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 –

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.

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.

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, Richard –

Elder of two soldiers sons of Mrs. E. Barlow, of 35, Waldeck Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 62, Queensgate, Bolton, Lancashire.

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.

Barnes, Terence –

Son of Horace and Mary Barnes; husband of Minnie Barnes, of Monton, Eccles, Lancashire.

Barnes, Charles –

Husband of Amy Barnes (nee Yates), of 54, Ainsworth Lane, Tonge, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted June 1915.

Beardsworth, William Henry –

Son of John William Beardsworth and Clara Beardsworth (nee Greenwood), of 35, Darley Street, Brownlow Fold, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly C/662, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Wounded by shrapnel with a fractured leg July 1916.

Bell, William –

Son of Mrs. Bell, of 42, Radcliffe Road, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of the Bolton Municipal Secondary School.

Bennett, James –

Of 78, Pole Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Reported missing 18/04/1918 and confirmed taken prisoner of war at Limburg.

Bentley, James –

Son of Mr. R. Bentley, of 1133, Chorley Old Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Private, Royal Fusiliers. Attached Border Regiment.