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BOLTON ARTILLERY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Trudy Reynolds 2007

Photograph Copyright © Trudy Reynolds 2007

TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF
THE OFFICERS, N.C.O’s AND MEN
OF THE BOLTON ARTILLERY
WHO FELL DURING THE GREAT WAR
1914 – 1918
AND THE WORLD WAR

ALLCOCK

George Alfred

Gunner 710197 Royal Field Artillery, Territorial Force Died 30 December 1917 at Sea. Born in Bolton Not listed on CWGC Site

APPLETON

Aaron

Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps 6th Squadron, formerly Royal Field Artillery Died 17 March 1917 aged 20 Killed in Action Son of Aaron and Jane Pearson Appleton of Bryn Derwen, Glan Conway, Denbighshire Comm at Arras Flying Services Memorial, France

ASHWORTH

Robert Dawson

Fitt/Corporal Royal Field Artillery 710508 ‘C’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 20 October 1918 age 25 Killed in Action Son of Sarah A Cooke (formerly Ashworth) of 623 Wright St, Bolton and the late William Ashworth Buried at St Aubert British Cemetery France

ASHWORTH

Squire

Gunner 710498 Royal Field Artillery ‘B’ Battery 212 Brigade Died 10 June 1917 age 24 Killed in Action Son of Mrs A Ashworth of 18 Talbot St, Astley Bridge, Bolton Buried at Ruyaulcourt Military Cemetery, France

BAILEY

Carlton

Driver 710358 Royal Field Artillery ‘A’ Battery 64th Brigade Died 18 June 1918 age 24 Son of Thomas and Sarah Bailey, Bolton Buried at Terlincthun British Cemetery France

BARDSLEY

Harry

Gunner 710229 Royal Field Artillery ‘A’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 11 September 1917 age 21 Killed in Action Son of George Edward and Sarah Bardsley of Bolton Buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

BARRATT

J

Gunner 172733 Royal Field Artillery ‘A’ Battery 147th Brigade Died 5 October 1918 Son of James and Eliza Barratt of Bolton Buried at Haynecourt British Cemetery France

BATES

William Ghill

Gunner 710722 Royal Field Artillery ‘D’ Battery 107th Brigade Died 25 May 1917 age 28 Died of Wounds Son of Charles Frederick and Kathleen Bates; husband of Gertrude Louisa Bates of 65 Crumpsall St Bolton Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium

BATTERSBY

Walter

Gunner 690386 Royal Field Artillery ‘D’ Battery 290th Brigade Died 26 August 1918 age 20 Died of Wounds Son of James and Martha Ann Battersby of 24 Hamilton St, Astley Bridge, Bolton Buried at St Sever Cemetery Extension France

BAYBUTT

A

Corporal 710302 Royal Field Artillery ‘A’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 25 October 1917 age 26 Died of Wounds Son of James and Eliza Baybutt of 10 Peveril St Daubhill, Bolton Buried at Coxyde Military Cemetery Belgium

BEWICK

Norman

Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery ‘B’ Battery 15th Brigade Died 22 January 1918 Killed in Action Husband of Frances A Bewick of 564 Tong Moor Road, Bolton Buried at Minty Farm Cemetery, Belgium

BOARDMAN

Thomas Hart

Gunner 710479 ‘A’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 4 September 1917 Killed in Action Born and enlisted in Bolton Buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

BOON

Joseph

Gunner 1594 Royal Field Artillery 2/18th Bn Died 13 February 1916 age 41 at home Husband of Lilly Boon of 60 Bull Lane, Bolton Comm at Brookwood (U.K. 1914-18) Memorial England

BRANDWOOD

Arthur

Acting Corporal 711021 ‘D’ Battery 107th Brigade Died 31 July 1917 age 29 Killed in Action Son of John and Margaret Brandwood of 2 Cambridge Rd, Lostock, Bolton Buried at La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium

BREESE

Andrew

Gunner 711652 Royal Field Artillery ‘B’ Battery 87th Brigade Died 25 November 1918 Buried at Entretat Churchyard Extension France

BRIERCLIFFE

Louis Bernard

Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery 3rd (East Lancs) Brigade Died 31 March 1917 age 27 Killed in Action Son of Thomas Henry Briercliffe and Sarah Louisa, his wife of Wheatfield Bolton Buried at Haute-Avesnes British Cemetery France

BRIGGS

John

Gunner 710950 Royal Field Artillery ‘D’ Battery 106th Brigade Died 8 June 1917 age 19 Died of Wounds Son of John William and Mary Briggs of 23 Cox Green Rd, Dunscar, Bolton Buried at Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Belgium

BROOKS

Walter

Gunner 710819 Royal Field Artillery ‘C’ Battery 298th Brigade Died 25 September 1917 age 24 Killed in Action Son of Mary Brooks of 54 Moorfield Grove, Tonge Moor, Bolton and the late Walter Brooks Comm at Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium

