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SHAW AND CROMPTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2005

The memorial in Shaw High Street commemorates the men of both Shaw and Crompton who died in World War 1 and 2.

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF CROMPTON
WHO FOUGHT AND GAVE THEIR LIVES TO FREE MANKIND
FROM THE OPPRESSION AND BRUTAL TYRANNY OF WAR
1914 – 1919

ALLEN

Wilfred

Driver 16739, No. 5 "C" Reserve briagde, Royal Field Artillery. Died 19th october 1916. Aged 23. Son of Mrs. Mary J. Allen, of 36, Cowlisham, Shaw. Buried in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, SHAW, Lancashire. Grave 642.

APPERLEY

A

No further information currently available

ARMITAGE

Edward

Private 74983, 12th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 12th October 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw.

ARMITAGE

O H

No further information currently available

ASHTON

J W

No further information currently available

ASHWORTH

John

Private 33855, 6th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds 21st August 1917. Born and enlisted Shaw.

ASHWORTH

Joseph

Private 4389, 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Born new Mills, Derbyshire, enlisted Shaw.

ASHWORTH   

Stuart A

Private 24710, 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died at sea 13th August 1918. Born Bury, enlisted Shaw. Formerly 51309, Royal Army Medical Corps.

ATKIN

John

Private 34811, 22nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 2nd April 1917. Born Mossley, Manchester, enlisted Shaw.

BAILEY

Walter

Private 31917, 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 2nd June 1918. Born Crompton, enlisted Ashton-Under-Lyne, resident Shaw.

BALL

Malcolm

Private 13516, 9th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died in Salonika 10th November 1916. Born and enlisted Shaw.

BALL

Marvel Aubrey

Private 52497, 1st Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 15th November 1916. Born and resident Shaw, enlisted Ashton-Under-Lyne. Formerly 5058, Manchester Regiment.

BALLARD

Albert

Private 267236, 2/9th battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died 13th April 1917. Aged 25. Husband of Nancy Annie Ballard, of Netherhouse Farm, Shaw. Buried in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, SHAW, Lancashire. Grave 924.

BARKER

John

Private 27571, 13th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died in Salonika 22nd AUgust 1916. Born Dukinfield, Cheshire, enlisted Ashton-Under-Lyne, resident Shaw.

BARKER

Joseph

Private 68179. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 3rd July 1917. Born St. Mary's, Oldham, enlisted Ashton-Under-Lyne, resident Shaw.

BARRASS

J W

No further information currently available

BARRATT

T

No further information currently available

BARRETT

Thomas

Lance Corporal 4209, 12th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action in Salonika 14th September 1916. Born and resident Shaw, enlisted Ashton-Under-Lyne.

BEVAN

Richard

Private 36332, 6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment). Died in Mesopotamia 16th October 1917.

BIRCH

W

No further information currently available

BLACKSHAW

R

No further information currently available

BOON 

John

Rifleman R/11774, 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 8th August 1917. Born and enlisted Shaw.

BOTTOMLEY  

William Moores

Private G/1873, 7th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West kent Regiment). Killed in action 23rd August 1918. Aged 21. Born Mossley, enlisted Shaw, resident Royton. Son of Alfred and Ethel Miriam Bottomley, of 3, Longley St., Shaw. Formerly 063196, Royal Army Service Corps. Buried in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, SHAW, Lancashire. Grave 870.

BRADLEY

H

No further information currently available

BRENNAN  

T

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BRIERLEY  

J E

No further information currently available

BRILEY

Joseph Edward

Private 47321, 11th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 16th August 1917. Born and enlisted Oldham, resident Shaw.

BROADBENT

Walter

Private 33999, 8th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 12th April 1917. Born and resident Shaw, enlisted Ashton-Under-Lyne. Formerly 37527, Manchester Regiment.

BROWN

Alfred

Private 36092, 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died 2nd July 1918. Born Milnrow, enlisted Shaw.

BROWN

Fred

Private 38004, 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 19th August 1918. Born and resident Shaw, enlisted Ashton-Under-Lyne. Formerly 82175, Machine Gun Corps.

BROWN

Harry

Driver 78405, Royal Artillery. Killed in action 12th August 1917. Enlisted Royton, resident Shaw.

BROWN

Joseph

Rifleman S/10571, 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Died of wounds 12th October 1915. Born Rochdale, enlisted and resident Shaw.

BRYAN

F

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BUCKLEY 

Albert

Bombardier L/9431, Royal Artillery. Killed in action 13th August 1917. Born Oldham, enlisted Shaw.

BUCKLEY

Albert

Lance Corporal, 16th (Service) Battalion (2nd Glasgow), Highland Light Infantry. Died of wounds 25th AUgust 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw. Formerly 20184, Royal Scots Fusiliers.

BUCKLEY

Ben

Private 27395, 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 9th January 1917. Born and enlisted Shaw.

BUCKLEY

Edgar

Private 20843, 11th Battalion, King's OWn (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died 4th December 1916. Born Oldham, enlisted Shaw.

BUCKLEY  

George

Private M2/190664, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 18th October 1918. Born Rochdale, enlisted and resident Shaw.

BUCKLEY

Harry

Private G/25571, 1st Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 13th April 1918. Born Woodend, enlisted and resident Shaw. Formerly 52133, Manchester Regiment.

