Title - Accrington Roll of Honour 1914-1919, A-B
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ADDISON, Pte. Varlow, 13668 (1st Bn., South Staffs. Regt.); b. Oswaldtwistle, s. of John and Margaret Addison; lived at 28 Richmond Hill Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 25th September 1915 (21); comm. Loos Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58]

AIMES, Pte. Charles Christopher (Charlie), 20887 (14th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers); lived with foster parents Charles and Charlotte Holmes at 20 Croft Street, Accrington; e. January 1915 (16); k.i.a. 22nd April 1916; bd. Rue-du-Bacquerot No. 1 Mil. Cem., Laventie. [1, 2, 3, 4, 56, 85, 98, 105]

AINSWORTH, L/Cpl. Joseph, 3/25066 (1st Bn., South Wales Borderers); b. 27th July 1897 at Accrington; s. of John and Fanny Ainsworth; lived at 49 Stevenson Street East, Accrington; d.o.w. 24th January 1917 (19); bd. Contay Brit. Cem., Contay. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 85]

AIRTON, Pte. George, G/8419 (11th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); b. Bury, s. of Richard and Eliza Jane Airton; birth registered Q4 1879 at Bury; marriage to Mary Carter registered Q1 1907 at Haslingden; lived at 38 Maden Street, Accrington; d. (lobar pneumonia) 11th March 1917 (37); bd. Lijssenthoek Mil. Cem., Poperinge. [1, 2, 3, 58, 73, 80, 85, 98]

AKRED, Pte. Herbert, 27892 (8th Bn., South Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of John and Elizabeth Akred; birth registered Q1 1890 at Haslingden; lived at 13 Percy Street, Accrington; attested 11th December 1915 and mobilized 29th March 1916; w. (gun shot wound, groin) with 2nd Bn., South Lancs. Regt. 6th October 1916 and invalided to England; m. Agnes Froggatt 31st March 1917 at Haslingden; k.i.a. 22nd July 1917 (27); bd. Belgian Battery Corner Cem., Ieper. [1, 2, 3, 4, 35, 74, 85, 98]

ALDERSON, Driver George Sedgwick, 700348 ('B' Bty. 210th Bde., Royal Field Artillery (Church Battery)); b. Ruabon, Denbighshire, s. of George and Margaret Ann (Annie) Alderson; birth registered Q3 1898 at Wrexham; lived at 67 Fountain Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 23rd January 1918 (19); bd. Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cem. [1 as ALDERSON, G., 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 85, 98]

ALLAN, Pte. Herbert Stanley, 65398 (201st Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 29147 East Lancs. Regt.); b. 9th May 1895 at Accrington, s. of Frederick Stanley Allan and Sarah Ann Allan; marriage to Frances Clare Carton registered Q3 1916 at Haslingden; lived at 31 Spring Hill Road, Accrington; k.i.a. 27th May 1917 (21); bd. H.A.C. Cem., Ecoust-St. Mein. [1 as ALLAN, S.; 2 as ALLEN; 3, 4, 58, 73, 79, 80, 85]

ALLEN, Pte. Joseph, 21665 (16th Bn., Cheshire Regt.); b. 10th February 1892 at Accrington, s. of Horace and Mary Allen; lived at 19 Canning Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 21st July 1916 (24); bd. La Neuville Brit. Cem, Corbie. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 85]

ALLEN, L/Cpl. William, 18003 (11th Bn. East Lancs. Regt.); b. 11th May 1884 at Accrington, s. of Horace and Mary Allen; m. Mary Ann (Polly) Barnes, 1907; lived at 14 Annie Street, Accrington; e. 9th or 11th January 1915; adm. No. 3 Casualty Clearing Station (influenza) 27th March 1916; dis. back to duty 13th April 1916; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (32); bd. Serre Road Cem., No.3, Serre [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

ALLERTON, Pte. William, 6456 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Liverpool, s. of Thomas Burchall Allerton and Louisa Allerton; birth registered Q1 1895 at West Derby; step-son of Clara Allerton; lived at 43 Sharples Street, Accrington; d. (disease) at 32 British General Hospital, Makina Masus, Mesopotamia, 12th June 1916; bd. Basra War Cemetery. [1, 3, 4, 58, 73, 85, 98]

ALTHAM, Rifleman Edwin, S/7790 (7th Bn., Rifle Brigade); b. 10th January 1895 at Mitton, Yorks., s. of Moses and Mary Ann Altham; lived at 44 Manor Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 18th August 1916 (21); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 74, 106]

ALTHAM, Pte. Joseph, 41801 (10th Bn., Yorkshire Regt.; formerly 159936, Royal Field Artillery); b. Haslingden, s. of John and Ellen Altham; m. Sarah Hannah Grime 4th March 1905 at St. Stephen's Church, Haslingden Grane; lived (1911) at 26 Stonefold, Baxenden; k.i.a. 11th April 1917 (38); comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 58, 80, 85, 107; not listed on 1 or 9]

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. [1, 2, 3, 4, 34, 58, 80, 85; also listed on 9]

ANDERTON, Pte. Alfred Ernest Lawrenson, 101394 (5th Field Amb., R.A.M.C.); b. Accrington, s. of John Thomas Anderton and Ruth Annie Anderton: m. Ada Slater 27th February 1909 at Methodist Chapel, Melbourne Street, Oswaldtwistle; lived at 11 Lonsdale Street, Accrington; e. 24th August 1915; w. (gas, shell) 12th March 1918; d.o.w. 17th March 1918 (33) at No. 11 Stationary Hospital, Rouen; bd. St. Sever Cem. Ext., Rouen. [1 as ANDERTON, A. E.; 2, 3, 4, 33, 74, 85]

