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.); lived at 19 Gillies Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 12th May 1917; comm. Arras Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

NAYLOR, Pte. Sam, 6769 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Spencer Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 18th April 1916; comm. Basra Memorial, Iraq. [1, 2, 3, 4]

NICHOL, Pte. William, 40235 (20th Bn., Manchester Regt.; formerly 25563 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 100 Bold Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 28th October 1916; bd. Berks Cem. Ext. [1, 2, 3, 4]

NICHOLSON, Pte. George, 79226 (2nd Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers; formerly 39751 York & Lancaster Regt.); s. of George and Ruth Nicholson of Accrington; husband of Margery Nicholson; d.o.w. 10th November 1918 (31); bd. Busigny Comm. Cem. Ext. [1, 3, 4]

NICHOLSON, Sgt. John William, 241042 (2nd/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 17 Plantation Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 9th October 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

NOCKTON, L/Cpl. John, 6485 (served as HALL; "B" Coy. 7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mrs. Margaret Nockton; k.i.a. 25th July 1916 (17); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 3, 4 as HALL]

NUTTALL, G. B. [1, not listed in 4]

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

NUTTALL, L/Bdr. James, 117862 ("D" Bty. 330th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); s. of John Thomas and Sarah Ellen Nuttall; lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 27th March 1918 (23); comm. Pozieres Memorial. [1, 3, 4]

NUTTALL, Pte. James Lawrence, 12831 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of William and Mary Nuttall; husband of Phoebe Nuttall; lived at Oak Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 5th October 1915 (31); bd. Merville Comm. Cem. [1, 2, 3 as NUTTALL, L., 4, also listed on 12]

NUTTALL, Pte. John William, 18785 (6th Bn., Somerset Light Infantry); lived at 291 Blackburn Road, Accrington; k.i.a. 9th January 1916; bd. Essex Farm Cem, Boezinge. [1, 2, 3, 4]

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

NUTTALL, Pte. Thomas (Tom), 36857 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of William and Mary Nuttall of 68 Dowry Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 14th August 1918 (20); bd. Thiennes Brit. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 30]

NUTTALL, Pte. William, 21788 (16th Bn., Cheshire Regt.); lived at Accrington; d. 7th September 1916; bd. St. Pol Comm. Cem. Ext. [1, 3, 4]

O'HARE, Pte. Alfred, 5882 ("B" Coy. 2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Francis (Frank) and Margaret O'Hare of 25 Birtwistle Street, Accrington; bro. of 15134 William O'Hare; d.o.w. 13th March 1915 (16); bd. Estaires Comm. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 85]

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.); s. of Francis (Frank) and Margaret O'Hare of 25 Birtwistle Street, Accrington; bro. of 5882 Alfred O'Hare; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (24); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 3, 4, 85]

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

OLDHAM, Pte. Leonard, 21590 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 49 Hyndburn Road, Accrington; d.o.w. 29th July 1916; bd. Heilly Station Cem., Mericourt-l'Abbe. [1, 2, 3, 4]

OLLETT, Pte. Samuel (Sam) Pullman, 22097 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of John and Susan Ollett of 14A Fountain Street, Accrington; d. 7th September 1915 (20); bd. Accrington Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

OLSEN, Pte. John, 202199 (2nd/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Lower Antley Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 12th October 1917; bd. Boulogne Eastern Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

OPENSHAW, Pte. Thomas Walker, 48941 (13th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.); formerly 27367 East Lancs. Regt.); husband of Elizabeth Openshaw; lived at Accrington; d.o.w. 17th April 1917 (35); bd. Wimereux Comm. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

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

ORMEROD, Pte. James Edward, 1336 (32nd Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F.); s. of James and Emily Ormerod; native of Accrington; d. 30th September 1917 (23); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [1, 2, 3]

ORMEROD, Cpl. Richard, 15173 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Richard Ormerod; lived at Blackburn; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (23); bd. Euston Road Cem., Colincamps. [1, 2, 3, 4]

ORMEROD, Pte. Thomas, 48219 (3rd Bn., South Lancs. Regt.); s. of Robert and Mary Alice Ormerod; husband of Mary Ellen Ormerod; d. 21st November 1918 (34); bd. Accrington Cem. [1, 3, 70, not found in 4]

OWENS, Gunner John Edward, 161301 (282nd Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery); s. of Thomas Owens; husband of Beatrice Owens of 67 Westwood Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 3rd April 1918 (31); bd. Boulogne Eastern Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PARAMORE, G.; see PARRAMORE, Pte. George.

