Regiment: Wiltshire (Duke of Edinburgh's) Regiment

Chorlton, Henry –

Son of J. W. and Jane Chorlton, of Bolton, Lancashire. Recorded as Henry CHARLTON on ‘Army WW2 Roll of Honour.’

Douglas, John Poulton –

Foster son of Miss E. Grimwood, of 1, West Crown Street, Regent Road, Salford, Lancashire. Native of Salford, Lancashire. Formerly 276249, Manchester Regiment.

Hollingsworth, Edwin –

Son of James and Martha Jane Hollingsworth, of Tyldesley, Lancashire. Formerly 5956, Manchester Regiment.

Kelly, Owen Thomas –

Of 15, Dale Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted as Rifleman 9393, 2nd Bn., Rifle Brigade.

Marsh, John –

Husband of the late Mary Ann Marsh, of 19, Raimond Street, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Corporal 51092, Royal Field Artillery. Died aged 57 at Weymouth Military Hospital, Weymouth. Home service only.

Norcross, R –

Of 4, Brewerton Street, Pendleton, Lancashire. In France.

Ogden, Enoch –

Of 12, Dale Street, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Formerly Private 2126, 1st/5th Bn., Manchester Regiment. Caught as an absentee from Oswestry since 16/12/1916 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 30/12/1916 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/27).

Owen, Harold –

Son of Edward and May Owen, of Swinton, Lancashire. Attached 2nd Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment.

Smith, Alfred –

Son of Alfred Smith and Florence Mary Smith, of Salford, Lancashire; nephew of Mrs. A. B. Sheppard, of Salford, Lancashire.

Taylor, Albert –

Son of Albert and Mary Taylor, of 45, Upper Cleminson Street, Salford, Lancashire. Formerly 4/37404, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment; fFormerly 27193, Corps of Dragoons.

Tyldsley, F –

Only son of Mr. W. Tyldsley, clerk to the Farnworth District Council. Invalided from Mesopotamia to India in October 1917.

Walker, Arthur –

Son of Abraham Walker, of 112, Lord Street, Kearsley, Lancashire, and the late Ellen Walker (nee Mann). An old boy of the Hollands School. A reservist who went through the the South African Campaign. Killed at Mons?