BUCKLEY

Jonathan

Corporal 33364, 1st/10th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 11th December 1917. Born and enlisted Shaw.

BUCKLEY 

T

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BUTTERWORTH

Albert

Private 27388, 21st Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born and enlisted Shaw.

BUTTERWORTH  

F

No further information currently available

BUTTERWORTH 

Harold

Private 7980, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 3rd May 1917. Born Shaw, enlisted Purfleet, resident Oldham. Formerly R/13856, King's Royal Rifle Corps.

BUTTERWORTH

J

No further information currently available

BUTTERWORTH   

James Liversey

Private 242358, 1st/5th Battalion, King's OWn (Royal Lancashire Regiment). Killed in action 10th April 1918. Enlisted Shaw.

BUTTERWORTH   

W

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BUTTERWORTH

William Harvey

Private 123250, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died in the United Kingdom 20th November 1917. Aged 30. Born and enlisted Shaw. Husband of Beatrice Butterworth, of 85, Milnrow Rd., Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Church grave 10045..

BYROM

Lewis

Private 202781, 9th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 10th April 1918. Enlsited Shaw, resident Blackpool. Formerly 4807, Manchester Regiment.

CADMAN

John

Private 34210, 1st/4th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action 5th August 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw.

CAIN

Martin

Private 20317, 11th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 14th October 1916. Born Chorley, enlisted Shaw.

CARTMEL

John

Private 52538, 1st Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 30th November 1916. Born Royton, enlisted and resident Shaw. Formerly 4670, Manchester Regiment.

CARTWRIGHT

J

No further information currently available

CHADWICK

Randolph

Private M2/099114, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 3rd January 1918. Born and resident Shaw, enlisted Oldham.

CHARLESWORTH

Thomas

Sapper 81666, 200th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 13th April 1916. Born Royton, enlisted Shaw.

CHEETHAM

Fred

Private 32, 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 21st December 1914. Born and resident Shaw, enlisted Ashton-Under-Lyne.

CHEETHAM

W

No further information currently available

CHORLTON

Willie

Private 52543, 1st Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 15thNovember 1916. Born and enlsited Shaw, resident Oldham. Formerly 4604, Manchester Regiment.

CLARKE

A

No further information currently available

CLARKE

Daniel [Kershaw]

[Spelt CLARK on SGDW] Private 29506, 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 16th November 1916. Born Failsworth, enlisted Shaw. Formerly 34368, Manchester Regiment.

CLARKE

James William

[Spelt CLARK on SGDW] Private 13256, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action in mEsopotamia 10th AUgust 1915. Born Oldham, enlisted Shaw.

CLEGG

E [C]

Private G/97228, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Died 27th November 1918. Aged 18. Son of James Clegg, of Delisle Rd., Jacob Circle, Bombay, India. Buried in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, SHAW, Lancashire. Grave 925.

CLEGG

James Thomas

Gunner L/18369, "D" Battery, 295th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died in United Kingdom 18th October 1918. Born Rochdale, enlisted Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Church Grave 9990.

COCKER

Allen

Private 16884, 1st Battalion, King's OWn (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 16th October 1916. Enlsited Shaw.

COLLINGE 

John

Private 105591, 6th Battalion, King's 9Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds 9th September 1918. Born and resident Shaw, enlisted Ashton-Under-Lyne. Formerly 94513, Manchester Regiment.

COOLING

Cecil Aubrey

Sergeant 34808, 21st Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 4th October 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw.

CORBET

Frank

Sergeant 19242, 1st Battalion, King's OWn (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 18th April 1918. Born Oldham, enlisted Shaw.

CORBETT

John Edward

Private 203184, 11th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment). Killed in action 31st July 1917. Born Hull, Yorkshire, enlisted Shaw.

CRAVEN

Henry

Private 13077, 7th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 30th July 1916. Born St. James's, Oldham, enlisted Shaw.

CROSSLEY

Benjamin

Private 204663, Labour Corps. Killed in action 2nd Ocotber 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw. Formerly 84437, King's (Liverpool Regiment).

CROUDSON

G T

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CURWEN

J

No further information currently available

DALE  

Hugh

Private 30599, 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Died of wounds 1st January 1918. Enlisted Ahton-Under-Lyne, resident Shaw.

DAVIES  

Thomas

Guardsman 2665, 4th Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died of wounds 1st August 1917. Born Droylsden, enlisted Shaw.

DAWKES

John William

Corporal 30238, 2nd/4th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born Newlney, enlisted Shaw. Formerly 18215, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment).

DAWSON

Thomas

Private 377243, 2nd/7th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 7th October 1917. Born pendleton, enlisted Shaw.

DAWSON  

Wilfred

Private 36785. 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 15th April 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw. Formerly 27445, Manchester Regiment.

DEWSBURY

Robert

Rifleman R/13571, 12th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 7th October 1916. Born Mossley, Manchester, enlisted Shaw.

DICKINSON

A

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DIXON

R

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DRIESEN

John Felix

Corporal 12930, 7th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 4th July 1916. Born Hoxton, London, enlisted Shaw.

DRONSFIELD

E

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DRONSFIELD

George William

Private 37493, 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Born Oldham, enlisted Shaw. Formerly 34374, Manchester Regiment.