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. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 85, 95; also listed on 9]

ARCHER, Pte. William John, 15213 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 8th March 1896 at Accrington, s. of Alfred and Mary Ann Archer; lived at 162 Stanley Street, Accrington; e. 16th September 1914; d.o.w. 13th November 1917 (21); bd. Aubigny Comm. Cem. [1, 3, 4, 5, 30]

ASHCROFT, Pte. Walter, 32502 (1st Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt. transferred to (653984) 83rd Coy. Labour Corps); b. Accrington, s. of John Walter Ashcroft and Alice Ashcroft; marriage to Annie Slater registered Q4 1917 at Haslingden; lived at 19 Hyndburn Street, Accrington; d. (pneumonia) 10th November 1918 (34) at No.24 General Hospital, Etaples; bd. Etaples Mil. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 34, 58, 73, 80, 85]

ASHWORTH, Gunner Arthur, 165472 (179th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery); b. 11th February 1882 at Accrington, s. of William and Rachel Ashworth; lived at 6 Nutter Road, Accrington; d.o.w. 7th June 1918 (36); bd. Ligny-St. Flochel Brit. Cem., Averdoingt. [1, 2, 3, 4, 72, 85]

ASHWORTH, Pte. George, 41797 (2nd/4th Bn., Lincolnshire Regt.; formerly 27214, East Lancs. Regt.); b. 17th April 1898 at Accrington, s. of Harry and Mary Ashworth; lived at 47 Water Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 26th September 1917 (19); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [1, 3, 4, 30, 85, 108]

ASHWORTH, Pte. Herbert, 7227 (11th Bn., Royal Fusiliers; formerly 4086, Middlesex Regt.); b. Clow Bridge, s. of James Ashworth; lived with step-mother Mary Parry Ashworth (née Drinkwater) at 33 Maudsley Street, Accrington before marriage; marriage to Margaret Ann Hunt registered Q2 1915 at Bury; d. (natural causes) 26th December 1916 (32); bd. Marcheville Comm. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 35, 58, 73, 80, 85]

ASHWORTH, Pte. Thomas, 26742 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 10th June 1895 at Accrington, s. of John and Annie Ashworth; lived (1911) at 19 Abbey Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 27th March 1918 (22); comm. Arras Memorial. [3, 4, 58, 85, 99; not listed on 1]

ASPDEN, Sgt. John Richard (Jack) M.M., S/7207 (8th Bn., Rifle Brigade); b. 7th October 1883 at Church, s. of William and Elizabeth Alice Aspden; marriage to Alice Ann Turnell registered Q2 1903 at Haslingden; lived at 75 Dowry Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 3rd October 1916 (32); bd. Le Fermont Mil. Cem., Riviere. [1, 2, 3, 4, 54, 58, 80, 85; also listed on 14]

ASPIN, Pte. William Robert, 15715 (18th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers); b. 21st December 1890 at Oswaldtwistle, s. of William and Elizabeth Aspin; marriage to Mary Agnes Fairclough registered Q3 1915 at Haslingden; lived at 61 Higher Antley Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 22nd August 1916 (25); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 80, 85, 109; also listed on 71]

ASTIN, Pte. Joseph Henry (Joe), 56490 (1st Bn., King's (Liverpool Regt.); formerly 27831 East Lancs. Regt.); b. 1st May 1896 at Accrington, s. of James Edward Astin and Ellen Astin; lived at 114 Royds Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 29th March 1918 (21); bd. Cabaret-Rouge Brit. Cem., Souchez. [1, 2, 3, 4, 85, 99]

ATKINSON, Pte. Henry, 203233 (1st/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington; marriage to Nellie Gordon registered Q4 1911 at Haslingden; k.i.a. 22nd September 1917; bd. New Irish Farm Cem., Ieper; widow lived at 1 Manchester Road, Accrington. [1, 3, 4, 80, 85]

ATKINSON, Sgt. James Lang (Jim), 15913 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 29th December 1880 at Accrington, s. of Thomas and Elizabeth Atkinson; lived at 46 Claret Street, Accrington; e. 22nd September 1914; k.i.a. 27th June 1917; comm. Arras Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 85]

ATKINSON, Pte. Thomas, 15399 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of James and Ellen Atkinson; e. 18th September 1914; lived at 48 Spring Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st or 3rd July 1916 (20); bd. Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

ATTWELL, Pioneer John, 613104 (No. 3 Stores Sect., Royal Engineers); b. 11th April 1878 at Accrington, s. of James and Mary Ann Attwell; bro. of A/202620 William Attwell; served in 3rd Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.) before January 1896; served 4th January 1896 to 3rd January 1908 as 5014 The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.; e. 28th August 1914 as 3271 The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.; dis. as medically unfit 21st June 1915; re-enlisted as SE29926 Army Veterinary Corps; dis. as medically unfit 28th January 1919; common-law husband of Elizabeth Beatrice Addy; re-enlisted as 613104 Royal Engineers; drowned 31st January 1920; bd. Ration Farm Mil. Cem., La Chapelle-d'Armentieres. [3, 28, 33, 85, 99; not listed on 1]

ATTWELL, Rifleman William, A/202620 (10th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps); b. 24th January 1885 at Accrington, s. of James and Mary Ann Attwell; bro. of 613104 John Attwell; lived at 21 Manor Street, Accrington; d. between 30th November 1917 and 2nd February 1918; comm. Cambrai Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 28, 30, 33, 58, 85, 99]

BACH, Pte. Charles William Theodore, 35094 (16th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers); b. 10th March 1887 at 45 Warwick Street, Wolverhampton, s. of William Bach (naturalized British subject born in Germany) and Margaret Bach; lived at 44 Scaitcliffe Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st April 1917 (30); bd. Savy Brit. Cem. [1, 3 as BACH, W. T.; 2, 58 as BACH, W.; 4, 85 as BACHE, W. T.; 110 as BACH, C. W. T.]