PARKER, Pte. Joseph, 24021 (1st Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); s. of Percy and Margaret Annie Parker of 47 Richmond Hill Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 18th April 1918 (20); comm. Loos Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PARKINGTON, Pte. Fred, 15822 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 3, 4]

PARKINSON, Pte. Edward, 15421 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 72 Spring Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 2nd July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PARKINSON, Pte. James, 17/776 (2nd/8th Bn., West Yorkshire Regt. (Prince of Wales's Own)); born at Accrington; k.i.a. 12th April 1917; comm. Arras Memorial. [1, 3, 4]

PARKINSON, Pte. James Richard, 22528 (6th Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers); s. of Edward and E. S. A. Parkinson of 72 Spring Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 12th October 1917 (23); bd. Dozinghem Mil. Cem., Poperinge. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PARKINSON, Pte. Thomas, 73637 (25th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers); lived at 8 Midland Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 24th August 1918; bd. Aire Comm. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PARRAMORE, Pte. George, 32130 (6th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); d. 19th August 1917; bd. Baghdad (North Gate) War Cem., Iraq. [1 as PARAMORE, G., 2, 3, 4]

PARTLIN, Sgt. James Edward, 15967 (1st/5th Bn., Border Regt.); husband of May Partlin of 16 Croft Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 21st August 1918; bd. Mont Huon Mil. Cem., Le Treport. [1, 2, 3, 4]
[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); s. of Mr. T. H. and Mrs. K. Pateman of 114 Avenue Parade, Accrington; k.i.a. 20th July 1916 (19); bd. Caterpillar Valley Cem., Longueval. [1, 2, 3, 4, 30]

PATTINSON, Sgt. Joseph Frederick, 5547 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 142 Avenue Parade, Accrington; k.i.a. 10th November 1914; bd. Lancashire Cottage Cem., Ploegsteert. [1 as PATTINSON, J. F. H., 2, 3, 4]

PEARCE, Pte. Harold, 4188 (1st/6th Bn., Devonshire Regt.); lived at Monk Street, Accrington; d. 24th July 1916 (16); buried at sea; comm. Basra Memorial, Iraq. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PEAT, L/Cpl. Joseph Herbert, 66925 (51st Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 5413 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 18 Westwood Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 24th July 1918; bd. Marfaux Brit. Cem. [1 as PEAT, T. H., 2, 3, 4]

PEEL, Pte. Herbert Singleton, 20990 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); husband of Clara Peel; lived at 66 Ormerod Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (32); bd. Queens Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PEEL, Gunner Roy, 700464 (42nd Div. H.Q., Royal Field Artillery); lived at Owen Street, Accrington; d. 11th September 1916 (19); comm. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PENNY, Pte. John Thomas, 19134 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 3, 4, also listed on 12]

PETCH, Gunner John Robert, 258670 ("B" Bty. 223rd Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at 72 Manchester Road, Accrington; k.i.a. 27th September 1918 (19); bd. Neuville-Bourjonval Brit. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PETTIE, Pte. James Edgar, 47145 (9th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers; formerly 34161 The King's (Liverpool Regt.)); s. of John and Annie Pettie; lived at 56 Stevenson Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 22nd March 1918 (23); comm. Arras Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PETTIE, Sgt. Philip John, 15138 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of John and Annie Pettie; husband of Sarah Alice Pettie; lived at 6 Eddleston Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 26th June 1916 (25); bd. Doullens Comm. Cem. Ext. No.1. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PETTIFER, Pte. Walter W., 12830 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); husband of Annie Pettifer; lived at Accrington; d.o.w. 8th November 1915 (35); bd. Etaples Mil. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PHILPOTT, Pte. Bert, 9601 (9th Bn., Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regt.)); lived at 149 Stanley Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 29th April 1916; bd. Cite Bonjean Mil. Cem., Armentieres. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PHILPOTT, Pte. Thomas Henry, 21771 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 149 Stanley Street, Accrington; d. 19th July 1916; bd. Basra War Cem., Iraq. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PICKLES, A/Bombardier Albert, L/62 ("B" Bty. 159th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at Accrington; d.o.w. 24th October 1917; bd. Solferino Farm Cem., Ieper. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PICKUP, 6th Engineer Charles (S.S. "Falaba", Mercantile Marine); s. of Benjamin and Fanny Pickup of 74A Haywood Street, Accrington; d. 28th March 1915 (23); comm. Tower Hill Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 38]