DRONSFIELD

Percy

Private 28749, 9th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 26th September 1916. Born Shaw, enlisted Rochdale.

DUFFIN

Arthur

Private 39679. 21st Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 24th october 1917. Enlisted Shaw.

DUNKERLEY

Harold

either Harold DUNKERLEY, Private 28213, 1st/4th Battalion, King's (Shropshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 30th May 1918. Enlisted Shaw, resident Royton. Formerly 4/25987, Training Reserve Battalion. or Harold Edward DUNKERLEY, Private 202214, 11th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died 7th October 1918. Born Shaw, enlisted Hyde, Cheshire, resident Dukinfield, Cheshire.

DUNN

J

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DURRANS

John J

Private 25803. 17th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 12th July 1916. Born Waterhead, enlisted Shaw.

DYSON

George

Private 36609. 9th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 8th October 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw.

DYSON

William [Booth]

Lance Corporal 67200, 162nd Company, Royal Defence Corps. Died 24th November 1918. Son of Henry and Annis Dyson, of 81, Victoria St., Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 52. Grave 8597.

EASTWOOD

Tom

Corporal 92939, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 28th December 1917. Born Shawforth, enlisted Shaw.

ELLIS

Arthur

Private 308209, 8th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 20th November 1917. Born oldham, enlisted and resident Shaw.

EVANS

Harry

Private 16769, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action in Mesopotamia 9th April 1916. Born Ashton-Under-Lyne, enlisted Shaw.

EVANS

Richard

Private 29968, 3rd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died in United Kingdom 11th November 1915. Aged 26. Born Shaw, enlisted Oldham. Son of Mrs. Harriet Evans, of 200, Salts St., Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Church Grave 8289.

EVANS

Robert

No further information currently available

EVERINGTON

G

No further information currently available

FERGUSON

Tom

Private 28300, 1/4th Battalion, King's (Shropshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 7th June 1918. Born Stockport, Cheshire, enlisted Shaw. Formerly 5002, Monmouthshire Regiment.

FIELDING 

Harry

Gunner L/34245, Royal Artillery. Killed in action 1st October 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw.

FIELDING

Joseph

[The memorial has J A and J FIELDING which is which has not yet been ascertained]. Lance Corporal 6043, 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 3rd June 1915. Born Shaw, enlisted Preston, resident Burnley.

FIELDING

Joshua

[The memorial has J A and J FIELDING which is which has not yet been ascertained]. Private 72851, 15th Battalion, Welsh Regiment. Killed in action 8th October 1918. Born Shaw, enlisted Ashton-Under-Lyne, resident Hurst.

FIELDING

T

No further information currently available

FILLINGHAM

Robert

Private 377257, 2/7th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 7th October 1917. Born and enlisted Shaw.

FITTON 

E

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FITTON  

Harry

Private G/21274, 8th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Killed in action 16th October 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw.

FITTON

Joe

Private 38625, 17th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 20th May 1917. Born and enlisted Shaw.

FITTON 

John William

Private 39644, 15th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 27th May 1918. Born Crompton, enlisted Hollinwood, resident Chadderton. Formerly 30967, KIng's (LIverpool Regiment).

FITTON  

James

No further information currently available

FITTON

Robert

Private 376790, 1st/8th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1918. Born Crompton, enlisted Shaw.

FORD 

Frank

Private 38559, 1st Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 18th August 1917. Born Warrington, enlisted Shaw.

FORD

P

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FOX

Frederick

Private 13505, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 8th June 1917. Born Altringham, Cheshire, enlisted Shaw, resident Ambleside, Westmoreland.

FREEMAN

J W

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GAMMON 

Thomas

Private 21576, 7th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died of wounds 23rd October 1916. Born Ashtead, Surrey, enlisted Shaw.

GAMMON

Victor

Private 26847, 7th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds 9th April 1917. Enlsited and resident Shaw. Formerly 4647, Manchester Regiment.

GARRETT

William

Private 21991, 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died 17th JNune 1917. Enlisted Shaw.

GARSIDE

Fred

Private 105545, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died at sea 15th April 1917. Born and enlisted Shaw.

GARSIDE

Robert

Private 268500, 7th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 26th September 1916. Born and resident Shaw. Formerly 4683, Manchester Regiment.

GARTH

Arthur

Private 73415, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 1st September 1918. Born High Crompton, Shaw, enlisted Shaw.

GARTSIDE

Dan

[Listed as GARTSIDE on mmeorial and GARSIDE on SDGW] Gunner 117437, Royal Artillery. Died of wounds 17th September 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw.

GARTSIDE

James William

Private 45671, 10th Battalion (Depot), Lancashire Fusiliers. Died in United Kingdom 26th October 1918. Aged 33. Born Milnrow, enlisted Shaw. Son of Simeon and Mary Gartside; husband of Betsy A. Gartside, of 121, Grains Rd., Shaw. CWGC states born at Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Church grave 10145.

GARTSIDE

Joseph

Company Quartermaster Sergeant 376305, "A" Company, 1/10th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died 10th January 1920. Aged 27. Buried in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, SHAW, Lancashire. Grave 459.

GATLEY

Harry

Private 303552, 11th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 11th December 1917. Born and enlisted Shaw.