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 at 30 Birch Terrace, Manchester Road, Baxenden. [1, 2, 3, 29, 33; also listed on 9]

BAILEY, L/Cpl. William, 15215 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 16th June 1893 at Accrington, only s. of William and Emma Bailey; lived at 165 Burnley Road, Accrington; e. 16th September 1914; k.i.a. 24th September 1916 (23); bd. Brown's Road Mil. Cem., Festubert. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

BAINES, Pte. John William, 15107 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 18th January 1894 at 7 Victoria Street, Church, s. of Albert and Mary Jane Baines; lived at 112 Ormerod Street, Accrington; e. 15th September 1914; d.o.w. 7th July 1916 (22); bd. Beauval Comm. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

BALDWIN, Pte. Joseph, 15602 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of Richard and Isabella Alice Baldwin; birth registered Q4 1894; lived at 75 Devonshire Street, Accrington; e. 21st September 1914; transferred to 12th and later to 7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; k.i.a. 27th March 1918 (23); comm. Arras Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

BAMBER, Pte. Ashworth, 32073 (2nd Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers; formerly 025396 Royal Army Ordnance Corps); b. 23rd October 1894 at Accrington, s. of John and Elizabeth Ann Bamber; lived at 58 Spencer Street, Accrington; d.o.w. (accidentally inflicted) 18th April 1918 (23); bd. Tannay Brit. Cem., Thiennes. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73]

BANKS, Pte. Roland, 15216 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 1893 at Leeds, s. of Robert and Eliza Banks; lived at 6 Aitken Street, Accrington; e. 16th September 1914; orderly to Lt. Charles Stonehouse; k.i.a. near German lines 1st July 1916 (22); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

BARDSLEY, L/Cpl. William Matthew, 10679 (23rd Bn., Royal Fusiliers); b. 3rd December 1884 at Giffnock, Renfrewshire, s. of Joshua and Emma Bardsley; m. Emma Dawson 9th October 1912 at Christ Church, Linthwaite; lived at Poplar House, Barton Road, Crossland Moor, Huddersfield; parents lived at Milnshaw House, Whalley Road, Accrington; k.i.a. 13th November 1916 (31); bd. Serre Road Cem. No. 2. [1, 3, 4, 58, 110, 115, 116, 117]

BARNES, Pte. George Worswick, 15217 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of James and Mary Barnes; birth registered Q4 1873; m. Priscilla Maudsley 9th February 1896 at St. James' Church, Accrington; lived at 44 Robert Nuttall Street, Accrington; e. 16th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (42); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

BARNES, Pte. James, 2628 (8th Regt., South African Infantry); b. 1860 at Accrington, s. of Holden and Mary Barnes; bapt. 28th October 1860 at St. James' Church, Haslingden; marriage to Elizabeth Ann Heys registered Q1 1896 at Haslingden; d. 16th May 1916 (55); bd. Dar es Salaam War Cem., Tanzania; widow lived at 42 Burnley Road, Huncoat, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 80, 118, 119]

BARNES, Pte. James, 15788 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 23rd December 1892 at Accrington, s. of John and Alice Barnes; lived at 55 Garbett Street, Accrington; e. 22nd September 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (23); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5; also listed on 71]

BARNES, Pte. James, 21304 (7th Bn., Wiltshire Regt.); b. ca.1880 at Accrington; lived at 26 Leyland Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 16th-27th October 1918; bd. Pommereuil Brit. Cem.; widow Alice lived at 28 Rutland Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 34, 58, 88]

BARNES, Pte. John Richard, 11923 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Burnley, s. of William Thomas Barnes and Hannah Barnes; birth registered Q1 1894 at Burnley; k.i.a. 9th April 1916; bd. Amara War Cem., Iraq.; step-mother Ellen (Nellie) Barnes lived at 35 Union Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 35, 58, 85, 120, 121]

BARNES, Pte. Thomas Charles Warburton (Tom), 18918 (2nd Bn., Coldstream Guards); b. 25th July 1883 at Accrington, s. of John Warburton and Elizabeth Ann Barnes; marriage to Clara Haworth registered Q3 1910 at Haslingden; k.i.a. 9th October 1917 (34); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial; widow lived at 25 Park Road, Accrington. [1 as BARNES, T.; 2, 3, 58, 72, 80, 85]

BARON, Pte. Harry, 38792 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Sabden, s. of Henry and Elizabeth Jane Baron; marriage to Florry Wells registered Q2 1909 at Haslingden; d.o.w. 30th June 1918 (31); bd. Aire Comm. Cem.; widow lived at 14 Cedar Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 33, 35, 58, 80, 85; also commemorated on Sabden War Memorial]

BARRETT, T. S.; see BARRITT, Tom Saunders.

