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AIRD, ALEXANDER Initials: A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Unit Text: 15th Bn. Age: 20 Date of Death: 01/07/1916 Service No: 17284 Additional information: Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Ann Aird, of 22, King's Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 6 D and 7 D. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

 

ALCOCK, GEORGE Initials: G Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers Unit Text: 20th Bn. Age: 24 Date of Death: 31/07/1916 Service No: PS/7457 Additional information: Son of Preston and Annie Alcock, of Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. Y. 1. Cemetery: Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension

 

William Francis Allen

Birth Place: Gibraltar Residence: Manchester Death Date: 21 Sep 1914 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Private Regiment: Durham Light Infantry Battalion: 2nd Battalion. Number: 8585 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Commemorated on La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial.

 

APPLEYARD, JAMES Initials: J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 17th Bn. Age: 38 Date of Death: 22/09/1916 Service No: 9239 Additional information: Son of James and Hannah Appleyard, of Hathersage, Derbyshire; husband of Mary Alice Appleyard, of 38, Mellor St., Prestwich, Manchester. A member of the Manchester City Police Force. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: K. CE. 271. Cemetery: Manchester Southern Cemetery

 

ATKINSON, MARSDEN Initials: M Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Staff Serjeant Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps Unit Text: 593rd Mechanical Transport Coy. Secondary Unit Text: attd. VIII Corps, Heavy Artillery. Age: 38 Date of Death: 12/04/1918 Service No: M/2/021751 Awards: M S M Additional information: Son of Robert and Jane Atkinson, of Brierley Wood, Huddersfield; husband of Annie Elizabeth Atkinson, of 29, Newtown St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: III. E. 24. Cemetery: Ypres Reservior Cemetery

 

BAGSHAWE, GEORGE HERBERT Initials: G H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 17th Bn. Age: 25 Date of Death: 28/01/1916 Service No: 17/8432 Additional information: Son of George and Martha E. Bagshawe, of 16, Clough Walk, Prestwich, Manchester. Born at Miles Platting, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 16. Cemetery: Suzanne Communal Cemetery Extension

 

Benjamin Pursell Bamford Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Salford, Lancs Death Date: 6 Dec 1918 Enlistment Location: Pendleton, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 1/5 Battalion (T.F.). Number: 204197 Type of Casualty: Died

 

Leonard Francis Bannister Birth Place: Salford, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 30 Jul 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Gunner Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery Number: 60085 Type of Casualty: Killed in action

 

BARLOW, NATHAN Initials: N Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Corporal Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps Unit Text: Reserve M.T. Depot Date of Death: 12/02/1917 Service No: M/205019 Additional information: Son of Mrs. Frances Ann Barlow, of 17, Whittaker Lane, Heaton Park, Prestwich. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: SS. 24. 631.  Buried Prestwich (St. Mary) Churchyard.

 

BAXTER, SIDNEY ERNEST Initials: S E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Northumberland Fusiliers Unit Text: 23rd (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Age: 30 Date of Death: 29/04/1917 Service No: 47078 Additional information: Son of Joseph Baxter; husband of Hilda May Baxter, of 61, King's Rd., Sedgley Park, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 2 and 3. Memorial: Arras Memorial

 

BAXTER, JAMES Initials: J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Serjeant Regiment/Service: Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) Unit Text: 15th Bn. Age: 23 Date of Death: 13/07/1917 Service No: 82013 Additional information: Son of James S. and Sarah Jane Baxter, of 21, Ernest St., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 13. Cemetery: Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery

 

BEDFORD, FRANK GORDON Initials: F G Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Unit Text: 90th Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Inf.) Age: 25 Date of Death: 03/07/1916 Service No: 22264 Additional information: Son of William and Sophia H. Bedford, of 2, Polefield Villas, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

 

Frederick Arthur Bell Residence: Manchester Death Date: 2 Sep 1918 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 1/6th Battalion. Number: 251536 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC: BELL, FREDERIC ARTHUR Initials: F A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn. Age: 25 Date of Death: 02/09/1918 Service No: 251536 Additional information: Son of Charlotte Bell, of 24, Deyne Avenue, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: II. K. 15. Cemetery: Bancourt British Cemetery

 

Frank Bendall Birth Place: Prestwich Residence: Manchester Death Date: 5 Dec 1916 Rank: Private Regiment: Royal Welsh Fusiliers Battalion: 1st Battalion. Number: 28499 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

Edgar Bent Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 25 Sep 1915 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Rifleman Regiment: Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own) Battalion: 12th Battalion. Number: S/719 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC: BENT, EDGAR Initials: E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Rifleman Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade Unit Text: 12th Bn. Age: 23 Date of Death: 25/09/1915 Service No: S/719 Additional information: Son of William and Eliza Bent, of Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 10. Memorial: Ploegsteert Memorial

 

George Birtwistle Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Pendleton, Town Hall, Lancs Death Date: 24 Aug 1915 Enlistment Location: Higher Broughton, Lancs Rank: Corporal Regiment: Hampshire Regiment Battalion: 10th Battalion. Number: 10496 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds.

 

BLAKE, EDWARD JACKSON Initials: E J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) Unit Text: 7th Bn. Age: 31 Date of Death: 21/11/1918 Service No: 112625 Additional information: Son of Edward and Annie Blake, of Big House Farm, Simister Lane, Rhodes, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: New. 127. Cemetery: Prestwich (St Margaret) Churchyard Extension

 

Fred Blakeley Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 23 Apr 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: L/Corporal Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 17th Battalion Number: 8079 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Comments: M.M. CWGC: BLAKELEY Initials: F Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 17th Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 23/04/1917 Service No: 17/8079 Awards: M M Additional information: Son of Mr. J. R. and Mrs. S. A. Blakeley, of 20, Arthur St., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 62. Cemetery: Cojeul British Cemetery, St Martin-Sur-Cojeul

 

Worsley Bleackley Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 5 Jun 1915 Rank: L/Corporal Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 1/6th Battalion. Number: 1369 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

William Bleakley Birth Place: Radcliffe, Lancaster Residence: Manchester Death Date: 3 May 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: L/Corporal Regiment: Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) Battalion: 8th Battalion. Number: 50771 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Formerly 5487, R. Fus.

 

BLINCH, WILFRID JOSEPH HASTINGS Initials: W J H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) Unit Text: 13th Bn. Secondary Regiment: 15th (The King's) Hussars Secondary Unit Text: formerly (999) Lce. Cpl. Age: 26 Date of Death: 16/08/1916 Additional information: Son of Mrs. Blinch, of 25, Mountfield, Prestwich, Manchester. A Reservist. Returned from Federated Malay States, Nov., 1914. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 1 D 8 B and 8 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

 

BLOOD, JOHN Initials: J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 16th Bn. Age: 29 Date of Death: 03/09/1917 Service No: 35459 Additional information: Brother of Patrick Blood, of 26, Princess Rd., Heaton Park, Manchester. Native of Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. F. 3. Cemetery: Lindenhoek Chalet Military Cemetery


 

Herbert Booth Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Wallasey, Ches. Death Date: 8 May 1917 Enlistment Location: Poulton, Lancs Rank: Corporal Regiment: Welsh Regiment Battalion: 19th Battalion. Number: 47853 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds.

 

William Edward Boyce Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Plymouth Death Date: 12 Sep 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Rifleman Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps Battalion: 2nd Battalion. Number: R/21647 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. CWGC: BOYCE, WILLIAM EDWARD Initials: W E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Rifleman Regiment/Service: King's Royal Rifle Corps Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 38 Date of Death: 12/09/1916 Service No: R/21647 Additional information: Son of George Henry and Mary Boyce, of Prestwich, Lancs. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. C. 11. Cemetery: Heilley Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe


 

BRADBURN, GEORGE Initials: G Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers Unit Text: 17th Bn. Age: 21 Date of Death: 24/10/1917 Service No: 23614 Additional information: Son of William Henry and Martha Bradburn, of 25, Milton Rd., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 54 to 60 and 163A. Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial

 

Arthur Bradbury Birth Place: Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 3 May 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Manchester Rank: Private Regiment: King's (Liverpool Regiment) Battalion: 1st Battalion. Number: 52994 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Comments: Formerly 4892, Manchester Regiment.


Arthur Bradshaw Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Royton, Lancs Death Date: 29 May 1918 Enlistment Location: Besses O'th Barn, Manchester Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 1/6th Battalion. Number: 352216 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds.


George Leonard Bradshaw Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Bury Death Date: 27 Sep 1918 Rank: Private Regiment: Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) Battalion: 1/8th Battalion. Number: 45902 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Comments: Formerly 35258, Lancashire Fusiliers CWGC: BRADSHAW, GEORGE LEONARD Initials: G L Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Rifleman Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) Unit Text: "B" Coy. 8th Bn. Age: 35 Date of Death: 27/09/1918 Service No: 45902 Additional information: Son of Robert and Anne Bradshaw, of Prestwich, Manchester; husband of Mary Bradshaw, of 123, Besses St., Whitefield, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 34. Cemetery: Orival Wood Cemetery, Flesquieres

 

BRIGGS, FRED DUNCAN Initials: F D Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers Unit Text: 16th Bn. Age: 23 Date of Death: 02/10/1918 Service No: 39388 Additional information: Son of Henry Edward and Mary Jane Briggs, of 14, Orford Rd, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 5 and 6. Memorial: Vis-En-Artois Memorial

 

Harold Britton Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Lower Broughton, Manchester Death Date: 6 Sep 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 1/8th Battalion Number: 306542 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.


