Title - Church Roll of Honour 1914-1919

ABLETT, Pte. Frederick, 3267 (No. 4 Coy. 1st Bn., Welsh Guards); s. of Frederick and Elizabeth Ablett of 14 and/or 16 Commercial Street, Church; k.i.a. 1st December 1917 (19); comm. Cambrai Memorial, Louverval. [2, 3, 4, 15]

ALSTON, Pte. Dawson, 94863 (9th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.)); s. of John and Selina Alston of 54 Lion Street, Church; k.i.a. 28th August 1918 (19); comm. Vis-en-Artois Memorial. [3, 4, 15]

ARMISTEAD, Pte. Harry, 10763 (1st Bn., Scots Guards); s. of William and Hagar Armistead; lived at Maden Street, Church; d.o.w. 26th January 1915 (35); bd. Beuvry Comm. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15]

ARMISTEAD, Pte. Samuel, 9347 (2nd Bn., Scots Guards); lived at Church; d.o.w. 23rd June 1916; bd. Poperinghe New Mil. Cem., Poperinge. [2, 3, 4, 15]

ARROWSMITH, Pte. Samuel, 296 (7th Bn., Royal Sussex Regt.); s. of John and Martha Arrowsmith; lived at Henry Street, Church; k.i.a. 16th April 1916 (26); bd. Vermelles Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15]

ASPDEN, Pte. Ernest, 56068 (12th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.); formerly 27388 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 40 York Street, Church; k.i.a. 16th August 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

ASPIN, Pte. Herbert, 22178 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); k.i.a. 2nd July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 15]

BAILEY, Pte. Harry, 5892 (1st Bn., Royal Munster Fusiliers; formerly 8112 Lancers of the Line); husband of Lily Bailey; d.o.w. 9th August 1915 (34); comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [2, 3, 4, 15, also listed on 16]

BANCROFT, Pte. Alfred, 203524 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); husband of Annie Bancroft; lived at Church; d. 23rd October 1917 (32); bd. Church and Clayton-le-Moors Joint Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15]

BANCROFT, Pte. Walter, 15348 (14th Reserve Cavalry Regt.); s. of Alfred and Ann Bancroft; lived at Elmfield Street, Church; d. 29th September 1914 (19); bd. Bordon Mil. Cem., Whitehill. [2, 3, not listed in 15]

BARNES, Pte. Edward, 21564 (20th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of Mr. J. A. Barnes; late of 105 Hyndburn Road, Church; k.i.a. 1st January 1917 (19); bd. Beaurains Road Cem., Beaurains. [2, 3, 4, not listed in 15]

BATES, Pte. W. J. (East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Church [2, 15]; poss. BATES, Pte. William, 5918 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); d. at sea 19th July 1915; comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [3, 4]

BAWN, J. [15, not identified in 3 or 4].

BENTLEY, Pte. William, 25045 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 33 St. James Street, Church; k.i.a. 12th May 1917 (19); comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15, also listed on 71]

BERRY, Pte. Robert, 267346 (Depot, Cheshire Regt.); husband of Mrs. C. E. Berry; d. 6th November 1918 (30); bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [2, 3, 4, 15, also listed in 16]

BIRCHALL, H. [15, not identified in 3 or 4]

BIRTWISTLE, Bombardier Joseph, 55966 (24th Bty. 38th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at 97 Henry Street, Church; d.o.w. 24th November 1917; bd. Nine Elms Brit. Cem., Poperinge. [2, 3, 4, 15]

BLACK, Pte. Walter Leonard, 36290 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Church; k.i.a. 4th October 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [3, 4, 15]

BROGDEN, Pte. Tom, B/7756 (1st Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); lived at Church; k.i.a. 17th July 1916; bd. Flatiron Copse Cem., Mametz. [2, 3, 4, 15]

BURT, Pte. James Charles Cecil, 19351 (2nd Bn., South Lancs. Regt.); e. January 1915; husband of Clarice Burt of 153 Dill Hall Lane, Church; d.o.w. 9th July 1916 (24); bd. Boulogne Eastern Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15, 18]

