Title - Baxenden Roll of Honour 1914-1919

ANDERSON, Pte. William, 31297 (1st Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.; formerly 40988 East Lancs. Regt.); b. Haslingden, s. of William and Margaret Anderson; marriage to Annie Parkinson registered Q1 1913 at Haslingden; lived at 500 Manchester Road, Baxenden; k.i.a. 17th October 1918 (31); bd. Busigny Comm. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4, 9, 34, 58, 80, 85; also listed on 1]

ANDERTON, Cpl. John Henry, 5575 (69th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 5600 East Lancs. Regt.); b. 17th March 1897 at Clayton-le-Moors, s. of John and Alice Anderton; lived at Alma Inn, Baxenden; d.o.w. 14th July 1916 (19); bd. Heilly Station Cem., Mericourt-L'Abbe. [2, 3, 4, 9, 58, 73, 85, 95; also listed on 1]

BAILEY, Pte. Harry, 6276 (19th Bn., Australian Infantry, A. I. F.); b. Baxenden, s. of William and Obedience Bailey; emigrated to Australia, living at "Omrah", Beaconsfield Street, Auburn, New South Wales when enlisting on 31st October 1916; died at 7pm on 6th June 1918 (31) at 20th Casualty Clearing Station of multiple gun shot wounds received on the same day; bd. Vignacourt Brit. Cem.; mother lived post-war at 30 Birch Terrace, Manchester Road, Baxenden. [2, 3, 9, 29, 33; also listed on 1]

BARNES, Pte. James Albert, 15095 (2nd Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers); born at Accrington; k.i.a. 4th October 1915; comm. Loos Memorial. [3, 4, 9]

BATES, Pte. Thomas Henry, 60141 (15th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers; formerly 27775 East Lancs. Regt.); b. Nantwich, Cheshire; marriage to Lilliam Higham registered Q3 1914 at Blackburn; k.i.a. 4th August 1917; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper; widow lived at 9 Lord Street, Oswaldtwistle. [3, 4, 9, 80, 85, 120; also listed on 1]

BOLTON, Pte. Jack, 31199 (1st/5th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.; formerly 40120 East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of Thomas and Margaret Bolton; birth registered Q1 1893 at Haslingden; marriage to Annie Kitchen registered Q3 1917 at Blackburn; lived at 9 Park Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 10th September 1918 (25); bd. Queant Comm. Cem. Brit. Ext. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 80, 85, 98; also listed on 9] [2, 3, 4, 9, 58, 80, 85, 98; also listed on 1]

BOND, Pte. Harry Hargreaves, 67715 (2nd/4th Bn., Devonshire Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of James and Elizabeth Bond; birth registered Q3 1898 at Haslingden; d. (drowned) 30th December 1917 (19); bd. Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cem., Egypt.; mother lived at 21 Turkey Street, Accrington. [2, 3, 4, 9, 35, 85, 98; also listed on 1]

BRANDON, Pte. Thomas (Tom), 5855; ("B" Coy., 1st Bn., East Lancashire Regt.); b. 24th May 1882 at Accrington, s. of John Andrew Brandon and Alice Brandon; lived (1911) at 21 Pitt Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 13th May 1915 (32); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [2, 3, 4, 9, 58, 72, 85; also listed on 1]

BURY, L/Cpl. Percy, 15224 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 20th October 1890 at Scunthorpe, s. of Arthur and Clara Bury; lived at 9 Cross Street, Accrington; e. 16th September 1914; m. Mary (Molly) Saul 13th February 1915 at St. James' Church, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 5, 9, also listed on 1]

CHEVIN, Shoeing Smith William Thomas, 5435 (90th Bty., Royal Field Artillery); b. 1881/2 at Hanley, Staffordshire; marriage to Mary Jane Kitchen registered Q1 1902 at Haslingden; lived at 696 Manchester Road, Baxenden; d. (appendicitis) 2nd October 1918; comm. Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, India. [2, 3, 4, 9, 34, 58, 80, 85; also listed on 1]