PICKUP, Pte. Fred, 202647 (1st/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); bro. of 242104 Roland Pickup; lived at 2 Hyndburn Road, Accrington; k.i.a. 10th July 1918; bd. Houchin Brit. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PICKUP, L/Cpl. John (Jack), 17875 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Hindle Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 5th August 1916; bd. St. Vaast Post Mil. Cem., Richebourg-l'Avoue. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PICKUP, Pte. Roland, 242104 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); bro. of 202647 Fred Pickup; lived at 2 Hyndburn Road, Accrington; d.o.w. 18th October 1917; bd. Zuydcoote Mil. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PICKUP, 2/Lt. William Heys (Royal Flying Corps); d. 12th March 1918; bd. Accrington Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PILKINGTON, Pte. Abraham John, 32531 (1st Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 18th April 1918; comm. Loos Memorial. [1 as PILKINGTON, A., 3, 4]

PILKINGTON, Pte. Arthur, 6862 (25th Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 23843 King's (Liverpool Regt.)); s. of Mary Annice Pilkington of 51 Higher Antley Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 16th May 1918 (23); bd. Mons Comm. Cem., Mons. [1, 2, 3, 4, 85]

PILKINGTON, Pte. Harold, 105352 (13th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.)); s. of James and Elizabeth Ellen Pilkington; lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 8th June 1918 (18); bd. Chocques Mil. Cem. [1, 3, 4]

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)); k.i.a. 26th April 1917. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PLACE, Pte. Ernest, 15036 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 14 Nuttall Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 2nd July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PLUMMER, Pte. John Robert, PLY/15065 (3rd R.M. Bn., Royal Marine Light Infantry); s. of Ellison and Mary Jane Plummer; lived at 11 Steiner Street, Accrington; d. 3rd December 1918; bd. Portianos Mil. Cem., Greece. [1, 2, 3]

PODMORE, Pte. George Dudley, 15766 (2nd/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 31 Lonsdale Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 6th April 1918; bd. Premont Brit. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, also listed in 15]

POLLARD, Batt. Sgt. Maj. (W.O.II) Charles Henry, 24777 (327th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery); d. 16th August 1917; bd. Tilloy Brit. Cem., Tilloy-les-Mofflaines. [1 as POLLARD, C. E., 2, 3, 4]

POLLARD, Lt. Herbert Edward (134th Army Troops Coy., Royal Engineers); b. 22nd November 1884 at Formby, 2nd s. of Spencer and Ann Elizabeth Pollard; lived at Accrington; gazetted 2/Lt. 7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. December 1914; transferred to Royal Engineers and aptd. Lt.; k.i.a. 26th June 1917; bd. Ferme-Olivier Cem., Ieper. [2, 3, 24, not listed on 1]

POLLARD, Pte. John, 15824 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 8 Ormerod Street or 78 Royd Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

POMFRET, Pte. R., 12057 (3rd Bn., Coldstream Guards); s. of Richard and Elizabeth Pomfret of 78 Monk Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 27th February 1915 (16); bd. Chocques Mil. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

POULTON, Cpl. Vincent, 13158 ("D" Coy. 1st Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); s. of Joseph and Ann Poulton; lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 18th August 1916 (25); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PRATT, Sgt. William John, 6991 (1st Bn., Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regt.); s. of William and Mary Pratt; husband of Emma Pratt of 30 Cedar Street, Accrington; d. 15th June 1915; bd. Cabaret-Rouge Brit. Cem., Souchez. [1, 2, 3, 6]