CAVANAGH, Pte. James, 203323 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 24 Canal Street, Church; k.i.a. 23rd August 1918; bd. Outtersteene Comm. Cem. Ext., Bailleul. [2, 3, 4, 15]

CHEVIN, Shoeing Smith William Thomas, 5435 (90th Bty., Royal Field Artillery); lived at 21 Dinely Street, Church; d. 2nd October 1918; comm. Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, India. [2, 3, 4, not listed in 15 but listed on 1 and 9]

CLARK, Pte. Charles, 18031 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Church; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 15]

CLEGG, Pte. James, 19678 (1st Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers); lived at Church; d.o.w. 1st March 1917; bd. Faubourg d'Amiens Cem., Arras. [3, 4, 15]

CONDRY, Cpl. John D., L/194 ("C" Bty. 64th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at 90 Henry Street, Church; k.i.a. 11th December 1917; bd. Dochy Farm New Brit. Cem., Langemark-Poelkapelle. [2, 3, 4, not listed in 15 but listed on 1]

CROMPTON, Pte. William, 69484 (133rd Field Amb, Royal Army Medical Corps); s. of James and Eliza Crompton; husband of Elizabeth Ann Crompton; lived at South Shore Street, Church; k.i.a. 3rd September 1916 (26); bd. Hamel Mil. Cem., Beaumont-Hamel. [2, 3, 4, 15]

DAVENPORT, Pte. Samuel (Sam), 49879 (4th Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers); s. of Henry K. and Christina Davenport of 76 Maden Street, Church; k.i.a. 17th September 1918 (20); bd. Moeuvres Comm. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4, 15]

DEMPSEY, Pte. Joseph, 202838 (1st/4th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.; formerly 4578 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Edward and Elizabeth Dempsey; lived at 16 Chapel Street, Church; k.i.a. 7th June 1917 (23); bd. Vlamertinghe Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15, also listed on 71]

DEWETT, Pte. Edmund or Edward, 17901 (6th Bn., South Lancs. Regt.); lived at Bridge Street, Church; d.o.w. 2nd December 1915; bd. Green Hill Cem., Gallipoli. [2, 3, 4, 15]

DOBSON, Gunner Thomas, 112673 (226th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery); s. of William Henry Dobson; husband of Alice Dobson; lived at 11 Ainsworth Street, Church; k.i.a. 3rd December 1917 (30); bd. Menin Road South Mil. Cem., Ieper. [2, 3, 4, not listed in 15]

EASTWOOD, Able Seaman F., J/69111 (H.M.S. Bacchante, Royal Navy); s. of Mrs. Margaret Eastwood; d. 14th February 1919 (26); bd. Church (St. James) Churchyard. [3, 15]

EASTWOOD, H. [15, not identified in 3 or 4]

ECCLES, Pte. John, PLY/771(S) (2nd R.M. Bn. R.N. Div., Royal Marine Light Infantry); lived at Church; d. 13th November 1916 (23); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, not listed in 15]

ELLIS, Pte. Thomas, 16714 (1st Bn., Border Regt.); lived at 4 Bromley Street, Church; d.o.w. at sea 13th August 1915; comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [2, 3, 4, 15]

EMBLEY, Pte. Richard William, 26363 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 8 France Street, Church; k.i.a. 10th May 1917; comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

FLETCHER, L/Sgt. Peter, 15071 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Church; d.o.w. 21st July 1916; bd. St. Pol Comm. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4, 15]

FLYNN, Pte. Thomas, 19454 (2nd Bn., South Wales Borderers); s. of Robert and Ann Flynn; lived at 57 Dill Hall Lane, Church; d.o.w. 13th November 1916 (21); bd. Etaples Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15]

FOWLER, J. [15]; poss. FOWLER, Pte. Joseph, 73363 (2nd Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers); k.i.a. 31st August 1918; bd. Guards' Cem., Lesboeufs. [3, 4]

FRANCIS, Pte. Thomas Edward, 15476 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Church; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 15]