DOBSON, Pte. Walter, 43161 (17th Bn., Manchester Regt., formerly 24439, 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 16th March 1895 at Baxenden, s. of James Edward Dobson and Miranda Dobson; m. Rose Taylor 3rd April 1915 at Registry Office, Haslingden; lived at 17 Nelson Street, Accrington; e. 11th December 1915; k.i.a. 11th October 1916 (21); bd. A.I.F. Burial Ground, Flers. [2, 3, 4, 9, 58, 85, 142; also listed on 1]

DOWNES, Pte. Joseph, 203161 (20th Bn., Manchester Regt.); s. of Joseph and Sarah Ann Downes; d.o.w. 8th October 1917 (20); bd. Godewaersvelde Brit. Cem. [3, 4, 9]

DUCKWORTH, Sgt. Frank, 25535 (18th Bn., Manchester Regt.); s. of Thomas and Elizabeth Duckworth; husband of Eleanor Duckworth; k.i.a. 14th December 1917 (29); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [3, 4, 9]

DUCKWORTH, Pte. John Pilkington, 96484 (1st Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.)); b. 1899 at Baxenden, s. of George and Mary Ann Duckworth; birth registered Q4 1899 at Haslingden; lived at 473 Manchester Road, Baxenden; k.i.a. 23rd-25th August 1918 (18); comm. Vis-en-Artois Memorial. [2, 3, 9, 58, 85, 98; 4 as PILKINGTON, John William; also listed on 1]

GORE, L/Cpl. Elias, 41074 (2nd Bn., West Yorks. Regt. (Prince of Wales's Own); formerly 29/908 Northumberland Fusiliers); b. 26th November 1888 at Accrington, s. of John and Isabella Gore; marriage to Minnie Kenyon registered Q4 1911 at Haslingden; k.i.a. 16th August 1917 (28); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial; widow lived at 28 Birch Terrace, Baxenden. [3, 4, 9, 58, 80, 85, 99; also listed on 1]

GREENWOOD, Pte. James, 19418 (1st Bn., Coldstream Guards); b. 1897/8 at Baxenden, s. of John Greenwood; lived (1911) at 462 Manchester Road, Bexenden; k.i.a. 9th October 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 9, 35, 58, 73, 85; also listed on 1]

GREGSON, Pte. James Taylor, 282468 (2nd/7th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); b. 17th November 1897 at Baxenden, only s. of Thomas and Susan Alice Gregson; lived (1911) at 677 Blackburn Road, Baxenden; accidentally killed 10th May 1917 (19); bd. Brown's Road Mil. Cem., Festubert. [3, 58, 85, 155; not listed on 1 or 9]

HAMBLING, Pte. Benjamin George, 23145 (13th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers); b. December 1895 at Leeds, s. of Alfred Henry Hambling and Leah Hambling; lived at 575 Manchester Road, Baxenden, Accrington; k.i.a. 22nd April 1918 (22); comm. Pozieres Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 9, 58, 79, 85; also listed on 1]

HAMBLING, Pte. Charles Buckingham, 282469 (2nd/7th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers); b. 12th January 1892 at Leeds, s. of Alfred Henry Hambling and Leah Hambling; lived at 575 Manchester Road, Baxenden, Accrington; k.i.a. 21st March 1918 (26); bd. Templeux-le-Guerard Brit. Cem. [1, 3, 4, 9, 58, 79, 85, 157; also listed on 1]

HAWKER, L/Cpl. William, S/16068 (1st Bn., Gordon Highlanders); born at Baxenden, s. of Fred and Betty Hawker; d. 23rd February 1917 (20); bd. Durban (Ordnance Road) Mil. Cem., Kwazulu Natal, South Africa. [3, 4, 9]

HAWORTH, Pte. Harry, 43056 (1st/6th Bn., Manchester Regt.; formerly 17075 King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); b. 4th April 1897 at Rising Bridge, Accrington, s. of James and Sarah Jane Haworth; lived at 11 Hoyle Street, Rising Bridge; d.o.w. 5th September 1917 (20); bd. Lijssenthoek Mil. Cem., Poperinge. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 85, 99; not listed on 9]

HAWORTH, Pte. John William, 50246 (17th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.)); b. Rising Bridge, Accrington, s. of James and Sarah Jane Haworth; birth registered Q4 1890 at Haslingden; lived at 11 Hoyle Street, Rising Bridge; k.i.a. 31st July 1917 (26); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. [3, 4, 58, 73, 85, 98; not listed on 9]