Albert Brown Birth Place: Salford, Lancs Residence: Bury, Lancs Death Date: 13 May 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: A/Sergeant Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 10th Battalion. Number: 5951 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds.


Thomas Brown Residence: Bury Lancs Death Date: 24 Jun 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 2/7th Battalion. Number: 3386 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.


Charles Bryson Birth Place: Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 5 Jan 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Gunner Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery Number: 122 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.


BUCKLEY, PERCY Initials: P Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 21st. Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 04/10/1917 Service No: 18811 Additional information: Son of John Edward and Mary Alice Buckley, of 17, Wiseman Terrace, Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. L. 26. Cemetery: Godewaersvelde British Cemetery

 

BULLOCK, EDWIN Initials: E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Middlesex Regiment Unit Text: 11th Bn. Age: 28 Date of Death: 19/10/1915 Service No: G/5510 Additional information: Son of Charles and Rose Bullock, of 5, Elizabeth St., Whitefield; husband of Mary E. Morris (formerly Bullock), of 56, Half Acre, Bury Old Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 99 to 101. Memorial: Loos Memorial


CAMPBELL, WILLIAM ROSS

Initials: W R Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Corporal Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 11th Bn. Age: 27 Date of Death: 27/09/1918 Service No: 6473 Additional information: Husband of Jessie Beswick (formerly Campbell), of 46, Whittaker Lane, Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. D. 22. Cemetery: Sains-Les-Marquion British Cemetery

 

Harold Carden Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 29 Jun 1918 Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 22nd Battalion. Number: 28345 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. Stand Memorial CARDEN, HAROLD Initials: H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 22nd Bn. Age: 34 Date of Death: 29/06/1918 Service No: 28345 Additional information: Husband of Agnes Carden, of 31, Chester St., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 1. Row A. Grave 2. Cemetery: Cavaletto British Cemetery

 

George Carr Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Salford, Lancs Death Date: 19 Dec 1915 Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 1/7th Battalion. Number: 1525 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

Stanley John Carter Birth Place: Liverpool Residence: Salford, Lancs Death Date: 21 Jul 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Battalion: 7th Battalion. Number: 29920 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. Comments: Formerly 11931, Lancs Fusiliers CARTER, STANLEY JOHN Initials: S J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Unit Text: Depot Age: 27 Date of Death: 21/07/1917 Service No: 29920 Additional information: Son of Garvin Herdman Carter and Laura Louise Carter, of 51, Richmond Avenue, Prestwich, Manchester. Born at Liverpool. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: L. 1018. Cemetery: Salford (Weaste) Cemetery


 

CAWLEY, The Hon. OSWALD Initials: O Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Captain Regiment/Service: King's Shropshire Light Infantry Unit Text: 10th (Shropshire and Cheshire Yeomanry) Bn. Age: 35 Date of Death: 22/08/1918 Additional information: Son of Sir Frederick Cawley, 1st Baron Cawley of Prestwich, and Baroness Cawley, of Berrington Hall, Leominster, Herefordshire. Member of Parliament for Prestwich Division, Lancashire since Feb. 1918. His brothers, Harold T. and John S. also fell. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Cemetery: Nery Communal Cemetery.


 

Thomas Chadderton Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 14 Jul 1916 Enlistment Location: Manchester Rank: L/Corporal Regiment: King's (Liverpool Regiment) Battalion: 13th Battalion Number: 19190 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.  CWGC: CHADDERTON, THOMAS Initials: T Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) Unit Text: 13th Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 14/07/1916 Service No: 19190 Additional information: Son of James and Sarah Ann Chadderton, of 8, Longfield, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 1 D 8 B and 8 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

 

Robert Chadwick Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Salford, Lancs Death Date: 31 May 1915 Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 1/7th Battalion. Number: 1791 Type of Casualty: Killed in actiion. CHADWICK, ROBERT Initials: R Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers Unit Text: "A" Coy. 1st/7th Bn. Age: 23 Date of Death: 31/05/1915 Service No: 1791 Additional information: Son of George and Alice Hannah Chadwick, of Brandram Rd., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 58 to 72 or 218 to 219. Memorial: Helles Memorial

 

CHADWICK, ARTHUR Initials: A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Serjeant Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry Unit Text: 10th Bn. Age: 24 Date of Death: 25/09/1915 Service No: 11607 Additional information: Son of John and Martha Chadwick, of 3, Russell St., Heaton Park, Manchester; husband of Lilian Annie Chadwick, of Clifton House, Gosport Rd., Fareham, Hants. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 108 to 112. Memorial: Loos Memorial.

 

CHAPMAN Initials: C W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers Unit Text: 24th Bn. Age: 21 Date of Death: 13/11/1916 Service No: 3988 Additional information: Son of James and Agnes Chapman, of 21, Grosvenor St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Native of Prestwich. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 52. Cemetery: Redan Ridge Cemetery No 2, Beaumont-Hamel


CHARLTON, JOHN

Initials: J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers Unit Text: "A" Coy. 3rd Bn. attd. 1st Bn. Age: 26 Date of Death: 02/09/1918 Additional information: Son of William and Mary Charlton; husband of Alice Isabel Charlton, of 4, Brookfield, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: D. 3. Cemetery: Ecoust-St. Mein British Cemetery

 

Joseph Chesney Birth Place: Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 29 Feb 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Manchester Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 22nd Battalion. Number: 25696 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds.


CHORLTON, JOSHUA Initials: J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 21st Bn. Age: 31 Date of Death: 26/03/1917 Service No: 23105 Additional information: Husband of Teresa Laithwaite (formerly Chorlton), of 56, Hampden Rd., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 7. Memorial: Arras Memorial


 

Sidney Clark Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 5 Jun 1915 Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 1/6th Battalion. Number: 2276 Type of Casualty: Killed in action Possible for Stand Memorial


COOK, GEORGE McANDREW Initials: G M Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 18 Date of Death: 01/07/1916 Service No: S/10310 Additional information: Son of George and Elizabeth Cook, of 26, Egerton St., Heaton Park, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial


COOMBER, HORACE BERTRAM

Initials: H B Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Captain Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps Unit Text: 45th Sqdn. Secondary Regiment: Manchester Regiment Secondary Unit Text: and "C" Coy. 8th Bn Age: 23 Date of Death: 12/10/1917 Additional information: Son of William Horace and Sarah Emily Coomber, of Glenholme, Prestwich Park, Manchester. Appointed Scout Officer, April, 1915, and Musketry Officer Nov., 1915. Volunteered for R.F.C. Oct., 1916. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. E. 21. Cemetery: Dadizeele New British Cemetery

COOPE, FRED

Initials: F Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 19th Bn. Age: 18 Date of Death: 11/05/1916 Service No: 12301 Additional information: Son of William Coope, of 2, Dashwood Rd Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: G. 12. Cemetery: Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

Harry Coope Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 10 Sep 1917 Rank: Sergeant Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps Battalion: 12th Battalion. Number: R/1128 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC Initials: H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Serjeant Regiment/Service: King's Royal Rifle Corps Unit Text: "D" Coy. 12th Bn. Age: 30 Date of Death: 10/09/1917 Service No: R/1128 Additional information: Son of Lot and Mary Coope, of 70, Bury Old Rd., Kirkham, Prestwich, Manchester; husband of Florence Coope, of 36, Trafford Rd., Eccles, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: III. E. 20. Cemetery: Artillery Wood Cemetery

 

COOPE, SAMUEL Initials: S Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 12th Bn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 12/10/1918 Service No: 401173 Additional information: Son of Emily Singleton (formerly Coope), of 42, Fountain St., Crumpsall, Manchester, and the late Alfred Coope. Native of Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 34. Cemetery: Neuvilly Communal Cemetery Extension

 

CROMPTON, FREDERICK Initials: F Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: "A" Coy. 16th Bn. Age: 29 Date of Death: 16/06/1917 Service No: 302909 Additional information: Son of John and Emily Crompton, of Heaton Park, Manchester; husband of Dora Alice Hollis (formerly Crompton), of 62, Stuart St., Bradford, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. J. 7. Cemetery: Perth Cemetery (China Wall).

 

CURRIE Initials: W A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Gunner Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery Unit Text: 126th Siege Bty. Age: 21 Date of Death: 03/06/1917 Service No: 69224 Additional information: Son of John and Williamina Currie, of Asylum Terrace, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: M. 39. Cemetery: Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery


 

Richard Dakin Birth Place: Crumpsall, Manchester Residence: Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancs Death Date: 10 Aug 1918 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Manchester Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 2nd Battalion. Number: 269 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Comments: M.M.

 

DALTON, GEORGE Initials: G Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Signaller Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Unit Text: H.M.S. "Vivid." Age: 19 Date of Death: 27/09/1918 Service No: Mersey Z/3287 Additional information: Son of Henry and Alice Maud Dalton, of 9, King's Rd., Sedgley Park, Prestwich. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: NS. 15. 525. Cemetery: Prestwich (St. Mary) Churchyard

 

DAVIDSON, WILLIAM HART Initials: W H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Corporal Regiment/Service: Honourable Artillery Company Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 34 Date of Death: 01/04/1917 Service No: 5401 Additional information: Son of William and Caroline Davidson, of 78, Bury Old Rd., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 17. Cemetery: H.A.C Cemetery, Ecoust-St. Mein.