GIBSON, W. [15, not identified in 3 or 4]

GREEN, Pte. William Moore, 11032 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of James Henry and Bridget Green; lived at 5 Walmsley Street, Church; d.o.w. 9th July 1916 (21); bd. Abbeville Comm. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15]

GREENHALGH, Pte. Ernest, 20897 (14th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers); s. of Alfred Ernest and Ruth Beatrice Greenhalgh of 3 Kershaw Street, Church Kirk, Church; d.o.w. 26th April 1918 (22); bd. Bagneux Brit. Cem., Gezaincourt. [2, 3, 4, 15, also listed on 1]

GREENWOOD, Flight Sub-Lt. Charles Thomas (Royal Naval Air Service); s. of John and Grace Ann Greenwood; d. 15th March 1918 (19); bd. Great Harwood Cem. [2, 3, 15, also listed on 14]

GREENWOOD, Pte. James Edward, 26058 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 26 Dill Hall Lane, Church; k.i.a. 25th February 1917; comm. Basra Memorial, Iraq. [2, 3, 4, 15 as GREENWOOD, E.]

GREGORY, Driver Alexander, 700369 ("B" Bty. 210th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); s. of Mrs. Alexandra Gregory; lived at 3 Wood Road, Church; d. 14th July 1917 (25); bd. Ruyaulcourt Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15]

GREGORY, Pte. Haworth M.M., 204034 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Haworth and Ann Gregory of 10 Dineley Street, Church; k.i.a. 2nd April 1918 (25); comm. Pozieres Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

GREGORY, Pte. William Robert, 20823 ("A" Coy. 8th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers); s. of Haworth and Annie Gregory of 10 Dineley Street, Church; d.o.w. 18th December 1916 (21); bd. Amara War Cem., Iraq. [2, 3, 4, 15]

GRIMSHAW, Sapper Edward, 59634 (152nd Field Coy., Royal Engineers); b. at Church; husband of Nellie Grimshaw; d.o.w. 28th April 1917 (26); bd. Cabaret-Rouge Brit. Cem., Souchez. [2, 3, 4, 15, also listed on 1]

HALL, L/Cpl. John; see NOCKTON, L/Cpl. John.

HALSTEAD, Pte. Joseph Henry, 17127 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. at Church; husband of Margaret Ann Halstead; d.o.w. 16th August 1915 (30); bd. Portianos Mil. Cem., Lemnos, Greece. [2, 3 as HALSTED, 4, 15, also listed on 1]

HARGREAVES, Pte. Albert, 15412 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of William and Sarah Hargreaves; lived at 22 Edward Street, Church; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (21); bd. Queens Cem., Serre. [2, 3, 4, 15]

HARRISON, Pte. Edward Billington M.M., 302379 (1st/8th Bn., Manchester Regt.); husband of Elizabeth Alice Harrison; lived at Walmsley Street, Church; k.i.a. 30th August 1918 (26); comm. Vis-en-Artois Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

HARTLEY, L/Cpl. John Robert, 29214 (14th Bn., Highland Light Infantry; formerly 22370 Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); s. of Mrs. Keturah Banna Hartley; lived at Commercial Street, Church; k.i.a. 27th March 1918 (22); comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

HARTLEY, Pte. Richard, 12426 (63rd Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 18967 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 49 Ernest Street, Church; k.i.a. 11th April 1917; comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

HASELEY, Gunner Arthur Cecil, 1023 (1st (East Lancs.) Bde., Royal Field Artillery); s. of Agnes Muriel Sayers; k.i.a. 15th June 1915 (16); comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [2, 3, 4, 15, also listed on 1]

HAWORTH, Driver William, T4/236572 (11th Aux. Horse Transport Coy., Army Service Corps); s. of William and Charlotte Haworth of 80 Maden Street, Church; d. 10th November 1918 (24); bd. Mont Huon Mil. Cem., Le Treport. [2, 3, 4, 15]