GEE

William

Lance Corporal 3766, 12th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 7th July 1916. Born East Crompton, Oldham, enlisted Oldham, resident Shaw.

GERRARD

George Henry

Driver 16841, Royal Artillery. Killed in action 4th April 1918. Born Royton, enlisted Shaw.

GILKS

Stephen

Private 31186, 2/4th Battalion (Territorial Force), Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 30th September 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw. Formerly 62618, Manchester Regiment.

GLEDHILL

W

No further information currently available

GOODWIN  

J

No further information currently available

GRAVER 

John

Private 20648, 11th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 15th NOvgember 1916. Born and enlisted Shaw.

GREAVES

Robert

Private 27222, 8th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd October 1916. Born Oldham, enlisted and resident Shaw. Formerly 34966, Manchester Regiment.

GREEN

Harry

Private 376352, 1/7th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 2nd May 1918, Enlisted Oldham, resident Shaw.

GREEN

James

Driver 57027, "A" Battery, 102nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died in United kingdom 4th July 1918. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Shaw. Son of James and Catherine Green, of 9, Holly St., Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Church grave 8500.

GREEN

William

Private 34675, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds 22nd August 1918. Born High Crompton, enlisted Woolwich, Kent, resident Shaw. Formerly 62013, Royal Army Service Corps.

GREENWOOD

L L

No further information currently available

GREGORY

David

Rifleman R/13569, 10thBattalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 13th March 1916. Born Burnley, enlisted Shaw, resident Oldham.

GREGORY

Wright

Private 10272, 1st Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 19th May 1915. Born Burnley, enlisted Ashton-Under-Lyne, resident Shaw.

GRENNAN

M

No further information currently available

GRESWELL

W

No further information currently available

GRIMSHAW

Wilfred

Private 26004, 11th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd July 1916. Born Shaw, enlisted Oldham.

HALL 

George

Private 52609, 1st Battalion, King's (liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 12th May 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Shaw. Formerly 4667, Manchester Regiment.

HALL

William John

Private 242865, 5th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 27th March 1918. Born manchester, enlisted Shaw, resident High Crompton, Shaw.

HALLAS

F

No further information currently available

HALLIWELL

William Dixon

Acting Bombardier 106700, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 26th September 1917. Born and enlisted Shaw.

HAMER

Percy

Private 240107, 18th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 14th October 1918. Born Shaw, enlisted Rochdale.

HARDING

Joseph Robert

Private 37999, 23rd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 13th March 1917. Born and enlisted Shaw.

HARDMAN

Stephen

Lance Corporal 376644, 1/10/th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 23rd August 1918. Enlisted Oldham, resident Shaw.

HARRISON   

J

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HARTLEY

B A

possibly Abel HARTLEY, Private 22185, 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 25th September 1915. Born Oldham, enlisted Shaw. Formerly 4627, Manchester Regiment.

HARTLEY

William Sadler

Private PS/4937, 7th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 14th November 1916. Born and resident Shaw, enlisted Manchester.

HASLAM  

Hugh Wilfred

Rifleman R/15787, 8th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 3rd May 1917. Born Crompton, enlisted Shaw.

HEAP

W

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HELLIWELL

S

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HENTHORN

F

No further information currently available

HENTHORN

Frank

Private 27645, 1st Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died 13th January 1917. Husband of L. T. Henthorn, of Dog Hill Pleasure Grounds, Shaw. Born and enlisted Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Non-Conformist grave 12067.

HENTHORN

J

No further information currently available

HENTHORN

William

Private 332597, 4th Battalion, King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds 21st August 1918. Enlisted and resident Shaw. Formerly 6027, Manchester Regiment.

HIBBERT

F

No further information currently available

HIBBERT

L

No further information currently available

HIBBERT

Thomas William

Private 38384, 2/5th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 31st March 1918. Born Tideswell, Derbyshire, enlisted Shaw.

HIGGINS

J

poosibly LArry HIGGINS, private 5798, 5th Battalion, Connaught Rangers. Killed in action 9th October 1918. Born Foxford, Co. Mayo, enlisted and resident Shaw.

HIGHTON

Harry

Private 376358, 1st/10th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 26th June 1917. Aged 20. Born 5th March 1897, at 55 Thomaston Street, Shaw, Oldham (later to become Beech Street), enlisted Oldham, resident Shaw. Son of Betty Highton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C.

HILL

J

No further information currently available

HILTON

Edward

Private 57448, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of wounds 24th April 1918. Enlisted Shaw. Formerly 59466, King's (Liverpool Regiment).

HILTON

George

Private 20284, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 30th July 1916. Born Mottram, Cheshire, enlisted Shaw, resident Dukinfield, Cheshire.

HILTON

Jjohn [James]

Private 18045, 1st Battalion, Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 20th July 1916. Born and resident Royton, enlisted Shaw.

HIRST

Ernest

either Private 28405, 22nd Battalion, Machester Regiment. Killed in action 15th July 1916. Born and enlisted Shaw.

or Private 30493, 1/4th Battalion (Territorial Force), Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died of wounds 30th May 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw. Formerly 34173, Manchester Regiment.

HOLDEN

Richard

Private 202600, 2/5th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917. Born castleton, enlisted Ashotn-Under-Lyne, resident Shaw.

HOLROYD

Charles Ashworth

Driver L/16565, Royal Artillery. Killed in action 14th October 1918. Born Glossop, Derbyshire, enlisted Shaw.

