Regiment: Royal Berkshire (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Regiment

Banks, Charles Ernest –

Husband of Esther Banks (nee Spencer), of 44, Beckett Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly a Journeyman Baker. Formerly S/4/041906, Royal Army Service Corps.

Blackburn, Norman Henry (Henri) Gershorn –

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.

Booth, Harold –

Only son of James and Esther Booth, of 14, Alexander Road, Tonge, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted July 1915. Formerly Royal Army Ordnance Corps.

Duxbury, Lawrence –

Son of Thomas and Mary Duxbury, of The New Inn, Newtown, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire.

Gateley, Frederick –

Son of James and Catherine Gateley, of 21, Peel Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Lance Corporal 307160, 2nd/8th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Taken prisoner of war on 27/05/1918 and interned at Limburg.

Gee, Robert Briercliffe –

Youngest son of Evelina Gee, of Highfield House, Bolton Road, Kearsley, Lancashire, and the late Arthur Cooke Gee. An old boy of Farnworth Grammar School. Memorial in New Jerusalem Churchyard.

Gibbons, Thomas –

Son of John Frederick and Sarah Ann Gibbons. Of 43, Soho Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Reported missing 27/05/1918 and confirmed prisoner of war.

Highcock, Moses –

Of Lostock Industrial School, Lostock, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted March 1915.

Howarth, Herbert –

Of 56, Darley Street, Brownlow Fold, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted April 1916. Formerly 4848, Cheshire Regiment.

Leigh, Bernard Henry –

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

Palmer, Ronald William Poulton –

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. Died at Ploegsteert Wood, Belgium, when hit by either a stray or sniper’s bullet.

Partington, Ralph Walter –

Son of James and Margaret Partington, of 7, Barton Street, Manchester Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 4877, Cheshire Regiment. Reported missing and subsequently presumed killed.

Prescott, Henry –

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

Wells, Frederick James –

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

Whittle, George Thomas –

Son of David and Martha Whittle, of 73, Old Road, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 4817, Cheshire Regiment.

Williams, Norman –

Son of Samuel and Sarah Williams, of 29, Bolton Road, Pendleton, Lancashire. Formerly Corporal 13945, 7th Bn., King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Commissioned to 3rd Bn., King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, 04/08/1916.

Young, John Thomas (Jack) –

Son of David and Alice Ann Young, of 80, Worsley Road, Farnworth, Lancashire. Formerly employed as an assistant at the Farnworth Co-operative Society’s drapery stores. Enlisted March 1916. Formerly 4898, Cheshire Regiment. Memorial in Farnworth (St. James) Churchyard.