 

Joseph Davies Birth Place: Newcastle, Staffs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 15 Aug 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment) Battalion: 7th Battalion. Number: 20553 Type of Casualty: Died

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DAVIES, SAMUEL Initials: S Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Corporal Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade Unit Text: 3rd Bn. Age: 23 Date of Death: 01/09/1916 Service No: B/2853 Additional information: Son of J. Senior Davies and Clara Davies, of "Sunny Mead," 124, Bury Old Rd., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: XXX. D. 4. Cemetery: Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval


 

DAWSON, DAVID Initials: D Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: "C" Coy. 21st Bn. Age: 33 Date of Death: 17/12/1916 Service No: 19099 Additional information: Son of David and Elizabeth Dawson, of 1, Park St., Heaton Park; husband of Ellen Dawson, of 2, Hampden Rd., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 7. Memorial: Arras Memorial

 

George Dawson Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 5 Jun 1917 Rank: A/Sergeant Regiment: Border Regiment Battalion: 8th Battalion. Number: 32207 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. Not same man as on Stand


Joseph Dawson Birth Place: Heaton Park, Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 1 Jul 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 18th Battalion. Number: 10015 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.


Stanley Mowbray Davenport Birth Place: Heaton Park, Lancaster Residence: Manchester Death Date: 30 Jul 1915 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Rifleman Regiment: Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own) Battalion: 8th Battalion. Number: B/3165 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. DAVENPORT, STANLEY MOWBRAY Initials: S M Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Rifleman Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade Unit Text: 8th Bn. Age: 23 Date of Death: 30/07/1915 Service No: B/3165 Additional information: Son of William and Mary A. Davenport, of Hawthorn Villa, Bury New Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 46 - 48 and 50. Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

 

DEARDEN Initials: A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Gunner Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery Unit Text: 249th Siege Bty. Age: 26 Date of Death: 03/06/1919 Service No: 171202 Additional information: Son of Adam and Sarah Dearden, of 36, Randlesham St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: E.P.162. 7456. Cemetery: Bury Cemetery, Redvales

 

Harold Dickinson Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 5 Feb 1916 Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 19th Battalion. Number: 11790 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. CWGC: DICKINSON, HAROLD Initials: H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 19th Bn. Age: 20 Date of Death: 05/02/1916 Service No: 11790 Additional information: Son of Thomas and Louisa Dickinson, of 35, Heaton St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 17. 11. Cemetery: St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen

 

DODDS, LOUIS Initials: L Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 12th Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 25/04/1917 Service No: 32496 Additional information: Son of Robert and Margaret Dodds, of 34, Newtown St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 7. Memorial: Arras Memorial


 

ECKERSALL, ROBERT Initials: R Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 25 Date of Death: 06/08/1918 Service No: 18020 Additional information: Son of Thomas and Alice Eckersall, of G, Fountain St. Besses-O'-th'-Barn, Whitefield, Manchester. Born at Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: 1. Cemetery: Vevey (St. Martin's) Cemetery


 

William Eckersall Birth Place: Whitefield, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 2 Apr 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 2/8th Battalion. Number: 300734 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Stand Memorial ECKERSALL, WILLIAM Initials: W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: "C" Coy. 2nd/8th Bn. Age: 29 Date of Death: 02/04/1917 Service No: 300734 Additional information: Husband of Maud Florence Eckersall, of 47, Kirkhams, Prestwich, Manchester. Native of Whitefield, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. A. 6. Cemetery: Vermelles British Cemetery

 

ECKERSLEY, JAMES HENRY Initials: J H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 19th Bn. Age: 21 Date of Death: 31/07/1917 Service No: 47190 Additional information: Son of William Henry and Sarah Eckersley, of 2, Naseby Place, Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 53 and 55. Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

 

John Patrick Fallon Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Radcliffe, Lancs Death Date: 21 Oct 1916 Rank: Corporal Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 11th Battalion. Number: 28515 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Radcliffe Memorial

 

FEATHERSTONE, ALFRED Initials: A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Gunner Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery Unit Text: 287th Siege Bty. Age: 19 Date of Death: 04/07/1917 Service No: 124007 Additional information: Son of William and Elizabeth Ann Featherstone, of Northwood Lodge, Bury Old Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: XV. C. 8A. Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

 

Gilbert Fleming Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 31 Jul 1917 Rank: Sergeant Regiment: Machine Gun Corps Battalion: (Infantry). Number: 17913 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Comments: Formerly 261, Rif. Bde

 

Herbert Fletcher Birth Place: Prestwich Residence: Manchester Death Date: 7 Jun 1917 Rank: L/Sergeant Regiment: King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) Battalion: 7th Battalion. Number: 18593 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC: FLETCHER, HERBERT Initials: H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Serjeant Regiment/Service: King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) Unit Text: 7th Bn. Age: 27 Date of Death: 07/06/1917 Service No: 18593 Additional information: Son of Charles and Sarah Jane Fletcher, of 49, Cromwell Rd., Heaton Park. Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 12. Cemetery: Croonaert Chapel Cemetery.

 

FLETCHER, HERBERT Initials: H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Coldstream Guards Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 33 Date of Death: 27/08/1918 Service No: 22146 Additional information: Son of Esther Fletcher, of 1, Woodlands, Hilton Lane, Rainsough, Prestwich, Manchester, and the late Samuel Fletcher. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 21. Cemetery: Croisilles British Cemetery.

 

FOGG Initials: J H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Gunner Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery Unit Text: 165th Bde. Secondary Unit Text: attd. "X" 31st Trench Mortar Bty. Date of Death: 17/07/1916 Service No: L/24370 Additional information: Husband of A. M. Fogg, of 34, Brandram Rd., Heaton Park, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 21. Cemetery: Laventie Military Cemetery, La Gorgue

 

FORBES, ALBERT Initials: A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Captain Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 8th Bn. Manchester Regt. Age: 24 Date of Death: 30/08/1918 Awards: Mentioned in Despatches Additional information: Son of John and Alice Forbes, of "Crendahr", Guest Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 8. Cemetery: Manchester Cemetery, Riencourt-Les-Bapaume

 

Harold Foster Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 28 Oct 1918 Rank: L/Corporal Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 2nd Battalion. Number: 28170 Type of Casualty: Died. Unsworth Memorial

 

Josiah Geach Birth Place: Prestwich Residence: Manchester Death Date: 28 Mar 1918 Rank: Private Regiment: King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) Battalion: 8th Battalion. Number: 35971 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. GEACH, JOSIAH Initials: J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) Unit Text: 8th Bn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 28/03/1918 Service No: 35971 Additional information: Son of Josiah Geach, of 1, Hartswell, Rainsough, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 2. Memorial: Arras Memorial


Robert Gee Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Salford, Lancs Death Date: 28 Aug 1915 Enlistment Location: Pendleton Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 1/8th Battalion Number: 2418 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds.

 

Stanley Gething Birth Place: Prestwich Residence: London Death Date: 30 Oct 1917 Enlistment Location: Colwin Bay Rank: Private Regiment: London Regiment Battalion: 28th (County of London) Battalion (Artists Rifles). Number: 763850 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

GIBBONS Initials: A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn. Age: 36 Date of Death: 02/04/1918 Service No: 77161 Additional information: Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Gibbons; husband of Ellen Gibbons, of Dearden Terrace, Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Harbonnieres Ger. Cem. Mem. 13. Cemetery: Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres

 

GIBSON, CHARLES WILLIAM ARNOLD Initials: C W A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Royal Marines Unit Text: R.M. Medical Unit, R.N. Div. Age: 21 Date of Death: 30/10/1917 Service No: Deal/4257(S) Additional information: Son of William Arthur Lummis Gibson and Alice Gibson, of 11, Recreation St., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: III. B. 18. Cemetery: St. Julien Dressing Station Cemetery.

 

John Robert Gorner Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 24 Apr 1917 Enlistment Location: Salford, Lancs Rank: Sergeant Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 17th Battalion Number: 47459 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds.

 

Fred Grandidge Birth Place: Bury, Lancs Residence: Bury Death Date: 27 Aug 1918 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Manchester Rank: Private Regiment: Coldstream Guards Number: 21134 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

GRANT, ROBERT Initials: R Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps Unit Text: 29th Sqdn. Secondary Regiment: General List Secondary Unit Text: and Age: 24 Date of Death: 13/06/1917 Additional information: Son of Robert and Helen Lawrie Grant, of Strathspey, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: 633. Cemetery: Hoogstade Belgian Military Cemetery

 

GRANT, JAMES TAYLOR Initials: J T Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers Age: 22 Date of Death: 09/11/1920 Service No: G/75396 Awards: M M Additional information: Son of Mrs. H. L. Grant, of "Strathspey," Guest Rd., Prestwich, and the late Robert Grant. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: New. 7. Cemetery: Prestwich (St. Margaret) Churchyard Extension.

 

GRANT, ROBERT WILLIAM GORDON Initials: R W G Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Captain Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 7th Bn Age: 21 Date of Death: 24/05/1917 Additional information: Son of James and Mary E. Grant, of 17, Gardner Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 6. Cemetery: Neuville-Borjonval British Cemetery.


Name: GREAVES, FREDERIC Initials: F Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) Unit Text: 7th Bn. Secondary Regiment: The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Secondary Unit Text: attd. 1st/4th Bn. Age: 28 Date of Death: 01/06/1918 Additional information: Son of John William and Margaret Elizabeth Greaves, of Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 25. Cemetery: Houchin British Cemetery.