BARRITT, Pte. Tom Saunders, 58975 (24th (Pembroke and Glamorgan Yeomanry) Bn., Welsh Regiment; formerly 4148 5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of Joseph and Annie Elizabeth Barritt; birth registered Q4 1893 at Haslingden; lived at 194 Higher Antley Street, Accrington; e. 17th September 1915; k.i.a. 1st December 1917 (24); bd. Jerusalem War Cem. [1 as BARRETT; 2, 3, 4, 58, 111, 120]

BARTHOLOMEW, Sgt. Ernest, L/167 (64th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. Southborough, Kent, s. of Alfred and Kate Bartholomew; birth registered Q1 1886 at Tonbridge; marriage to Rebecca Gilfoyle registered Q2 1912 at Haslingden; d.o.w. 4th August 1917 (31); bd. Mendinghem Mil. Cem., Poperinge; widow lived at 7 Ranger Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 33, 80, 85]

BATCHELOR, Pte. Herbert Charles, 25736 (2nd Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers; formerly 137486 Royal Field Artillery); b. 25th February 1893 at Wigan, s. of Herbert Wilcoxen Batchelor and Lois Batchelor; k.i.a. 3rd May 1917 (24); comm. Arras Memorial; mother lived at 64 Scaitcliffe Street, Accrington. [1, 3, 4, 73, 85; 122 as Charles Herbert]

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. [1, 3, 4, 80, 85, 120; also listed on 9]

BEAGHAN, Pte. David, 15316 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 22nd February 1895 at Accrington, s. of John and Rachel Beaghan; lived at 24 Park Street, Accrington; e. 17th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (21); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

BEAGHAN, Pte. George, S/2447 (7th Bn., Seaforth Highlanders); b. Accrington, s. of Thomas and Nancy Beaghan; birth registered Q1 1895 at Haslingden; k.i.a. 14th April 1917 (22); bd. Athies Comm. Cem. Ext.; parents lived at 120 Richmond Hill Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 58, 85, 98; 4 as BEAGHAM, G.]

BEAGHAN, Pte. Tom, 55169 (1st Bn., Worcestershire Regt.; formerly 57629 Cheshire Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of George William and Alice Beaghan; birth registered Q4 1896 at Haslingden; lived at 16 Milnshaw Lane, Accrington; d.o.w. 29th April 1918 (20); bd. Crouy Brit. Cem., Crouy-sur-Somme. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 98]

BEARD, Pte. Henry (Harry), 36796 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 23rd December 1897 at Wigan, s. of Joseph Thomas Beard and Mary Ann Beard; lived (1911) at 99 Burnley Road, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st November 1917 (19); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [1, 3, 4, 30, 35, 58, 85, 123]

BECKETT, Pte. Samuel, 256311 (1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt.)); b. 14th May 1881 at Accrington, s. of Charles and Maria Beckett; farmer of Regina, Saskatchewan; e. 14th December 1917 at Regina; k.i.a. 29th September 1918 (37); bd. Raillencourt Comm. Cem. Ext.; mother lived at Cemetery View, 195 Dill Hall Lane, Church. [1, 2, 3, 6]

BEECH, Pte. Ernest, 235675 (2nd/4th Bn., Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regt.)); b. Accrington, s. of Charles Henry Eli Beech and Elizabeth Beech; birth registered Q3 1890 at Haslingden; lived at 48 Haywood Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 25th August 1918; comm. Vis-en-Artois Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 34, 58, 85, 98]

BELL, Pte. Joseph, 17882 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Joseph Bell; m. Mary Ann Howley 28th March 1914 at the Register Office, Blackburn (28); lived at 16 Oxford Street, Accrington; e. 15th or 16th December 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (31); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

BENTLEY, Sgt. Oswald, 15002 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 13th February 1884 at Accrington, s. of John and Sarah Bentley; e. 14th September 1914; lived at 11 Lister Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 27th March 1918 (34); comm. Arras Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

BERRY, Pte. Tom, 32276 (2nd Bn., South Lancs. Regt.; formerly 37344 East Lancs. Regt.); b. 25th May 1893 at Rawtenstall, s. of Thomas and Betsy Ann Berry; lived at 82 Frederick Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st August 1917 (24); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 74, 79, 85]

BEVINS, Pte. Richard, 12399 ('B' Coy. 9th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); b. Ulverston, s. of John Edward Bevins and Ellen Bevins; lived at 1 Persia Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 15th July 1916 (21); bd. Corbie Comm. Cem. Ext. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 85]

BIBBY, Able Seaman John, J/50577 (H.M.S. Cordelia, Royal Navy); b. 18th August 1892 at Accrington, s. of Richard and Alice Ann Bibby; lived at 198 Richmond Hill, Accrington; d. (accidental drowning) 20th November 1918; comm. Plymouth Naval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 58, 72, 85]

BICKERSTAFFE, L/Cpl. Edwin M.M., 44581 (12th Bn., Manchester Regt.; formerly 26505 East Lancs. Regt.); b. 4th November 1892 at Clayton-le-Moors, s. of John and Barbara Ellen Bickerstaffe; lived (1911) at Clough Bottom Farm, Accrington; marriage to Ellen Bowman registered Q1 1916 at East Ward, Westmorland; d.o.w. 8th September 1918 (25); bd. St. Sever Cem. Ext., Rouen. [1, 3, 4, 58, 85, 90; 86 as Edward Bickerstaffe]