PRENDERGAST, L/Cpl. John William, 35650 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 96 Richmond Hill Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 13th June 1917; bd. Albuera Cem., Bailleul-sire-Berthoult. [1 as PRENDERGAST, J., 2, 3, 4]

PRESCOTT, T. [1]. Believed to be L/622 Gnr. Thomas Prescott (Royal Field Artillery), 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.); lived at 22 Aitken Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 3rd September 1917; bd. Zuydcoote Mil. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 30]

PULL, Pte. Walter, 15337 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Alfred and Nancy Pull; husband of Maggie Pull; lived at 59 Westwood Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 27th March 1918 (31); comm. Arras Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

PYE, Pte. Andrew, 27434 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of James and Elizabeth Pye; husband of Bertha Pye; lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 27th March 1918 (38); comm. Arras Memorial. [1, 3, 4]

PYE, Cpl. John M.M., 16774 (12th Bn., Durham Light Infantry); s. of James and Elizabeth Pye; lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 7th June 1917 (22); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RALPH, Pte. Joseph James, 17929 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); husband of A. Ralph of 23 Oswald Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 21st June 1918; bd. St. Venant-Robecq Road Brit. Cem., Robecq. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RAMPLING, Pte. William, 265179 (1st/6th Bn., Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regt.)); lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 9th October 1917; bd. Dochy Farm New Brit. Cem., Langemark-Poelkapelle. [1, 3, 4]

RAMSBOTTOM, Pte. Ernest, 15825 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 19 Hood Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 13th November 1917; bd. Roclincourt Mil. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RAMSBOTTOM, Pte. George, 100736 (Royal Army Medical Corps); s. of Mrs. Nancy Ramsbottom; lived at Accrington; d.o.w. 26th October 1918 (21); bd. Church and Clayton-le-Moors Joint Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RAMSBOTTOM, Pte. Wilfred French, 302023 (2nd/8th Bn., Manchester Regt.); husband of Nellie Ramsbottom; lived at 52 Spencer Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 8th October 1917 (26); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [1 as RAMSBOTTOM, W., 2, 3, 4]

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

RATCLIFFE, Pte. Edwin, 37468 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); born at Accrington; k.i.a. 24th April 1918; comm. Pozieres Memorial. [1, 3, 4]

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

RAWCLIFFE, Pte. Arthur, 03450 (78th Service Coy. (York), Royal Army Ordnance Corps); s. of William and Emily Rawcliffe of 41 Robert Nuttall Street, Accrington; d. 18th June 1917 (23); bd. Accrington Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RAWNSLEY, Pte. Ambrose, 17990 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 2nd April 1918; bd. Pargny Brit. Cem. [1, 3, 4]

READ, L/Cpl. John, 5603 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 9th November 1914; comm. Ploegsteert Memorial. [1 as REED, J., 2, 3, 4]

Sam Redfearn REDFEARN, Pte. Samuel (Sam), 241822 (2nd/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of James Thomas and Mary Redfearn; husband of Martha Redfearn; lived at 99 Whalley Road, Accrington; d.o.w. 29th October 1917 (22); bd. Boulogne Eastern Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 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); lived at 23 Barnes Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 18th July 1917; bd. Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Ieper. [1, 2, 3, 4, also listed in 16]

RENSHAW, Sapper Charles Peter, 249770 (12th Div. Signal Coy., Royal Engineers; formerly L/489 Royal Field Artillery); lived at 8 Brown Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 5th December 1917; bd. Tincourt New Brit. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RHODES, Pte. Thomas, 12485 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 9A Bold Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 31st July 1917; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [1, 2, 3, 4, also listed in 15]

RICHARDSON, Pte. James, 34725 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 138125 Royal Field Artillery); lived at 58 Garbett Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 16th November 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RICHARDSON, Sgt. William, 11021 (15th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of Oliver and Elizabeth Richardson; husband of Rosina Magdalene Richardson; lived at 200 Blackburn Road, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (26); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RICKETTS, Pte. Thomas, 40844 (2nd Bn., South Wales Borderers; formerly 32118 King's Shropshire Light Infantry); lived at 25 Corporation Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 16th August 1917; bd. Bleuet Farm Cem., Ieper. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RIGBY, L/Cpl. Isaac, 44940 (69th Field Coy., Royal Engineers); s. of Isaac and Clara Martha Rigby; husband of Ethel M. Rigby; lived at Accrington; d. by drowning 4th July 1915 (22); bd. Cite Bonjean Mil. Cem., Armentieres. [1 as RIGBY, J., 2, 3, 4, 17, 30]