BROWN

James Dollimore

Gunner Lance 81 Royal Field Artillery ‘A’ Battery 158th Brigade Died 15 May 1915 age 20 Son of Charles Anelay Brown and Annie Brown of 243 Dill Hall Lane, Church. Born at Bolton Buried at Church and Clayton-le-Moors Joint Cemetery, England

BROWNLOW

J V

Gunner 1363 Royal Field Artillery 1st/3rd East Lancs Brigade Died 15 December 1915 age 23 Son of Alice Brownlow of Bolton and the late William Brownlow Buried at East Mudros Military Cemetery Greece

BROWNSON

Walter

Gunner 710689 ‘C’ Battery 256th Brigade. Died 12 October 1917 age 21 Killed in Action Son of Joseph and Sarah Brownson of 30 Randal St, Bolton Buried at Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery

CAIN

Percy

Driver 710789 ‘B’ Battery 101st Brigade Died 19 September 1917 age 19 Son of William and Mary Elizabeth Cain of 496 Bury Rd, Bolton Buried at Sarigol Military Cemetery, Greece

CARTER

Harry

Driver 710255 ‘C’ Battery 285th Brigade Died 12 April 1918 Killed in Action Buried at Outtersteene Communal Cemetery extension, France

CHADWICK

J

Gunner 1295 1st/19th (East Lancs) Brigade Died 20 October 1915 Killed in Action Enlisted in Bolton Buried at Pink Farm Cemetery, Helles Turkey

CHADWICK

N

Gunner – No further information currently available

CHIPCHASE

Jesse

Gunner 710183 ‘A’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 31 October 1917 age 20 Killed in Action Son of John Joseph and Mary Alice Chipchase of Brayley Avenue, Lower Brayley, Horwich, Bolton Buried at Coxyde Military Cemetery Belgium

CLAYTON

Edmund

Serjeant 623 1st/3rd East Lancs Brigade Died 23 May 1917 age 23 Son of Thomas and Jane E Clayton. Born at Bolton Buried at Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery England

CLAYTON

John

Bombardier ‘B’ Battery 62nd Brigade Died 27 September 1918 age 23 Died of Wounds Son of Jane Elizabeth Clayton of 179 Tonge Moor Rd, Bolton, and the late Thomas Clayton Buried at Thilloy Road Cemetery, France

CLEGG

Charlie

Bombardier 710676 ‘A’ Battery 331st Brigade Died 13 October 1917 age 39 Son of Harry and Sarah Jane Clegg; husband of S.M. Clegg of 54 Cross Ormrod St, Dean, Bolton. Native of Bolton Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

CLIVE

J

Driver – No further information currently available

COOK

Thomas

Fitt/Serjeant 710032 ‘A’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 4 September 1917 Killed in Action Born and enlisted in Bolton Buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

COOK

W

Driver 711174 ‘B’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 7 December 1917 age 23 Died of Wounds Enlisted in Bolton Buried at Bethune Town Cemetery France

CONNOR

Philip

Driver 710809 ‘C’ Battery 298th Brigade Died 6 August 1918 age 25 Son of Jack and Sara Conner of 22 Randall St, Daubhill, Bolton Buried at Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport France

CORNFORD

Frederick Charles

Driver 711708 ‘D’ Battery 331st Brigade Died 9 November 1918 Buried at Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France

COUCILL

Fred

Gunner 711474 ‘D’ Battery 107th Brigade Died 5 April 1918 age 21 Died of Wounds Son of William and Annie Coucill of 99 Nelson St, Bolton Buried at Namps-au-Val British Cemetery, France

CUTLER

William Charles

Gunner 711752 ‘C’ Battery 298th Brigade Died 9 May 1917 age 20 Killed in Action Son of Edwin and Elizabeth Cutler of New Tredegar, Mon Buried at Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium

DAVIES

Robert

Gunner 172805 Died 30 September 1918 age 22 Killed in Action Son of Edward and Sarah Jane Davies of 87 Manchester Rd, West, Little Hulton, Bolton Buried at Villers Hill British Cemetery, Villers-Guislain, France

DAVIES

Fred

Gunner 710939 ‘A’ Battery 87th Brigade Died 23 September 1918 age 20 Killed in Action Son of Mr and Mrs Davies of 8 School Court, Egerton, Bolton Buried at Chocques Military Cemetery, France

DREARDEN

James

Driver 725840 381st Battery 158th Brigade Died 1 November 1917 age 29 Died of Wounds Son of the late John and Jane Dearden of Bolton Buried at Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, Belgium

DEMAINE

Joseph

Trumpeter 710440 ‘A’ Battery 210th Brigade Died 25 September 1917 Died of Wounds Born and enlisted in Bolton Buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

DENSHAM, MC

Walter Henry

Lieutenant East Lancs Brigade Died 5 April 1918 age 19 Died of Wounds Son of Harry Percival and Aileen Mary Densham of Cuerden Hall, Thelwall, Cheshire Buried at Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension no 1, France