HOLT

James Haslam

Lance Corporal 35737, 22nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action in Italy 13th July 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw, resident Rochdale.

HOLT

John William

Private 40555, 9th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers), South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 27th August 1917. Born Shaw, enlisted Royton.

HOPLEY  

Alfred

Lance Corporal 119977, 50th Battaltion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died as a Prisoner of War 18 November 1918. Formerly 304050, Manchester Regiment. Born in Oldham, 4th son of Richard and Hannah Mary Hopley, of 4 Moorside Fold, Milnrow; brother of Charles and Richard (below). Buried in Berlin South West Cemetery. Plot XVII. Row A. Grave 6.

HOPLEY 

Charles

Private 13082, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action in Mesopotamia 9th April 1916. Born Rochdale, enlisted Shaw. 7th son of Richard and Hannah Hopley; brother of Alfred (above) and Richard (below)

HOPLEY  

Richard

Gunner 76620, 171st Battery, Rpyal Garrison Artillery. Killed in an accident (crushed by the barrel of a gun being moved on a railway wagon, the wagon was hit by another train and Richard got in the way) 2 September 1916. Husband of Annie Ettie Hopley, of 7 Ashfield Lane, Milnrow; 5th son of Richard and Hannah Hopley; brother of Alfred and Charles (above). Buried Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-Labbe. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 48.

HORNBY  

Edward

Driver 56028, Royal Artillery. Died of wounds 1st Ocotber 1917. Enlisted Shaw, resident Royton.

HOUSLEY  

Arthur

Private 40551, 7th (Service) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th October 1917. Born Openshaw, enlisted Shaw. Formerly 37689, Manchester Regiment.

HUMPHREYS  

F

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HURST  

E

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HURST

Ernest

No further information currently available

HURST   

William

Private 12926, 7th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died 7th July 1916. Born Oldham, enlisted Shaw.

JACKSON, MM

Harold

Private 242141, 15th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died of wounds 7th April 1918. Born britannia, Lancashire, enlisted Rochdale, resident Shawforth. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.).

JAGGER   

W

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JOHNSON   

James Henry

Private 8791, 12th Battalion, Lancashire Regiment. Die din Salonika 6th May 1918. Born oldham, enlisted Shaw.

KAY   

Hubert Leach

Private 32889, 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 3rd February 1917. Born Newhey, enlisted Shaw.

KAY   

William

Private 55225, 13th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Died of wounds 27th May 1918. Born, resident and enlisted Shaw. Formerly 5082, Manchester Regiment.

KEARNS   

Charles

Lance Corporal 18607, 7th Battalion, King's OWn (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 31st July 1917. Born Royton, enlisted Shaw.

KEATING  

William

lance Corporal 8800, 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 21st April 1918. Born Oldham, enlisted Fleetwood, resident Shaw.

KEMPSTER   

Tom

Private 10757, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Died of wounds at sea 6th July 1915. Born Crompton, Oldham, enlisted Carlisle, resident Shaw.

KENWORTHY   

P

No further information currently available

KENYON   

William Henry

Private 9510, 1/6th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action in gallipoli 15th May 1915. Enlisted Rochdale, resident Shaw.

KIRKHAM   

Charles Arthur

Private 29532, 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Died of wounds 2nd May 1918. Born St Helens, enlisted Shaw. Formerly 36093, Manchester Regiment.

KIRKPATRICK   

Richard

Private 38755, 17th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 30th June 1917. Born Heyside, Royton, enlisted Shaw.

KNIGHT  

H

No further information currently available

LAWSON  

Walter

Gunner 160981, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 27th APril 1918. Born Todmorden, enlisted Shaw.

LAWTON   

C E

No further information currently available

LEES  

Geoffrey

Private 34809, 22nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 16th March 1917. Born Newhey, enlisted Shaw.

LENIGAN 

Wilfred

Private 35744, 19th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 20th October 1916. Born Middleton, enlisted Shaw.

LOMAS   

Harry

Private 23293, 2nd Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 18th November 1916. Born Royton, enlisted Shaw. Formerly 13816, 11th Hussars.

LORD  

Captain or Captaine

either Captain SHAW, Private 57919, 9th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 18th April 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw.

or Captaine SHAW, Private 41815, 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusliers. Killed in action 23rd March 1918. Born Whitworth, enlisted Rochdale, resident Shawforth.

LORD   

George

Private 34813, 11th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 5th October 1917. Born Royton, enlisted Shaw.

LOWE   

Herbert

Acting Corporal 14791, 10th (Service ) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Die din Salonika 14th October 1917. Born Shaw, enlisted Bury, resident Rochdale.

MADDOCKS   

W

No further information currently available

MARSDEN   

Jimmie

Private 48054, 13th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Killed in action 27th August 1918. Born and resident Shaw. Formerly 27401, Manchester Regiment.

MARSDEN   

Robert

Private 25089, 19th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 23rd July 1916. Born Royton, enlisted Shaw.

MASON   

Harry

Private 48944, 18th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 31st July 1917. Born and resident Shaw, enlisted Ashton-Under-Lyne.

MASSEY

Fred

Corporal 16551, 8th Battalion, King's OWn (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 2nd March 1916. Born Shaw, enlisted Oldham.

