Title - Huncoat Roll of Honour 1914-1919

ARMSTRONG, Pte. William, 15695 (8th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); s. of John and Jane Elizabeth Armstrong; lived at Hillock Vale, Huncoat; k.i.a. 18th August 1916 (19); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 10]

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. [2, 3, 4, 8, 10, 17, also listed on 1 and 11]

CHAPMAN, Pte. Thomas Philip, 25408 (7th (West. and Cumb. Yeomanry) Bn., Border Regt.); lived at Huncoat; k.i.a. 20th October 1918; bd. Amerval Comm. Cem. Ext., Solesmes. [3, 4, 10]

CROSS, Sgt. James Musgrave D.C.M., 202738 (1st/4th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); husband of Elizabeth Cross; lived at Huncoat; k.i.a. 20th September 1917 (34); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 10]

DUCKWORTH, 2/Lt. William (20th Bn. attd. 18th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); lived at Warm Leaf Farm, Huncoat; k.i.a. 25th March 1918; comm. Pozieres Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 10]

FIELDS, Pte. William (Willie), 24589 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of James and Mary Fields; husband of Mrs. W. Fields; lived at Huncoat; d.o.w. 3rd November 1916 (25); bd. Puchevillers Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 10]

FINNEY, Pte. Albert, 7401 (1st Bn., North Staffs. Regt.); s. of Thomas and Mary Finney; lived at Huncoat; k.i.a. 19th April 1917 (22); comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 10, also listed on 1]

FINNEY, Pte. William, 17889 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); husband of Margaret A. Finney; lived at Huncoat; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (32); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 10, also listed on 1]

FLEMINGTON, L/Cpl. John, 9232 (1st Bn., Worcestershire Regt.); husband of Mary Flemington of 5 South Street, Huncoat; k.i.a. 13th March 1915 (35); comm. Le Touret Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 10, 17]

HEYS, Pte. James, 19052 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 51 Manor Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 16th November 1916; bd. Ancre Brit. Cem., Beaumont Hamel. [2, 3, 4, 10, also listed on 1]

HODKINSON, Pte. George Richard, 5839 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); k.i.a. 13th May 1915; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. [3, 4, 10]

JAMES, Guardsman Thomas Spencer, 9925 (2nd Bn., Scots Guards); s. of George and Annie James of 9 South Street, Huncoat; k.i.a. 19th November 1914 (33); comm. Ploegsteert Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 10]

JOHNSON, Pte. John James, 63030 (1st/5th Bn., West Yorks. Regt. (Prince of Wales's Own)); s. of John James and Melina Johnson; lived at 116 Station Road, Huncoat; k.i.a. 13th October 1918 (18); bd. York Cem., Haspres. [2, 3, 4, 10]

KENNY, Pte. William, 9223 (1st Bn., Worcestershire Regt.); husband of E. H. Kenny; k.i.a. 14th January 1915 (31); bd. Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie. [3, 4, 10]

LIGGINS, Cpl. Thomas, 27065 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Huncoat; k.i.a. 12th April 1918; bd. Outtersteene Comm. Cem. Ext., Bailleul. [3, 4, 10]

METCALFE, Pte. John, 14901 (1st Bn., Coldstream Guards); lived at Huncoat; k.i.a. 15th September 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 10 as METCALFE, J. W.]

MORTIMER, Pte. Ernest, 18875 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of James and Louisa Mortimer; lived at Huncoat; d. 5th January 1917 (26); comm. Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, India. [2, 3, 4, 10]

NOWELL, Pte. William, 79078 (63rd Field Amb, Royal Army Medical Corps); lived at Huncoat; k.i.a. 15th August 1918; bd. Serre Road Cem. No. 1. [2, 3, 4, 10]

RIDEHALGH, Pte. Fred Westwell, 32109 (5th Bn., King's Shropshire Light Infantry); lived at Huncoat; k.i.a. 8th or 9th April 1917; bd. Tilloy Brit. Cem., Tilloy-le-Mofflaines. [3, 4, 10]

SIMPSON, Pte. John, 11575 (72nd Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 22530 King's Own Scottish Borderers); s. of James and Elizabeth Simpson; husband of Louisa Simpson; lived at Huncoat; k.i.a. 18th August 1916 (36); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 10, also listed on 1]

SLATER, Pte. Richard, 282486 (19th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers); husband of Edith Annie Slater; lived at Dowry Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 13th October 1918 (33); bd. Haspres Coppice Cem., Haspres. [2, 3, 4, 10, also listed on 1]

STEVENSON, Pte. William, 6865 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 7 South Street, Huncoat; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; bd. Redan Ridge Cem. No. 2, Beaumont Hamel. [2, 3, 4, 10]

TAYLOR, Stoker 2nd Class William Brian, K/48731 (H.M.S. "Montbretia", Royal Navy); s. of William and Jane Taylor of Brown Birks Farm, Huncoat; d. 9th November 1918 (19); comm. Chatham Naval Memorial. [3, 10]

THOMPSON, Pte. Frederick, 19504 (6th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); k.i.a. 9th April 1916; comm. Basra Memorial, Iraq. [3, 4, 10]

THORPE, Pte. J. E., 2749 (52nd Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F.); lived at Huncoat; d. 20th October 1917; bd. Hooge Crater Cem., Ieper. [2, 3, 10]


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