Title - Accrington Roll of Honour 1914-1919, N-R
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NADIN, Pte. Arthur, 15819 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 11th Bn. East Lancs. Regt.); b. 6th August 1894 at Baxenden, s. of Elizabeth Nadin; lived (1911) at 206 Water Street, Accrington; e. into Accrington Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 22nd September 1914; transferred to 3rd then to 1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; k.i.a. 12th May 1917 (23); comm. Arras Memorial; mother lived at 19 Gillies Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 85; 58 as Aruth Nadin]

NAYLOR, Pte. Sam, 6769 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 30th July 1876 at Lancaster, s. of George Arthur Naylor and Jane Hannah Naylor; marriage to Christiana Elliott registered Q1 1896 at Skipton; lived (1911) at 10 Cedar Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 18th April 1916 (39); comm. Basra Memorial, Iraq; widow lived at 53 Spencer Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 80, 85, 192]

NICHOL, Pte. William, 40235 (20th Bn., Manchester Regt.; formerly 25563 East Lancs. Regt.); b. Church, s. of John and Elizabeth Nichol; birth registered Q2 1876 at Blackburn; lived at 100 Bold Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 28th October 1916 (40); bd. Berks Cem. Ext. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 76, 85, 98, 115]

NICHOLSON, Pte. George Lewis, 79226 (2nd Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers; formerly 39751 York & Lancaster Regt.); b. 1st September 1887 at Thornley, Preston, s. of George and Ruth Nicholson; lived (1911) at 43 Chirkdale Street, Kirkdale; marriage to Margery Revell registered Q3 1918 at West Derby; d.o.w. 10th November 1918 (31); bd. Busigny Comm. Cem. Ext.; widow lived at 25 Clifton Street, Rishton. [1 as NICHOLSON, G.; 3, 4, 58, 73, 80, 85, 183]

NICHOLSON, Sgt. John William, 241042 (2nd/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Kirkby Ireleth, Cumbria, s. of George and Ruth Nicholson; birth registered Q3 1877 at Ulverston; m. Charlotte Pratt 14th April 1900 at St. John's Church, Accrington; lived (1911) at 2 Gin Stables, Codnor Park, Derbyshire; k.i.a. 9th October 1917 (40); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial; widow lived at 17 Plantation Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 80, 85, 98, 158]

NOCKTON, L/Cpl. John, 6485 (served as HALL; "B" Coy. 7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 23rd November 1898 at Accrington, s. of John snd Margaret Nockton; lived (1911) at 3 Back Castle Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 25th July 1916 (17); comm. Thiepval Memorial; mother lived at 10 Croft Street, Church. [1, 3; 4, 35, 58, 79; 85 as HALL]

NUTTALL, Pte. George Broadley, 2498643 (26th Coy., Canadian Forestry Corps); b. 29th March 1884 at Crawshawbooth, s. of Lawrence and Sarah Alice Nuttall; marriage to Selina Herd registered Q2 1910 at Haslingden; emigrated to America, arriving at Quebec, Canada June 1911; lived at 11 Wilson Street, Pawtucket, Rhode Island; e. 26th September 1917, serving in France; dis. 31st March 1919; d. 22nd May 1920 (36) at Pawtucket; mother lived at 30 Hood Street, Accrington. [1, 6, 33, 58, 80, 111, 112, 113]

NUTTALL, Pte. Harold, 39822 (15th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); b. Rawtenstall, s. of Richard and Emma Jane Nuttall; lived (1911) at 78 Monk Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 22nd November 1916 (25); bd. Warlincourt Halte Brit. Cem., Saulty; mother lived at 24 Emma Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 85]

NUTTALL, L/Bdr. James, 117862 ("D" Bty. 330th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. Rawtenstall, s. of John Thomas Nuttall and Sarah Ellen Nuttall; birth registered Q4 1894 at Haslingden; lived (1911) at 4 Spencer Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 27th March 1918 (23); comm. Pozieres Memorial; mother lived at 17 Hodder Street, Accrington. [1, 3, 4, 58, 72, 85, 98]

NUTTALL, Pte. James Lawrence, 12831 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of William and Mary Nuttall; bro. of 36857 Tom Muttall; marriage to Phoebe Gray registered Q2 1903 at Blackburn; lived (1911) at 4 Back Mill Street, Court No. 3, Clayton-le-Moors; d.o.w. 5th October 1915 (31); bd. Merville Comm. Cem.; widow lived at Broughton Yard, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 80, 85; also listed on 12]

NUTTALL, Pte. John William, 18785 (6th Bn., Somerset Light Infantry); b. Oswaldtwistle; lived (1911) at 37 Fountain Street, Accrington, the home of his uncle, Tom Haworth, and later at 291 Blackburn Road, Accrington; k.i.a. 9th January 1916 (21); bd. Essex Farm Cem, Boezinge. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 115]

NUTTALL, Pte. Lawrence, 28859 (8th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); b. 5th August 1895 at Accrington, s. of William Henry Nuttall and Mary Jane Nuttall; lived at 18 Pitt Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 1st October 1918 (23); bd. Grevillers Brit. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 34, 72, 85]

NUTTALL, Pte. Thomas (Tom), 36857 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 22nd April 1897 at Accrington, s. of William and Mary Nuttall; bro. of 12831 James Lawrence Nuttall; lived at 68 Dowry Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 14th August 1918 (21); bd. Thiennes Brit. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 30, 58, 85, 99]

NUTTALL, Pte. William, 21788 (16th Bn., Cheshire Regt.); b. Church; lived at Accrington; d. (disease) 7th September 1916; bd. St. Pol Comm. Cem. Ext.; widow Mary Nuttall; Miss Mary Hindle named as guardian of illegitimate child. [1, 3, 4, 73, 85]

O'HARE, Pte. Alfred, 5882 ("B" Coy. 2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 23rd March 1898 at Accrington, s. of Francis James (Frank) O'Hara and Margaret O'Hare; bro. of 15134 William O'Hare; lived (1901) at 6 Davy Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 13th March 1915 (16); bd. Estaires Comm. Cem.; mother lived at 25 Birtwistle Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 35, 85, 99]

O'HARE, T. [1]. Believed to be a duplicate entry for O'HARE, William [2].

O'HARE, Pte. William, 15134 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 27th December 1890, s. of Francis James (Frank) O'Hara and Margaret O'Hare; bro. of 5882 Alfred O'Hare; lived (1901) at 6 Davy Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (25); comm. Thiepval Memorial; mother lived at 25 Birtwistle Street, Accrington. [1, 3, 4, 35, 85, 99]

OLDHAM, Pte. Frank, 41191 ("A" Coy. 1st Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of James and Eliza Oldham; lived at 1 China Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 17th/18th September 1918 (19); comm. Vis-en-Artois Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 23, 58, 85]

OLDHAM, Pte. Leonard, 21590 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of Joseph and Mary Emmeline Oldham; birth registered Q3 1898 at Haslingden; lived (1911) at 26 Tremellen Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 29th July 1916 (17); bd. Heilly Station Cem., Mericourt-l'Abbe; mother lived at 49 Hyndburn Road, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 85, 98]

OLLETT, Pte. Samuel (Sam) Pullman, 22097 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 18th February 1896 at Accrington, s. of John and Susan Emily Ollett; lived (1911) at 97 Charter Street, Accrington; e. between 28th June and 5th July 1915; d. (pulmonary tuberculosis) 7th September 1915 (19) at Accrington; bd. Accrington Cem.; mother lived at 14a Fountain Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 58, 73, 85]