McALPINE

T

No further information currently available

McCARGO

R

No further information currently available

McDONALD

G W

No further information currently available

McDONALD

J F

No further information currently available

McHUGH

Edgar

Private 102437, Royal Army medical Corpsl. Killed in action 11th May 1917. Born and enlisted Shaw.

McKOWN

Daniel

Lance Sergeant 24815, 16th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 31st July 1917. Born and enlisted Shaw.

McKOWN

J R

No further information currently available

MELLOR

James

Private 30716, 5th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Killed in action 8th October 1918. Born Waterhead, enlisted Shaw. Formerly 37705, Manchester Regiment.

MILLS

Eli Fielding

Private 5787, 13th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds in Salonika 24th April 1917. Born Delphi, Yorkshire, enlisted Ashton-Under-Lyne, resident Shaw.

MILLS  

Harry

Private 27272, 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 6th June 1918. Born Moorside, Oldham, enlisted Shaw.

MILLS

H

No further information currently available

MILNE  

Thomas Hayes

Private 16595, 9th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died of wounds 14th October 1915. Born and enlisted Shaw.

MONK  

Albert

Private 17044, 7th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 30th July 1916. Born and enlisted Shaw.

MOORCROFT  

Thomas

Private 75007, 12th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 4th November 1918. Born Royton, enlisted Shaw.

MORLEY 

Herbert

Gunner 79723, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 16th May 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw.

MORRIS  

Alfred

Private 8424, 1/6th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action at Gallipoli 8th August 1915. Born and resident Shaw, enlisted Rochdale.

MULLARKEY   

John T

Private 34373, 1/5th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 22nd August 1918. Born and enlisted Shaw.

MURRAY   

J W

No further information currently available

NAYLOR   

G

No further information currently available

NEWLYN   

H H

No further information currently available

NEWLYN   

J H

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NIELD   

A

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NIELD   

H

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NOWLAN   

T

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OGDEN   

J

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PARKINSON   

F

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PARTON   

S

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PEARSON   

F

No further information currently available

PHILLIPS 

T

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PHILPOT   

C

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PLATT  

F

No further information currently available

PLATT   

P

No further information currently available

PLATT   

R

No further information currently available

POTTS   

J

No further information currently available

PRICE 

Alfred Forrester

Private 27900, 6th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 19th February 1917, Born Coseley, Staffordshire, enlisted Shaw, resident Crompton. Formerly 34369, Manchester Regiment.

PRIESTLEY   

A

No further information currently available

QUINN   

F

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RADCLIFFE   

H

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RAINE   

M E

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RATCLIFFE   

F

No further information currently available

RATHBONE   

Charlie

Private M2/076650, Royal Army Service Corps attached 8th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died in United Kingdom 18th September 1918. Born Stretton-on-Dunsmore, Warwickshire, enlisted London, resident Shaw. Son of Charles and E. A. Rathbone, of 21, Princess Rd., Shaw. Buried in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, SHAW, Lancashire. Grave 918.

RATHBONE    

F

No further information currently available

RHODES

J

No further information currently available

RHODES

S

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RIDGWICK

H

No further information currently available

RIGBY    

J

No further information currently available

ROACH

J

No further information currently available

ROBERTS

J W

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ROLFE   

J

No further information currently available

ROLFE

James

No further information currently available

ROSTRON

W

No further information currently available

RUSSELL

H

No further information currently available

RUSTIDGE

W

No further information currently available

SAVORY

F

Private 34249, Royal Army medical Corps. Died in United Kingdom 3rd October 1914. Born Oldham, enlisted Shaw. Buried in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, SHAW, Lancashire. Grave 614.

SAVORY

H

No further information currently available

SCHOFIELD

A

No further information currently available

SCHOFIELD

F

No further information currently available

SCOTT

J

No further information currently available

SEANOR

J J

No further information currently available

SEANOR

T H

No further information currently available

SEED

F

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SELLERS

J E

No further information currently available

SHARROCKS

W

No further information currently available

SHAW

Fred

Private 49836, 3rd Battalion, South lancashire Regiment. Died 17th November 1918. Aged 29. Husband of Ethel Shaw, of 138, Rochdale Rd., Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Church grave 8741.

SHAW

J

No further information currently available

SHEARD

C

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SHEPHERD

J W

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SHERRING

T W

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SHIMMELLS

J A

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SHOESMITH

T A

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SIMPSON

R C

No further information currently available

SLATTERY

F

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SMITH

D

No further information currently available

SMITH

F

No further information currently available

SMITH

J

No further information currently available

SMITH

T

No further information currently available

SMITHIES

J

Private 40608, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 11th December 1919. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Grave 10154.

STOCKLEY

H

No further information currently available

STORAH

S

No further information currently available

STOTT

B

No further information currently available

STOTT

C

No further information currently available

STOTT

E

No further information currently available

STOTT

J

Private 27248, 2/5th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 22nd January 1919. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Church. 6925.