HAWTHORNTHWAITE, Cpl. George, 9213 (2nd Bn., West Yorks. Regt. (Prince of Wales's Own)); s. of James and Sarah Ann Hawthornthwaite; husband of Annie Hawthornthwaite of 4 Edward Street, Church; k.i.a. 11th March 1917 (29); bd. Combles Comm. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4 as HOWARTH, George, 15 as HAYTHORNTHWAITE, also listed on 1]

HEANEY, Pte. John Thomas, 55295 (Machine Gun Corps (Inf)); husband of Alice Heaney; d. 28th August 1920 (39); bd. Church and Clayton-le-Moors Joint Cem. [3, 15]

HEYS, Pte. Richard, Deal/3598(S) (Medical Unit R.N. Div., Royal Marines); s. of Richard and Susannah Heys; husband of Isabella Heys; lived at Church; d. 31st August 1915 (33); comm. Chatham Naval Memorial. [2, 3, 15, also listed on 12]

HOLDEN, Pte. Alfred, 81506 (5th Bn., Machine Gun Corps; formerly 6473, East Yorks. Regt.); s. of Thomas and Caroline Holden; lived at 87 Park Terrace, Church; k.i.a. 1st July 1918 (23); bd. Tannay Brit. Cem., Thiennes. [2, 3, 4, 15, also listed on 1]

HOLDEN, Ordinary Signalman T., J/85519(Dev) (H.M.S. Scimitar, Royal Navy); s. of Thomas and Caroline Holden; d. 3rd December 1919 (18); bd. Church and Clayton-le-Moors Joint Cem. [3, 15]

HOUSTON, Driver Hugh Crouch, L/306 ("C" Bty. 64th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); s. of David and Annie Houston; lived at 10 King Street, Church; d.o.w. 27th May 1917 (21); bd. Brandhoek Mil. Cem., Vlamertinge. [2, 3, 4, 15]

HOWARTH, Pte. Thomas, 15122 (2nd Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.)); lived at 60 Lion Street, Church; k.i.a. 9th August 1915; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [3, 4, 2 and 15 as HAWORTH]

HUBY, Pte. Charles William, 12995 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of George William and Caroline Huby; husband of Selina Huby; lived at 12 Croft Street, Church; d.o.w. 29th August 1915 (39); bd. Port Said War Mem. Cem., Egypt. [2, 3, 4, 15, also listed on 1]

HULME, L/Cpl. Horace, 9091 (2nd Bn., Cheshire Regt.); lived at 19 Dill Hall Lane, Church; d.o.w. 1st October 1915 (23); bd. Lincoln (Newport) Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15]

HURLEY, Pte. William, 4015 (2nd Bn., Leinster Regt.); bro. of Mary Bourn; lived at 9 James Street, Church; d.o.w. 16th August 1915 (37); bd. Etaples Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15]

HUTCHINSON, Pte. Tobias, 5292 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. at Church; k.i.a. 15th October 1915; bd. Rue-Petillon Mil. Cem., Fleurbaix. [3, 4, 15, also listed on 71]

JENKINSON, Pte. Albert, 57657 (1st/5th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.; formerly 26181 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of William and Elizabeth Jenkinson of 79 Hyndburn Road, Church; k.i.a. 12th September 1918 (22); bd. Moeuvres Comm. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4, 15]

JOHNSTONE, Pte. William, 13897 (10th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); s. of William and Alice Ann Johnstone of 24 Barnes Street, Church; k.i.a. 25th September 1915 (23); comm. Loos Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

KIRK, Pte. John Thomas, M/336400 (M.T. Spare Parts Depot, Army Service Corps); s. of Mrs. Elvira Kirk of 33 John Street, Church; d. 22nd or 26th January 1918 (33); bd. Dar Es Salaam War Cem., Tanzania. [2, 3, 4, 15]

KITCHEN, Pte. James, 59195 ("B" Coy. 9th Bn., Manchester Regt.); s. of Richard and Alice Kitchen; husband of Clara Kitchen of 16 Walmsley Street, Church; k.i.a. 20th October 1918 (31); bd. Highland Cem., Le Cateau. [2, 3, 4, 15, also listed on 71]

LEAVER, Pte. James Michael; see LEVER, Pte. James Michael.

