UNIVERSITY WAR MEMORIAL
War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Stephen Nulty 2008
106514, 189th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 3rd
October 1915. Aged 24. Born Liversedge, Yorkshire, enlisted London,
resident Hekmondwike, Yorkshire. Son of Mrs. M. J. Ackroyd, of 12,
Rydal Terrace, Jeremy Lane, Heckmondwike, Yorks. Educated Millbridge
National School; Heckmondwike Secondary School; Leeds Univ. Manchester
Univrsity: 1912; Teacher's Diploma Assistant Master Rastrick Grammar
School. Enlisted 1st August 1915. Buried in MAZINGARBE COMMUNAL
CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave 67.
Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment attached 13th
Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died of dysentery on 10th August
1919 on HMS Glowworm on the Dvina, N. Russia. Son of John Wallace
Adam, Lee Wood Hotel, Buxton later Heaton Moor, Stockport. Born
1899 at Heat on Moor. Bryn Derwent School, Old Colwyn; Oundle School
Officer Training Corps, February 1917 to December 1917. Enlisted
25th January 1917; Gazetted 29th May 1918. Mentioned in Despatches.
No known grave. Commemorated on ARCHANGEL MEMORIAL, Russian Federation.
states Lieutenant] Second Lieutenant, 18th Battalion, Manchester
Regiment and Royal Marine Light Infantry (Chatham Division Short
Service - service no. 368(S)). Killed in action 23rd April 1917.
Son of Walter Adshead, Prestat yn Villa, Greenfield Road, Colwyn
Bay. Born 10 June 1892 at Kirkby-in-Furness, Lancs. Educated Glossop
Grammar School, Manchester University: 1909; M. Sc. 1913 (2nd Class
Chemistry Honours); Officer Training Corps, February 1910 to September
1912. Employed Burroughs, Wellcome; Research Chemist. Gazetted 5
October 1914 in London. Religious denomination Congregationalist.
Height 5 feet 8½ inches, fresh complexion, blue eyes, brown
hair. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais,
France. Bay 7.
Lieutenant, 9th Battalion (Territorial) Manchester Regiment. Killed
in action at Passchendaele 9th October 1917. Son of Green Ainsworth,
41 Sharpies Park, Bolton. Born 1894 at Egerton, Bolton. Educated
at Bolton Grammar School Officer Training Corps, November 1915 to
February 1916. Bank Clerk. Gazetted 24th June 1917. No known grave.
Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Belgium. Panel
120 to 124 and 162 to 162A and 163A.
4th Battalion (Territorial) Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South
Lancashire Regiment). Killed in action 1st/2nd October 1915. Son
of Ernest and Clara Antrobus, of "Norleon," Park Rd.,
Hale, Cheshire. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Blackley,
a Student, resident with his parents Ernest and Calara Antrobus
at Norleon, Park Road, Hale. Son of E. Antrobus, of Park Road, Hale.
Born 1893 at Blackley. Educated at St. Anselm's School; Bakewell;
Sedbergh. Manchester University 1910; Student, Electrical English;
Officer Training Corps, October 1911 to October 1914. Gazetted September
1914; 4th Battalion South Lancashire Regiment. Buried in DICKEBUSCH
NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot/Row/Section
G. Grave 17. See also Blackley
Norman Briggs Antrobus of Norleon, Park-road, Hale, Altrincham,
2nd Lieut (temporary captain) 4th Bn South Lancashire regiment died
1 Oct 1915 in North West Europe. Probate Chester 26 July 1916 to
Ernest Antrobus oil and chemical manufacturer. Effects £335
from Manchester Evening News - Thursday 7 October 1915,
HALE OFFICER KILLED.
by Cooper Bros.
death is reported from Flanders of Second-Lieutenant Norman Briggs
Antrobus of the 4th South Lancashire Regiment. He was the eldest
son of Mr. Ernest Antrobus, of Park Road, Hale, and was formerly
a student at the Victoria University and the Manchester School of
Technology. At the University he was the secretary of the rifle
club, and for some years had been a member of the Officers' Training
Corps. He was 22 years of age.
4th Battalion (Territorial), Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South
Lancashire Regiment). Killed in action at Locon (Battle of the Lys)
11th April 1918. Son of John C. Armstrong, Roeskilde, Heald Green,
Cheadle. Born 1892 at Eccles. Educated Montauban School, St. Annes-on-Sea;
Manchester Grammar School. Manchester University: 1910; Certificate
in Tech. (Mechanical Engineering) 1914; Officer Training Corps,
November 1910 to August 1914. Student pupil, British Westinghouse,
Ltd. Gazetted 28th August 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on
LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais. Panel 76.
states Lieutenant] Captain, 2nd Battalion, Prince of Wales's Volunterrs
(South Lancashire Regiment). Killed in action at Mount Kemmel 23rd
August 1918. Son of Ludwig Aron, South Villa, Victoria Park, Manchester.
Born 1888 at Manchester. Shrewsbury School; Caius College, Cambridge.
Officer Training Corps, October 1914 to December 1914. Commerce.
Gazetted 24th December 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE
COT MEMORIAL, TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Belgium. Addenda Panel.
states Captain] Lieutenant, 25th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and
2nd/11th Battalion (Finsbury Rifles), London Regiment. Died of wounds
11th March 1918 at Bruay, of wounds received on 26th February 1918
at Lozinghem. Aged 23. Born 1894 at Cardiff. Son of John and Georgina
Agnes Ashton (nee Blackburn), of Preston. Educated High School,
Dublin; Wyggeston School, Leicester. Manchester University: 1913,
Student, Medicine; Officer Training Corps, Emerg. Medical student
of Manchester University. Gazetted, East Lancashire Regiment, 9th
October 1914. Buried in LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais,
France. Plot VIII. Row B. Grave 2.
(Territorial), 1st/1st Northern Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical
Corps. Prisoner of War at Holzminden and Freiburg; repatriated in
February 1918, died of wounds 6th June 1918. Aged 25. Son of Peter
Wilson Atkin and Nelley Keyser Atkin, of 6, Park Lane, Kersal, Manchester.
Born 1892 at Birkenhead. Educated Mostyn House School; Mill Hill
School; Jesus College, Cambridge. Manchester University: 1914; Res.
Student, Medicine; Officer Training Corps, February 1916 to August
1916. Gazetted 1916. Buried in MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Marne,
France. Plot VIII. Row G. Grave 7.
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