STOTT

S E

No further information currently available

SUCH

W

No further information currently available

SUCKSMITH

A

No further information currently available

SUNDERLAND

W H

No further information currently available

SUTCLIFFE

H

No further information currently available

SUTCLIFFE

J R

No further information currently available

SUTCLIFFE

J W

No further information currently available

SWINSON

S

No further information currently available

TARKENTER

J W

No further information currently available

TAYLOR

Albert

Driver 66835, 68th Division Ammunition column, Royal Field Artillery. Died in United Kingdom 13th August 1918. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Royton. Husband of Emily Taylor, of 167, Buckstones Rd., Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Church grave 7145.

TAYLOR

B

No further information currently available

TAYLOR

W

No further information currently available

TAYLOR

William

No further information currently available

TETLOW

J F

No further information currently available

THORNE

W

No further information currently available

THORNLEY

William

Sapper 341373, Bedford "A" Signal Depot, Royal Engineers. Died in United KIngdom 26th March 1918. Aged 32. Born Orcop, herefordshire, enlisted Rochdale, resident Shaw. Formerly 10702, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Son of William and Miriam Eliza Thornley; husband of Elizabeth Thornley, of 2, Goats, Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Church grave 9789.

TURNER

H

No further information currently available

TUSHINGHAM 

T

No further information currently available

TYSON

J

No further information currently available

VALENTINE   

J W

No further information currently available

WALKDEN

A

No further information currently available

WALMSLEY

T

No further information currently available

WALSH

J

No further information currently available

WALSH

J P

No further information currently available

WALSH

James

No further information currently available

WALSH

W

No further information currently available

WALTERS

J

No further information currently available

WALTERS

James

No further information currently available

WALTON

P

No further information currently available

WARBURTON

C

No further information currently available

WARBURTON  

J C

No further information currently available

WARBURTON

J W

No further information currently available

WARD

H

No further information currently available

WARD

Richard

Gunner 70196, 285th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died in United Kingdom 24th August 1918. Aged 27. Born Dromfield, Derbyshire, enlisted Shaw. Son of Mrs. Margaret Ward, of 186, George St., Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Non-Conformist grave 6084.

WARREN

F

No further information currently available

WHATMOUGH 

J

No further information currently available

WHITEHEAD

E

No further information currently available

WHITEHEAD

G

No further information currently available

WHITEHEAD

H

Private 48796, 19th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died 3rd July 1921. Aged 42. Son of William and Alice Whitehead, of Shaw; husband of Rachel Whitehead, of 12, Henthorn St., Shaw. Buried in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, SHAW, Lancashire. Grave 1036.

WHITEHEAD

S

No further information currently available

WHITEHEAD

W

No further information currently available

WHITLOCK

R

No further information currently available

WHITTAKER 

J P

No further information currently available

WHITTINGTON

H

No further information currently available

WHITWORTH

A

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WILD

H

No further information currently available

WILKINSON

H

No further information currently available

WILSON

G R

No further information currently available

WILSON

J

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WOOD

F

No further information currently available

WOOD

W

No further information currently available

WOODWARD

J

No further information currently available

WORMALL

R

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WRIGLEY

E

No further information currently available

WRIGLEY       

W

No further information currently available

WYNNE

J

No further information currently available

YOUNG

R

No further information currently available

TO THE HONOUR AND THE GLORY OF THE MEN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
1939 – 1945

APPERLEY

Bernard

Gunner 868843, Royal Artillery. Died 20th August 1944. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 14. Grave 1623.

APPLEYARD

F

No further information currently available

BIRKETT

G

No further information currently available

BRISCOE

Walter

Lance Corproal 2126473, 7 Bomb Disposal Company, Royal Engineers. Died 8th December 1944. Aged 34. Son of Walter and Jane Briscoe; husband of Alice Briscoe, of Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 77. Grave 12071.

BUCKLEY

E   

No further information currently available

BUTTERWORTH

H

No further information currently available

BYERS

E A 

No further information currently available

CLAYES, DFC

Norman

Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) 47351, 105 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (D.F.C.). Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 84. Grave 13070.

CLORAN

L

No further information currently available

COOTES

S

No further information currently available

CROSS

Thomas Henry 

Sergeant 1895435, Royal Egineers. Died 7th October 1943. Aged 41. Son of Arthur Henry and Susan Mary Cross. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 37. Grave 5544.

CUSS

R  

No further information currently available

DALEY

B

No further information currently available

DARLINGTON

F S

No further information currently available

DELANEY

R   

No further information currently available

DUFFY

D

No further information currently available

FARRAR

W  

No further information currently available

FAULKNER

J

No further information currently available

FIELDING

R   

No further information currently available

FIELDING

V  

No further information currently available

FILLINGHAM

W  

No further information currently available

FOX

G W

No further information currently available

FRANKLIN

Fred

Pilot Officer (Air Bomber) 124719, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 11th December 1942. Aged 21. Son of Clifford and Florence Franklin, of Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 41. Joint grave 6377.

GARTSIDE

H

No further information currently available

GREEN

Norman

Gunner 1609998, 102 (Northumberland Hussars) Anit-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 20th January 1946. Aged 29. Son of James and Frances Green; husband of Alice Green, of Higginshaw, Oldham. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 36. Grave 5452.

GREENWOOD

Edward

Leading Aircraftman 1664729, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 15th April 1945. Aged 44. Son of Fred and Fraser Greenwood, of Haslingden. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 41. Joint grave 6377.