BIRCH, Pte. William, 24283 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); birth registered Q2 1892 as James William PATEFIELD; s. of John James Patefield and Betsy Ann Patefield (both later adopting the surname BIRCH); lived at 18 Cobden Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 21st August 1916; bd. Kemmel Chateau Mil. Cem. [1, duplicate entry for PATEFIELD, J. W.; 2, 3, 4, 85, 98]

BIRD, Sgt. Fred, 43151 (17th Bn., Manchester Regt.; formerly 15220 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 12th March 1895 at Accrington, s. of John and Catherine Bird; lived at 30 Nelson Street, Accrington; e. into Accrington Bn. (later 11th Bn.), East Lancs. Regt. 16th September 1914; aptd. unpaid L/Cpl. 3rd July 1915; posted to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 18th December 1915; aptd. paid L/Cpl. 16th February 1916; aptd. A/Cpl. 22nd April 1916 (confirmed 3rd July 1916); embarked for France 4th July 1916 and attached to 17th Bn., Manchester Regt. joining battalion and pmtd. to Sgt. on 12th July 1916; transferred 17th Bn., Manchester Regt. as 43151 1st September 1916; k.i.a. 23rd April 1917 (22); comm. Arras Memorial. [1, 3, 4, 5]

BIRTWELL, Gunner James Grimshaw, 12170 ('A' Bty., 317th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. 17th December 1883 at Accrington, s. of Abraham and Margaret Ellen Birtwell; lived (1911) at 26 Russia Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 28th March 1917 (33); bd. Roclincourt Valley Cem.; father lived at 2 Milnshaw Lane, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 54, 58, 73, 85]

BIRTWISTLE, L/Cpl. Alfred, 18035 (2nd Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers); b. 1st October 1895 at Accrington, s. of John James Birtwistle and Sarah Elizabeth Birtwistle; lived at 74 Water Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 16th March 1916 (20); bd. Corbie Comm. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 30, 58, 72, 85]

BIRTWISTLE, J. J. [1, not found in 3 or 4]. Believed to be a duplicate entry for BIRTWISTLE, John William, with a mistake on the middle initial.

BIRTWISTLE, Sgt. John William M.M., 17864 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 29th July 1889 at Accrington, s. of Henry and Martha Ellen Birtwistle; marriage to Nancy Cross registered Q2 1914 at Haslingden; e. 12th or 14th December 1914; awarded M.M. for good work whilst in charge of Lewis guns during the Battle of the Lys in April 1918; k.i.a. 28th June 1918 (28); bd. Le Grand Hasard Mil. Cem., Morbecque; widow lived at 42 Willows Lane, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 85]

BIRTWISTLE, Pte. Richard, 15109 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 8th March 1893 at Top o' Barley, Hapton, s. of James Richard (Richard) Birtwistle and Margaret Birtwistle; e. 15th September 1914; lived at 135 Lodge Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 21st April 1918 (25); bd. Cinq Rues Brit. Cem. [1, 3, 4, 5]

BIRTWISTLE, Pte. Robert, 10658 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 5th December 1891 at Church, s. of Joshua (Joseph) and Isabella Birtwistle; marriage to Louisa Rosthorn registered Q2 1911 at Haslingden; k.i.a. 3rd November 1914 (22); comm. Ploegsteert Memorial; widow lived at 1 Bayley Street, Clayton-le-Moors. [1, 3, 4, 33, 35, 72, 80, 85]

BLACK, Pte. George Edward, 1376 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 23rd December 1892 at Accrington, s. of Edward and Elizabeth Black; lived (1911) at 42 Crown Street, Accrington; marriage to Elizabeth Curran registered Q1 1914 at Haslingden; d.o.w. 26th June 1915 (22); bd. Lancashire Landing Cem., Gallipoli. [1 as G. L. BLACK; 2, 3, 4, 58, 79, 80, 85]

BLACKBURN, Pte. Thomas (Tom), 141644 (12th Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 19414 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry); b. 30th December 1898 at Accrington, s. of William Henry Blackburn and Mary Elizabeth Blackburn; lived at 87 Water Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 5th April 1918 (19); comm. Pozieres Memorial. [1, 3, 4, 34, 58, 72, 79]

BLUNDELL, Sapper Fred, WR/552858 (formerly 200824) (Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers); b. Accrington, s. of Robert and Nancy Blundell; birth registered Q1 1884 at Haslingden; lived at 36 Haywood Street, Accrington; d. 6th July 1918 (34) at Tanooma; bd. Basra War Cem., Iraq. [1, 2, 3, 4, 35, 58, 73]

BOARDLEY, A. J.; see BORDLEY, Pte. Arthur James.

BOLITHO, Pte. Percival (Percy), 43152 (17th Bn., Manchester Regt.; formerly 25046 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of John Henry Bolitho and Mary Bolitho; birth registered Q3 1894 at Haslingden; lived at 307 Blackburn Road , Accrington; attd. 11th December 1915; mobilized 18th March 1916; k.i.a. 17th October 1916 (22); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 74, 98]

BOLTON, Rifleman Fred, R/10808 (2nd Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps); b. 8th July 1894 at Accrington, s. of Absalom and Mary Bolton; lived at 48 Sharples Street, Accrington; e. 25th February 1915; k.i.a. 26th November 1915 (21); comm. Loos Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 74]

BOLTON, Capt. Harry Hargreaves (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 9th February 1886 at Accrington, eldest s. of Henry Hargreaves Bolton and Florence Eliza Bolton; m. Helen Oliver Drew 1st June 1911; lived at High Brake, Huncoat; aptd. Capt. 5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 25th July 1911; d.o.w. 24th May 1915 (29); comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [1, 3, 4, 8, 24; also listed on 10 and 11]

