.

Horsley, Albert –

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.

Howarth, James –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Howarth, of 8, Bowness Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed as an attendant at High Street Baths.