 

William Arthur Greenhalgh Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 1 Jul 1916 Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 18th Battalion. Number: 10022 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

GREENWOOD, WILLIAM Initials: W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Royal Warwickshire Regiment Unit Text: 11th Bn. Age: 37 Date of Death: 29/04/1917 Service No: 23309 Additional information: Son of William and Mary Jane Greenwood; husband of Isabel Greenwood, of 18 Elizabeth St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 3. Memorial: Arras Memorial.

 

GRUNDY, PERCY Initials: P Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 3rd Bn. Secondary Regiment: Labour Corps Secondary Unit Text: transf. to (432349) 212th Area Employment Coy. Age: 42 Date of Death: 01/02/1919 Service No: 9439 Additional information: Son of Samuel and Mary Ann Grundy, of 32, Tewkesbury Drive, Sedgley Park, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. E. 25. Cemetery: Cologne Southern Cemetery.

 

Peter Haddock Birth Place: Radcliffe, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 20 Sep 1918 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Battalion: 1st Battalion. Number: 29828 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. Comments: Formerly 4982, Manchester Regiment HADDOCK, PETER Initials: P Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Unit Text: 1st Bn. Age: 26 Date of Death: 20/09/1918 Service No: 29828 Additional information: Son of Jesse and Alice Haddock, of 461, Bury New Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: II. F. 9. Cemetery: Brie British Cemetery

 

Douglas Duncan Hadfield Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 12 Oct 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: L/Corporal Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 16th Battalion. Number: 6496 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. HADFIELD, DOUGLAS DUNCAN Initials: D D Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: "B" Coy. 16th Bn. Age: 24 Date of Death: 12/10/1916 Service No: 6496 Additional information: Son of Mary Jane Hadfield, of 61, Clifton Rd., Prestwich, Manchester, and the late James Hadfield. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

 

HAGUE, GEORGE WILLIAM Initials: G W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers Unit Text: 16th Bn. Age: 32 Date of Death: 17/04/1918 Service No: 34389 Additional information: Son of John and Jane Hague, of Prestwich, Manchester; husband of Frances Elizabeth Hague, of 15, Salthill Terrace, Clitheroe, Lancs. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: XXIX. E. 4A. Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery.

 

HALL, ALFRED ERNEST Initials: A E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 2nd/6th Bn. Age: 21 Date of Death: 26/05/1917 Service No: 250533 Additional information: Son of Elizabeth Hall, of 53, Merton Rd., Heaton Park, Manchester, and the late Alfred Hall. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. E. 59. Cemetery: Bethune Town Cemetery.

 

Ernest Bruce Hallsworth Birth Place: Salford, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 20 Sep 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 2/5th Battalion Number: 205165 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

HARDMAN Initials: W C Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 12th Bn. Age: 37 Date of Death: 26/06/1919 Service No: 49325 Additional information: Husband of Lily Williams (formerly Hardman), of 22, Newtown St., Heaton Park, Prestwich. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: New. 92. Cemetery: Prestwich (St. Margaret) Churchyard Extension.

 

HARRISON, EDWARD Initials: E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders Unit Text: 8th Bn. Age: 35 Date of Death: 25/09/1915 Service No: S/5781 Additional information: Son of the late Richard Bond Harrison and Elizabeth Harrison; husband of Rosa Nellie Harrison, of 34, Rectory Avenue, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 112 to 115. Memorial: Loos Memorial.

 

Tom Harrison Birth Place: Wigan, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 29 Mar 1918 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: L/Corporal Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 1/6th Battalion. Number: 250441 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. HARRISON, TOM Initials: T Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn. Age: 24 Date of Death: 29/03/1918 Service No: 250441 Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John George Harrison, of 2, Buckingham Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. H. 16. Cemetery: Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension.

 

HARRISON, CHARLES SIMPSON Initials: C S Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Telegraphist Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Unit Text: H.M. Drifter "Cosmos." Age: 19 Date of Death: 15/02/1918 Service No: Mersey Z/2128 Additional information: Son of Charles Judson Harrison and Mary Annie Harrison, of 3, Colchester Avenue, Sedgeley Park, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: 30. Memorial: Plymouth Naval Memorial

 

Ernest Arthur Heap Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 9 Jun 1915 Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 1/6th Battalion. Number: 1678 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. HEAP, ERNEST ARTHUR Initials: E A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 09/06/1915 Service No: 1678 Additional information: Son of Charles James and Mary Jane Heap, of 18, Mountfield, Prestwich, Lancs. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: L. 93. Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

 

Edward Henderson Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Rochdale, Lancs Death Date: 4 Jun 1915 Enlistment Location: Castleton, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 1/6th Battalion. Number: 8922 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

William Herbert Birth Place: Dublin Residence: Salford, Lancs Death Date: 8 May 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 19th Battalion. Number: 18700 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

HIBBERT, FRANK Initials: F Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Unit Text: 9th Bn. Age: 23 Date of Death: 17/08/1916 Service No: S/12122 Additional information: Son of Eliza Hibbert, of 16, Egerton St., Heaton Park, Manchester, and the late C. Hibbert. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 78 to 83. Memorial: Loos Memorial.

 

Phillips Hibbert Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Newport, Mon Death Date: 10 Jan 1918 Enlistment Location: Heaton Park, Manchester Rank: Sergeant Regiment: South Wales Borderers Battalion: 5th Battalion. Number: 14312 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. Comments: D.C.M HIBBERT, PHILLIPS Initials: P Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Serjeant Regiment/Service: South Wales Borderers Unit Text: 5th Bn. Age: 30 Date of Death: 10/01/1918 Service No: 14312 Awards: D C M Additional information: Son of Eliza Hibbert, of 16, Egerton St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: P. V. N. 4A. Cemetery: St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

 

John Joseph Highton Birth Place: Rochdale, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 7 Aug 1915 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 9th Battalion. Number: 9291 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

Henry Hill Birth Place: Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 20 Jul 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Manchester Rank: Private Regiment: Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) Battalion: 20th Battalion. Number: 5004 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

HILTON, FRANK Initials: F Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Bombardier Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery Unit Text: 12th Siege Bty. Age: 29 Date of Death: 05/07/1918 Service No: 66299 Additional information: Son of William and Rebecca Hilton, of 7, Grosvenor St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: V. J. 1. Cemetery: Niederzwehren Cemetery.

 

Matthew Edward Hilton Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Bury, Lancs Death Date: 22 Oct 1917 Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 18th Battalion. Number: 35090 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC: HILTON, MATTHEW EDWARD Initials: M E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers Unit Text: 18th Bn. Age: 35 Date of Death: 22/10/1917 Service No: 35090 Additional information: Son of Arthur and Selina Hilton, of 1, Barrow St., Prestwich, Manchester; husband of Emma Hilton, of 12, Cromwell Rd., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 54 to 60 and 163A. Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial.

 

Stanley Hilton Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 14 May 1916 Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 19th Battalion. Number: 12105 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC: HILTON, STANLEY Initials: S Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 19th Bn. Age: 21 Date of Death: 14/05/1916 Service No: 12105 Additional information: Son of John Thomas and Selina Hilton, of 13, Half Acre Lane, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: H. 16. Cemetery: Carnoy Military Cemetery.

 

HISLOP, JOHN ARTHUR Initials: J A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Captain Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 19th Bn. Age: 29 Date of Death: 08/07/1916 Additional information: Son of James and Alice Ann Hislop. Born at Prestwich. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: NS. 21. 40. Cemetery: Prestwich (St. Mary) Churchyard.

 

Alfred Hitchen Birth Place: Chadderton, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 6 Jul 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Welsh Regiment Battalion: 2nd Battalion. Number: 34435 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC: HITCHEN, ALFRED Initials: A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Welsh Regiment Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 06/07/1916 Service No: 34435 Additional information: Son of Joe and Jane Hitchen, of 5, Green Hill, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. 24. Cemetery: St. Patrick's Cemetery, Loos

 

HOLT, JOSEPH Initials: J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Captain Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 6th Bn. Age: 33 Date of Death: 04/06/1915 Additional information: Son of Sir Edward Holt, 1st Bart., and Lady Holt, of Woodthorpe, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 158 to 170. Memorial: Helles Memorial.

 

Ernest Horsfield Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Prestwich Death Date: 29 Nov 1917 Enlistment Location: Whitefield, Lancs Rank: Gunner Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery Number: 155992 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. CWGC: HORSFIELD, ERNEST Initials: E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Gunner Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery Unit Text: 216th Siege Bty. Age: 38 Date of Death: 29/11/1917 Service No: 155992 Additional information: Son of John and Jane Horsfield, of Guest Rd., Prestwich, Manchester; husband of Sallie Horsfield, of Broomfield Cottage, Bury New Rd., Whitefield, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: III. A. 19. Cemetery: Tincourt New British Cemetery.


Benjamin Hudson Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 15 Oct 1916 Enlistment Location: Ashton-On-Mersey, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 17th Battalion Number: 9299 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC: HUDSON, BENJAMIN Initials: B Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 17th Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 15/10/1916 Service No: 9299 Additional information: Son of Emma Hudson and the late David Hudson, of Prestwich. Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memoria

 

Thomas H. Hudson Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 27 Sep 1917 Enlistment Location: Ashton-On-Mersey Rank: Private Regiment: Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) Battalion: 6th Battalion. Number: 275582 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. CWGC: HUDSON Initials: T Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Unit Text: 5th/6th Bn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 27/09/1917 Service No: 275582 Additional information: Son of David and Emma Hudson, of 59, Bury New Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Also served in Egypt. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. C. 4. Cemetery: Coxyde Military Cemetery

 

HUGHES, HARRY Initials: H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Leading Telegraphist Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Unit Text: H.M.S. "Thrasher." Age: 21 Date of Death: 26/09/1917 Service No: J/8686 Additional information: Son of Henry and Annie Hughes, of 87, Albert Avenue, Prestwich. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: SS. 25. 601. Cemetery: Prestwich (St. Mary) Churchyard.