GRIFFITHS

J F

No further information currently available

GRIFFITHS

R

No further information currently available

GRUNDY

T

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HALLIWELL

J H

No further information currently available

HARDMAN

E

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HARDMAN

T

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HARGREAVES

E

No further information currently available

HARNWELL

J R

No further information currently available

HELLIWELL

F

No further information currently available

HOLT

Alfred

Fusilier 3450388, 1/5th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died 28th May 1940. Aged 19. Son of Abraham and Frances Holt, of Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 52. Grave 8198.

INMAN

Jack

Driver 139322, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 14th April 1941. Aged 23. Son of William and Ethel Inman, of Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 72. Grave 11408.

IRVING

Frederick

Sergeant 7584463, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 5th August 1944. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 21. Grave 2843.

KENEALEY

N

No further information currently available

KNIGHT

C

No further information currently available

LEE

R

No further information currently available

LEES

J

No further information currently available

MARSH

J N

No further information currently available

McCABE

C

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METCALF

W H

No further information currently available

MILLS

G

No further information currently available

MOSS

Kenneth

Leading Aircraftman 1059689, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 5th May 1945. Aged 23. Son of Albert Fielder Moss and Hannah Moss, of Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 77. Grave 12069.

NAYLOR

J

No further information currently available

NUTTALL

J H

No further information currently available

PLATT

F

No further information currently available

PLATT

J

No further information currently available

ROBERTS

E

No further information currently available

SCHOFIELD

E

No further information currently available

SCHOFIELD

Sidney

Leading Aircraftman 1010887, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 23rd April 1943. Aged 29. Son of James and Lilian Schofield, of High Crompton; husband of Lilian Schofield, of Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 44. Grave 6985.

SEAMAN

A

No further information currently available

SHARROCKS

G

No further information currently available

SHIRREFF

K

No further information currently available

SIDDALL

T

No further information currently available

SMITH

H

No further information currently available

SMITH

S

No further information currently available

SMYTHE

William Henry

Aircraftman 1st Class 634466, Royal Air Force. Died 31st Mat 1940. Aged 20. Son of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Smythe, of Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 52. Grave 8334.

STOCK

J

No further information currently available

STRINGER

J

No further information currently available

TAYLOR

Harry

Gunner 1782595, 83 Battery, 16 Light A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 16th November 1945. Aged 39. Son of James and Mary Ellen Taylor, of Shaw; husband of Jane Taylor, of Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 80. Grave 12622.

TAYLOR

J

No further information currently available

TAYLOR

James Henry

Corporal 1676093, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 1st July 1943. Aged 28. Son of James William and Mary Hannah Taylor, of Bacup; husband of Evelyn Taylor, of Bacup. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 63. Grave 10169.

TAYLOR

R

No further information currently available

THOMAS

J

No further information currently available

WALKER

W

No further information currently available

WHATMOUGH

G

No further information currently available

WILD

H

No further information currently available

WILD

James

Signalman 2594300, 1st Command Signals, Royal Corps of Signals. Died 28th June 1941. Aged 34. Son of Henry and Caroline Wild, of Crompton. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 71. Grave 11370.

WOLFENDEN

F

No further information currently available

WOODHOUSE

R R

No further information currently available

WOOLFENDEN

J

No further information currently available

Buried in Holy Trinity churchyard, Shaw, but not on the memorial

DILWORTH

G H
Private 520920, Labour Corps. Formerly 45064, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 19th April 1920. Aged 21. Son of Harry and Ada Dilworth; husband of Clara Dilworth (nee Saxon), of 11, Hesketh Avenue, Shaw. Buried in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, SHAW, Lancashire. Grave 735.
Buried in Crompton Cemetery but not on the memorial

BARLOW

E F
Private 64159, 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died 1st August 1920. Aged 26. Son of Mrs. Eliza Ann Barlow, of 19, Lois St., Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Church Grave 8418.

CHADWICK

William

Private 24951, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 28th August 1917. Aged 20. Born Crompton, enlisted Royton. Son of John Thomas Chadwick, of 167, Castleton Rd., Royton. Formerly 35767, Manchester Regiment. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 44. Church of England grave 6819..

FEDDEN

J
Private 35441, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 14th December 1920. Aged 28. Son of Samuel Fedden. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Roman Catholic Grave 2917.

JOHNSON

William Dixon
Rifleman 485076, 12th (County of London) Battalion (The Rangers), London Regiment. Died of wounds in United Kingdom 27th August 1917. Enlisted and resident Royton. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Church grave 10086.

MILNER

Harold

Private 3535051, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died 27th May 1946. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Milner, of Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 37. Grave 5612.

PORTER

Robert Henry
Gunner 41268, Royal Field Artillery. Died in United Kingdom 1st march 1916. Born and enlisted Shaw. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 60. Grave 9515.

RILEY

J S R

Private SE/35154, 6th Reserve Veterinary Hospital, Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Died 19th November 1918. Aged 30. Husband of May Louisa Riley, of 89, Watkin St., Lowerplace, Rochdale. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Church grave 8470.

WARD

G
Private 28039, Manchester Regiment. Died 19th October 1919. Aged 34. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ward, of 80, High St., Shaw. Born at Crompton. Buried in CROMPTON CEMETERY, CROMPTON, Lancashire. Plot 60. Grave 9515. (In the same grave is also buried: Pte. H. Ward, 61164, Manchester Regt., 28th November, 1922. Age 24.)

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