OLSEN, Pte. John Myatt, 202199 (2nd/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Liverpool, s. of Olef Olsen and Edith Olsen (née Gaunt); birth registered Q1 1898 at West Derby; lived (1911) at 31 Newark Street, Accrington; d.o.w. to right arm and chest 12th October 1917 (19) at No. 3 Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne; bd. Boulogne Eastern Cem.; aunt Frances Mary Pilling (née Gaunt) lived at 105 Bank Terrace, Lower Antley Street, Accrington. [1 as OLSEN, J.; 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 74, 85, 98, 193]

OPENSHAW, Pte. Thomas Walker, 48941 (13th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.); formerly 27367 East Lancs. Regt.); b. Oswaldtwistle, s. of Thomas Walker Openshaw and Nancy Openshaw; birth registered Q4 1881 at Blackburn; marriage to Elizabeth Duckett registered Q3 1905 at Blackburn; lived (1911) at 22 Tremellen Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 17th April 1917 (35); bd. Wimereux Comm. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 80, 85, 98]

ORMEROD, Pte. Harry, 36860 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 27th September 1896 at Accrington, s. of George and Caroline Eliza Ormerod; lived at 6 Lydia Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 14th June 1917 (20); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 85, 131]

ORMEROD, Pte. James Edward, 1336 (32nd Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F.); b. Accrington, s. of James and Emily Ormerod; lived (1911) at 118 Richmond Street, Accrington; e. 19th July 1915 at Perth, Western Australia; w. (shrapnel wound, arm) 24th July 1916 with 30th Bn., A.I.F.; k.i.a. 30th September 1917 (23); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper; mother lived at 20 Lower Antley Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 29, 58]

ORMEROD, Cpl. Richard, 15173 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 21st October 1892 at 3 Cedar Street, Blackburn, s. of Richard and Eliza Ormerod; lived at Paris, Ramsgreave, Blackburn; e. 15th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (23); bd. Euston Road Cem., Colincamps. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 58, 85]

ORMEROD, Pte. Thomas, 48219 (3rd Bn., South Lancs. Regt.); s. of Robert and Mary Alice Ormerod; marriage to Mary Ellen Astin registered Q2 1914 at Haslingden; d. (pneumonia) 21st November 1918 (34) at Military Hospital, Barrow; bd. Accrington Cem.; widow lived at 14 Robert Nuttall Street, Accrington. [1, 3, 70, 80, 85; not found in 4]

OWENS, Gunner John Edward, 161301 (282nd Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery); b. 5th May 1887 at Dalton-in-Furness, s. of Thomas and Mary Owens; m. Beatrice Harper 17th SEptember 1910 at St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Rishton; lived (1911) at 7 Major Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 3rd April 1918 (30); bd. Boulogne Eastern Cem.; widow lived at 42 Cliff Street, Rishton. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 79, 85, 100, 138]

PARAMORE, G. [1]. See PARRAMORE, Pte. George.

PARKER, Pte. Joseph, 24021 (1st Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); b. 14th October 1897 at Accrington, s. of Percy and Margaret Annie Parker; lived at 47 Richmond Hill Street, Accrington; first e. 10th May 1915 into 171st (County Palatine) Bde., Royal Field Artillery and dis. (under-age) 9th June 1915; k.i.a. 18th April 1918 (20); comm. Loos Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 34, 58, 79, 85]

PARKINGTON, Pte. Fred, 15822 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 17th February 1891 at Accrington, s. of James and Elizabeth Ann Parkington; lived at 42 Manchester Road, Accrington; e. 22nd September 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (25); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 3, 4, 5, 58]

PARKINSON, Pte. Edward, 15421 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of Edward and Emma Sarah Ann Parkinson; birth registered Q3 1895 at Haslingden; bro. of 22528 James Richard Parkinson; lived (1911) at 76 Spring Street, Accrington; e. 18th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (20); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 58, 85]

PARKINSON, Pte. James Richard, 22528 (6th Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers); b. Accrington, s. of Edward and Emma Sarah Ann Parkinson of 72 Spring Street, Accrington; birth registered Q3 1893 at Haslingden; bro. of 15421 Edward Parkinson; lived (1911) at 76 Spring Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 12th October 1917 (24); bd. Dozinghem Mil. Cem., Poperinge. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 85, 98]

PARKINSON, Pte. Joseph, 240280 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 17th August 1894 at Accrington, s. of William Edward Parkinson and Margaret Alice Parkinson; lived at 41 Manor Street, Accrington; d. (disease) 4th March 1919 (24); bd. Accrington Cem. [1, 3, 58, 73, 85, 99]

PARKINSON, Pte. Thomas, 73637 (25th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers); b. 30th September 1899 at Burnley, s. of William and Eliza Parkinson; lived at 8 Midland Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 24th August 1918 (18) at No. 54 Casualty Clearing Station, Aire; bd. Aire Comm. Cem.; parents, and brothers William and Benjamin Horatio Parkinson lived (1927) at 329 Blackburn Road, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 34, 73, 83, 85, 99]

PARRAMORE, Pte. George, 32130 (6th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); b. Woodhouse, Sheffield, s. of Thomas and Julia Parramore; birth registered Q3 1882 at Sheffield; marriage to Ethel Hollen registered Q1 1907 at Clitheroe; lived (1901) at 18 Craven Street, Accrington, and (1911) at 81 Charlotte Street, Blackburn; d. of bomb wounds received accidentally 19th August 1917 (35); bd. Baghdad (North Gate) War Cem. [1 as PARAMORE, G.; 2, 3, 4, 35, 58, 80, 85, 98]

PARTLIN, Sgt. James Edward, 15967 (1st/5th Bn., Border Regt.); b. Whitworth, s. of John Partlin; birth registered Q1 1879 at Rochdale; m. May Winchester 6th August 1898 at Haslingden Register Office; lived at 16 Croft Street, Accrington; e. 26th October 1914; d. 21st August 1918 (39) of gun shot wounds to the neck inflicted on 10th August 1918; bd. Mont Huon Mil. Cem., Le Treport. [1, 2, 3, 4, 34, 58, 74, 85, 98]
[James Partlin's death from the diaries of Sister Edith Elizabeth Appleton.]

PATEFIELD, J. W. [1]. See BIRCH, Pte. William.

PATEMAN, L/Cpl. Leonard, PS/5432 ("B" Coy., 20th Bn., Royal Fusiliers); b. 6th March 1897 at Accrington, s. of Thomas Henry Pateman and Kate Pateman; lived at 114 Avenue Parade, Accrington; k.i.a. 20th July 1916 (19); bd. Caterpillar Valley Cem., Longueval. [1, 2, 3, 4, 30, 58, 85, 108]

PATTINSON, Sgt. Joseph Frederick, 5547 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Burton-in-Kendal, Cumbria, s. of Mary Pattinson; bapt. 1st February 1880 at Penrith; lived (1891) with his uncle, Jacob Vipond, at 6 Lincoln Street, Accrington; e. into East Lancs. Regt. (8346) 2nd December 1897 with a home address of 142 Avenue Parade, Accrington; serving with 1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt. in 1911 with rank of lance sergeant; k.i.a. 10th November 1914 (34); bd. Lancashire Cottage Cem., Ploegsteert. [1 as PATTINSON, J. F. H.; 2, 3, 4, 33, 58, 73, 100, 111]

PEARCE, Lt. George (Royal Field Artillery); b. Watford, Herts., s. of Alfred and Mary Ann Pearce; birth registered Q4 1878 at The Watford Union; lived (1891) at 13 Sultan Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 28th January 1916 (37); bd. Suzanne Comm. Cem. Ext.; widow Sarah Jane Pearce lived at 24 Lawrence Street, Padiham. [1, 3, 33, 35, 73, 76, 98]. The name PEARCE, G. was a later addition to the Oak Hill Park War Memorial.