 

HUGHES, EDWARD Initials: E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Royal Welsh Fusiliers Unit Text: 16th Bn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 31/07/1917 Service No: 235340 Additional information: Son of Henry and Annie Hughes, of 87, Albert Avenue, Prestwich, Manchester. Enlisted Aug.,1914. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 22. Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

 

George Stanley Hulme Birth Place: Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 23 Apr 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Manchester Rank: L/Corporal Regiment: King's (Liverpool Regiment) Battalion: 1st Battalion. Number: 53010 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC: Comments: Formerly 4985, Manchester Regiment. HULME, GEORGE STANLEY Initials: G S Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) Unit Text: 1st Bn. Age: 25 Date of Death: 23/04/1917 Service No: 53010 Additional information: Son of George Hartley Hulme and Mary J. Hulme, of Saxonholme, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 3. Memorial: Arras Memorial.

 

HULME, CLARENCE WALLER Initials: C W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery Unit Text: 317th Bde. Age: 28 Date of Death: 16/09/1918 Awards: M C Additional information: Son of George Hartley Hulme and Mary J. Hulme, of Saxonholme, Prestwich. Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. G. 18. Cemetery: Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension.

 

Hubert Humphries Birth Place: Manchester Residence: Seaforth Death Date: 14 Jul 1918 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps Number: MS/1014 Type of Casualty: Died.

 

HUTCHINSON, JOHN SUMNERSCALES Initials: J S Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Captain Regiment/Service: South Lancashire Regiment Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 33 Date of Death: 26/08/1914 Additional information: Son of Henry Ormerod Hutchinson and Elizabeth Hutchinson, of Prestwich, Lancs; husband of Marjorie Emma Hall-Smith (formerly Hutchinson), of Ellerslie, Gosforth, Cumberland, and Broadoaks, Bury, Lancs. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: X. A. 9. Cemetery: Romeries Commuinal Cemetery Extension

 

Albert Isherwood Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 7 Dec 1915 Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 12th Battalion. Number: 23326 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

John Isherwood Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 1 Feb 1917 Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 20th Battalion. Number: 23497 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds.

 

ISHERWOOD, PETER Initials: P Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers Unit Text: 20th Bn. Age: 30 Date of Death: 18/12/1916 Service No: 4914 Additional information: Son of James William and Margaret Isherwood, late of Prestwich, Manchester. His brothers Albert and John also fell. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

 

JACKSON, TOM Initials: T Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers Unit Text: 13th Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 07/03/1918 Service No: 5129 Additional information: Son of Peter and Emily Jackson, of The Hollies, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 28 to 30 and 162 to 162A and 163A. Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial.

 

William Brooks Jepson Residence: Manchester Death Date: 12 Oct 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 2/5th Battalion Number: 204918 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. Comments: Formerly 380191, Manchester Regt.

 

JONES, CHARLES ARNOLD Initials: C A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps Secondary Regiment: Royal Berkshire Regiment Secondary Unit Text: attd. 2nd Bn. Age: 29 Date of Death: 01/05/1918 Additional information: Son of John Taylor Jones and Amy Jones; husband of Gertrude Jones, of Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. D. 8. Cemetery: Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-Sur-Somme.

 

JONES, CHARLES Initials: C Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private (Signaller) Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 26 Date of Death: 20/07/1916 Service No: S/9776 Additional information: Son of Charles and Martha Ann Jones, of 12, North Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 15 B and 15 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

 

JONES Initials: G L Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Corporal Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery Unit Text: "C" Bty. 84th Bde. Age: 33 Date of Death: 07/10/1918 Service No: 33442 Additional information: Son of Richard and Alice Jones, of Oswestry, Salop; husband of Elizabeth Alice Jones, of 6, Church Lane, Prestwich, Manchester. Served 8 years in 52nd Bty. R.F.A., India. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 8. Cemetery: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gouy.

 

JONES, WILLIAM HENRY Initials: W H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: East Lancashire Regiment Unit Text: 2nd/5th Bn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 21/03/1918 Service No: 31071 Additional information: Son of James Richard and Harriett Jones, of I, Albert St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 1. Cemetery: Roye New British Cemetery.


 

KELLETT, HENRY JOHN Initials: H J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Yorkshire Regiment Unit Text: 5th Bn. Age: 29 Date of Death: 02/10/1918 Service No: 35408 Additional information: Son of Richard and Mary Kellett, of 6, Wilton St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. K. 3. Cemetery: Berlin South-Western Cemetery.


 

KERSHAW, JOHN Initials: J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers Unit Text: "C" Coy. 20th Bn. Age: 23 Date of Death: 20/07/1916 Service No: PS/5156 Additional information: Son of John and Hannah Kershaw, of 17, Bent Lane, Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

 

KERSHAW, THOMAS JAMES Initials: T J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers Unit Text: 11th Bn. Age: 26 Date of Death: 23/01/1917 Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Kershaw, of "Birchdene," Guest Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. B. 4. Cemetery: Nieppe Communal Cemetery


 

Walter Kershaw Birth Place: Prestwich Residence: Manchester Death Date: 1 Jul 1916 Enlistment Location: Higher Crumpsall, Lancs Rank: Rifleman Regiment: Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own) Battalion: 1st Battalion. Number: Z/2164 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

KEYTE, WILLIAM Initials: W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) Unit Text: 4th Bn. Age: 32 Date of Death: 13/10/1918 Service No: 109379 Additional information: Husband of Annie Keyte, of 14, Back Kirkhams, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: XII. B. 11. Cemetery: Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt.


 

Harry Langley Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Warrington Death Date: 3 Aug 1915 Enlistment Location: Warrington, Lancs Rank: L/Corporal Regiment: Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own) Battalion: 7th Battalion. Number: Z/1 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds.

 

LAWTON Initials: J C Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps Secondary Regiment: Canadian Corps Secondary Unit Text: attd. Siege Park Age: 23 Date of Death: 02/09/1918 Service No: M2/134013 Additional information: Son of James and Maria Lawton, of 2c, Hampden Rd., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 4. Cemetery: Achicourt Road Cemetery, Achicourt

 

James Leach Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 5 Dec 1915 Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 1st Garrison Battalion. Number: 28529 Type of Casualty: Died. LEACH Initials: J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 1st Bn. Age: 39 Date of Death: 05/12/1915 Service No: 28529 Additional information: Son of Jonathan and Mary Alice Leach; husband of Hannah Leach, of 22, Bailey St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: New. 153. Cemetery: Prestwich (St. Margaret) Churchyard Extension.

 

Stanley Lewis Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 22 Mar 1918 Rank: Private Regiment: King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) Battalion: 9th Battalion. Number: 36637 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Comments: Formerly 69684, Lan. Fus

 

Percy Rooke Littlewood Birth Place: Middleton, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 13 Dec 1918 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Leicestershire Regiment Battalion: 1st Battalion. Number: 37840 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds.

 

LODGE, GERALD AYLMER BLEACKLEY Initials: G A B Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers Unit Text: 8th Bn. Age: 21 Date of Death: 06/06/1915 Additional information: Son of Mr. H. B. and the late Mrs. F. J. Lodge, of Prestwich, Manchester, now of Roseford, Acton Trussell, Stafford. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Sp. Mem. B. 95. Cemetery: Redoubt Cemetery, Helles.

 

LITTON, GERVASE Initials: G Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 11th Bn. Age: 34 Date of Death: 11/01/1917 Service No: 36584 Additional information: Husband of Cecilia A. Litton, of 59, Egerton St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

 

Norman Lowe Birth Place: Prestwich Residence: Manchester Death Date: 23 Apr 1917 Rank: L/Corporal Regiment: Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) Battalion: 7th Battalion. Number: 51295 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC: Comments: Formerly Spts/5548, R. Fus. LOWE, NORMAN Initials: N Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers Unit Text: 7th Bn. Age: 28 Date of Death: 23/04/1917 Service No: 51295 Additional information: Son of James H. and Alice Lowe, of Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 3. Memorial: Arras Memorial.

 

William Mallinson Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 11 May 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Gunner Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery Number: 61763 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC: MALLINSON Initials: W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Gunner Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery Unit Text: "Y" 24th Trench Mortar Bty. Age: 29 Date of Death: 11/05/1916 Service No: 61763 Additional information: Son of Charles and Sarah Ann Mallinson, of 19, Sharp St., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: II. B. 19. Cemetery: London Rifle Brigade Cemetery.

 

George Marland Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 25 Mar 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 1st Battalion. Number: 23649 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

MARSDEN, JOHN Initials: J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 20th Bn. Age: 26 Date of Death: 26/08/1916 Service No: 35532 Additional information: Son of John Thomas and Maggie Marsden, of 29, Amos St., Moston; husband of Annie Marsden, of 21, Harrogate Avenue, Sedgley Park, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

 

MASON Initials: T J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders Unit Text: 11th Bn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 18/08/1918 Service No: 49908 Additional information: Son of Thomas James and Mary Trease Mason, of 19, Half Acre Lane, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 11. Cemetery: Nieppe-Bois (Rue-Du-Bois) British Cemetery, Vieux-Berquin

 

MATHER, ALBERT Initials: A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: East Lancashire Regiment Unit Text: 2nd/5th Bn. Age: 29 Date of Death: 09/10/1917 Service No: 242720 Additional information: Son of the late Arthur and Mary Ellen Mather, of Heaton Park, Manchester; husband of Jessie Kenny (formerly Mather), of 8, Dixon St., New Islington, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 77 to 79 and 163A. Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial.