LEE, Pte. James Alban, 29971 (12th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); husband of Lillian Lee; lived at Church; d.o.w. 1st October 1916 (30); bd. Salonika (Lembet Road) Mil. Cem., Greece. [2, 3, 4, 15]

LEVER, Pte. James Michael, 22138 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 1898 at Northwich, Cheshire, s. of James and Fanny Lever; lived at 22 Tomknitter Bridge, Church; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (18); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4 as LEAVER, 5, 15]

LEWIS, Pte. Thomas, 242671 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 20 Steiner View, Church; k.i.a. 21st March 1918; comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

LIVESEY, Pte. Gibson, 28734 (10th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.; formerly 35379 King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); s. of James and Ann Livesey; husband of Anne Livesey; lived at Church; d. 7th May 1918 (31); bd. Le Quesnoy Comm. Cem. [3, 4, 15]

LLOYD, Pte. Robert Edward, 5842 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Edward Lloyd; lived at Church; k.i.a. 4th December 1914; bd. Lancashire Cottage Cem., Ploegsteert. [3, 4, 15]

LLOYD, Pte. Walter or William, 18429 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. at Church; k.i.a. 26th August 1916; bd. Dantzig Alley Brit. Cem., Mametz. [2, 3, 4, 15, also listed on 12]

LOMAX, Pte. Percy, 33083 (32nd Field Amb., Royal Army Medical Corps); s. of Andrew and Florence Lomax; lived at Henry Street, Church; d. 21st August 1915 (20); bd. Portianos Mil. Cem., Lemnos, Greece. [2, 3, 4, 15]

LONSDALE, Pte. Richard, 15585 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of John and B. Lonsdale; lived at Church; k.i.a. 28th June 1917 (23); comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

LORD, Pte. Norman, TF/260061 (8th (Pioneer) Bn., Royal Sussex Regt.); s. of John and Annie Lord of 39 Lion Street, Church; k.i.a. 12th July 1917 (23); bd. Dickebusch New Mil. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4, not listed in 15]

LORD, Pte. Thomas, 202637 (7th or 9th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); lived at 43 Church Street, Church; k.i.a. 22nd September 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

MAHER, P. [15, not identified in 3 or 4]

MAWDSLEY, Pte. John James, 20404 (1st Bn., Coldstream Guards); s. of Richard and Ann Mawdsley; lived at 17 Grimshaw Street, Church; d. 27th November 1917 (20); bd. Anneux Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15]

MAWDSLEY, L. [15]; prob. MAWDSLEY, Pte. Lawrence, S/3946(S) (Royal Navy); s. of Lawrence and Elizabeth Mawdsley; d. 24th October 1917 (30); bd. Dochy Farm New Brit. Cem., Langemark. [3]

McKENNA, L/Cpl. William, 15028 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Peter McKenna and Agnes Riley his wife; lived at 22 Lina Street, Church; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (26); bd. Railway Hollow Cem., Serre. [2, 3, 4, 15]

McLALLEY, M. [15, not found in 3 or 4]

McWALTERS, Pte. James, 291780 (1st/7th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers); lived at Church; k.i.a. 26th October 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

McWALTERS, Pte. Michael, 12772 (7th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); lived at Dinely Street, Church; k.i.a. 30th July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

McWALTERS, Pte. Peter, 32642 (13th Bn., Essex Regt.; formerly 27454 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Church; k.i.a. 28th April 1917; comm. Arras Memorial. [3, 4, 15]

MERCER, Pte. Arthur, 52427 (18th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.); formerly 15579 Border Regt.); lived at Church; k.i.a. 9th April 1917; bd. Wancourt Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15]

NOCKTON (served as HALL), L/Cpl. John, 6485 ("B" Coy. 7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mrs. Margaret Nockton; lived at Church; k.i.a. 25th July 1916 (17); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

O'CONNOR, Pte. John, 18035 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 8 South Shore Street, Church; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