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]

BOLTON, Lt. John (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 6th January 1889 at Accrington, 2nd s. of Henry Hargreaves Bolton and Florence Eliza Bolton; aptd. 2/Lt. 5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 19th June 1913; aptd. Lt. 6th May 1915; d.o.w. 4th June 1915 (26); bd. Twelve Tree Copse Cem., Gallipoli. [1, 3, 4, 21, 24; also listed on 11]

BOLTON, Capt. Maurice Baldwin M.C. (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 1st January 1892 at Accrington, 3rd s. of Henry Hargreaves Bolton and Florence Eliza Bolton; gazetted to 11th Bn., Manchester Regt. 22nd August 1914; aptd. Capt. May 1915; transferred to East Lancs. Regt. July 1915; d. 26th March 1918 in a German hospital at le Cateau of wounds received 21st March (26); bd. Le Cateau Mil. Cem. [1, 3, 4, 7, 24; also listed on 11]

BOLTON, Driver Thomas, 56726 ("D" Bty. 102nd Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. 31st May 1885 at Accrington, s. of Solomon and Sarah Jane Bolton; marriage to Martha Jane Norris registered Q2 1906 at Blackburn; lived at 10 Esther Street, Blackburn; k.i.a. 28th July 1916 (31); bd. Delville Wood Cem., Longueval. [1, 2, 3, 4, 33, 58, 85, 108]

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. [1, 2, 3, 4, 35, 85, 98; also listed on 9]

BOND, Pte. Thomas, S/9870 (8th Bn., Seaforth Highlanders); b. Accrington, s. of Thomas Edward Bond and Margaret Alice Bond; k.i.a. 31st December 1917 (20); bd. Level Crossing Cem., Fampoux; mother lived at 39 Nutter Road, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 85]

BOOTH, Pte. Benjamin, 25448 (9th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 5th November 1880 at Bamber Bridge, s. of Edwin and Margaret Booth; lived at 31 Spencer Street, Accrington; d. (disease) 30th July 1917 (36); bd. Salonika (Lembet Road) Mil. Cem., Greece. [3, 4, 58, 85, 124; not listed on 1]

BOOTH, Pte. Frederick (Fred), 23313 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of Frederick and Maria Booth; d. 16th August 1917 (25) at 26th General Hospital, Etaples; bd. Etaples Mil. Cem.; mother lived at 16 Park Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 85]

BOOTH, Pte. George, 18044 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 6th November 1881 at Waterfoot, s. of George and Christina Booth; lived at 83 Dale Street, Accrington; marriage to Eleanor Coupe registered Q3 1913 at Blackburn; e. 18th January 1915; k.i.a. 22nd July 1916 (34); comm. Ploegsteert Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

BORDLEY, Pte. Arthur James, 241029 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 4th May 1887 at Accrington, s. of Thomas and Catherine Bordley; k.i.a. 20th October 1918 (31); bd. Belle Vue Brit. Cem., Briastre; father lived at 1 Manor Street, Accrington. [1 as BOARDLEY, A. J.; 3, 4, 58, 72, 85]. The name BOARDLEY, A. J. was a later addition to the Oak Hill Park War Memorial.

BORICK, Pte. Percy, 240357 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of Edward and Sarah Alice Borick; lived (1911) at 4 Canning Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 18th October 1917 (19); bd. Coxyde Mil. Cem. [1, 3, 4, 58]

BOWDEN, L/Cpl. James, 240809 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Rochdale, s. of James and Mary Ann Bowden; birth registered Q3 1896 at Rochdale; bapt. 27th August 1898 at St. Luke's Church, Heywood; lived at 5 Moreton Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 30th August 1918; bd. Beaulencourt Brit. Cem., Ligny-Thilloy. [1, 2, 3, 4, 35, 58, 73, 85, 98, 125]

BOWERS, Pte. William (Willie), 15790 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Rishton, s. of John and Hilda Jane Bowers; birth registered Q3 1896 at Blackburn; lived at 24 Empress Street, Accrington; e. 22nd September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

BRADLEY, Cpl. Charles Harold, L/22 ("B" Bty., 163rd Bde., Royal Field Artillery; formerly 158th (Accrington & Burnley) Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. 26th April 1881 at Manchester, s. of George and Ann (Annie) Bradley; marriage to Nellie Meynell registered Q2 1911 at Haslingden; d.o.w. 29th July 1916 (35) at No. 5 Casualty Clearing Station, Corbie; bd. Corbie Comm. Cem. Ext.; widow lived at 80 Haywood Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 80, 85, 126]

BRADLEY, Sgt. John, 5992 ("D" Coy. 12th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); b. Lostock, near Preston, s. of John and Mary Bradley; marriage to Elizabeth Henrietta Maloney registered Q1 1907 at Preston; lived at 6 Grant Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 22nd April 1918 (37); comm. Doiran Memorial, Greece. [1, 3, 4, 58, 80, 85]

BRADLEY, Pte. Joseph, 401119 (2nd Bn., Manchester Regt.; formerly 19350 South Wales Borderers); b. 29th November 1898 at Clayton-le-Moors, s. of Thomas and Sarah Bradley; lived (1911) at 48 Whalley Road, Clayton-le-Moors; d.o.w. 8th September 1917 (18); bd. Zuydcoote Mil. Cem. [1, 3, 4, 58, 79]