PEARCE, Pte. Harold, 4188 (1st/6th Bn., Devonshire Regt.); b. 12th February 1898 at Accrington, s. of George and Ruth Pearce; lived at 64 Monk Street, Accrington; d. (disease) 24th July 1916 (18) and buried at sea; comm. Basra Memorial, Iraq. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 73, 85]

PEAT, L/Cpl. Joseph Herbert, 66925 (51st Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 5413 East Lancs. Regt.); b. 10th May 1889 at Accrington, s. of Isaac and Ellen Peat; lived (1911) at 3 Meadow Street, Accrington; m. Annie Mason 9th August 1913 at Clayton-le-Moors; served with Royal Army Medical Corps (25324) 7th August 1914 to 6th February 1915; k.i.a. 24th July 1918 (29); bd. Marfaux Brit. Cem.; widow lived at 18 Westwood Street, Accrington. [1 as PEAT, T. H.; 2, 3, 4, 58, 74, 85, 99]

PEEL, Pte. Herbert Singleton, 20990 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 10th May 1884 at Haslingden, s. of Hartley and Elizabeth Peel; marriage to Clara Nowell on 18th April 1908 registered at Haslingden; lived at 66 Ormerod Street, Accrington; e. between 22nd and 24th June 1915; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (32); bd. Queens Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 85, 99, 145]

PEEL, Gunner James Rowland (Roy), 700464 (42nd Div. H.Q., Royal Field Artillery); b. 30th March 1897 at Oswaldtwistle, s. of James Christopher Peel and Sarah May Peel; lived (1911) at 49 Tremellen Street, Accrington; d. (drowned while bathing) 11th September 1916 (19); comm. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel; step-father Henry Roberts and mother lived at 15 Owen Street, Accrington. [1 as PEEL, R.; 2, 3, 4, 58, 79, 85]

PENNY, Pte. John Thomas, 19134 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 25th March 1891 at Clayton-le-Moors, s. of John and Mary Jane Penny; m. Margaret Alice Walsh 25th February 1911 at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Accrington; lived (1911) at 24 Grange Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (25); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 3, 4, 58, 85, 99; also listed on 12]

PETCH, Gunner John Robert (Jack), 258670 ("B" Bty. 223rd Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. Hull, Yorks., s. of John and Elizabeth Mary Petch (née Roberts); birth registered Q3 1899 at Hull; lived at 72 Manchester Road, Accrington; k.i.a. 27th September 1918 (19); bd. Neuville-Bourjonval Brit. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 35, 58, 80, 85, 98]

PETTIE, Pte. James Edgar, 47145 (9th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers; formerly 34161 The King's (Liverpool Regt.)); b. Giggleswick, Yorks., s. of John and Annie PETTY; birth registered Q3 1895 at Settle; bro. of 15138 Philip John Pettie; lived at 57 Stevenson Street, Accrington; attested 10th December 1915; mobilized 24th January 1916; joined 9th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers in the field 14th May 1917; k.i.a. 22nd March 1918 (22); comm. Arras Memorial; parents lived at 59 Stevenson Street East, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 74, 85; 99 as PETTY]

PETTIE, Sgt. Philip John, 15138 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 26th February 1891 at Giggleswick, Yorks., s. of John and Annie PETTY; bro. of 47145 James Edgar Pettie; marriage to Sarah Alice Scholes registered Q3 1914 at Haslingden; lived at 6 Eddleston Street, Accrington; e. 15th September 1914; d.o.w. 26th June 1916 (25); bd. Doullens Comm. Cem. Ext. No.1. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

PETTIFER, Pte. Walter William, 12830 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 22nd September 1881 at Burnley, s. of Alfred and Sarah Pettifer; marriage to Annie Barrett registered Q1 1904 at Haslingden; lived (1911) at 28 George Street, Church; d.o.w. 8th November 1915 (34) at No. 20 General Hospital, Camiers; bd. Etaples Mil. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 80, 99]

PHILPOTT, Pte. Bertram (Bert), 9601 (9th Bn., Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regt.)); b. Oswaldtwistle, s. of Henry and Jane Philpott; birth registered Q2 1891 at Blackburn; bro. of 21771 Thomas Henry Philpott; lived (1901) at 30 Victoria Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 29th April 1916 (25); bd. Cite Bonjean Mil. Cem., Armentieres; sister-in-law Elizabeth Alice Philpott lived at 149 Stanley Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 35, 98]

PHILPOTT, Pte. Thomas Henry, 21771 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Oswaldtwistle, s. of Henry and Jane Philpott; bro. of 9601 Bert Philpott; birth registered Q4 1883 at Blackburn; marriage to Elizabeth Alice Heyes registered Q2 1905 at Haslingden; lived (1911) at 24 Whalley Road, Accrington, with later (1915) home address of 149 Stanley Street, Accrington; d. (effect of heat) 19th July 1916 (32); bd. Basra War Cem., Iraq; widow lived at 149 Stanley Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 35, 58, 73, 80, 85, 98, 145]

PICKLES, A/Bombardier Albert, L/62 ("B" Bty. 159th Bde., Royal Field Artillery; formerly 158th (Accrington & Burnley) Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. Burnley; lived at 103 Curzon Street, Burnley; "well known in Burnley and Accrington as a wholesale butcher"; d.o.w. 24th October 1917 (26); bd. Solferino Farm Cem., Ieper; widow Alice lived at 82 Robinson Street, Burnley. [1, 2, 3, 4, 73, 85, 195]

PICKUP, 6th Engineer Charles (S.S. "Falaba", Mercantile Marine); b. Accrington, s. of Benjamin and Fanny Pickup; lived (1911) at 127 Avenue Parade, Accrington; d. 28th March 1915 (23) when the S.S. "Falaba" was torpedoed and sunk; comm. Tower Hill Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 38, 58]

PICKUP, Pte. Fred, 202647 (1st/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); b. Accrington, s. of John William Pickup and Ann Pickup; birth registered Q2 1893 at Haslingden; bro. of 242104 Roland Pickup; lived at 2 Hyndburn Road, Accrington; k.i.a. 10th July 1918 (25); bd. Houchin Brit. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 85, 98]

PICKUP, L/Cpl. John (Jack), 17875 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Blackburn; marriage to Mary Alice Chadwick registered Q4 1906 at Blackburn; lived at 41 Hindle Street, Accrington; e. 15th December 1914; w. (shellshock) 19th-24th June 1916; k.i.a. 5th August 1916 (29); bd. St. Vaast Post Mil. Cem., Richebourg l'Avoue; widow Mary Alice (4 Apr 1887) and children Mary (1907), Jack (1909) and William Norman (1911) lived at 78 Exchange Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 85]

PICKUP, Pte. Roland, 242104 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 6th November 1896 at Accrington, s. of John William Pickup and Ann Pickup; bro. of 202647 Fred Pickup; lived at 2 Hyndburn Road, Accrington; d.o.w. 18th October 1917 (20); bd. Zuydcoote Mil. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 85]

