Regiment: United States Expeditionary Force

Eckersley, Herbert –

Son of Thomas Eckersley, of 6, Park Street, Durant District, Middletown, Connecticut.

Rothwell, Robert –

Son of Thomas and Mary Alice Rothwell, of Church Road, Bolton, Lancashire; brother of Thomas Rothwell, of 27, Burnham Avenue, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire. Residence 340 West 37th Street, New York, New York, U.S.A. Previous service as Private 1206, 5th Bn., Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, from 22/06/1910 until discharged to enlist in the Royal Garrison Artillery as Gunner 35884 from 04/09/1911 to early 1914 when he deserted at Jamaica. Killed at the second battle of Marne. Re-interred in St. Peter’s (Halliwell) Churchyard 11/02/1922. Another brother served with the Royal Air Force in France.

Rothwell, Robert – Corporal

Brother of Mr. Thomas Rothwell, of 27, Burnham Avenue, Smithills, Bolton, Lancashire.  Residence 340 West 37th Street, New York, New York, U.S.A.  Posthumously awarded the American D.S.C. (the highest award available for U.S. soldiers) for conspicuous bravery on 25 July 1918 whilst in the Chateau Thierry sector for voluntarily joining a party manning two abandoned French guns.  For two hours he remained at his post, and poured an effective fire into the ranks of the enemy.  Killed at the second battle of Marne.  Re-interred in St. Peter’s (Halliwell) Churchyard 11 February 1922.

Taylor, Reginald Victor –

Son of Frederick and Ellen W. Taylor (nee Blas‚). Formerly of 31, Manchester Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Died aged 24 years 10/01/1919 and his remains were re-interred in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery 10/02/1922.