DICKENSON

William H Egerton De Brissac

Acting Major 113th Battery 25th Brigade Died 29 October 1918 (according to Soldiers Died CD death occurred on 19 October 1918) age 38 Died of Wounds Son the late Maj. Gen William Rice Dickinson (Royal Engineers) and Blance Clubley Dickinson; husband of Mabel Frances Dickinson of Boston, Mass, USA Buried at Vadencourt British Cemetery, France

DIXON

William

Gunner (Acting Bombardier) Lance 2936 ‘D’ Battery 23rd Brigade Died 20 April 1917 age 21 Killed in Action Son of George Edward of Jane Dixon of Bolton Buried at Haute-Avesnes British Cemetery, France

EASEY

Harry

Driver 711329 ‘D’ Battery 107th Brigade Died 1 April 1917 age 21 Killed in Action Son of William and Mary Easey, of ‘Sunny Bank’ Manchester Buried at Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery Extension, France

EDGE

Frank

Acting Bombardier 710596 ‘C’ Battery 298th Brigade Died 22 August 1917 Died of Wounds Born in Bolton Buried at The Huts Cemetery, Belgium

EVANS

T M

FARRER

Joe

Gunner 711353 298th Army Brigade Died 19 July 1917 Killed in Action Born in Heywood, enlisted in Bolton Buried at Spoilbank Cemetery, Belgium

FISH

Lawrence

Gunner 710355 ‘D’ Battery 210th Brigade Died 25 September 1917 age 21 Killed in Action Son of Thomas and Harriett Fish, of 17 Silvester St Bolton Buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

GALLAGHER

John Robert

Serjeant 005 19th Battery 3rd East Lancs Brigade Died 16 June 1916 age 34 Husband of Annie Gallagher of 22 Kirkby Rd, Bolton Buried at Bolton (Tonge) Cemetery, England

GARNER

Henry

Driver 1st/1st (East Lancs) Battery Died 13 October 1915 age 21 Killed in Action Son of Mrs Tootill of 23 Nuttall St, Bolton Buried at Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Turkey

GARNETT

Jerry Knowles

Lieutenant 3rd East Lancs Brigade Died 6 November 1915 age 20 Son of Frank Garnett of The West House Buxton Buried at Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta

GIDDINGS

Sidney Henry

Gunner 711578 ’C’ Battery 298th Brigade Died 22 August 1917 age 20 Killed in Action Son of Tom and Emily Giddings of 106 Mayes Rd, Wood Green London Buried at La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium

GLOVER

John

Driver 710185 211th Brigade Died 11 September 1918 age 23 Died of Wounds Son of Edward and Mary Glover of 157 Kirkhall Lane, Leigh Lancs Buried at Five Points Cemetery, France

GOODMAN

E

Gunner 710468 Depot (Ripon) Died 4 February 1919 Buried at Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery, England

GOULDEN

Donald Roy

Signaller 711580 ‘A’ Battery 112th Brigade Died 29 September 1918 age 20 Died of Wounds Son of Thomas and Frances Goulden of ‘The Haven’ Harboro’ Rd, Ashton-on-Mersey, Sale, Manchester Buried at Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension, France

GRAY

Walter

Fitter Serjeant 710473 ‘B’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 27 March 1918 Killed in Action Born and enlisted in Bolton Comm at Arras Memorial, France

GREENHALGH

George

Driver 711377 66th Div Ammunition Col Died 6 December 1917 age 19 Killed in Action Son of Joseph E and Elizabeth A Greenhalgh of Elton, Bury, Lancs Buried at Brandhoek New Military Cemetery no 3, Belgium

GOFFOGG

S

Bombardier 1044 1st/19th Battery 1st/3rd (East Lancs) bde Died 9 January 1916 Buried at Lancashire Landing Cemetery. Turkey

HALSALL

Harry

Gunner 711213 24th Battery 38th Brigade Died 26 April 1918 age 21 Killed in Action Son of John and Elizabeth Halsall of 100 Pen St Bolton Comm at Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

HAMER

James

Gunner 936056 72nd Battery 38th Brigade Died 11 October 1918 age 23 Killed in Action Son of William and M H Hamer of 369 Bridgman St Bolton Buried at Zantvoorde British Cemetery, Belgium

HARDMAN

Earnest Charles

Gunner 710336 ‘A’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 28 September 1917 age 26 Killed in Action Son of William and Nancy Hardman. Born at Bolton Buried at White House Cemetery, St Jean Les Ypres Belgium

HARDMAN

Francis

Bombardier 710727 ‘A’ Battery 47th Brigade Died 8 December 1917 age 31 Died of Wounds Son of Peter and Sarah Ann Hardman of 42 Venture St Bolton; husband of Sarah Alice Hardman of 215 Lever St Bolton Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