PICKUP, 2/Lt. William Heys (Royal Flying Corps); b. 10th January 1885 at Accrington, s. of John George Pickup and Mary Ann Pickup; marriage to Mary Bury (d. before 1911) registered Q4 1907 at Blackburn; lived (1911) at 195 Whalley Road, Accrington; e. into 29th Light Horse at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 10th August 1914; transferred to 5th Bn., Canadian Infantry 5th September 1914; w. (gun shot wound, right arm) 27th April 1915; dis. 29th August 1917 on being appointed to a commission in the Royal Flying Corps; killed when Camel C1625 (78 Squadron) stalled and spun on turn at Sutton's Farm, Hornchurch, 12th March 1918 (33); bd. Accrington Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 33, 58, 80, 101, 196]

PILKINGTON, Pte. Abraham John, 32531 (1st Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); b. 1st October 1883 at Accrington, s. of Hugh and Dinah Pilkington; marriage (as John Pilkington) to Eliza Ann Smithies registered Q4 1909 at Haslingden; lived (1911) at 135 Whalley Road, Accrington; k.i.a. 18th April 1918 (34); comm. Loos Memorial; widow lived at 12 Sheep Green, Haslingden. [1 as PILKINGTON, A.; 3, 4, 58, 72, 80, 85]

PILKINGTON, Pte. Arthur, 6862 (25th Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 23843 King's (Liverpool Regt.)); b. 5th February 1895 at Accrington, s. of George William Pilkington and Mary Annice Pilkington; lived at 51 Higher Antley Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 16th May 1918 (23) as a prisoner-of-war in hospital at Mons; bd. Mons Comm. Cem., Mons. [1 as PILKINGTON A. [MGC]; 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 85]

PILKINGTON, Pte. Harold (Harry), 105352 (13th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.)); b. 9th October 1899 at Accrington, s. of James and Elizabeth Ellen Pilkington; lived at 96 Richmond Hill Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 8th June 1918 (18); bd. Chocques Mil. Cem. [1, 3, 4, 58, 79, 85]

PILKINGTON, J. [1]. Believed to be Joseph Pilkington, older bro. of 6862 Arthur Pilkington, who survived the war [2, 58, 83].

PILKINGTON, Pte. James Holt, 18437 (10th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); b. 19th February 1889 at Accrington, s. of Peter and Ann (Annie) Pilkington; lived (1911) at 7 Spring Hill Road, Accrington; marriage to Eliza Redfearn registered Q3 1912 at Blackburn; k.i.a. 23rd-26th April 1917 (28). [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 80, 85]

PLACE, Pte. Ernest, 15036 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 5th September 1895 at Blackburn, s. of John Alfred Place and Matilda Place; lived (1911) at 44 Hindle Street, Accrington; e. 14th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (20); comm. Thiepval Memorial; mother lived at 14 Nuttall Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 58, 72, 85]

PLUMMER, Pte. John Robert, PLY/15065 (3rd R.M. Bn., Royal Marine Light Infantry); b. 13th March 1893 at Accrington, s. of Ellison and Mary Jane Plummer; lived at 11 Steiner Street, Accrington; e. 25th May 1916; d. (disease) 3rd/4th December 1918 (25); bd. Portianos Mil. Cem., Greece; father lived at Accrington Villa, 59 Cheltenham Road, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham. [1, 2, 3, 58, 85, 89, 136, 197]

PODMORE, Pte. George Dudley, 15766 (2nd/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 25th September 1882 at Woolwich, Kent; s. of George and Edith Lydia Podmore; marriage to Edith Haseley registered Q3 1907 at Blackburn; lived (1911) at 14 Oswald Street, Church; e. 21st September 1914 (previously served with Royal Marines from 16th January 1901 to 5th June 1903); w. August 1916; transferred to 3rd Bn. and later to 2nd/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; reported missing March 1918; d.o.w. as a prisoner-of-war 6th April 1918 (35) and initially buried at Bohain Station Mil. Cem.; reburied at Premont Brit. Cem.; widow lived at 31 Lonsdale Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 58, 85; also listed in 15]

POLLARD, Batt. Sgt. Maj. (W.O.II) Charles Henry, 24777 (327th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery); b. 7th April 1882 at Paignton, Devon, s. of John and Charlotte Pollard; lived (1891) at 91 Avenue Parade, Accrington; married Beatrice Caroline Taylor; k.i.a. 16th August 1917 (34); bd. Tilloy Brit. Cem., Tilloy-les-Mofflaines. [1 as POLLARD, C. E.; 2, 3, 4, 33, 85, 198]

POLLARD, Lt. Herbert Edward (134th Army Troops Coy., Royal Engineers); b. 22nd November 1884 at Burnley, 2nd s. of Spencer and Ann Elizabeth Pollard; studied under Accrington Borough Engineer before moving to Shanghai; returned to England on outbreak of war to volunteer for service; gazetted 2/Lt. 7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. December 1914; transferred to Royal Engineers and aptd. Lt.; k.i.a. 26th June 1917 (32); bd. Ferme-Olivier Cem., Ieper. [2, 3, 24, 35; not listed on 1]

POLLARD, Pte. John, 15824 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 25th December 1894 at Accrington, s. of Robert and Jane Pollard; lived at 78 Royds Street, Accrington; e. 22nd September 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (21); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 72, 85]

POMFRET, Pte. Richard, 12057 (3rd Bn., Coldstream Guards); b. 26th February 1899 at Blackburn, s. of Richard and Elizabeth Pomfret; lived (1911) at 1 Lonsdale Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 27th February 1915 (16) at No. 1 Casualty Clearing Station, Chocques; bd. Chocques Mil. Cem.; mother lived at 78 Monk Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 79, 85, 199]

POULTON, Cpl. Vincent, 13158 ("D" Coy. 1st Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); b. Preston, s. of Joseph and Ann Poulton; lived (1911) at 1 Dove Street, Deepdale, Preston; employed at Moffit Bros., Church Street, Accrington; e. 7th September 1914 and posted to 7th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.; w. 7th July 1916; posted to 1st Bn. 22nd July 1916, joining battalion two days later; k.i.a. 18th August 1916 (25); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 74, 85]

PRATT, Sgt. William John, 6991 (1st Bn., Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regt.); b. 7th October 1876 at Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, s. of William and Mary Pratt; marriage to Emma Longton registered Q1 1903 at Haslingden; e. 17th September 1914 at Valcartier, Quebec (having previously served for 13 years); k.i.a. 15th June 1915 (39); first buried behind trench 500ft east of Duck's Bill, Givenchy and reburied at Cabaret-Rouge Brit. Cem., Souchez; widow Emma lived at 30 Cedar Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 6, 80]

PRENDERGAST, L/Cpl. John William, 35650 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 5th April 1888 at Oswaldtwistle, s. of Michael and Eliza Prendergast; m. Harriet Muldoon 8th June 1908; lived (1911) at 20 Hodgson Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 13th June 1917 (29); bd. Albuera Cem., Bailleul-sire-Berthoult; widow lived at 53 May Street, Burnley. [1 as PRENDERGAST, J.; 2, 3, 4, 58, 85, 99]

PRESCOTT, T. [1]. Believed to be L/622 Gnr. Thomas Prescott (formerly 158th (Accrington & Burnley) Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. 1897; dis. 7th April 1919 and an inmate at Prestwich Asylum [73, 85].