O'DRISCOLL, Cpl. Michael John, 24814 (9th Bn., Royal Dublin Fusiliers); s. of Michael and Mary O'Driscoll; lived at Church; k.i.a. 9th September 1916 (20); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 15]

ORMEROD, Pte. Arthur Albert, 6685 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Henry Street, Church; k.i.a. 18th January 1915; bd. Cabaret-Rouge Brit. Cem., Souchez. [2, 3, 4, 15]

PARKINGTON, Pte. Tom, S/13824 (1st Bn., Gordon Highlanders); k.i.a. 14th June 1917; comm. Arras Memorial. [3, 4, 15]

PENDERGAST, Pte. Thomas, 201844 (1st/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 25 Oswald Street, Church; d.o.w. 16th September 1917; bd. Mendinghem Mil. Cem., Poperinge. [2, 3, 4, 15]

PEMBERTON, Pte. John Andrew, 6259 (3rd Bn., Coldstream Guards); s. of Hindle and Elizabeth Pemberton; husband of Rachel Pemberton; lived at Oswald Street, Church; k.i.a. 28th January 1916 (31); bd. Aubers Ridge Brit. Cem., Aubers. [2, 3, 4, 15]

PICKUP, Pte. Joseph (Joe), 40292 (15th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); lived at 32 York Street, Church; k.i.a. 26th September 1917; bd. Coxyde Mil. Cem., Koksijde. [2, 3, 4, not listed in 15]

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

POLLARD, L/Cpl. Walter Richard M.M., 27139 (219th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 17175 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 32 John Street, Church; k.i.a. 8th July 1917; bd. Ramscappelle Road Mil. Cem., Nieuwpoort. [2, 3, 4, 15]

PORTER, M. [15, not identified in 3 or 4]

QUIGLEY, Pte. Stephen, 5488 (10th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of Thomas and Mary Quigley; husband of Mary Ellen Quigley; lived at Church Lane; k.i.a. 3rd November 1915 (33); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [2, 3, 4, 15]

RAWCLIFFE, Pte. Herbert Charles, 17936 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 1893 at Church, s. of Felix and Sarah Rawcliffe; lived at 41 Lion Street, Church; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (23); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 5, 15]

RAWCLIFFE, Pte. James, 63526 (24th (Denbighshire Yeomanry) Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers); husband of Mary Alice Rawcliffe; lived at 12 Grimshaw Street, Church; d. at sea 15th April 1917 (41); comm. Mikra Memorial, Greece. [2, 3, 4, 15]

William John Rawcliffe RAWCLIFFE, Driver William John, 96981; 1st "B" Reserve Bde., Royal Field Artillery); s. of Felix and Nancy Rawcliffe; lived at 41 Lion Street, Church; d. 24th November 1918 (30); bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [2, 3, 4, 15]

Left: William John Rawcliffe. Photograph courtesy of Phillip Crawshaw.
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REMINGTON or REMMINGTON, Pte. Thomas, 201845 (1st/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 1 Blackpool Street, Church; d.o.w. 30th January 1918; bd. Chocques Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15]

RENSHAW, Pte. Henry, 4110 (1st Bn., Coldstream Guards); lived at Blackpool Street, Church; d. 29th October 1914; bd. Perth Cem. (China Wall), Ieper. [2, 3, 4, 15]

RENSHAW, Pioneer Walter, 130606 (No.1 Special Coy., Royal Engineers; formerly 22529 King's Own Scottish Borderers); s. of Edward and Mary Renshaw; husband of Jane Ann Renshaw of 11 Pickles Street, Church; d.o.w. 11th August 1918 (31); bd. Pernois Brit. Cem., Halloy-les-Pernois. [2, 3, 4, 15]

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

RICHARDSON, W. [15, not identified in 3 or 4]

RIGBY, Pte. Henry, 17940 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 45 Stanley Terrace, Church; d.o.w. 19th August 1918; bd. Thiennes Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15]

RILEY, E. [15, several possibilities in 3 and 4]