HARDY

Harold

Gunner 710285 ‘A’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 27 March 1918 age 22 Killed in Action Son of Enoch and Elizabeth Ann Hardy of 317 Tonge Moor Rd, Bolton Comm at Arras Memorial, France

HART

Tom Vernon

Serjeant 710357 ‘B’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 28 March 1918 age 24 Killed in Action Son of Thomas and Mary E Hart of 59 Harpers Lane, Bolton Buried at Bienvillers Military Cemetery, France

HARVEY, MC

George Winfred

Lieutenant (listed as ‘ Captain’ on CWGC) ‘A’ Battery 169th Brigade Died 13 April 1918 age 36 Son of William and Sara Ann Harvey of Ashmeadow, Bury Buried at Boves West Communal Cemetery Extension, France

HELM

Hugh Banver

Driver 711054 ‘B’ Battery 156th Brigade Died 19 April 1918 Killed in Action Born and enlisted in Bolton Buried at La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium

HEYWOOD

Harold

Gunner 155072 ‘A’ Battery 83rd Brigade Died 16 August 1917 age 22 Died of Wounds Son of Walter and Hannah Heywood of 32 Waverley Rd, Bolton Buried at Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3, Belgium

HIGHAM

Albert

Gunner 711695 298th Army Brigade Died 19 July 1917 Killed in Action Born at Warrington, Lancs Buried at Spoilbank Cemetery, Belgium

HODGKINSON

Frank

Lance Bombardier 711506 32nd Div Ammunition Col Died 30 November 1917 age 23 Killed in Action Son of George and Sarah Ann Hodgkinson of 38 High St, Heywood, Lancs Buried at Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium

HOLDERBROOKS

Samuel

Driver (Listed as Holdbrook on CWGC) 710237 18th Battery Died 7 June 1917 age 21 Killed in Action Son of Samuel and Margaret Holdbrook of 12 Ditchfield st, Kirkhall Lane, Leigh, Lancs. Enlisted at Bolton. Buried at Gaza War Cemetery, Israel

HOLDEN

Thomas

Gunner 102727 205th Siege Battery 15th Heavy Artillery Group Died 15 January 1917 age 26 Died of Wounds Son of Richard and Mary Ann Holden of Bolton, Lancs Buried at Grove Town Cemetery, France

HOLLIDAY

Robert

Driver 701843 25th Div Ammunition Col Died 24 October 1918 Buried at Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension, France

HOLMES

William

Bombardier 710289 ‘B’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 16 September 1918 Died of Wound Enlisted in Bolton Buried at Grevillers British Cemetery, France

HOPE

Louis

Bombardier 710433 ‘A’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 4 September 1917 Killed in Action Enlisted in Bolton Buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

HOWARTH

Charles Joseph

Driver 710398 57th Div Ammunition Col Died 7 November 1918 age 22 Son of Nancy Draper (formerly Howarth) of 69 Baxendale St, Astley Bridge, Bolton and the late Adam Howarth. Native of Westhoughton, Bolton Buried at Ascq Communal Cemetery, France

HOWARTH

William

Gunner 710505 ‘B’ Battery 210th Brigade Died 18 October 1917 age 32 Died of Wounds Son of John and S J Howarth of Bolton; husband of Margaret A Howarth of 58 Markland Hill Lane, Bolton Buried at Wimereux Communal Cemetery, France

HUSBAND

Edward Henry Harold

Gunner 710960 ‘C’ Battery 298th Brigade Died 9 May 1917 age 22 Killed in Action Son of Edward Ernest and Elizabeth Mary Husband, of Bolton. A true and faithful Soldier of our Lord and an earnest Soulwinner of the Salvation Army. Buried at Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium

HUTCHINSON

Alfred

Gunner 936044 ‘D’ Battery 178th Brigade Died 18 April 1918 age 27 Died of Wounds Son of Railton and Elizabeth Hutchinson of Bolton; husband of Isabel Hutchinson of 7 James St, Bolton Buried at Bellacourt Military Cemetery France

HUTCHINSON

Herbert G

Gunner 20896 ‘B’ Battery 79th Brigade Died 12 November 1915 Killed in Action Buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

HUTCHINSON

Percy

Sadler 787 1st Battery 18th Lancs Brigade Died 12 September 1915 age 22 Son of George and Sarah Jane Hutchinson of 31 Holly St, Astley Bridge, Bolton Buried at Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt

JOHNSON

Arnold

Bombardier ‘C’ Battery 298th Brigade Died 16 July 1917 age 21 Died of Wounds Son of J W and Jane Johnson of 15 Vernon St, Farnworth, Bolton Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

KENT

Sidney

Driver 710315 ‘A’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 25 October 1917 age 23 Killed in Action Son of John J and Alice Kent of 33 Ellesmere St, Bolton Buried at Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium

