Regiment: South Wales Borderers

Angwin, Victor –

Husband of Florrie Angwin, of 107, Clarence Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Attached 1st/2nd Bn., Monmouthshire Regiment.

Armstrong, George –

Of Poolstock, Wigan, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915. Formerly 49769, Royal Army Medical Corps.

Atherton, James Arthur –

Son of Peter and Elizabeth Atherton, of 14, Chorley Street, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Mabel Teresa Sharples (formerly Atherton, nee Taylor), of 5, Bayley Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 12, Dawson Lane, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 46694, Royal Army Medical Corps.

Baxter, Richard –

Son of Richard and Mary Baxter, of 48, Gainsborough Street, Higher Broughton, Lancashire.

Beddows, Stanley –

Of 79, Walkden Road, Worsley, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915. Formerly 50278, Cyclist Corps, Royal Sussex Regiment and Royal Army Medical Corps.

Bloor, Joseph –

Only son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bloor, of 5, Green Side, Albert Road, Farnworth, Lancashire. An old boy of Farnworth Grammar School. Formerly employed in the public library and then in the Clerk’s department of the Town Hall. Enlisted July 1917.

Bradbury, Ernest –

Son of the late John and Mary Bradbury; husband of Ruth Bradbury, of The Strand, Quainton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Of 11, King Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. Formerly 25889, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.

Breeze, John –

Of 18, Hall Street, Elton, Bury, Lancashire. Enlisted February 1915.

Brown, W –

Of 14, Kent Street, Farnworth, Lancashire. St. Gregory’s R.C. Church, Farnworth.

Buckley, Joseph –

Of 25, Bright Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 45023, Royal Army Medical Corps. Caught aged 24 as an absentee from Hightown, Liverpool since 27/06/1915 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 03/07/1915 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/26).

Chapman, John Potts –

Son of James Potts Chapman and Martha Chapman, of 27, Liverpool Road, Eccles, Lancashire. Formerly 267173, Royal Welsh Fusiliers; formerly 1st Bn., Monmouthshire Regiment.

Charlton, Robert –

Son of Mr. Joseph Charlton, of 1, Smith Street, Little Hulton, Lancashire. Of 10, St. John Street, Farnworth, Lancashire.

Corbridge, Harry Haslam –

Youngest son of James and Matilda Corbridge, of 4, Astley Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Died at the Queen Alexandra Military Hospital, London.

Crompton, James –

Son of Thomas and Mary Alice Crompton, of 33, Bristol Avenue, Tonge Moor, Bolton, Lancashire. Died in hospital in Boulogne. His elder brother Thomas also fell.

Crompton, Joseph Henry –

Of 16, Wood Street, Horwich, Lancashire, and formerly of 40, St. James Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Formerly 3187, Monmouthshire Regiment. Prisoner of war.