Regiment: Royal Northumberland Fusiliers

Ainsworth, William –

Son of Henry and Sarah Ann Ainsworth (nee Hurst), of 21, Old Road, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted March 1915. Formerly Private 62780, 1st/6th Bn., Welsh Regiment.

Allinson, Herbert –

Of 30, Lenora Street, Deane, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Sergeant 15156, 10th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Wounded 1916. Commissioned 29/05/1917.

Anker, Richard –

Son of Harry and Mary Anker; husband of Florence Ford (formerly Anker), of 216, Church Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Formerly 47908, West Yorkshire Regiment.

Ashworth, Joseph –

Husband of Mrs. Ashworth, of 10, Back Newport Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Killed by a rifle grenade.

Atherton, Joseph –

Husband of Margaret Atherton, of 10, Wallace Terrace, Seaton Terrace, Seaton Delaval, Northumberland.

Barker, John Capel –

Son of Councillor and Mrs. John Barker, of Wylam House, Wylam Road, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland. His brother also fell.

Bateson, Walter –

Son of Richard and Fanny Bateson, of 2, Channing Street, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Fomerly 1973, 1st/5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Listed under Loyal North Lancashire Regiment on the Bolton County Borough Roll of Honour.

Baxter, Benjamin –

Husband of Florence Baxter, of 39, Orm Street, St. George’s Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 109821, Royal Army Service Corps.

Beahan, Arthur –

Son of Andrew and Isabella Taylor, of 4, Earl Street, Lower Broughton, Salford, Lancashire. Formerly Corporal 2996, Scottish Horse; Sergeant 316852, Royal Highlanders. Commissioned 28/11/1917. Attached 11th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers at time of death.

Bentley, Harry –

Son of Margaret Bentley, of 316, Taylor’s Terrace, Blackburn Road, Egerton, Turton, Lancashire, and the late William Bentley. An old boy of the Bolton Grammar School. Killed in the sinking of RMS Leinster. Memorial in Walmsley Unitarian Chapelyard.

Bowes, Robert –

Husband of Margaret Bowes, of 11, Haydock Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 31796, Manchester Regiment.

Brickles, William –

Of 29, Daubhill Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. Enlisted March 1915, Welsh Regiment. Enlisted July 1915.

Briggs, Richard –

Husband of Mrs. Briggs, of 20, Pedder Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed in the Bolton Co-Operative Society’s Milk Department. Formerly 71738, Labour Bn., King’s Liverpool Regiment.

Broughton, William –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Broughton, of Highfield, Forest Road, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire. Of 28, Church Road, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of Bolton Grammar School (1895-1903). Formerly Lance Corporal 4545, 20th Bn., Royal Fusiliers. Reported wounded July 1916. Commissioned 30/10/1917.

Brown, Frederick –

Son of John and Annie Brown, of 71, Elizabeth Street, Atherton, Lancashire. Formerly 7998, Manchester Regiment.