Title - Altham Roll of Honour 1914-1919

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. [3, 4, 8, 11, also listed on 1 and 10]

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. [3, 4, 11, 21, also listed on 1]

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. [3, 4, 7, 11, also listed on 1]

BRADSHAW, 2/Lt. Henry Herbert (74th Field Coy., Royal Engineers); s. of Ernest Jones Bradshaw and Selina Mary Bradshaw; husband of Catherine Bradshaw; lived at 80 Arden Terrace, Accrington; k.i.a. 22nd July 1917 (29); bd. Brandhoek Mil. Cem., Ieper. [2, 3, 4, 11, also listed on 1 and 12]

BURTON, Pte. Edward Arnold, 37481 (2nd Bn., Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.)); b. 7th May 1891, s. of Ann Burton of 30 Rock Mount, Altham and the late Edward Burton; d. 13th June 1916 (25); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [3, 6, 11, also listed on 12]

CALVERT, Pte. Larry, 53882 (1st Bn., Cheshire Regt.; formerly 82227 King's (Liverpool Regt.)); lived at West View, Altham; d.o.w. 21st August 1918; bd. Foncquevillers Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 11, also listed on 12]

CHIPPENDALE, Pte. Harry, 15849 (2nd Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); lived at 8 Hawthorn Bank, Altham; k.i.a. 5th May 1915; bd. Rue-Petillon Mil. Cem., Fleurbaix. [2, 3, 4, 11, 17, also listed on 12]

CHIPPENDALE, Fitter James T., 206866 ("B" Bty. 245th West Riding Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at 8 Hawthorn Bank, Altham; k.i.a. 1st November 1918; bd. Maing Comm. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4, 11, also listed on 12]

CHIPPENDALE, Pte. John Edward, 12087 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of James and Alice M. Chippendale of Clayton-le-Moors; d. 22nd January 1920 (36); bd. Altham (St. James) Churchyard. [3, not listed on 11 or 12]

CLOUGH, S. [11, not found in 3 or 4]

CREEARS, Sgt. David Helm, L/12 ("A" Bty. 211th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); b. at Altham, s. of David and Emma L. Creears; e. January 1915; d. 14th February 1919 (24); bd. Charleroi Comm. Cem., Charleroi. [3, 11]

CROSTON, Gunner William, 112100 (234th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery); lived at 49 Fielding Terrace, Whalley Road, Altham; k.i.a. 16th July 1917; bd. Vlamertinghe Mew Mil. Cem., Ieper. [2, 3, 4, 11, also listed on 12]

CUNLIFFE, Pte John, 20391 (1st Bn., Border Regt.); lived at Altham; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 11, also listed on 12]

FOSTER, L/Cpl. Cecil William, 95588 (13th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.)); youngest s. of Albert and Hannah Foster; analytical chemist; lived at "Gladwyn", Whalley Road, Accrington; d.o.w. 8th July 1918 (19); bd. Sandpits Brit. Cem., Fouquereuil. [2, 3, 4, 11, also listed on 12]

GLASGOW, Sgt. John Mawson, 6141 (12th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); husband of Annie Glasgow; d. 2nd January 1919 (49); bd. Altham (St. James) Churchyard. [3, 11]

GUILFOYLE, Pte. Joseph, 20398 (14th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers); lived at Altham; d. 30th May 1916; bd. Rue-de-Bacquerot No.1 Mil. Cem., Laventie. [3, 4, 11, also listed on 12]

HALL, Pte. William, 3992 (2nd Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); b. at Clayton-le-Moors; k.i.a. 12th October 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 11, also listed on 12]

HEYWOOD, Pte. Frank, 203623 (3rd/5th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); lived at Houlker House Farm, Altham; k.i.a. 27th March 1917; bd. Brown's Road Mil. Cem., Festubert. [2, 3, 4, 11, also listed on 12]

LAWSON, Trooper William (Will), 1070 (Household Bn., formerly 3930 1st Life Guards); lived at Altham; d.o.w. 13th April 1917; bd. Aubigny Comm. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4, 11]

MOORHOUSE, 2/Lt. Arthur (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Currer and Ruth Moorhouse; k.i.a. 16th November 1916 (21); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 11]

MOSELEY, C. [11, not found in 3 or 4]

PARKER, Pte. John, 28869 ("B" Coy. 2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Robert and Mary Ann Parker; lived at Altham; k.i.a. 31st July 1917 (21); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [3, 4, 11]

RAMSBOTTOM, Pte. George, 100736 (Royal Army Medical Corps); s. of Mrs. Nancy Ramsbottom of 43 Fielding Terrace, Altham; d.o.w. 26th October 1918 (21); bd. Church and Clayton-le-Moors Joint Cem. [2, 3, 4, 11, also listed on 12]

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. [2, 3, 4, 11, also listed on 1 and 12]

ROBINSON, James Thomas (2nd Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); d. 2nd March 1921 (effects of gas poisoning). [11, 48]


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