Regiment: Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment

Adams, John –

Caught as Private 1994 aged 45 as an absentee from 9th Bn., Welsh Regiment at St. Omer, France since 05/09/1917 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 13/09/1917 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/28).

Ainsworth, Gerald – Lance Corporal

Son of the late Joseph and Alice Ann Ainsworth, of Turton, Lancashire; husband of A. M. Ainsworth, of The Grange, Westborough, Grantham, Lincolonshire.

Ainsworth, Gerald –

Third son of the late Joseph and Alice Ann Ainsworth, of Spring Bank, Edgworth, Turton, Lancashire; husband of Anna Margaret Ainsworth (nee Hutchinson), of The Grange, Westborough, Grantham, Lincolnshire.

Allen, Reginald –

Son of Clara Allen, of Radcliffe, Lancashire, and the late George Allen; husband of Elizabeth Allen, of Shore Top Cottage, Stoneclough, Lancashire. Formerly S/4/993434, Royal Army Service Corps.

Allen, Reginald – Lance Corporal

Son of Clara Allen, of Radcliffe, Lancashire, and the late George Allen; husband of Elizabeth Allen, of Shore Top Cottage, Stoneclough, Lancashire. Formerly S/4/993434, Royal Army Service Corps. DCM Citation: “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He rushed and captured an enemy machine-gun strong point, taking 30 prisoners. He gained and consolidated his objective and repelled strong enemy counter-attacks, setting a splendid example of courage and initiative to his men.” (L.G. 04.03.18)

Anderson, Charles – Private

Son of Herbert and Elizabeth Alice Anderson, of 32, Worsley Buildings, Bolton Road, Pendlebury, Lancashire. Later of 23, Ogden Street, Swinton, Lancashire. Formerly 1335, Army Service Corps. Demobilised 13 January 1919.

Anderson, A –

An old boy of Bolton Grammar School (1904-1907). A member of the Legion of Frontiersmen.

Anderson, Charles –

Son of Herbert and Elizabeth Alice Anderson, of 32, Worsley Buildings, Bolton Road, Pendlebury, Lancashire. Later of 23, Ogden Street, Swinton, Lancashire. Formerly 1335, Royal Army Service Corps.

Ashworth, Thomas Bertram –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ashworth, of 101, Calvert Road, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed by the London and North Western Railway Company in the Goods Department. Enlisted May 1915.

Ashworth, Thomas B – Private

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ashworth, of 101, Calvert Road, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed by the London and North Western Railway Company in the Goods Department.

Aspden, Fred –

Of 11, Lightburn Avenue, Leigh, Lancashire. Enlisted November 1915.

Balmforth, William –

Son of William Albert and Sarah Balmforth, of 1, Holmwood Road, Withington, Lancashire.

Barlow, John Lee – Private

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Barlow, of 19, Lowther Street, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 69755, 106th (Training Reserve) Battalion., Royal Fusiliers.

Barlow, John Lee –

Son of Josiah and Mary Jane Barlow, of 19, Lowther Street, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 48, Eustace Street, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed as a clerk at Lostock station by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company. Enlisted April 1917. Formerly 69755, 106th (Training Reserve) Bn., Royal Fusiliers. Killed when hit on the back of the neck with a piece of shrapnel.