RILEY, L/Cpl. John M.M., 25630 (41st Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 10800 The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); k.i.a. 22nd March 1918 (23); comm. Arras Memorial. [3, 4, 15]

RILEY, Pte. Mark, 16130 ("A" Sqdn., 4th (Queen's Own) Hussars); husband of A. Riley of 27 Lion Street, Church; d. 15th November 1918 (27); bd. Janval Cem., Dieppe. [2, 3, 4, not listed in 15]

ROBERTSON, Pte. W. (Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers); lived at 4 Croft Street, Church. [2, not listed in 15]

ROBINSON, Sapper James Alfred, 165077 (Royal Engineers; formerly 24352 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Dill Hall Lane, Church; drowned at sea from H.T. "Cameronia" 15th April 1917; comm. Chatby Memorial, Egypt. [2, 3, 4, 15 as ROBINSON, J., also listed on 12]

ROLFE, Pte. Harry, 9349 (2nd Bn., Scots Guards); k.i.a. 25th September 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15, also listed on 1]

SANDEMAN, 2/Lt. Charles Vaughan (184th Tunnelling Coy., Royal Engineers); only s. of Col. William Sandeman V.D. and Janet Vaughan Sandeman; husband of Gracie W. Sandeman; lived at Church; k.i.a. 4th July 1916 (33); bd. Faubourg d'Amiens Cem., Arras. [2, 3, not listed in 15]

SCOTT, Cpl. Elijah, 8115 (1st/6th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of William and Martha Ann Scott; d.o.w. 15th August 1915 (24); comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [3, 4, 15]

SEED, Pte. Robert, 58323 (9th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers); lived at 55 Dill Hall Lane, Church; k.i.a. 23rd October 1918; comm. Vis-en-Artois Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

SHARP, Sapper Frederick, WR/298643 (Railway Operating Div., Royal Engineers); s. of John Sharp; d. 16th January 1919 (29); comm. Basra Memorial, Iraq. [3, 15]

SHAW, Gunner Harold, L/265 ("C" Bty. 64th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); s. of Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Shaw of 9 Commercial Street, Church; k.i.a. 30th October 1917 (22); bd. Oxford Road Cem., Ieper. [2, 3, 4, 15]

SHAW, Pte. Thomas, 202672 (2nd/5th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); s. of Riley Shaw and Susannah Shaw; lived at 40 Dill Hall Lane, Church; d.o.w. 4th September 1917 (39); bd. Calais Southern Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15]

SIDDLE, Pte. James William, 66595 (1st/6th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers); s. of George and Emma Siddle of Church; d. 11th April 1918 (18); comm. Ploegsteert Memorial. [3, 15]

SINGLETON, Pte. Harry Josiah, 25263 (11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars); lived at 1 off Water St., Church; d. 21st November 1918; bd. Mons (Bergen) Comm. Cem. [3 as SINGLETON, J., 4 as SINGLETON, Jess, 15, 34, 58]

SMITH, 2/Lt. Harold (Royal Field Artillery); lived at Church. [2, not listed in 15]; poss. SMITH, 2/Lt. Harold Heyworth (150th (County Palatine) Bde., Royal Field Artillery attd. 1st Trench Mortar Bty. Special Bde., Royal Engineers); s. of Bertawald Frederick Smith and Mary Alice Louisa Smith; k.i.a. 13th February 1916 (24); bd. Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Ext. [3, 4]

SMITH, Pte. Harry; lived at Henry Street, Church [2, not listed in 15]; prob. SMITH, Pte. H. Harry, 11387 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Henry and Elizabeth Smith; d. 29th August 1916 (26); bd. Basra War Cem., Iraq. [3, 4]

SMITH, Pte. Joe, 50400 (11th Bn., Suffolk Regt.; formerly 28422 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of John and Mary Ellen Smith; lived at Church; d.o.w. 23rd/24th March 1918 (25); bd. Bac-du-Sud Brit. Cem., Bailleulval. [2, 3, 4, 15]

