Regiment: Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own)

Anderton, Francis –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Anderton, of 307, Manchester Road, Blackrod, Lancashire; husband of Mrs. Anderton, of 21, Sumner Road, Haigh, Wigan, Lancashire.

Andrew, John Thomas –

Son of Elias and Lois Andrew, of 312, Manchester Road, Walkden, Lancashire, and formerly of 2, Blantyre Avenue, Walkden, Lancashire. Service number incorrectly recorded as G/1017 on CWGC. Z/1017 confirmed against Medal Card.

Ashworth, John –

Husband of Ellen Ashworth (nee Nuttall), of 45, Lever Street, Little Lever, Lancashire. Enlisted November 1914. Taken prisoner of war on 27/05/1918 and held at the Cassel Camp.

Barnes, Ross –

Son of Frederick William and Sarah Ellen Barnes, of 7, Brampton Street, Atherton, Lancashire.

Barrett, Thomas –

Son of Sarah Barrett, of 10, Albert Terrace, Briggs Street, Salford, Lancashire. Accidentally killed during training in the trenches when a Bethune Bomb being handled by a comrade exploded prematurely.

Barron, Albert Cecil –

Son of Alice Birtwistle, of 35, Brookfield Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted King’s Royal Rifle Corps.

Barry, Frank –

Husband of Mrs. Barry, of 11, Pitt Street, Irlams-o’th’-Height, Salford, Lancashire.

Bennett, Frederick –

Of 13, Hilton Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Also reported as King’s Royal Rifle Corps.

Benson, Thomas –

Of 221, Alma Street, Ainsworth Road, Radcliffe, Lancashire. Enlisted June 1915.

Bent, James –

Son of James and Isobel Bent, of 30, Dover Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire. Formerly 8616, 21st Lancers.

Bentley, Oswald Vaughan –

Son of Elizabeth Bentley, of Hodgson Howe, Portinscale, Keswick, Cumberland, and formerly of 129, Bolton Road, Kearsley, Lancashire, and of the late William Bentley. An old boy of the Hollands School. Born Farnworth, Lancashire. Wounded multiple times. Formerly 5th Bn., Rifle Brigade. Reported locally to have been awarded the DCM, but no evidence currently found of this award.