BRADLEY, Sgt. William M.M., L/28995 (Royal Field Artillery); b. 1890 at Accrington; e. 10th June 1915, and posted to 176 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery; awarded Military Medal with 236 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery; marriage to Violet Ellwood Cavie registered Q3 1918 at Leicester; demob. 19th March 1919; d. (heart disease caused by gas poisoning in January 1917) 10th November 1919. [1, 74, 58, 80, 85]

BRADSHAW, 2/Lt. Henry Herbert (74th Field Coy., Royal Engineers); b. 1st October 1887 at Clayton-le-Moors, s. of Ernest Jones Bradshaw and Selina Mary Bradshaw; marriage to Catherine Haworth registered Q2 1915 at Haslingden;; lived at 2 Hest Bank, Rough Lee Road, Accrington; k.i.a. 22nd July 1917 (29); bd. Brandhoek Mil. Cem., Ieper. [1 as BRADSHAW, H.; 2, 3, 4, 58, 80, 127, 128; also listed on 11 and 12]

BRADY, Able Seaman Christopher (Mercantile Marine, H.M.S. Czaritza); b. Drogheda; lived at 17 Ellison Street, Accrington; d. at sea (bronchial pneumonia) 17th September 1918 (25). [1, 2, 34, 129]

BRAMLEY, A. [1, not found in 3 or 4]. (The name BRAMLEY, A. was a later addition to the Oak Hill Park War Memorial which may have been made in error. 25115 L/Cpl. Arthur Bramley served with the Royal Army Medical Corps and survived the war. Information courtesy of Richard Eccles.)

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. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 85; also listed on 9]

BRECKELL, Pte. Walter, 21316 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Blackburn, s. of Robert and Mary Breckell; served with East Lancs. Regt. 10th January 1899 to 13th October 1899; m. Sarah Elizabeth Mayes 14th April 1900 at St. Peter's Church, Accrington; served with Royal Field Artillery 5th May 1902 to 22nd December 1902, and R.F.R.A. 27th August 1914 to 7th October 1914; lived at 4 Holden Court, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1 as BRECKWELL, W.; 3, 4, 35, 74, 85, 90]. The name BRECKWELL, W. was a later addition to the Oak Hill Park War Memorial.

BRENNAN, Cpl. Francis (Frank), 6379 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 3rd September 1897 at Accrington, s. of Robert and Annie Brennan; lived (1911) at 64 Park Road, Accrington; k.i.a. 18th December 1915 (18); bd. St. Vaast Post Mil. Cem., Richebourg-l'Avoue. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 79, 85]

BRIDGE, Pte. Henry (Harry), 81100 (5th Bn., Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regt.)); b. 7th October 1881 at Tarleton, s. of Henry and Jane Bridge; marriage to Nancy Ann Birtwistle registered Q3 1906 at Blackburn; lived at Arcola, Saskatchewan; e. 16th December 1914 at Winnepeg; k.i.a. 21st July 1916 (34); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial; sister Ellen (Nellie) lived at Church. [1, 2, 3, 6, 33, 58, 68, 76, 80]

BRIGGS, Pte. George, 140024 (20th Bn., Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regt.)); b. 20th May 1884 at Accrington, s. of Joseph and Hannah Briggs; marriage to Edith Russell Baker Nankervis registered Q1 1907 at Haslingden; e. 28th July 1915 at Toronto; d.o.w. 29th April 1916 (31) at No. 8 British Red Cross Hospital, Paris Plage; bd. Etaples Mil. Cem.; father lived at 48 Victoria Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 6, 58, 80]

BRIGGS, Sgt. Richard Hargreaves, 977 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of James Yates Briggs and Millicent Briggs; lived at 61 Stanley Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 31st May 1915 (26); bd. Lancashire Landing Cem., Gallipoli. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 85]

BRIGGS, L/Cpl. Walter, 15223 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 24th August 1896 at Accrington, s. of Wilfred and Elizabeth Ellen Briggs; lived at 233 Blackburn Road, Accrington; e. 16th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (19); comm. Thiepval Memorial [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

BRIMLOW, Sgt. Samuel, 19282 (11th Bn., Cheshire Regt.); b. 28th February 1895 at Accrington, s. of Samuel and Esther Annie Brimlow; lived at 29 Robert Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 27th October 1917 (22); bd. Cambrin Mil. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 30, 58, 85, 108]

BROADBENT, Pte. James (Royal Field Artillery); lived at 36 Robert Nuttall Street, Accrington. [1, 2, not found in 3 or 4. (William John Broadbent of the Royal Field Artillery who lived at 36 Robert Nuttall Street had a younger brother named James, but no trace of him has been found after the 1901 Census.)]