RIGG, Pte. Albert, 15038 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 54 King Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 2nd July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RIGG, Pte. Robert, 12671 (2nd Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); lived at 9 Bradford Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 21st April 1917; bd. Villers Hill Brit. Cem., Villers-Guislain. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RILEY, Pte. Arthur, 20972 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mr. G. T. and Mrs. A. A. Riley of 54 Charter Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 30th April 1916 (24); bd. Beauval Comm. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RILEY, Pte. Charles, S/1240 (1st H.S. Bn., Royal Munster Fusiliers; formerly 3873 Connaught Rangers); s. of John W. Riley; husband of Margaret Riley; lived at Oswaldtwistle; d. 13th June 1917 (37); bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [1 as RILEY, C. D., 2, 3, 4]

RILEY, Cpl. Edward William, 201818 (1st/5th Bn., Manchester Regt.; formerly 21619 The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); s. of Thomas Burdett Riley and Emma Elizabeth Riley; lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 12th June 1918 (19); comm. Pozieres Memorial. [1, 3, 4]

RILEY, Pte. Edwin, 36355 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Thomas H. Riley; lived at 85 Stanley Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 4th October 1917 (19); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RILEY, Pte. Edwin, 240189 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Marmaduke and Esther Riley; lived at Accrington; d.o.w. 28th April 1917 (23); bd. La Chapelette Brit. and Indian Cem., Peronne. [1, 3, 4]

RILEY, Pte. Ernest, 15586 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 22 Emma Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RILEY, Pte. Frederick James, 5509 (3rd Regt. (Inf.), South African Infantry); s. of Elizabeth Riley; lived at Accrington; d. 21st September 1917 (26); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [1, 2, 3]

RILEY, Pte. Harry, 19839 (1st/8th Bn., Durham Light Infantry); lived at 54 Charter Street or 65 Eagle Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 27th March 1918; comm. Pozieres Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RILEY, Pte. Hubert, 68713 ("K" Coy. (Aldershot), Royal Army Medical Corps); s. of William Pickles Riley and Annie Maria Riley; lived at Union Bank House, Blackburn Road, Accrington; d. 4th December 1915 (25); bd. Accrington Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

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.); formerly of Arden Hall, Accrington; k.i.a. 27th May 1918; comm. Soissons Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RILEY, Pte. William, 44375 (1st Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); s. of William and Margaret Riley; lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 2nd October 1918 (21); bd. Sequehart Brit. Cem. No.1. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RILEY, Pte. William, 15560 (10th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of John T. and Mary Alice Riley; lived at Nuttall Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 30th June 1917 (19); bd. Brown's Copse Cem., Roeux. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RINGER, Pte. Percy, 50344 (12th Bn., Suffolk Regt.; formerly 28139 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ringer; lived at Westwood Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 17th July 1918 (21); bd. Berlaimont Comm. Cem. Ext. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RISHTON, Pte. Edward, 22141 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Richard Rishton; lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 11th April 1917; comm. Arras Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

ROBERTS, Pte. Albert G., 7705 (2nd/5th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers, formerly 4775 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 11 Bold Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 9th September 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

ROBERTS, Pte. William Ellis, 40405 (15th Bn., Cheshire Regt.); lived at 22 Fairfield Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 24th March 1918; comm. Pozieres Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

ROBERTSHAW, Pte. Richard, 2837 (2nd/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Joseph and Margaret Jane Robertshaw of 37 Spencer Street, Accrington; d.o.w. at sea 22nd August 1915 (18); comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [1, 2, 3, 4]

ROBERTSON, Sgt. Edward Marston M.M., 6413 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 2nd April 1918; comm. Pozieres Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

ROBINSON, Pte. James, 5841 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); only s. of John William and Ellen Ann Robinson; lived at Mary Ann Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 14th March 1915 (21); bd. Estaires Comm. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

