Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Aldred, Frank Watson –

Son of Henry and Nancy Aldred, of Leigh, Lancashire. Formerly 2822, Manchester Regiment. Deal Hospital July 1918.

Allen, Thomas Alfred –

Stepson of Richard Yates, of 42, Northumberland Street, Farnworth, Lancashire; husband of Mrs. Allen. Formerly 46479, South Lancashire Regiment.

Atkinson, William Rushton –

Husband of Mary Louisa Atkinson (nee Greenhalgh), of 73, Merehall Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Reported missing, later reported wounded and Prisoner of War at Hanover, Germany.

Bailey, Frank –

Of Newbold, Congleton, Cheshire. Caught aged 20 as an absentee from Perham Downs, Salisbury since 20/04/1918 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 22/04/1918 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/29.)

Baldwin, W –

Of 14, Holme Street, Eagley, Turton, Lancashire. Formerly Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Wounded by a bullet in his arm July 1916.

Ball, John –

Husband of Mrs. Ball, of 52, Old Road, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 2nd/8th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regiment.

Bates, John Thomas –

Son of Mr. J. T. Bates, of 94, Harrowby Street, Farnworth, Lancashire; brother of Simeon Bates, of 37, Bentinck Street, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancashire. Formerly 2142, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Reported missing and possible prisoner, but subsequently presumed killed.

Batty, John Robert –

Of 15, Back Croasdale Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted May 1915. Formerly 4641, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Bermingham, James –

Husband of Mary A. Bermingham, of 24, Astley Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 1292, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Surname reported as BIRMINGHAM in local newspapers.

Bignell, William Henry –

Younger son of Mr. Francis William Bignell and Mrs. Elizabeth Bignell, Governor and Matron of Eden’s Orphanage, Astley Bridge, Bolton, Lancashire. Briefly an old boy of the Bolton Church Institute. Enlisted November 1914. Formerly 3059, 9th Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment. Duplicated entry in Bolton County Borough Roll of Honour.

Birch, Harold –

Son of Thomas Edward Birch; husband of Nellie Birch, of 34, Wapping Street, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 55, Churchgate, Bolton, Lancashire. Caught aged 20 as a deserter from Hullavington, Wiltshire since 10/10/1914 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 20/10/1914 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/25). Formerly Private 1448, 5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Birchall, Albert –

Son of James and Elizabeth Ann Birchall; husband of Mary Elizabeth Birchall, of Farnworth, Lancashire.

Bramwell, Stanley S –

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Bramwell, of 75, Higher Swan Lane, Bolton, Lancashire. Reported missing since 22/03/1918 and prisoner of war in Germany. Derby Street Congregational Church.

Brown, Frank –

Son of Edward Thomas and Sarah Dewhurst Brown, of 7, Cliffe Grange, Higher Broughton, Salford, Lancashire. Formerly 11442, Army Cyclist Corps.

Burgess, Rowland Hill –

Eldest son of William and Reta Ellen Burgess, of Woodsleigh Cottage, Heaton, Bolton, Lancashire. An old boy of Bolton Municipal Secondary School. Enlisted September 1914. Reported missing since 03/09/1916 and subsequently presumed killed.

Burke, Joseph –

Son of Mr and Mrs. Burke, of 36, Balmoral Road, Farnworth, Lancashire. Previous service in the Farnworth Territorials. Enlisted Private 1571, 5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Captured prisoner of war. St. Gregory’s R.C. Church.