PRICKETT, Pte. Richard, 45840 (11th Bn., Durham Light Infantry; formerly 17518 York & Lancaster Regt.); b. 23rd May 1880 at Accrington, s. of Henry and Ellen Prickett; marriage to Amy Astin (d. 1906) registered Q3 1905 at Burnley; lived at 4 The Springs, Wakefield, Yorks.; e. 30th November 1914 and posted to York & Lancaster Regt.; transferred to Durham Light Infantry 11th September 1916; d.o.w. 3rd September 1917 (37) at No. 36 Casualty Clearing Station; bd. Zuydcoote Mil. Cem.; sister Mary Ellen Hayhurst lived at 22 Aitken Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 30, 58, 73, 80, 85, 108]

PULL, Pte. Walter, 15337 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Lewisham, Kent, s. of Alfred and Nancy Pull; marriage to Maggie Brown registered Q1 1909 at Haslingden; lived (1911) at 27 Burnley Road, Accrington; e. 17th September 1914 into Accrington Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; transferred to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt., returning later to 11th Bn.; k.i.a. 27th March 1918 (31); comm. Arras Memorial; widow lived at 59 Westwood Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 58, 85]

PYE, Pte. Andrew, 27434 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 8th December 1879 at Croston, s. of James and Elizabeth Pye; bro. of 16774 John Pye; marriage to Bertha Lyon registered Q3 1901 at Haslingden; lived (1915) at 8 China Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 27th March 1918 (38); comm. Arras Memorial; widow lived at 10 Pearl Street, Accrington. [1, 3, 4, 58, 80, 85, 145, 200]

PYE, Cpl. John M.M., 16774 (12th Bn., Durham Light Infantry); b. 12th June 1895 at Croston, s. of James and Elizabeth Pye; bro. of 27434 Andrew Pye; lived (1911) at 6 Spring Hill Road, Accrington; k.i.a. 7th June 1917 (21); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper; mother lived at 27 Victoria Street, Church. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 85, 200]

RALPH, Pte. Joseph James, 17929 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 29th January 1887 at Accrington, s. of Joseph James Ralph and Rachel Ralph; marriage to Annie Jones registered Q1 1908 at Haslingden; lived at 21 Oswald Street, Accrington; e. into Accrington Bn., East Lancs. Regt. between 28th and 31st December 1914; w. (shellshock) 19th-24th June 1916 with Z Company; adm. No. 2 General Hospital, Le Havre (shock) 27th June 1916, and discharged to convalescent depot three days later; transferred to 3rd then to 7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; k.i.a. 21st June 1918 (31) with 1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; bd. St. Venant-Robecq Road Brit. Cem., Robecq; widow Annie lived at 23 Oswald Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 85]

RAMPLING, Pte. William George, 265179 (1st/6th Bn., Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regt.)); b. Lavenham, Suffolk, s. of Arthur James Rampling and Emily Sarah Rampling; lived (1911) at 58 Russell Street, Skipton; marriage to Marian Teal registered Q1 1915 at Haslingden; k.i.a. 9th October 1917 (22); bd. Dochy Farm New Brit. Cem., Langemark-Poelkapelle; widow lived at 115 Charter Street, Accrington. [1, 3, 4, 58, 73, 80, 85, 201]. The name RAMPLING, W. was a later addition to the Oak Hill Park War Memorial.

RAMSBOTTOM, Pte. Ernest, 15825 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of Robert and Margaret Ann Ramsbottom; birth registered Q4 1883; marriage to Catherine Ann Williams registered Q3 1912 at Haslingden; lived at 19 Hood Street, Accrington; e. 22nd September 1914; "Took part in the memorable charge 1st July 1916. On three occasions he was one of three left without injury."; k.i.a. (gas poisoning) 13th November 1917 (34); bd. Roclincourt Mil. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 85]

RAMSBOTTOM, Pte. George, 100736 (1st Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps); b. Altham, Clayton-le-Moors, s. of Ephraim and Nancy Ramsbottom; lived (1911) at 8 Pilot Street, Accrington; e. 26th July 1915; d.o.w. (acute spreading gangrene following gun shot wounds to thigh and arm on 17th October 1918) 26th October 1918 (21) at Chester War Hospital; bd. Church and Clayton-le-Moors Joint Cem.; parents lived at 43 Fielding Terrace, Altham. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 74, 85]

RAMSBOTTOM, Pte. Wilfred French, 302023 (2nd/8th Bn., Manchester Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of Robert and Margaret Ann Ramsbottom; lived (1911) at 201 Avenue Parade, Accrington; marriage to Jane Ellen (Nellie) Calverley registered Q1 1917 at Haslingden; k.i.a. 8th October 1917 (26); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial; widow lived at 52 Spencer Street, Accrington. [1 as RAMSBOTTOM, W.; 2, 3, 4, 33, 35, 58, 80, 85]

RANSON, Sgt. James, 41581 (52nd Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps); b. 18th June 1893 at Accrington, s. of Richard and Jane Ranson; lived at 174 Willows Lane, Accrington; d.o.w. 6th October 1915 (22); bd. Lijssenthoek Mil. Cem., Poperinge. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 85, 99]

RATCLIFFE, Pte. Edwin, 37468 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of Herbert and Lily Ratcliffe; bapt. 19th June 1898 at St. Andrew's Church, Accrington; lived at 9 Empress Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 24th April 1918 (19); comm. Pozieres Memorial. [1, 3, 4, 34, 58, 85, 202]

RATCLIFFE, Pte. Fred, 40244 (20th Bn., Manchester Regt.; formerly 26945 East Lancs. Regt.); b. 25th April 1874 at Baxenden, s. of Henry and Elizabeth Ratcliffe; lived (1911) at 5 Henry Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 24th July 1917 (43); bd. Achiet-le-Grand Comm. Cem. Ext. [1, 3, 4, 33, 35, 58, 73, 118; also listed on 9]

RAWCLIFFE, Pte. Arthur, 03450 (78th Service Coy. (York), Royal Army Ordnance Corps); b. 29th January 1894 at Accrington, s. of William and Emily Rawcliffe; lived at 41 Robert Nuttall Street, Accrington; d. (lung sarcoma) 18th June 1917 (23); bd. Accrington Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 85, 99]

RAWNSLEY, Pte. Ambrose, 17990 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of Fred and Mary Jane Rawnsley; birth registered Q1 1891; marriage to Norah Caine registered Q2 1914 at Haslingden; e. 8th or 9th January 1915; w. 15th June 1916; lived at 10 Manor Street, Accrington; transferred to 7th Bn. and later to 2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; k.i.a. 2nd April 1918 (27); bd. Pargny Brit. Cem. [1, 3, 4, 5, 85]

READ, L/Cpl. John, 5603 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 24th April 1882 at Accrington, s. of Charles and Mary Emma Read; lived (1901) at 42 Hindle Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 9th November 1914 (32); comm. Ploegsteert Memorial. [1 as REED, J.; 2, 3, 4, 35, 72, 85]

Sam Redfearn REDFEARN, Pte. Samuel (Sam), 241822 (2nd/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 25th February 1896 at Clayton-le-Moors, s. of James Thomas Redfearn and Mary Ann Redfearn; lived (1911) at 102 Blackburn Road, Clayton-le-Moors; marriage to Martha Curry registered Q4 1915 at Haslingden; d.o.w. 29th October 1917 (21); bd. Boulogne Eastern Cem.; widow and son Samuel (b. 1916) lived (1939) at 24 Clement Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 80, 86, 89; also listed on 12]

Left: Sam Redfearn. Photograph courtesy of Sam's granddaughter, Ann Holland.

