Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

Chambers, Ernest –

Son of Thomas William Chambers, of 29, Stopes Road, Radcliffe, Lancashire. Home service only.

Clegg, Robert Leslie –

Son of Alderman Robert Joseph and Lucy Clegg, of Dick-intake, Windermere, Westmorland, and formerly of Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Corporal 28961, Royal Engineers; formerly Second Lieutenant, 4th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers.

Collier, Sidney –

Son of the Reverend S. F. Collier and Mrs. H. E. Collier, of “Collinwood”, Deganwy, Llandudno Junction, Carnarvonshire. Native of Manchester. Formerly 6th Bn., Manchester Regiment.

Cottom, Jim –

Of 13, Rutland Grove, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted November 1915.

Crompton, Harry Dent –

Only son of John and Jennie Crompton, of “Dovercourt”, Andsell, Lytham, Lancashire; nephew of Mr. William Crompton, of Wardley House, Walkden, Lancashire. Formerly West Lancashire Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Earned his pilot’s certificate 06/09/1916. Reported as Henry on SDGW.

Cumming, James –

Son of J. Cumming, of 139, Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, Turton, Lancashire. Enlisted on his 18th Birthday c. Nov 1916. Formerly Artists Rifles.

Dann, Alfred George Cleeve –

Son of the late Rev. Alfred George and Margaret Sophia Dann (nee Harris). Formerly Private 45566, 1st Canadian Division. Commission Gazetted to Second Lieutenant August 1915. Promoted Lieutenant October 1916. Formerly 1st/5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Qualified pilot in Caudron Biplane at Beatty School, Hendon 03/03/1917.

Davies, Harry Donald (Donny) –

Son of Richard Samson Davies and Elizabeth Ellen Davies, of “Wigmore”, Bradford Street, Haulgh, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy the Bolton Grammar School. Joined the Officer Training Corps and commissioned as Second Lieutenant into the East Yorkshire Regiment, before transfer to the Royal Flying Corps. Reported missing after one day at front on 13/04/1917, captured prisoner of war, interned at Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany. Repatriated 17/12/1918.

Deane, Fred –

of 14, Huxley Street, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Bolton Yeomanry.

Donnell, Arthur Patrick –

Son of Rev. Charles Ernest Havelock Donnell, formerly Curate at Swinton 1887-1891, and Pauline C. Donnell, of Stamfordham Vicarage, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland. Also Northumberland Fusiliers.

Dyke, Harold –

Of 5, Henry Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted November 1915.

Eastwood, Walter –

Son of William and Jane Eastwood, of 61, Pleasant Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Died at hospital in Sheffield from Meningitis after only nine days’ illness.

Entwistle, William –

Of 29, Loxham Street, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly an apprentice to electrical and mechanical engineering with the South Lancashire Tramways Company at their Swinton Depot.

Entwistle, Ernest –

Husband of Mrs. Entwistle, of 130, Westbrook Street, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of the Bolton School.

Evans, Thomas –

Son of George C. and Alice Evans, of 182, Fletcher Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Private 2611, 1st/5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Wounded by shrapnel in the left ear in September 1915. Re-enlisted into the Royal Flying Corps. His medals were recorded as unclaimed.

Forrest, George –

Son of William Henry Forrest, formerly of Bolton Road, and Wellington Road, Turton, Lancashire. Brothers Henry with the Welsh Regiment, and Peter with the Royal Navy. Edgworth Wesleyans.