LAWRENCE

John Arthur

Gunner 711553 ‘C’ Battery 76th Army Brigade Died 25 October 1917 age 24 Killed in Action Born in Cardiff. Husband of Ivy Lawrence of 10 Llanfair Rd, Cardiff Buried at Canada Farm Cemetery, Belgium

LEE

George

Acting Bombardier 74661 ‘R’ Anti-Aircraft Battery Died 13 May 1917 age 26 Died of Wounds Son of Thomas and Minnie Lee of 41 Kent St, Bolton Buried at Bapaume Australian Cemetery, France

LEE

Herbert

Gunner 711002 ‘A’ Battery 72nd Army Brigade Died 25 July 1917 age 21 Died of Wounds Son of John and Elizabeth Lee, of 148 Mornington Rd, Bolton Buried at Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium

LEVER

John

Fitter 710242 ‘D’ Battery 190th Brigade Died 1 November 1918 age 23 Died of Wounds Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Ellen Lever of 3 Eckersley Rd Bolton Buried at Kezelberg Military Cemetery, Belgium

LEWIS

John Edward

Gunner 715885 37th Battery 27th Brigade Died 2 May 1917 age 32 Killed in Action Husband of Mrs O’Hara (formerly Lewis) of 5 Denvale Avenue, Bolton Buried at Vimy Communal Cemetery, France

LOCKYER

?

Serjeant– No further information currently available

LODGE

Harry

Bombardier 710677 ‘C’ Battery 298th Brigade Died 16 June 1917 age 34 Killed in Action Son of the late Joe and Emma Lodge of Shepley, Huddersfield Buried at Reninghelst New Military Cemetery, Belgium

LONGWORTH

John

Gunner 690410 ‘D’ Battery 291st Brigade Died 18 May 1917 age 19 Killed in Action Son of Adam and Margaret Alice Longworth of 104 Blandwood St, Bolton Buried at H.A.C. Cemetery, France

LOWTHER

Robert

Gunner 711672 ‘D’ Battery 103rd Brigade Died 2 August 1917 age 21 Killed in Action Son of Richard and Anne Lowther of 133 Bennetts Lane Halliwell, Bolton Buried at Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery, Belgium

MARSH

Walter A

Gunner 710215 39th Battery Died 6 August 1918 age 23 Killed in Action Son of John and Martha Ann Marsh of 14 Sidney St, Bolton Buried at Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece

MARTIN

James

Bombardier 711466 ‘A’ Battery 330th Brigade Died 18 October 1917 age 22 Killed in Action Son of Mr and Mrs Martin of 21 Worcester St, Bolton Comm at Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

MATHER

Reuben

Gunner 711404 150th Brigade Died 30 August 1917 age 19 Killed in Action Son of Henry and Clare Mather of 26 Howard St, Bolton Buried at Potijze Chateau Grounds Cemetery, Belgium

MATHEWS

William

Driver 960 3rd East Lancs Brigade Died 10 September 1914 at Home Son of George and Martha E Matthews of 4 Ardwick St, Bolton Buried at Bolton(Heaton) Cemetery, England

McEVOY

Robert

Gunner 710116 ‘A’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 11 September 1917 age 23 Killed in Action Son of Elizabeth Anderson McEvoy of 29 Webb St Horwich Bolton Buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

McGREAVY

John

Driver 720382 66th Div Ammunition Col Died 13 November 1918 Buried at Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France

McGUINESS

Charles

Driver 710786 East Lancs Brigade Died 26 December 1917 Died at Home Buried at Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery, England

McPHERSON

William

Lieutenant ‘A’ Battery 101st Brigade Died 8 May 1917 age 21 Killed in Action Son of Mr and Mrs William McPherson of ‘Garst Mho’ Lilleshal St, Helmsdale Sutherland Buried at Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece

MEEK

James Bradley

Driver 710021 ‘C’ Battery 298th Brigade Died 22 August 1917 Killed in Action Born in Bolton Buried at La Clytte Military Cemetery. Belgium

MULVANEY

Kenneth Hodkinson

Driver 710770 ‘B’ Battery 332nd Brigade Died 7 April 1917 age 18 Son of Thomas and Sarah Mulvaney of 89 Rothwell St, Bolton Lancs Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, France

MURRAY

Herbert

Bombardier 710563 42nd Div Ammunition Col Died 25 September 1917 age 21 Died of Wounds Son of Joseph and Annie Murray of 548 Church Road, Smithills, Bolton. Buried at Nine Elms British Cemetery, Belgium

NIELD

Charles Henry

Corporal 2381 ‘B’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 12 September 1917 age 35 Killed in Action Husband of Rachel Nield of 176 Lee Avenue Great Lever, Bolton Buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

PARKINSON

James Donald

Gunner 710507 ‘C’ Battery 72nd East Lancs Brigade Died 31 August 1918 age 22 Killed in Action Son of J W And Alice Parkinson of Elder Bank, Worsley, Manchester Buried at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, France

PARTINGTON

Herbert

Serjeant 725889 158th Brigade Died 26 August 1918 Died of Wounds Born in Bolton Buried at Houchin British Cemetery, France

PICKLES

?

