Regiment: Worcestershire Regiment

Arcus, Sidney Emmanuel –

Son of Annie Davies (formerly Arcus, nee Morris), of 284, Leigh Road, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton, Lancashire, and the late James Arcus. Inmate of the Lostock Industrial School in 1901, and in barracks at Isle of Carisbrooke, Hampshire as Lance Corporal with 1st Bn., Warwickshire Regiment in 1911.

Arcus, Sidney Emmanuel – Private

Son of Annie Davies (formerly Arcus, nee Morris), of 284, Leigh Road, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton, Lancashire, and the late James Arcus.  Inmate of the Lostock Industrial School in 1901, and in barracks at Isle of Carisbrooke, Hampshire as Lance Corporal with 1st Warwicks in 1911.

Broadhurst, George Frederick –

Of 16, Lower Bridgeman Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted February 1915. Formerly Acting Corporal 058784, 15th and 16th Field Bakery, Royal Army Service Corps; formerly 53184, 2nd/th Bn., Worcestershire Regiment.

Chadwick, James –

Brother of Mrs. Bailey, of 7, Elm Avenue, Outwood, Lancashire. Enlisted August 1899 aged 18 in the Rifle Brigade.

Constantine, Hebden Stringer –

Son of Arthur Branston and Margaret Constantine (nee Daniels), of 18, Lichfield Street, Stourport, Worcestershire; grandson of Joseph Constantine, formerly of Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Private 2486, Worcestershire Yeomanry. Commissioned 24/11/1915.

Cooper, William Marsden –

Son of John and Annie Cooper, of 107, London Street, Reading, Berkshire, and formerly of Gladstone Cottage, Farnworth, Lancashire.

Cottam, Fred –

Of 23, Ralph Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Caught aged 40 as an absentee from France since 11/10/1918 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 04/11/1918 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/29).

Derbyshire, Ralph –

Husband of Mrs. Violet Derbyshire, of 14, Galindo Street, Bradshaw, Turton, Lancashire. Formerly 16411, 8th Bn., East Lancashire Regiment; and G/24107, 15th Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment. Wounded in the left wrist July 1916.

Eagles, John –

Son of Susannah Eagles, of 67, Venture Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Former Driver 43803, 148th (County Palatine of Lancashire) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.

Firth, John –

Son of James Henry and A. E. Firth, of 45, King Street, Heckmondwike, Yorkshire. Resided with his sister, Mrs. Lydia Bush, at 23, Darley Street, Horwich, Lancashire. Another sister, Mrs. Mary Crowther, resided at 19, Darley Street, Horwich, Lancashire. Formerly in the employ of the Horwich Loco Works. Served 11 years, in the Worcestershire Regiment, eight on active service and three on the Reserve, including time in India.

Hamer, John –

Son-in-Law of Mrs. O’Neill, of 69, Union Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 50, Leicester Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915. Caught aged 23 as an absentee from Devonport since 31/12/1915 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 04/01/1916 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/26). Wounded at Gallipoli.

Hitchlock, Walter Henry –

Son of Frederick and Lillie Hitchlock, of 63, Crosby Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 49776, South Wales Borderers.