BROADLEY, Pte. Fred, 17839 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 30th March 1898 at Accrington, s. of John and Alice Broadley; lived at 89 Higher Antley Street, Accrington; e. 8th or 9th December 1914 (16); k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (18); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 3, 4, 5]

BROADLEY, Pte. Harry, G/51588 (13th Bn., Royal Fusiliers, formerly 158th (Accrington & Burnley) Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. 1st August 1884 at Accrington, s. of William Joseph Broadley and Minnie Broadley; marriage to Zittie Blackledge registered Q1 1916 at Haslingden; lived at 17 Corporation Street, Accrington; d. 9th April 1917 (32); bd. Monchy Brit. Cem., Monchy-le-Preux. [1, 2, 3, 58, 72, 80, 85]

BROADLEY, Pte. Owen, 10995 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 4th September 1896 at Accrington, s. of William Joseph Broadley and Minnie Broadley; lived at 54 Sultan Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 11th June 1918 (21); bd. Marfaux Brit. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 79, 85]

BROADLEY, L/Cpl. Thomas (Tom), 15111 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt., formerly 11th Bn.); b. 22nd December 1894 at Accrington, s. of William Joseph Broadley and Minnie Broadley; lived at 54 Sultan Street, Accrington; e. 15th September 1914; w. 1st/2nd July 1916; transferred to 3rd then 7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; k.i.a. 2nd August 1917 (22); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 30]

BROMLEY, Pte. Albert, 43187 (3rd Bn., Worcestershire Regt.; formerly 44701 South Lancs. Regt.); b. 2nd May 1899 at Accrington, s. of Robert and Sarah Bromley; lived at 96 Water Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 3rd September 1918 (19); bd. St. Vaast Post Mil. Cem., Richebourg-l'Avoue. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 79]

BROMLEY, Pte. John Robert, M2/137096 (Royal Army Service Corps); b. 1892 at Homer, Shropshire, s. of Samuel Bromley; lived (1911) at 59 Whalley Road, Accrington; e. 16th October 1915 at Sunderland; m. Amy Moffat 17th August 1917 at Stockton; dis. (nephritis) 13th June 1919; d. (nephritis) at 134 Hastings Street, Hendon, Sunderland 26th November 1919 (27); bd. Haverton Hill (St. John) Churchyard, Stockton-on-Tees. [1, 3, 58, 74]

BROWN, Pte. Donald Norman, 11285 (4th Bn., Coldstream Guards); b. Portsmouth, s. of John and Alice Mary Ann Brown; birth registered Q3 1895 at Portsea Island, Hampshire; lived at 16 Mason Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 27th July 1918; bd. Cabaret-Rouge Brit. Cem., Souchez. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 85, 98]

BROWN, Pte. Frank M.M., 17640 (5th Bn., South Wales Borderers); b. Worsthorne, s. of James and Carrie Brown; bapt. 7th August 1887 at St. John the Evangelist, Worsthorne; presumed k.i.a. 30th May 1918; comm. Soissons Memorial; pension claimed by his mother of 70 Spencer Street, Accrington. [1, 3, 58, 73, 85, 99; not found in 4]

BROWN, Pte. James William, 6391 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Todmorden, s. of John Henry Brown and Eliza Brown; bapt. 1st January 1898 at Church of St. James and St. John, Hebden Bridge; k.i.a. 3rd May 1915; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial; pension claimed by his mother of 29 Argyle Street, Accrington. [1, 3, 4, 58, 73, 85, 102]

BROWN, Pte. William, 36523 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 17th December 1897 at Accrington, s. of Richard and Deborah Brown; lived at 58 Westwood Street, Accrington; d. 2nd March 1917 (19); bd. Bray Mil. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 108]

BUCKLEY, Sgt. Fred, 15982 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Whitworth, s. of John and Margaret Buckley; baptized 6th March 1884; marriage to Ellen Shearon registered Q2 1907 at Haslingden; lived at 633 Manchester Road, Baxenden; e. 24th September 1914; k.i.a./d.o.w. 14th November 1917; bd. Roclincourt Mil. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

BURTON, Pte. Joseph Wilfred, 7025 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Rawtenstall, s. of Burton and Elizabeth Burton; birth registered Q3 1879 at Haslingden; marriage to Mary Valentine Berrell registered Q4 1908 at Haslingden; lived (1911) at 19 Dowry Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (36); bd. Hawthorn Ridge Cem. No.1, Beaumont Hamel. [3, 4, 58, 76, 80, 85, 98; not listed on 1]

BURY, Pte. Albert, 15493 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 1896 at Manchester, s. of Arthur and Clara Bury; bro. of 15224 Percy Bury; lived at 9 Cross Street, Accrington; e. 19th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

BURY, Pte. David Baldwin, M/376202 (No.5 Mob. Coy. (Bulford), Royal Army Service Corps); b. 1st August 1893 at Accrington, s. of William Henry Bury and Sarah Bury; lived at 35 Burnley Road, Accrington; d. (peritonits) 3rd March 1919 (25); bd. Accrington Cem. [1, 3, 58, 72, 85]

BURY, Lt. John (East Lancs. Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. 4th August 1893 at Oswaldtwistle, s. of Alderman Arthur Smith Bury, J.P. and Amy Althea Bury of Arden Hall, Accrington; k.i.a. 5th July 1915 (21); comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [1 as BURY, L.; 2, 3, 4, 22, 58, 70]

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. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5; also listed on 9]

BUTTERWORTH, Cpl. John Thomas, 21133 (11th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 10363 East Lancs. Regt.); b. 12th May 1892 at Accrington, s. of Alfred and Margaret Butterworth; lived at 41 Burnley Road, Accrington; d.o.w. 4th October 1917 (25); bd. Dozinghem Mil. Cem., Poperinge. [1 as BUTTERWORTH, J.; 2, 3, 4, 58, 86]

BUTTERWORTH, Cpl. Walter, 995 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Oswaldtwistle, s. of Isaac and Alice Butterworth; step-son of Sharples Gastall; lived at 22 Bridge Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 4th June 1915 (26); bd. Twelve Tree Copse Cem., Gallipoli. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 85]

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