 

MATHER, GEORGE SIMPSON Initials: G S Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) Unit Text: 6th Bn. Age: 20 Date of Death: 24/08/1918 Service No: 203116 Additional information: Son of William and Jane Mather, of Park St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 39. Cemetery: Meaulte Military Cemetery.

 

MATHER, HORATIO Initials: H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 17th Bn. Age: 30 Date of Death: 12/10/1916 Service No: 33760 Additional information: Eldest son of Jane Mather, of 21, Park St., Heaton Park, Manchester, and the late William Mather. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

 

MATHER, JOSEPH PERCY Initials: J P Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Unit Text: 1st Bn. Age: 34 Date of Death: 03/09/1916 Service No: S/12301 Additional information: Son of Mrs. Emily Mather, of 187 George St., Hilton Park, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 A. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

 

MILLS, BEN HOLT Initials: B H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 5th Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 29/04/1917 Additional information: Son of Sydney and Bessie Mills, of 5, Queen's Drive, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. D. 8. Cemetery: Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty

 

Arthur McGrath Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 26 Aug 1916 Rank: Gunner Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery Number: 71663 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

Arthur Midgeley Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 12 Feb 1916 Enlistment Location: Harpurhey, Lancs Rank: Rifleman Regiment: Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own) Battalion: 12th Battalion. Number: B/3158 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

Herbert Morris Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Newton Heath, Manchester Death Date: 31 Jul 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Private Regiment: King's (Liverpool Regiment) Battalion: 8th Battalion. Number: 308210 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

John Wilfrid Morris Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 4 Nov 1918 Enlistment Location: Blackley, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 16th Battalion. Number: 51978 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds.

 

Henry Morton Birth Place: Wicklow, Wicklow Residence: Chichester Death Date: 13 Nov 1915 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Manchester Rank: Private Regiment: Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (incl. Yeomanry and Imperial Camel Corps) Battalion: Sussex Yeomanry. Number: 1790 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

MURPHY, EDWARD Initials: E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 19th Bn. Age: 29 Date of Death: 02/04/1917 Additional information: Son of Edward and Ellen Murphy, of 7, Scholes Lane, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: II. D. 11. Cemetery: Henin Communal Cemetery Extension.


 

Frank Dickinson Myerscough Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 23 Jul 1916 Enlistment Location: Beswick, Manchester Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 19th Battalion. Number: 26657 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

Edward Naylor Birth Place: Clifton, Lancs Residence: Grove Park Death Date: 15 Mar 1918 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps Number: M2/053481 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

Michael Neville Birth Place: Dewsbury, Yorks Residence: Dewsbury Death Date: 11 Dec 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Manchester Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 1/10th Battalion. Number: 376960 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC: NEVILLE Initials: M Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 1st/10th Bn. Age: 25 Date of Death: 11/12/1917 Service No: 376960 Additional information: Husband of Margaret Neville, of Crabtree Cottage, Rainsough, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: V. C. 12. Cemetery: Gorre British and Indian Cemetery.

 

George Manley Nicholson Birth Place: Old Trafford, Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 13 Aug 1915 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Border Regiment Battalion: 1st Battalion. Number: 17743 Type of Casualty: Died.

 

NIXON Initials: E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Rifleman Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade Unit Text: 12th Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 22/03/1918 Service No: S/10300 Additional information: Son of Ellen L. Curtis, of 4, Beaufort St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Roupy Road German Cem. Mem. 6. Cemetery: Savy British Cemetery.

 

Frederick Ebern Ogden Birth Place: St. Ascension, Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 1 Jul 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Manchester Rank: L/Corporal Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 16th Battalion. Number: 6286 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

ORR, ARTHUR JAMES Initials: A J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 24th Bn. Age: 20 Date of Death: 23/04/1918 Additional information: Son of John J. and Elizabeth Orr, of Meadowbank, Prestwich, nr. Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 3. Row D. Grave 8. Cemetery: Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension.

 

William Bell Peatfield Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 25 Jun 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Private Regiment: King's (Liverpool Regiment) Battalion: 1st Battalion. Number: 49596 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC: PEATFIELD, WILLIAM BELL Initials: W B Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) Unit Text: 1st Bn. Age: 31 Date of Death: 25/06/1917 Service No: 49596 Additional information: Son of Thomas and Emily Peatfield, of Prestwich, Manchester; husband of Catherine Peatfield, of Seymour, Church Lane, Whitefield, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. C. 4. Cemetery: Gorre British and Indian Cemetery.

 

John Peel Birth Place: Audley, Blackburn, Lancs Residence: Morecambe, Lancs Death Date: 16 May 1915 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Border Regiment Battalion: 2nd Battalion. Number: 20637 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Comments: Formerly 11375, R. Lancs Regt.

 

PEEL, JOHN Initials: J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) Unit Text: 6th Bn. Age: 27 Date of Death: 12/08/1915 Service No: 11791 Additional information: Son of James and Annie Peel, of Sedgley Cottage, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 31 and 32. Memorial: Helles Memorial.

 

Frederick Perkins Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Salford, Lancs Death Date: 19 Aug 1918 Rank: Rifleman Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles Battalion: 15th Battalion. Number: 1358 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

PICKFORD, SYDNEY C. Initials: S C Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Labour Corps Unit Text: 85th Coy. Age: 37 Date of Death: 22/10/1917 Service No: 50750 Additional information: Husband of Isabelle Pickford, of 34, Hilton Crescent, Hilton Park, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 160 and 162A and 163A. Memorial: Tyne Cot Memorial.

 

PILKINGTON, HUGH BROCKLEHURST Initials: H B Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Captain Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 6th Bn. Age: 27 Date of Death: 04/06/1915 Awards: Mentioned in Despatches Additional information: Son of Charles and Mabel Pilkington, of Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 158 to 170. Memorial: Helles Memorial.

 

Sidney A. Piper Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 13 Nov 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Corporal Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers Battalion: 1st Battalion. Number: 28241 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

PORTER, RALPH JOHNSON Initials: R J Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Unit Text: 8th Bn. Age: 34 Date of Death: 08/12/1917 Service No: 28146 Additional information: Son of George and Margaret Lydia Porter, of Prestwich, Lancashire; husband of Florence Porter, of Farnworth, Bolton, Lancashire. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 2. Row B. Grave 7. Cemetery: Giavera British Cemetery, Arcade.

 

PORTER Initials: Albert Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Rifleman Regiment/Service: King's Royal Rifle Corps Unit Text: 3rd Bn. Date of Death: 16/02/1915 Service No: A/3021 Additional information: Son of Mrs. B. Porter, of Parkwood Cottage, Little Hestor Rhodes, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: C. 11. Cemetery: Dickebusch Old Military Cemetery. GG Uncle.

 

PORTER, FRED SCHOLES Initials: F S Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Unit Text: 8th Bn. Age: 26 Date of Death: 14/06/1917 Service No: C/12557 Additional information: Son of Lucy Ellen Porter, of 3, Melton Rd., Heaton Park, Manchester, and the late Thomas Porter. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: XIV. F. 8. Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.

 

Richard Pownall Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 2 Jun 1915 Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 1st Battalion Number: 5650 Type of Casualty: Died.

 

PRITCHARD Initials: A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn. Age: 29 Date of Death: 03/09/1918 Service No: 300793 Additional information: Husband of Sarah Hannah Pritchard, of 24, Chapel Rd., Rainsough, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: V. E. 25. Cemetery: Bagneux British Cemetery,  Gezaincourt.

 

PROUDMAN, EWART GLADSTONE Initials: E G Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) Unit Text: 1st Bn. Age: 18 Date of Death: 22/10/1916 Service No: 14260 Additional information: Son of Sarah A. Proudman, of 3, Store St., Heaton Park, Manchester, and the late John Proudman. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 5 D and 12 B. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.


PULFORD, HARRY NORMAN Initials: H N Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Serjeant Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 1st/8th Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 28/09/1918 Service No: 300491 Additional information: Son of Harry Everton Pulford and Louisa Pulford, of 5, Third Avenue, Sheepfoot Lane, Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. C. 2. Cemetery: Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Plouich

 

Norman Wood Ramsden Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 1 Jul 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 17th Battalion Number: 9521 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC: Comments: Formerly 15568, King'S Own Royal Lancs Regt.

 

Percy Gordon Ramsden Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 23 Apr 1917 Enlistment Location: Whitefield, Manchester Rank: Corporal Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 17th Battalion Number: 8834 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.


RANKINE, ROBERT Initials: R Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class Regiment/Service: Royal Navy Unit Text: H.M.S. "Vivid II," Secondary Regiment: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Secondary Unit Text: formerly served in 6th Bn. Age: 27 Date of Death: 17/10/1918 Service No: M/26542(Dev) Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Rankine, of 27, Kingswood Rd., Prestwich; husband of Lilias Louisa Taylor Rankine, of The Bridge, Methven, Perthshire. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: SS. 25. 587. Cemetery: Prestwich (St. Mary) Churcyard.