Gunner– No further information currently available

PIERREPONT

James H

2nd Lieutenant (transcribed as Pierrepoint on CWGC site) Died 4 May 1917 Drowned Comm at Savona Memorial, Italy

PILKINGTON

Charles Edward

Driver 711239 ‘A’ Battery 74th Brigade Died 13 July 1917 Killed in Action Born and enlisted in Bolton Buried at Canada Farm Cemetery, Belgium

PILKINGTON

William

Lance Bombardier 710970 ‘C’ Battery 198th Brigade Died 27 May 1918 age 23 Killed in Action Son of Alfred B and Ellen Pilkington of 36 Sandwich St, Walkden, Manchester Buried at Querrieu British Cemetery, France

POPPLETON

Fred

Acting Bombardier 1417 3rd East Lancs Brigade Died 22 November 1915 Buried at Portianos Military Cemetery, Greece

POVER

James

Driver 1109 3rd East Lancs Brigade Died 27 August 1914 Died at Home Buried at Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery, England

RATCLIFFE

Joseph

Gunner 1725 Royal Field Artillery Died 16 January 1916 Died at Home Buried at Forest Row Cemetery, England

ROBERTS

Ellis

Gunner 676320 ‘A’ Battery 156th Brigade Died 12 April 1917 Killed in Action Buried at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, France

ROSCOE

James

Gunner W/5329 ‘B’ Battery 122nd Brigade Died 27 February 1918 Killed in Action Born in Bolton Buried at Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, France

ROWBOTHAM

James

Gunner 711354 17th Battery 41st Brigade Died 12 November 1917 age 18 Killed in Action Son of Henry and Sarah Ann Rowbotham of 2 Boundary St, Heywood, Lancs Buried at St Julien Dressing Station Cemetery, Belgium

RUSSELL

Harold

Driver 1112 18th Battery 3rd East Lancs Brigade Died 31 January 1916 age 20 Son of Isaac Daniel and Louisa Russell of 39 Heaton Rd, Lostock, Bolton Buried at Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery, England

RUSSELL

Norman

Driver 710667 ‘B’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 27 March 1918 age 23 Killed in Action Son of Mrs Ruth Russell of 3 Carey St, Bolton, Comm at Pozieres Memorial, France

SCOWFIELD

James

Gunner 710557 ‘B’ Battery 211th Brigade (Schofield on CWGC site) Died 1 October 1917 age 34 Son of Gorge Schofield of 62 Egerton St, Bolton; husband of Alice Greenhalgh (formerly Schofield of 76 Egerton St Bolton Comm At Jerusalem Memorial

SCOWFIELD

Percival Mariner

Signaller 710413 5th Reserve Brigade Died 19 October 1918 age 30 at Home Husband of Elizabeth Schofield of 11 Canada St, Horwich, Bolton Buried at Horwich Lee Lane United Reformed and Holy Trinity Mission Church, England

SHARPLEY

Henry

2nd Lieutenant ‘A’ 66th Trench Mortar Battery Died 24 March 1918 age 24 Died of Wounds Son of May Sharpley of Ulceby, Lincs, and the late Henry Sharpley Buried at Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension, France

SHAW

Thomas

Corporal 710317 ‘A’ Battery 11th Brigade Died 26 March 1918 Killed in Action Born and enlisted in Bolton Comm at Arras Memorial, France

SIXSMITH

John Henry

Driver 710745 66th Div Ammunition Col Died 4 December 1917 Killed in Action Born in Bolton Buried at Menin Road South Military Cemetery, Belgium

SMITH

Frederick William

Gunner 711280 3rd Brigade Ammunition Col Died 29 September 1918 Born and enlisted in Bolton Buried at Mikra British Cemetery, Greece

SMITH

H

Driver – No further information currently available

SMITH

John Mancell

Gunner 710113 Royal Field Artillery Died 8 November 1918 Died at Home Buried at Deane (St Mary) Churchyard, England

STELL

Percy

Gunner710304 ‘C’ Battery 10th Army Brigade Died 9 September 1918 Died of Wounds Born at Walkden, near Bolton Buried at Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, France

STROSS

D

2nd Lieutenant – No further information currently available

THOMPSON

John

Serjeant 710017 ‘A’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 27 March 1918 Killed in Action Enlisted in Bolton Buried at Gommecourt British Cemetery no 2, France

THORNLEY

Herbert

Gunner 711105 ‘D’ Battery 88th Brigade Died 7 August 1917 age 27 Died of Wounds Son of Elizabeth Thornley of 19 Hughes St, Halliwell, Bolton and the late William Thornley Buried at Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery, France

THORNLEY

Thomas

Gunner 711447 39th Div Ammunition Col Died 10 February 1918 age 24 Died of Wounds Son of Mr and Mrs John Thornley of 149 Bolton Rd, Radcliffe, Manchester Enlisted in Bolton Buried at Fins New British Cemetery, France