HEYS, Pte. James Edward, 17173 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); husband of Bertha Heys of 3 Industrial Street, Baxenden; k.i.a. 8th March 1916 (32); bd. Foncquevillers Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 9, also listed on 1]

HEYS, Pte. John Lawson, 26365 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of George and Mary Heys; lived at 15 Hudson Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 20th October 1918 (24); bd. Belle Vue Brit. Cem., Briastre. [2, 3, 4, 9, also listed on 1]

HINDLE, Pte. Arnold, 29606 (9th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.; formerly 21888 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Pilling Terrace, Baxenden; d.o.w. 22nd October 1916; bd. Albert Comm. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4, 9, also listed on 1]

JOHNSON, Pte. Harry, TR/7/10450 (Royal Warwickshire Regt.); s. of James and Alice Johnson; lived at 482 Manchester Road, Baxenden; d. 26th October 1918 (29); bd. Baxenden (St. John the Baptist) Churchyard. [2, 3, 9, also listed on 1, not found in 4]

KENYON, Pte. Ernest, 18037 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 23rd June 1916 (37); bd. Bertrancourt Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 9, also listed on 1]

LIVETT, L/Cpl. John William, 6786 ("C" Coy. 2nd Bn., Suffolk Regt.); s. of John and Rose Hannah Livett; husband of Jessie Livett; d. 18th June 1915 (29); bd. St. Sever Cem., Rouen. [3, 4, 9]

MARSDEN, L/Cpl. Frederick (Fred), 12483 ("B" Coy. 8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Charles and Jane Marsden of 491 Manchester Road, Baxenden; k.i.a. 15th November 1916 (19); bd. Munich Trench Brit. Cem., Beaumont Hamel. [2, 3, 4, 9, also listed on 1]

MOSS, Pte. John James, 24555 (1st Bn., East Lancashire Regt.); s. of Joseph and Mary Jane Moss; k.i.a. 4th August 1916 (27); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [3, 4, 9]

RATCLIFFE, Pte. Fred, 40244 (20th Bn., Manchester Regt.; formerly 26945 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Accrington; d.o.w. 24th July 1917; bd. Achiet-le-Grand Comm. Cem. Ext. [3, 4, 9, also listed on 1]

RUSHTON, Pte. Fred, 43173 (17th Bn., Manchester Regt.; formerly 26150 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of William and Margaret Rushton of 451 Manchester Road, Baxenden; k.i.a. 17th October 1916 (20); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 9, also listed on 1]

SKELLERN, Pte. John James, 44494 (1st Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); husband of Clara Skellern; lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 28th October 1918 (29); bd. Wassigny Comm. Cem. [3, 4, 9, also listed on 1]

SMITH, Pte. James Edward, 267347 (2nd Bn., Monmouthshire Regt.); s. of John Smith; lived at 485 Manchester Road, Baxenden; d. 12th April 1918 (27); bd. Ebblinghem Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 9, also listed on 1]

STOTT, Pte. Fred, 45118 ("D" Coy. 2nd Bn., Royal Irish Fusiliers; formerly 28311 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mrs. Martha Stott; husband of E. Stott; lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 4th December 1917 (23); bd. Ramleh War Cem., Israel. [3, 4, 9, also listed on 1]

TODD, Sgt. Walter Counsell, 15259 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Henry and Sarah Elizabeth Todd; lived at Baxenden; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (21); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 9, also listed on 1]

WATERWORTH, Pte. David, 93348 (2nd Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers; formerly 31762 Welsh Regt.); s. of Richard and Alice Waterworth of 42 South Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st September 1918 (18); bd. Sailly-Saillisel Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 9, also listed on 1]

WHITEHEAD, Pte. John William, 26696 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Baxenden; k.i.a. 31st May 1917; comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 9, also listed on 1]

WHITEHEAD, Pte. Riley, 204049 (2nd/5th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 31st July 1917; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [2, 3, 4, 9, also listed on 1]


See also William Turner's "In Memory of our Baxenden Lads".
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