REED, J. [1]. See READ, L/Cpl. John.

REEDER, Cpl. Charles Edward M.M., L/163 ("C" Bty. 64th Bde., Royal Field Artillery; formerly 158th (Accrington & Burnley) Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. Oswaldtwistle, s. of John Thomas Reeder and Annie Marie Reeder; lived (1911) at 44 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; marriage to Lily Ingham registered Q3 1915 at Haslingden; d.o.w. 18th July 1917 (31); bd. Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Ieper; widow lived at 23 Barnes Street, Church. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 80, 85; also listed in 16]

RENSHAW, Sapper Charles Peter, 249770 (12th Div. Signal Coy., Royal Engineers; formerly L/489, 158th (Accrington & Burnley) Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. Church, s. of George and Sarah Renshaw; birth registered Q4 1882 at Blackburn; lived (1915) at 30 Pearl Street, Accrington; e. into Accrington & Burnley Bde., Royal Field Artillery 22nd February 1915; m. Mary Olsen 8th January 1916 at St. Andrew's Church, Accrington; posted to 12th Divisional Artillery 5th March 1917; transferred to Royal Engineers 28th April 1917; d.o.w. (gun shot wound shoulder) 5th December 1917 (35) at No. 55 Casualty Clearing Statiion; bd. Tincourt New Brit. Cem.; widow lived at 8 Brown Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 74, 85, 98]

RHODES, Pte. Thomas, 12485 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Oswaldtwistle; marriage to Hazel Engeldow registered Q2 1915 at Haslingden; k.i.a. 31st July 1917; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper; widow lived at 9a Bold Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 73, 80, 85; also listed in 15]

RICHARDSON, Pte. James, 34725 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 138125 Royal Field Artillery); b. Accrington, s. of Elijah and Catherine Richardson; lived (1911) at 26 Washington Street, Accrington; marriage to Laura Tattersall registered Q3 1911 at Haslingden; k.i.a. 16th November 1916 (28); comm. Thiepval Memorial; widow and dau. Laura (born 1913) lived at 26 Carter Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 33, 58, 80, 85]

RICHARDSON, Sgt. William, 11021 (15th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); b. 8th June 1890 at Longridge, s. of Oliver and Elizabeth Richardson; lived (1911) at 5 Spread Eagle Street, West End, Oswaldtwistle; marriage to Rosina Magdalene Hermann registered Q1 1913 at Blackburn; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (26); comm. Thiepval Memorial; widow and children Lilian Rose (born 1913) and William Reginald (born 1915) lived at 200 Blackburn Road, Accrington [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 80, 85]

RICKETTS, Pte. Thomas, 40844 (2nd Bn., South Wales Borderers; formerly 32118 King's Shropshire Light Infantry); b. 7th September 1891 at Accrington, s. of George Daniel Ricketts and Hannah Ricketts; lived (1911) at 78 Higher Antley Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 16th August 1917 (25); bd. Bleuet Farm Cem., Ieper; mother lived at 25 Corporation Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 85]

RIGBY, L/Cpl. Isaac, 44940 (69th Field Coy., Royal Engineers); b. Accrington, s. of Isaac and Clara Martha Rigby; marriage to Ethel Matilda Smith registered Q3 1913 at Haslingden; d. (accidentally drowned) 4th July 1915 (22); bd. Cite Bonjean Mil. Cem., Armentieres; widow lived at 36 Paxton Street, Accrington. [1 as RIGBY, J.; 2, 3, 4, 17, 30, 35, 73, 80, 85]

RIGG, Pte. Albert, 15038 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 12th April 1896 at 152 Manchester Road, Castleton, s. of William and Mary Rigg; bapt. 19th July 1896 at St. Martin's Church, Castleton Moor; lived (1911) at 43 Eagle Street, Accrington; e. 14th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (20); comm. Thiepval Memorial; mother lived at 54 King Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 58, 85]

RIGG, Pte. Robert, 12671 (2nd Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); b. 30th May 1894 at Accrington, s. of Robert and Betsy Rigg; lived at 9 Bradford Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 21st April 1917 (22); bd. Villers Hill Brit. Cem., Villers-Guislain; step-mother Susannah Rigg lived at 9 Bradford Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 85]

RILEY, Pte. Arthur, 20972 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 12th June 1891 at Accrington, s. of John Thomas Riley and Alice Ann Riley; lived (1911) at 65 Eagle Street, Accrington; e. between 14th and 16th June 1915; d. of shrapnel wounds 30th April 1916 (24); bd. Beauval Comm. Cem.; mother lived at 54 Charter Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 58, 72, 85]

RILEY, Pte. Charles, G/1240 (1st H.S. Bn., Royal Munster Fusiliers; formerly 3873 Connaught Rangers); b. 5th May 1880 at Oswaldtwistle, s. of John William Riley and Mary Riley; m. Margaret Helm 18th July 1899 at Register Office, Blackburn; lived at 49 Simpson Street, Oswaldtwistle; e. 23rd November 1914 and posted to 3rd Bn., Border Regt.; dis. (medical grounds) 8th January 1915; re-enlisted, d. (gun shot wound accidentally received at Arklow, Co. Wicklow) 13th June 1917 (37); bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard; widow and children William (b. 1904), Margaret Alice (b. 1908) and Charles (b. 1915) lived at 16 Peel Street, Oswaldtwistle. [1 as RILEY, C. D.; 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 73, 74, 85]

RILEY, Cpl. Edward William, 201818 (1st/5th Bn., Manchester Regt.; formerly 21619 The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); b. Blackburn, s. of Thomas Burdett Riley and Emma Elizabeth Riley; birth registered Q3 1898 at Blackburn; lived (1911) at 24 Gladstone Road, Eccles; k.i.a. 12th June 1918 (19); comm. Pozieres Memorial; father (who also enlisted into the Border Regt.) lived at 56 Sharples Street, Accrington. [1, 3, 4, 58, 73, 85, 98]

RILEY, Pte. Edwin, 36355 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 21st July 1898 at Accrington, s. of Thomas Henry Riley and Elizabeth Riley; lived at 17 Sultan Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 4th October 1917 (19); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 35, 58, 79, 85]

RILEY, Pte. Edwin, 240189 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 1st April 1895 at Accrington, s. of Marmaduke and Esther Riley; lived at 205 Stanley Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 28th April 1917 (22); bd. La Chapelette Brit. and Indian Cem., Peronne. [1, 3, 4, 58, 72, 73, 85]

RILEY, Pte. Ernest, 15586 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Church, s. of George and Ann Sunter (Annie) Riley; lived at 40 Canal Street, Church; e. 19th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (24); comm. Thiepval Memorialh. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 85]

RILEY, Pte. Frederick James (Fred), 5509 (3rd Regt. (Inf.), South African Infantry); b. 15th September 1891 at Accrington, s. of William Henry Riley and Elizabeth Riley; lived (1911) at 45 Gooden Street, Heywood; k.i.a. 21st September 1917 (26); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper; mother lived at Benoni, Transvaal. [1, 2, 3, 58, 72, 119]

RILEY, Pte. Harry, 19839 (1st/8th Bn., Durham Light Infantry); b. 6th August 1898 at Accrington, s. of John Thomas Riley and Alice Ann Riley; bro. of 20972 Arthur Riley; lived (1911) at 65 Eagle Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 27th March 1918 (19); comm. Pozieres Memorial; mother lived at 54 Charter Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 85]