TILDESLEY

Harold

Gunner 711428 ‘D’ Battery 83rd Brigade Died 21 March 1918 Born Atherton Lancs Comm at Pozieres Memorial, France

WADDINGTON, MM

Richard

Bombardier 710247 ‘A’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 28 September 1917 Killed in Action Born in Bolton Buried at White House Cemetery, Belgium

WARBURTON

Fred

Serjeant 710621 66th Div Ammunition col Died 9 April 1918 Killed in Action Enlisted in Bolton Comm at Pozieres Memorial, France

WARSBRICK

William

Fitter 2129 3rd East Lancs Ammunition Col (transcribed as Warbrick on CWGC site) Died 9 October 1916 age 36 Son of James and Hannah Warbrick of Bolton; husband of Elizabeth E Warbrick of 38 Horsa St, Tonge Moor, Bolton Buried at Port Said War Cemetery, Egypt

WARTEN

J E

Signaller – No further information currently available

WEBSTER

John Edward

Gunner 711283 ‘B’ Battery 282nd Brigade Died 6 November 1917 Killed in Action Enlisted in Bolton Buried at Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium

WELLS

Maurice Godfrey

2nd Lieutenant ‘C’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 28 March 1918 age 20 Killed in Action Son of Alfred George and Annie Wells of ‘Lawnside’ Buckhurst Hill, Essex Buried at Bienvillers Military Cemetery, France

WESTBY

William

Driver 710885 ‘D’ Battery 107th Brigade Died 4 April 1918 killed in Action Born in Bolton Buried at Moreuil Communal Cemetery Allied Extension, France

WHISTON

Thomas

Driver 711908 ‘B’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 28 September 1917 age 24 Killed in Action Son of Joseph Whiston of 9 Waldeck St, Chorley Old Road, Bolton Buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

WHITELEY

Poss Robert

Gunner 705444 ‘B’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 15 October 1917 age 21 Killed in Action Son of Robert Whiteley of 66 Stephens St, Salford Buried at Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium

WHITAKER

John

Gunner 796395 ‘B’ Battery 70th Brigade Died 31 July 1917 age 39 Killed in Action Son of Joseph and Elenora Whitaker of Bolton; husband of Ethel Whitaker of 98 Hampden St, Bolton Buried at Brandhoek New Military Cemetery. Belgium

WHITWORTH

Charles

Driver 710394 ‘C’ Battery 211th Brigade Died 25 August 1918 age 24 killed in Action Son of Charles and Florence Whitworth of 19 Trafalgar St, Bolton Buried at Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, France

WILKINSON

R

Driver– No further information currently available

WILSON

C

Gunner – No further information currently available

WILSON

Samuel Charles

Gunner 711394 ‘D’ Battery 107th Brigade Died 4 August 1917 age 25 Died of Wounds Son of Charles and Mary Wilson of 53 Horace St, Bolton Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

WOOD

James

Gunner 258504 ‘C’ Battery 119th Brigade Died 11 October 1918 Died of Wounds Resided in Bolton Buried at Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium

WOODCOCK

Harry

Bombardier 710913 ‘A’ Battery 156th Brigade Died 29 October 1918 age 25 Killed in Action Son of Arthur and Martha Ann Woodcock of 70 Calvert Rd, Great Lever, Bolton Buried at Forest Communal Cemetery, France

WORSLEY

George

Saddler 710671 ‘C’ Battery 298th Brigade Died 22 August 1917 Killed in Action Born in Bolton Buried at La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium

WRIGLEY

John

Driver 710897 ‘C’ Battery 298th Army Brigade Died 16 June 1917 Killed in Action Resided in Bolton Buried at Reninghelst New Military Cemetery, Belgium

YOUNG

Harry

Driver 710429 42nd Div Ammunition col Died 27 March 1918 Killed in Action Born in Bolton Comm at Arras Memorial, France

YOUNG

James

Gunner 710693 25th Battery 35th Brigade Died 23 November 1917 age 24 Son of James Young; husband of Elizabeth Young of 493 Chorley Old Road, Bolton Buried at Menton (Trabuquet) New Communal Cemetery, France

LEST WE FORGET
1939-1945

ANSON

J

Gunner

ARNOLD

S

Sergeant

ASTEN

H

Gunner

ARKWRIGHT

W E

Gunner

ASHTON

H L

Lance Bombardier

BARTON

J R

Lieutenant

BEANE

G

Gunner

BIBBY

T R

Gunner

BIRMINGHAM

J

Gunner

BLEAKLEY

J

Gunner

BLOW

A G

Gunner

BOWDEN

V

Gunner

BRAGG

R

Bombardier

BRAMWELL

M A

Major

BROWN

I M

Gunner

BRYAN

J E

Bombardier

BUCHANAN

R

Sergeant

BURKE

V J

Bombardier

BURLEY

V

Lance Bombardier

BUTLER

W

Gunner

BUTTERFIELDE

?