 

Robert Raymond Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Salford, Lancs Death Date: 18 Oct 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 1/7th Battalion. Number: 280692 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. CWGC: RAYMOND, ROBERT Initials: R Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers Unit Text: 1st/7th Bn. Age: 25 Date of Death: 18/10/1917 Service No: 280692 Additional information: Son of the late Mrs. Raymond of Prestwich; husband of Edith Lavinia Raymond, of 3, Sherbourne St., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 3. Cemetery: Zuydcoote Military Cemetery.

 

Frank Molineux Reaney Birth Place: Prestwich Residence: Manchester Death Date: 7 Oct 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Rifleman Regiment: Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own) Battalion: 12th Battalion. Number: S/722 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. CWGC: Stand Memorial REANEY, FRANK MOLINEAUX Initials: F M Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Rifleman Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade Unit Text: 12th Bn. Age: 21 Date of Death: 07/10/1916 Service No: S/722 Additional information: Son of Mary J. Reaney, of 82, Kirkhams, Bury Old Rd., Prestwich, Manchester, and the late George Reaney. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 16 B and 16 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

 

REDFORD, EDWIN Initials: E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers Unit Text: 9th Bn. Age: 24 Date of Death: 21/08/1915 Service No: 3674 Additional information: Son of James and Hannah Redford, of 5, Halfacre Lane, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 58 to 72 or 218 to 219. Memorial: Helles Memorial.

 

REYNOLDS, WILLIAM BENJAMIN Initials: W B Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Rifleman Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade Unit Text: 1st Bn. Age: 38 Date of Death: 06/07/1915 Service No: Z/19 Additional information: Son of William and Emma Reynolds; husband of Mary Hannah Reynolds, of 30, Scholes Walk, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 46 - 48 and 50. Memorial: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

 

Sidney Richardson Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 26 Oct 1917 Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 12th Battalion. Number: 46626 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. CWGC:  RICHARDSON, SIDNEY Initials: S Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 12th Bn. Age: 26 Date of Death: 26/10/1917 Service No: 46626 Additional information: Son of Mrs. Richardson, of Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: XI. D. 24. Cemetery: Dozinghem Military Cemetery.

 

Ernest Walker Roberts Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 1 Jul 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 16th Battalion. Number: 6298 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

ROBINSON Initials: H C Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders Unit Text: 9th Bn. Age: 21 Date of Death: 25/07/1917 Service No: S/12949 Additional information: Son of A. Ernest and Ethelywn Robinson, of 13, Russell St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. S. 50. Cemetery: Menin Road South Military Cemetery.

 

Frederick Norman Roscoe Residence: Manchester Death Date: 21 Aug 1918 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Manchester Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 1/6th Battalion. Number: 250509 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

Harry Rothwell Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 28 Sep 1918 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: SPR. Regiment: Corps of Royal Engineers Battalion: Railways. Number: WR/215375 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. Comments: R.O.D;

 

Frederick Ryder Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Doncaster, Yorks Death Date: 14 Aug 1916 Rank: SPR. Regiment: Corps of Royal Engineers Number: 175496 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Comments: 258Th Tunn. Coy., R.E.

 

RYDER, FREDERICK GRIMSHAW Initials: F G Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps Unit Text: M.T. Age: 31 Date of Death: 04/11/1919 Service No: M/273438 Additional information: Son of Edward and Mary Ryder, of Prestwich, Manchester, husband of Elsie Ryder, of 59, Belle Vue Avenue, Roundhay, Leeds. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: 121A. South of Church. Cemetery: Roundhay (St. John) Churchyard.

 

Thomas Sanderson Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Stockport Death Date: 8 Aug 1918 Rank: Gunner Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery Number: 138511 Type of Casualty: Died.


Leonard Schofield Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 10 Jul 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 17th Battalion Number: 8863 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Stand Memorial SCHOFIELD, LEONARD Initials: L Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 17th Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 10/07/1916 Service No: 8863 Additional information: Son of Ellis and Alice Schofield, of The Firs, Polefield Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

 

Edwin Scholes Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 2 Nov 1918 Enlistment Location: Newton Heath, Lancs Rank: Rifleman Regiment: Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own) Battalion: 12th Battalion. Number: S/12631 Type of Casualty: Died.

 

Herbert Sherrocks Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester, Lancs Death Date: 2 Aug 1917 Enlistment Location: Manchester, Lancs Rank: Corporal Regiment: King's Own Scottish Borderers Battalion: 7/8th Battalion. Number: 17094 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

Harry Silvester Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 2 Apr 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Sergeant Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 21st Battalion. Number: 19253 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. SILVESTER, HARRY Initials: H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Serjeant Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 21st Bn. Age: 32 Date of Death: 02/04/1917 Service No: 19253 Additional information: Son of Alfred and Emma Silvester; husband of Lydia Dora Silvester, of 24, Longfield, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. A. 11. Cemetery: Croisilles Railway Cemetery.

 

SINCLAIR, KENNETH Initials: K Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers Unit Text: 432nd Field Coy. Age: 28 Date of Death: 12/10/1918 Awards: Twice Mentioned in Despatches Additional information: Son of Mr. A. J. and Mrs. A. M. Sinclair, of Green Bank, Marple, Cheshire; husband of Beatrice R. Sinclair, of Brookland, Penmaemnawr, Carnarvonshire. Native of Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: XII. B. 3. Cemetery: Rocquigny-Equancourt Road, British Cemetery, Manancourt.

 

SMART Initials: D L Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers Unit Text: 430th Field Coy. Age: 31 Date of Death: 05/04/1917 Additional information: Son of David Salmond Smart and Catherine Smart, of Manchester; husband of Mabel W. Smart, of 15, Harrogate Avenue, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: III. K. 54. Cemetery: Bethune Town Cemetery.

 

John Smith Birth Place: Manchester Residence: Bury, Lancs Death Date: 11 Jun 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 1st Battalion Number: 2768 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. Not same man as on Stand Memorial.

 

SMITH, THOMAS Initials: T Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Corporal Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 11th Bn. Age: 39 Date of Death: 22/09/1916 Service No: 16417 Additional information: Brother of Mrs. Elizabeth Horican, of 19, Whittaker Lane, Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

 

SPENCER Initials: A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Unit Text: "A" Coy. 57th Bn. Age: 33 Date of Death: 14/05/1918 Service No: 128187 Additional information: Son of William and Jane Spencer; husband of Ethel Spencer, of 49, Randolph St., Levenshulme, Manchester. Native of Prestwich, Lancs. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 14. Cemetery: Couin New British Cemetery. 

 

SPENCER, WALTER Initials: W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: South Wales Borderers Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 03/06/1918 Service No: 48140 Additional information: Son of William Henry and Jane Emily Spencer, of Prestwich, nr. Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: XI. G. 8A. Cemetery: Wimereux Communal Cemetery. 

 

Alfred Norman Stubbs Birth Place: Manchester Residence: Manchester Death Date: 12 Oct 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 18th Battalion. Number: 44184 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

Charles Taylor Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Pontypool, Mon. Death Date: 2 Oct 1918 Rank: Gunner Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery Number: 247929 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. Not Stand Memorial.

 

John Taylor Birth Place: Whitefield, Lancs Residence: Whitefield Death Date: 24 Jul 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 20th Battalion. Number: 26634 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Stand Memorial

 

TAYLOR, PERCY EDWARD Initials: P E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 07/08/1915 Service No: 1704 Additional information: Son of George Latimer Taylor and Marion Hodson Taylor, of 52, King's Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 158 to 170. Memorial: Helles Memorial.

 

THOMAS, LEONARD Initials: L Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 27 Date of Death: 02/09/1918 Service No: 42055 Additional information: Son of George Henry and Mary Ellen Thomas, of 11, Albert St., Heaton Park, Prestwich, Manchester; husband of Annie Thomas, of 43, Grosvenor St., Higher Broughton, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 5 and 6. Memorial: Vis-En-Artois Memorial.

 

THOMAS, HAROLD Initials: H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Drummer Regiment/Service: King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 24 Date of Death: 31/10/1916 Service No: 10715 Additional information: Son of George Henry Thomas, of 11, Albert St., Heaton Park, Manchester, and the late Mary Ellen Thomas. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. A. 7. Cemetery: Struma Military Cemetery.

 

William Thompson Birth Place: Bradford, Yorks Residence: Manchester Death Date: 9 Apr 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: East Lancashire Regiment Battalion: 7th Battalion. Number: 13638 Type of Casualty: Died. THOMPSON, WILLIAM EDWARD Initials: W E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: East Lancashire Regiment Age: 27 Date of Death: 09/04/1917 Service No: 13638 Additional information: Son of Bartle and Elizabeth Thompson, of Sedgley Cottage, King's Rd., Prestwich. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: SS. 23. 555. Cemetery: Prestwich (St. Mary) Churchyard.

 

Harold Thorpe Birth Place: Prestwich, Manchester Residence: Salford Death Date: 29 Apr 1916 Enlistment Location: Manchester Rank: Private Regiment: Royal Dublin Fusiliers Battalion: 8th Battalion. Number: 14414 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. CWGC: THORPE, HAROLD Initials: H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Royal Dublin Fusiliers Unit Text: 8th Bn. Age: 26 Date of Death: 29/04/1916 Service No: 14414 Additional information: Son of Walter Thorpe, of 9, Brandram Rd., Heaton Park, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: III. H. 66. Cemetery: Bethune Town Cemetery.