RILEY, Pte. Hubert, 68713 ("K" Coy. (Aldershot), Royal Army Medical Corps); b. Accrington, s. of William Pickles Riley and Annie Maria Riley; birth registered Q4 1889 at Haslingden; lived at Union Bank House, Blackburn Road, Accrington; d. 4th December 1915 (26) at Aldershot; bd. Accrington Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 98]

RILEY, Capt. James Shutt (1st Bn., Tank Corps); b. 26th December 1887, only child of John Thomas Riley and Annie Riley; lived at Prospect Terrace, Whalley Road, Accrington; e. in Royal Field Artillery 18th October 1915; gazetted 2/Lt. Tank Corps 8th February 1917; aptd. Lt. July 1918; m. Helen Tasker 11th February 1918; aptd. Capt. 8th August 1918; k.i.a. 10th August 1918 (30); bd. Rosieres Comm. Cem. Ext. [1, 2, 3, 4, 24; also listed on 11 and 12]

RILEY, Pte. Oliver, 206811 (1st Bn., Lincolnshire Regt.; formerly 202442 The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); b. 31st July 1882 at Accrington, s. of Joseph Edward Riley and Sarah Annie Riley; lived (1901) at Arden Hall, Accrington; marriage to Jenny Fleming Laing registered Q4 1907 at Easington, Co. Durham; lived (1911) at Woodside, Huncoat; k.i.a. 27th May 1918 (25); comm. Soissons Memorial; widow and children Joan Poel and John Oliver Poel (twins born on 25th December 1911) lived at St. Annes-on-Sea. [1, 2, 3, 4, 35, 58, 80, 85, 203]

RILEY, Pte. William, 44375 (1st Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); b. 5th February 1897 at Accrington, s. of William and Margaret Agnes Riley; lived at Laneside Farm, Accrington; k.i.a. 2nd October 1918 (21); bd. Sequehart Brit. Cem. No.1. [1 as RILEY, WM LNL; 2, 3, 4, 34, 58, 72, 85]

RILEY, Pte. William Illingworth, 15560 (10th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); b. 3rd November 1897 at Accrington, s. of John Thomas Riley and Mary Alice Riley; lived (1911) at Back 38 Nuttall Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 30th June 1917 (19); bd. Brown's Copse Cem., Roeux; parents lived at 42 Nuttall Street, Accrington. [1 as RILEY, WM; 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 85]

RINGER, Pte. Percy, 50344 (No.2 Platoon, A Coy., 12th Bn., Suffolk Regt.; formerly 28139 East Lancs. Regt.); b. 1st May 1897 at Church, s. of Thomas and Betsy Ringer; lived at 52 Westwood Street, Accrington; taken prisoner-of-war at Courcelles 22nd March 1918; d. 17th July 1918 (21), officially accepted Grand Carrière; bd. Berlaimont Comm. Cem. Ext. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 85, 130]

RISHTON, Pte. Edward, 22141 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 11th and 12th Bns., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of Richard and Catherine Rishton; birth registered Q2 1885 at Haslingden; marriage to Frances Kirkwood registered Q2 1908 at Haslingden; lived (1911) at 81 Spencer Street, Accrington; e. 12th August 1915; transferred to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. before returning to 11th Bn.; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to 8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; k.i.a. 11th April 1917 (32); comm. Arras Memorial; widow lived at 12 Croft Street, Church. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 58, 85]

ROBERTS, Pte. Albert Greenbank, 7705 (2nd/5th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers, formerly 4775 East Lancs. Regt.); b. 21st May 1891 at Accrington, s. of James and Ellen Roberts; lived at 11 Bold Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 9th September 1916 (25); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 85]

ROBERTS, Pte. William Ellis, 40405 (15th Bn., Cheshire Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of John William Roberts and Emma Roberts; birth registered Q3 1898 at Haslingden; lived (1911) at 270 Blackburn Road, Edgworth and (1916) at 22 Fairfield Street, Accrington; attested 8th August 1916; mobilized 13th March 1917 and posted to 61st Training Reserve Bn.; posted to 221st Infantry Bn. 12th July 1917; transferred to Cheshire Regt. 19th September 1917; k.i.a. 24th March 1918 (19); comm. Pozieres Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 74, 85, 98]

ROBERTSHAW, Pte. Richard, 2837 (2nd/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Accrington, s. of Joseph and Margaret Jane Robertshaw; birth registered Q2 1897 at Haslingden; lived (1911) at 64 Dale Street, Accrington; d.o.w. at sea (H.S. Galeka) 22nd August 1915 (18); comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli; mother lived at 37 Spencer Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 85, 98]

ROBERTSON, Sgt. Edward Marston M.M., 6413 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. Ramsbottom, s. of John and Sarah Robertson; birth registered Q3 1888 at Bury; lived (1911) at 28 Moscow Mill Street, Oswaldtwistle; marriage to Hannah Bentley registered Q2 1914 at Blackburn; k.i.a. 2nd April 1918 (29); comm. Pozieres Memorial; widow and children John (b. 1915) and Sarah Elizabeth (b. 1918) lived at 24 Moscow Mill Street, Oswaldtwistle. [1, 2, 3, 4, 35, 58, 80, 85, 98]

ROBINSON, Pte. James, 5841 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 18th March 1894 at Accrington, only s. of John William Robinson and Ellen Ann Robinson; lived at 7 Mary Ann Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 14th March 1915 (20); bd. Estaires Comm. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 73, 85]

ROBINSON, Pte. Richard Arthur, T4/216505 (1st Coy. 12th Entrenching Bn., Army Service Corps); b. Accrington, s. of Thomas and Mary Ellen Robinson; birth registered Q2 1895 at Haslingden; lived at 4 Lister Street, Accrington; attested 2nd December 1915; mobilized 5th September 1916; d. (dysentry) 12th August 1918 (23) at 42nd General Hospital; bd. Salonika (Lembet Road) Mil. Cem., Greece. [1, 2, 3, 4, 34, 58, 73, 74, 85, 98]

ROBINSON, Pte. Robert, 13551 (10th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); b. Ballymena, Co. Antrim, s. of Mary Jane Robinson; d.o.w. 17th October 1915 (20) at No.2 General Hospital; bd. Ste. Marie Cem., Le Havre; mother lived at Huddersfield. [1, 2, 3, 4, 41, 73, 85]

ROBINSON, Pte. Thomas, 36254 (11th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers; formerly 137249 Royal Field Artillery); b. 4th December 1896 at Accrington, s. of James Edward Robinson and Sarah Ann Robinson; bro. of L/318 William Robinson; lived at 25 Devonshire Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 6th September 1917 (20); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 85]

ROBINSON, Pte. Thomas, 28696 (11th Bn., Border Regt.; formerly 45517 King's (Liverpool Regt.)); b. Accrington, s. of Eddleston and Alice Ann Robinson; marriage to Sarah Ellen Heap registered Q1 1908 at Haslingden; lived at 3 Lower Stonefold, Baxenden; k.i.a. 10th July 1917 (40); comm. Nieuport Memorial, Nieuwpoort. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 80, 85, 204]

ROBINSON, Gunner Williamson, L/318 ("RD" Trench Mortar Bty., Royal Field Artillery; formerly 158th (Accrington & Burnley) Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. 14th June 1895 at Accrington, s. of James Edward Robinson and Sarah Ann Robinson; bro. of 36254 Thomas Robinson; lived at 25 Devonshire Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 29th July 1917 (22); bd. Dud Corner Cem., Loos. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 72, 85]