Gunner

BYOTT

W G

Gunner

CARR

?

Gunner

CARTER

G E

Gunner

CASSELL

D W G

Lieutenant

CHADDERTON

E

Lance Bombardier

CHAPMAN

R K

Flight Sergeant

CLARE

G

Lance Bombardier

CLARK

A D

Gunner

CLAVELL

J J

Captain

CLIFFE

G

Gunner

COLGAN

E

Gunner

COLLIER

G W

Gunner

COLTON

H T

Lance Bombardier

COOPER

T

Gunner

COPE

T

Lance Bombardier

COSBY

E

Gunner

CROOK

T

Gunner

CUERDEN

J

Gunner

DANIELS

W H

Sergeant

DONOHOE

G V

Gunner

DONOVAN

L J

Gunner

DOUGHTY

W A

Gunner

DOWN

F M

Gunner

DOYLE

P J

Gunner

EDMONDSON

H

Gunner

EDWARDS

J

Gunner

EDWARDS

R D

Gunner

ELLIS

F

Captain

ELLIS

P

Gunner

ELSE

J F T

Corporal

ENTWHISTLE

W

Gunner

FAIRLEY

J M

Bombardier

FARNWORTH

H

Bombardier

FARRELL

G V

Gunner

FENDT

G W

Gunner

FOULKES

G V

Gunner

FOXELL

J D

Gunner

GARLAND

J

Gunner

GIFFORD

F W

Captain

GOFF

L R

Gunner

GOSLIN

R

Lieutenant

GREEN

R

Lance Bombardier

GRIFFITHS

T E

Gunner

GROVES

J

Gunner

HACKETT

J H

Captain

HAGGERTY

W A

Gunner

HALL

M

Gunner

HALL

G T

Captain

HAMER

R

Lance Sergeant

HAMMOND

J

Gunner

HANHAM

D W

Pilot officer

HARDING

P

Lieutenant

HARRISS

J M

Gunner

HARIS

C R

Lieutenant

HART

B A G

Lance Bombardier

HART

J C

Major

HAYLES

J E

Gunner

HARIOT

J A

Bombardier

HERRING

G J

Gunner

HEYES

A

Gunner

HIGGINS

J

Gunner

HIGSON

D

Flying Officer

HILLIER

S

Sergeant

HOBBS

W P

Lieutenant Colonel

HODGES

E

Gunner

HOGARTH

J

Gunner

HOOD

H C

Lance Bombardier

HOPPER

J H

Gunner

HUDSON

W

Lance Bombardier

HYAMS

C D

Gunner

JOHNSON

E

Sergeant

JONES

D

Lance Sergeant

JONES

G L

Gunner

JONES

J H

Gunner

JONES

R

Gunner

KEABLE

W

Sergeant

KENDAL

J N

Gunner

KERSHAW

G

Bombardier

KIRKHAM

W E

Gunner

LATHAM

P

SGGNRT

LEE

J

Bombardier

LEIGH

A

Gunner

LEVETT

A G

Bombardier

LEWIS

P

Gunner

LIGHT

H J

Battery Sergeant Major

LINDSEY

G

Gunner

LIPTROT

J

Gunner

LLOYD

W Q

Gunner

MANSELL

L M

Lance Bombardier

MARTIN

J

Bombardier

MARTIN

J L

Light Lieutenant

McKENZIE

G C

Gunner

McMEECHAN

W

Gunner

McQUIRES

J

Gunner

MILLWARD

J

Gunner

MONAHAN

A G

Gunner

MORRIS

L

Gunner

NORMAN

G H

Gunner

OWENS

J E

Gunner

PARSONS

F

Bombardier

PERRIN

W R

Gunner

PLUMMER

F R

Gunner

POTTS

W A F

Gunner

RISHTON

N

Lance Sergeant

RISHTON

W H

Private

ROBERTS

P

Sergeant

ROBERTS

G

Gunner

ROBINSON

K

Gunner

ROBSON

E

Sergeant

ROWLES

W W

Bombardier

SIMMONDS

J W

Lieutenant

SHAW

E

Lance Bombardier

SHORT

G

Gunner

SMITH

S H

Gunner

SNAPE

L

Private

STOCKWELL

G H

Gunner

STRINGFELLOW

W J

Gunner

SUTHURST

E

Gunner

TURNER

J

Gunner

WALLACE

W

Gunner

WALLER

P

Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant

WALKER

E B

Major

WHARTON

L

Gunner

WHITTAM

T E

Gunner

WILLETT

H G

Gunner

WOOSNAM

H

Battery Sergeant Major

WRAY

P

Gunner

YATES

W

Gunner

1939 - 1945
AND ANY OTHER BOLTON ARTILLERYMAN WHO FELL IN THE 1939 – 1945 WAR

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