SMITH, W. [15]; prob. SMITH, Pte. Wilfred, 12667 (1st/6th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of John and Susannah Smith; husband of Annie Smith of Church; k.i.a. 9th October 1918 (39); comm. Vis-en-Artois Memorial. [3, 4, 12]

SOWERBUTTS, Cpl. W. (East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Church [2, not listed in 15]; prob. SOWERBUTTS, Pte. William, 63985 (58th Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 4290 East Lancs. Regt.); k.i.a. 24th April 1918; comm. Pozieres Memorial. [3, 4]

STUBBINS, J. [15]; prob. STUBBINS, Pte. John, 25666 (11th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers; formerly 136122 Royal Field Artillery); k.i.a. 20th April 1918; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [3, 4]

SWIFT, Rifleman Harry, 55860 (16th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps; formerly 20957 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Henry Swift; d.o.w. 7th October 1918 (20); bd. Terlincthun Brit. Cem., Wimille. [3, 4, 15]

THOMPSON, (H?) [15, not identified in 4]

TOWNSEND, Pte. John James, 37738 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Church; k.i.a. 21st November 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

UNSWORTH, Pte. Eugene Emile, 9802 (3rd Bn., Coldstream Guards); s. of Mrs. Mary Unsworth of 32 Walmsley Street, Church; d.o.w. 16th September 1914 (21); comm. La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 15]

WALMSLEY, Gunner Robert Vincent, 792 (5th Bty. 1st (East Lancs.) Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at Church; d.o.w. 27th June 1915 (18); bd. Lancashire Landing Cem., Gallipoli. [3, 4, 15]

WALSH, Pte. Harry, 36825 ("B" Coy. 7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of John William and Agnes Walsh of 112 Henry Street, Church; k.i.a. 1st August 1917 (20); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [2, 3, 4, 15]

WARD, Able Seaman James, R/3291 (Nelson Bn. R.N. Div., Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve); lived at 15 York Street, Church; d. 1st January 1918; bd. Rocquigny-Equancourt Road Brit. Cem., Manancourt. [2, 3, 15]

WHITTLE, L/Cpl. Robert Peter, 34727 (1st Bn., Worcestershire Regt.); s. of Robert William Whittle; husband of Lily Maud Whittle; lived at Cross Guns Hotel, Church; k.i.a. 18th April 1917 (28); bd. Peronne Comm. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4, 15]

WHITTLE, Driver Walter, L/8672 ("A" Bty. 150th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at Cross Guns Hotel, Church; k.i.a. 9th May 1916; bd. Cerisy-Gailly Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 15]

WILKINSON, Pte. James, 34094 (10th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of James and Martha Wilkinson; husband of Gladys Wilkinson; born at Church; k.i.a. 23rd March 1918 (26); comm. Arras Memorial. [3, 4, 15]

WILLIAMS, Pte. Morris, 19772 (15th Bn., Cheshire Regt.); s. of William and Mary Williams; lived at Commercial Street, Church; k.i.a. 24th October 1917 (22); bd. Artillery Wood Cem., Boezinge. [2, 3, 4, 15]

WILLIAMSON, Pte. Joseph, 24350 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Church; d.o.w. 31st July 1917; bd. Torreken Farm Cem. No. 1, Wijtschate. [3, 4, 15]

WILSON, (H?) [15, not identified in 4]

WILSON, Pte. John (Sherwood Foresters); lived at Church. [2, 15, not found in 3 or 4]

WINCHESTER, Pte. Thomas Wilfred, 17994 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 74 Maden Street, Church; k.i.a. 10th May 1917; bd. Albuera Cem., Bailleul-sire-Berthoult. [2, 3, 4, 15]

WIXTED, Pte. John, 15778 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 18 John Street, Church Kirk; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, not listed in 15]

WOLSTENHOLME, L/Cpl. Arthur, 20939 (6th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); lived at Market Street, Church; e. May 1915; d. of fever 24th June 1916 (17); bd. Amara War Cem., Iraq. [2, 3, 4, 27, not listed in 15]


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