ROBINSON, Pte. Richard Arthur, T4/216505 (1st Coy. 12th Entrenching Bn., Army Service Corps); s. of Thomas and Mary E. Robinson of 4 Lister Street, Accrington; d. 12th August 1918 (23); bd. Salonika (Lembet Road) Mil. Cem., Greece. [1, 2, 3, 4]

ROBINSON, Pte. Robert, 13551 (10th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); s. of Mrs. M. J. Robinson; lived at Accrington; d.o.w. 17th October 1915 (20); bd. Ste. Marie Cem., Le Havre. [1, 2, 3, 4, 41]

ROBINSON, Pte. Thomas, 36254 (11th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers; formerly 137249 Royal Field Artillery); lived at 25 Devonshire Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 6th September 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4]

ROBINSON, Pte. Thomas, 28696 (11th Bn., Border Regt.; formerly 45517 King's (Liverpool Regt.)); husband of Sarah Ellen Robinson of 3 Lower Stonefold, Baxenden; k.i.a. 10th July 1917 (40); comm. Nieuport Memorial, Nieuwpoort. [1, 2, 3, 4]

ROBINSON, Gunner William, 318 ("RD" Trench Mortar Bty., Royal Field Artillery); lived at 25 Devonshire Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 29th July 1917; bd. Dud Corner Cem., Loos. [1, 2, 3, 4]

ROLFE, Guardsman Harry, 9349 (2nd Bn., Scots Guards); lived at 10 Bradley Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 25th September 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3, 4, also listed in 15]

RONEY, Pte. Daniel, 36403 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 156 Manchester Road, Accrington; d. 9th January 1919; bd. Mikra Brit. Cem., Kalamaria. [1, 3, 34]

ROONEY, L/Sgt. John Martin D.C.M, M.M., 13699 (2nd Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers); lived at 25 Westwood Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 26th August 1918; comm. Vis-en-Artois Memorial. [1 as ROONEY, J., 2, 3, 4, also listed on 12]

ROSE, Pte. Isaac, 241559 (2nd/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Great Harwood; k.i.a. 21st March 1918; bd. Caix Brit. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

ROTHWELL, Pte. Herbert Edward, S4/042070 (No. 1 Lines of Communication Supply Coy., Army Service Corps); lived at 28 Nutter Road, Accrington; d. 3rd April 1918; bd. Baghdad (North Gate) War Cem., Iraq. [1, 2, 3, 4]

ROXBURGH, Pte. John (Jack), 2631 (38th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F.); formerly of Accrington; d. 3rd August 1918; comm. Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton. [1, 2, 3]

ROYSTON, Sgt. Charles Stewart, L/612 ("A" Bty. 64th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 23rd November 1917 (33); bd. Dochy Farm New Brit. Cem. [1, 3, 4]

RULE, Pte. Frank Rennie, 8853 (17th Bn., Manchester Regt.); s. of R. R. and Mary Jane Rule; lived at Accrington; d. 10th July 1916 (25); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [1, 2, 3]

RUSHTON, Pioneer Benjamin (Ben), 146506 ("O" Special Coy., Royal Engineers); s. of Richard and Elizabeth Rushton; born at Accrington; d.o.w. 23rd July 1917 (39); bd. Aix-Noulette Comm. Cem. Ext. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RUSHTON, Pte. Dennis, 20400 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. attd. 176th Coy., Royal Engineers; formerly 2980 Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of William Henry and Elizabeth Rushton of 109 Ormerod Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 19th May 1917 (20); bd. Ste. Catherine Brit. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4]

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

RUSHWORTH, 2/Lt. Henry (18th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps); s. of George and Betty Rushworth; husband of Emma Rushworth; lived at Alice Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 11th August 1918 (35); bd. La Clytte Mil. Cem. [1, 2, 3, 4, 30]

RUTTER, Pte. Evan, 50370 (2nd Bn., Suffolk Regt.; formerly 10/24467 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Evan and Elizabeth Rutter; formerly of Accrington; k.i.a. 13th May 1918 (28); bd. Sandpits Brit. Cem., Fouquereuil. [1, 2, 3, 4]

RYAN, Pte. John, 24710 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Accrington; k.i.a. 4th October 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [3, 4, not listed on 1]

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