 

THORP Initials: J W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Gunner Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery Unit Text: "C" Bty. 59th Bde. Age: 37 Date of Death: 05/08/1917 Service No: 138640 Additional information: Husband of Edith Thorp, of 82, Hampden Rd., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 16. Cemetery: Dozinghem Military Cemetery.

 

Alfred Threadgold Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 25 Aug 1916 Enlistment Location: Rochdale Rank: Rifleman Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps Battalion: 16th Battalion. Number: C/1560 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

THWAITE, RICHARD Initials: R Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Corporal Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps Unit Text: 41st Div. Supply Col. Age: 31 Date of Death: 11/06/1917 Service No: M2/053506 Additional information: Son of Ellen Jane Thwaite, of 32, Kings Rd., Sedgley Park, Prestwich, Manchester, and the late Richard Thwaite, of Cheetham. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: II. D. 37. Cemetery: Mendinghem Military Cemetery.

 

John Alfred Tomlinson Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancaster Residence: Rurv Death Date: 17 Oct 1918 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Private Regiment: Royal Dublin Fusiliers Battalion: 2nd Battalion. Number: 28861 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Comments: Formerly 4094, Middx. Regt. Stand Memorial TOMLINSON, JOHN ALFRED Initials: J A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Royal Dublin Fusiliers Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 23 Date of Death: 17/10/1918 Service No: 28861 Additional information: Son of John Richard and Anastasia Tomlinson, of 6, Half Acre, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: X. A. 9. Cemetery: Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau.


 

TUNSTALL, HAROLD Initials: H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 2nd/6th Bn. attd. 21st Bn. Age: 23 Date of Death: 29/08/1916 Service No: 3579 Additional information: Son of Thomas James and Sarah Matilda Tunstall, of 16, Mowbray Avenue, Sedgley Park, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

 

UNWIN, GEORGE ERNEST Initials: G E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Labour Corps Age: 42 Date of Death: 25/10/1918 Additional information: Son of George and Mary Unwin; husband of Annie Unwin, of 6, Arlington Avenue, Hilton Park, Prestwich, Lancs. Born at Sheffield. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: W2. "C." 63. Cemetery: Sheffield (Burngreave) Cemetery.

 

Joe Walkden Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 16 Sep 1914 Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 2nd Battalion. Number: 8670 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

WAKERALL, HAROLD Initials: H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders Unit Text: 4th Bn. Age: 18 Date of Death: 09/05/1915 Service No: 2641 Additional information: Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wakerali, of 20, Mellor St., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 38 and 39. Memorial: Le Touret Memorial.

 

WALSH, FRANK Initials: F Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 6th Bn. attd. 18th Bn. Age: 20 Date of Death: 12/05/1917 Additional information: Son of William James and Margaret Eleanor Walsh, of "Grassmoor," Sheepfoot Lane, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 7. Memorial: Arras Memorial.

 

Henry Noel Warburton Birth Place: Liverpool Residence: Bury, Lancs Death Date: 16 Jul 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) Battalion: 2nd Battalion. Number: 3397 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. Comments: Formerly 4002, Lancs Fus.

 

WARNES, ERNEST Initials: E Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: "D" Coy. 21st Bn. Age: 20 Date of Death: 17/04/1916 Service No: 18752 Additional information: Son of Elijah and Emily Ann Warnes, of 50, Halfacre, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 22. Cemetery: Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-Sur-Somme.


WEBB, JOHN HAROLD Initials: J H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 21st Bn. Age: 28 Date of Death: 09/10/1918 Awards: M C Additional information: Son of Edwin Percy and Mary Webb, of Witherslack, Prestwich Park, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: III. B. 26. Cemetery: Busgny Communal Cemetery Extension.

 

WHEELER, FREDERICK T. W. Initials: F T W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Rifleman Regiment/Service: London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) Unit Text: 1st/5th Bn. Age: 25 Date of Death: 04/10/1916 Service No: 3232 Additional information: Son of Frederick and Eliza Josephine Wheeler, of 14, Fairfax Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 9 D. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

 

WHITE, GEORGE WILLIAM Initials: G W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Serjeant Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 21st Bn. Age: 32 Date of Death: 14/07/1916 Service No: 19033 Additional information: Son of John and Eliza White, of 13, Elizabeth St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C. Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

 

WHITTAKER, CEDRIC Initials: C Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers Unit Text: 20th Bn. Age: 26 Date of Death: 20/07/1916 Service No: 5920 Additional information: Son of William Henry and Eliza A. Whittaker, of 4, Queen's Drive, Sedgley Park, Prestwich, Manchester; husband of Dora Martin (formerly Whittaker). Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: XXI. C. 10. Cemetery: Serre Road Cemetery No. 2


WILD, ROBERT

Initials: R Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Royal Army Ordnance Corps Age: 19 Date of Death: 14/12/1920 Service No: 7575615 Additional information: Son of Ernest and Annie Wild, of 12, Orange Hill Rd., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: New. 20. Cemetery: Prestwich (St. Margaret) Churchyard Extension.

 

WILDING, HORACE HOLDEN Initials: H H Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: King's Royal Rifle Corps Unit Text: 12th Bn. attd. 13th Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 13/09/1918 Additional information: Son of Matilda Wilding, of 19, Kingswood Rd., Prestwich, Manchester, and the late John Frederick Wilding. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. G. 15. Cemetery: Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension

 

Harry Wiles Birth Place: Bury, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 31 Dec 1916 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Gunner Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery Number: 63236 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Stand Memorial

 

Percy Wilkinson Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 30 Jul 1916 Rank: L/Corporal Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 18th Battalion. Number: 9955 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

WILLIAMSON, GEORGE ALFRED Initials: G A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Gunner Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery Unit Text: 234th Siege Bty. Age: 35 Date of Death: 14/06/1917 Service No: 106683 Additional information: Son of George and Anne Williamson; husband of Mary Amelia Williamson, of 410, Bury New Rd., Prestwich, Manchester. Native of Ringley, Stoneclough, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 13. Cemetery: Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery.


Clifford Willison

Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Whitchurch, Salop Death Date: 12 Apr 1916 Rank: Private Regiment: King's (Shropshire Light Infantry) Battalion: 3rd Battalion. Number: 23900 Type of Casualty: Died.

 

WILSON, TOM LEWIS Initials: T L Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: "B" Coy. 10th Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 27/09/1918 Additional information: Son of Thomas and Mary Jane Wilson, of "Rangemoor," 1, Glebelands Road East, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. B. 5. Cemetery: Ribecourt Road Cemetery, Trescault.

 

WILSON, ROBERT Initials: R Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Colour Serjeant Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 1st Bn. Age: 37 Date of Death: 30/11/1914 Service No: 4722 Awards: D C M Additional information: Son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Wilson; husband of Nellie Wilson, of 22, Whittaker Lane, Heaton Park, Manchester. Native of Ardwick, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: III. B. 49. Cemetery: Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

 

Alec Wisken Residence: Manchester Death Date: 22 Aug 1918 Enlistment Location: Prestwich, Lancs Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 1/7th Battalion. Number: 276635 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds. Comments: M.M. WISKEN, ALEC Initials: A Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: "B" Coy. 1st/7th Bn. Age: 25 Date of Death: 22/08/1918 Service No: 276635 Awards: M M Additional information: Son of Harry Jordan Wisken, and Margaret Wisken, of 1, Milton Rd., Heaton Park, Manchester. Native of Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: I. J. 14. Cemetery: Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps.


WOLSTENHOLME, SYDNEY Initials: S Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Corporal Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery Unit Text: 32nd Div. Ammunition Col. Age: 26 Date of Death: 27/03/1918 Service No: L/16066 Additional information: Son of John and Jane Wolstenholme, of Hazel Hill, Simister Lane, Prestwich, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: V. E. 7. Cemetery: St. Hilaire Cemetery, Frevent.

 

James Woodhouse Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 29 Aug 1917 Enlistment Location: Prestwich Rank: Private Regiment: Manchester Regiment Battalion: 18th Battalion. Number: 34699 Type of Casualty: Died.

 

Bert Woodroffe Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 13 Aug 1916 Rank: Gunner Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery Number: 2608 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds.

 

Leonard Woods Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 13 Sep 1914 Rank: Private Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers Battalion: 2nd Battalion. Number: 1199 Type of Casualty: Killed in action.

 

WOOTTEN Initials: R Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Private Regiment/Service: The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn. Age: 24 Date of Death: 09/09/1916 Service No: 6312 Additional information: Son of Richard and Louisa Wootten, of 21, Stanley St., Heaton Park, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: E. 7. Cemetery: Bernafay Wood British Cemetery, Montauban.

 

WREN, THOMAS THORPE Initials: T T Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Second Lieutenant Regiment/Service: The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Unit Text: 10th Bn. Age: 29 Date of Death: 29/07/1916 Additional information: Son of James and Harriett Wren. Born at Prestwich. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: SS. II. 785. Cemetery: Prestwich (St. Mary) Churchyard.

 

WROE Initials: F Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Corporal Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment Unit Text: 12th Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 27/07/1918 Service No: 21629 Additional information: Son of William H. and Martha Wroe, of 72, Milton Rd., Heaton Park, nr. Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: F. 20. Cemetery: Harponville Communal Cemetery Extension.

 

Arthur Henry Yates Birth Place: Prestwich, Lancs Residence: Manchester Death Date: 14 Nov 1916 Enlistment Location: Manchester Rank: Rifleman Regiment: Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own) Battalion: 13th Battalion. Number: B/203314 Type of Casualty: Killed in action. Comments: Formerly 18463, K.R.R.C.

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