Regiment: Princess Charlotte of Wales's Royal Berkshire Regiment

Blackburn, Norman Henry Gershorn – Second Lieutenant

Grandson of Jane Blackburn, widow of the late Police Sergeant Thomas Blackburn, and son of Adelin Blackburn, of 22, King Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Latterly resided at 2, Dove Avenue, Penwortham, Lancashire. An old boy of the Bolton Municipal Secondary School. Enlisted 1915, Army Cyclist Corps. Formerly Private 52691, 12th and 13th Bn., Durham Light Infantry, discharged to commission 31/10/1917. Acting as Captain at time of death and was awaiting transfer to the Royal Air Force. Military Cross awarded ‘for conspicuous gallantry and distinguished leadership’ on 24/08/1918.

Gateley, Frederick – Private

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Gateley, of 21, Peel Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Formerly Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Awarded Vellum certificate for an act of bravery on the night of 5th/6th September 1917. Awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field at Cambrai on 10 December 1917. Taken prisoner of war on 27 May 1918 and interned at Limburg.

Gee, Robert Briercliffe – Private

Youngest son of Arthur Cooke Gee and Evelina Gee, of Highfield House, Bolton Road, Kearsley, Lancashire. Memorial in New Jerusalem Churchyard.

Hooley, Harry –

Son of William Hooley, and of Florence Hooley, of Oldham, Lancashire.

Leigh, Bernard Henry – Lieutenant

Son of George H. and Mary Leigh, of Moorfield, Swinton, Lancashire; husband of Ethel May Murray (formerly Leigh), of Buckden, Huntingdonshire. Attached Labour Corps.

North, Edward Fergus –

Son of Thomas Henry and Violet Maud North; husband of Mary Theresa North, of Bolton, Lancashire.

Palmer, Ronald William Poulton – Lieutenant

Son of Professor Edward Bagnall Poulton and Mrs. Emily Palmer Poulton, of Wykeham House, Oxford. Captain of the England Rugby Football XV in 1914. Of 16, Portland, Reading, Berkshire.

Prescott, Henry – Private

Son of Thomas and Emma Prescott, and 25, Parkdale Road, Tonge, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 4978, Army Pay Corps.

Wells, Frederick James – Sergeant

Son of Charles and Sarah Wells; husband of M. Wells, of 3, Spring Gardens, Chapel Place, Barton upon Irwell, Lancashire. Native of Hempstead Norris, Berkshire.

Young, John Thomas – Private

Son of David and Alice Ann Young, of 80, Worsley Road, Farnworth, Lancashire. Formerly 4898, Cheshire Regiment. Memorial in St. James’s Churchyard.