ROLFE, Guardsman Harry, 9349 (2nd Bn., Scots Guards); b. Wednesbury, Staffs., s. of William and Harriet Rolfe; previously served with East Lancs. Regt. 24th February 1902 to 1st May 1903; lived at 10 Bradley Street, Church with the family of his sister, Lucy Whittaker; k.i.a. 25th September 1916 (33); comm. Thiepval Memorial; father lived at 32 John Street, Church Kirk. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 85, 111; also listed in 15]

RONEY, Pte. Daniel, 36403 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 14th June 1889 at Accrington, s. of Thomas and Mary Hannah Roney; lived (1911) at 33 Sandy Lane, Accrington; marriage to Emily Breckell registered Q1 1914 at Haslingden; d. (broncho pneumonia) 9th January 1919 (29); bd. Mikra Brit. Cem., Kalamaria; widow and son Daniel (b. 1914) lived at 156 Manchester Road, Accrington. [1, 3, 34, 58, 80, 85; 99 as ROONEY]

ROONEY, L/Sgt. John Martin D.C.M, M.M., 13699 (2nd Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers); b. Co. Mayo, s. of James and Bridget Rooney; birth registered Q3 1890 at Ballina; lived (1911) at 25 Westwood Street, Accrington; marriage to Gertrude Moon registered Q3 1911 at Haslingden; k.i.a. 26th August 1918 (28); comm. Vis-en-Artois Memorial; widow and sons James (b. 1911) and John Martin (b. 1913) lived at 13 Beach Street, Padiham. [1 as ROONEY, J.; 2, 3, 4, 58, 80, 85, 205; also listed on 12]

ROSE, Pte. Isaac, 241559 (2nd/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 8th July 1892 at Clayton-le-Moors, s. of George and Jane Rose; lived (1911) with the family of his sister, Alice Ann Gilmartin, at 26 Lower Barnes Street, Clayton-le-Moors; marriage to Margaret Bentley registered Q1 1913 at Blackburn; k.i.a. 21st March 1918 (25); bd. Caix Brit. Cem.; widow and son William (b. 1916) lived at 15 Princess Street, Great Harwood. [1, 2, 3, 4, 35, 58, 73, 80, 85, 99]

ROTHWELL, Pte. Herbert Edward, S4/042070 (No. 1 Lines of Communication Supply Coy., Army Service Corps); b. 11th October 1878 at Lower Darwen, s. of Edward and Mary Elizabeth Ann Rothwell; m. Clara Walmsley 4th August 1900 at Christ Church, Accrington; lived at 28 Nutter Road, Accrington; e. 7th January 1915; d. (acute enteritis) 3rd April 1918 (39) at Baghdad; bd. Baghdad (North Gate) War Cem., Iraq. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 73, 74, 85, 188]

ROXBURGH, Pte. John (Jack), 2631 (38th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F.); b. 4th October 1885 at Accrington, s. of William and Mary Roxburgh; e. 19th September 1916 at Sydney; w. (gun shot wound, left leg) with 38th Bn., Australian Infantry 20th July 1918; drowned at sea 3rd August 1918 (32) when the hospital ship H.M.A.T. Warilda was torpedoed; comm. Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton. [1, 2, 3, 29, 72]

ROYSTON, Sgt. Charles Stewart, L/612 ("A" Bty. 64th Bde., Royal Field Artillery; formerly 158th (Accrington & Burnley) Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. 5th March 1884 at Accrington, s. of John and Margaret Royston; lived (1911) at 52 Nevill Street, Southport; k.i.a. 23rd November 1917 (33); bd. Dochy Farm New Brit. Cem.; father lived at 19 Maple Street, Clayton-le-Moors. [1, 3, 4, 58, 73, 85, 99]

RULE, Pte. Frank Rennie, 8853 (17th (2nd City) Bn., Manchester Regt.); b. 21st June 1892 at Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham, s. of Robert Renny Rule and Mary Jane Rule; lived (1911) with the family of his sister, Ada Scott, at 192 Avenue Parade, Accrington; e. 3rd September 1914 at Manchester; k.i.a. 10th July 1916 (24); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 58, 74, 85]

RUSHTON, Pioneer Benjamin (Ben), 146506 ("O" Special Coy., Royal Engineers); b. 7th September 1877 at Accrington, s. of Richard and Elizabeth Rushton; lived at 1 Hartmann Street, Accrington; attested 15th November 1915; posted to Royal Engineers (chemist) 23rd February 1916; d.o.w. 23rd July 1917 (39) at 6th Canadian Field Ambulance; bd. Aix-Noulette Comm. Cem. Ext.; father lived at Stonelea, Grindleton. [1, 2, 3, 4, 73, 74, 99]

RUSHTON, Pte. Dennis, 20400 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. attd. 176th Coy., Royal Engineers; formerly 2980 Lancs. Fusiliers); b. Oswaldtwistle, s. of William Henry Rushton and Elizabeth Rushton; birth registered Q1 1897 at Blackburn; lived (1911) at 5 Newthorn, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 19th May 1917 (20); bd. Ste. Catherine Brit. Cem.; parents lived at 109 Ormerod Street, Accrington. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 85, 98]

RUSHTON, Pte. Fred, 43173 (17th (2nd City) Bn., Manchester Regt.; formerly 26150 East Lancs. Regt.); b. Baxenden, s. of William and Margaret Rushton; birth registered Q2 1896 at Haslingden; lived at 451 Manchester Road, Baxenden; attested 11th December 1915; mobilized 18th March 1916 and posted to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; attd. 17th Bn., Manchester Regt. 11th July 1916 with transfer dated 1st September 1916; k.i.a. 17th October 1916 (20); comm. Thiepval Memorial; parents lived at 453 Manchester Road, Baxenden. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 74, 85, 98; also listed on 9]

RUSHWORTH, 2/Lt. Henry (18th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps); b. Stacksteads, s. of George and Betty Rushworth; bapt. 29th April 1883 at Holy Trinity Church, Tunstead; lived at 8 Alice Street, Accrington; marriage to Emma Helme registered Q2 1916 at Haslingden; k.i.a. 11th August 1918 (35); bd. La Clytte Mil. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 30, 58, 80, 127, 206]

RUTTER, Pte. Evan, 50370 (2nd Bn., Suffolk Regt.; formerly 10/24467 East Lancs. Regt.); b. Billington, s. of Evan and Elizabeth Ellen Rutter; birth registered Q2 1890 at Blackburn; lived (1911) at Terrace Row, Billington and (1916) at 1 Greaves Street, Great Harwood; m. Grace Wilkinson 20th May 1916 at St. John's Church, Great Harwood; k.i.a. 13th May 1918 (28); bd. Sandpits Brit. Cem., Fouquereuil. [1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 85, 98, 207]

RYAN, Pte. James Patrick, 18453 (10th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); b. 25th January 1888 at Church, s. of James and Nora Ryan; bro. of 24710 John Ryan; lived (1911) at 88 Pitt Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 4th November 1916 (28); bd. Grove Town Cem., Meaulte; father lived at 2 Sudall Court, Accrington. [3, 58, 85, 99; not listed on 1 but listed on 71]

RYAN, Pte. John, 24710 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 5th October 1886 at Church, s. of James and Nora Ryan; bro. of 18458 James Ryan; lived (1911) at 88 Pitt Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 4th October 1917 (30); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial; father lived at 2 Sudall Court, Accrington. [3, 4, 58, 85, 99; not listed on 1 but listed on 71]

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