Title - Oswaldtwistle Roll of Honour 1914-1919, A-H

ABLETT, Pte. John, G/5659 (7th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); lived at 48 Stanley Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 25th August 1918; bd. Daours Comm. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

ADAMS, Pte. Percy John, 23648 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Joseph James and Jessamine Adams; husband of Sarah Elizabeth Adams; lived at James Street and/or 9 Cross Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 19th October 1917 (30); bd. St. Sever Cem. Ext., Rouen. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

ADDISON, V. [71]

ALSTON, Pte. John (Jack), 17677 (Depot Bn., Somerset Light Infantry); husband of Mary Ellen Alston; lived at 85 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; d. 7th April 1916 (51); bd. Taunton (St. Mary's) Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

ARMSTRONG, Abraham; lived at 147 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle. [16, 71, not found in 3 or 4]

ASHTON, Gnr. Ernest, 124401 (291st Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery); husband of Alice Ashton of 6 Moscow Mill Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 18th October 1918 (29); bd. Becquigny Comm. Cem. [3, 4, not listed in 16 or 71]

ASPDEN, T. [71]

ASPIN, Pte. William Robert, 15715 (18th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 22nd August 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 71, also listed on 1]

ATKINSON, Ordinary Seaman Frederick (Fred), J/66482 (H.M.S. "Opal", Royal Navy); s. of George and Alice Atkinson of 51 Trinity Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 12th January 1918 (19); comm. Plymouth Naval Memorial. [2, 3, 16, 71]

BAILEY, Pte. Harry, 5892 (1st Bn., Royal Munster Fusiliers; formerly 8112 Lancers of the Line); husband of Lily Bailey; lived at Blackburn Road and/or Straits, Oswaldtwistle ; d.o.w. 9th August 1915 (34); comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71, also listed on 15]

BALDRY, Pte. George Robert, 18627 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 42 James Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 31st May 1916 (20); comm. Basra Memorial, Iraq. [3, 4, 16, 71]

BALDRY, R.; lived at 24 James Street, Oswaldtwistle. [16, 71, not found in 3 or 4]

BALDWIN, Pte. Alfred, G/5294 (8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); s. of John Thomas and Ellen Baldwin; lived at 30 Kay Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 26th September 1915 (18); comm. Loos Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BALDWIN, Driver Harry, 1139 (1st East Lancs. Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at 345 Blackburn Road, West End, Oswaldtwistle; d. 4th March 1916; bd. Suez War Memorial Cem., Egypt. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BALDWIN, Pte. William, 20306 (1st Garrison Bn., Royal Irish Regt.; formerly 18121 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mrs. Alice Baldwin; husband of Elizabeth Baldwin of 41 Garden Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 20th February 1918 (51); bd. Higham (St. John) Churchyard. [3, 4, not listed in 16 or 71]

BALL, Pte. William Fleetwood or William Frederick, 43868 (2nd Bn., South Lancs. Regt.; formerly 174390 Army Service Corps); s. of William Fleetwood Ball and Matilda Annie Ball; husband of Harriet Ball of 7 Foxhill Bank Brow, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 2nd May 1918 (26); bd. Esquelbecq Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BARNES, Pte. James, 15788 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of John Barnes of 23 Walter Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (23); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 71, also listed on 1]

BARNES, Pte. Joseph, 15769 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 237 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 2nd July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BARRETT, Pte. James, 21050 ("B" Coy. 1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 5993 Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of William and Elizabeth Barrett; lived at 4 Oswald Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 29th June 1916 (33); bd. Mailly Wood Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BAXENDALE, Rifleman John, 227177 (2nd/1st Bn., Monmouthshire Regt.; formerly 27632 South Lancs. Regt.); lived at 9 Catlow Hall Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 29th June 1917; bd. Loos Brit. Cem. [3, 4, 16, 71]

BELL, B. [71]

BELL, T. W. [16, not identified in 3, not found in 4]

BENTLEY, Pte. Fred, 18537 (1st Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); lived at Oswaldtwistle; d. 20th February 1917; bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [2, 3, 16, 71]

BENTLEY, Gunner Hubert, 710169 ("B" Bty. 211th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at West End, Oswaldtwistle; d. in hospital from illness 18th July 1917 (27); bd. Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 20, 71]

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

BERRY, Pte. Robert, 267346 (Depot, Cheshire Regt.); husband of Mrs. C. E. Berry; lived at 72 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; d. 6th November 1918 (30); bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71, also listed in 15]

BEWLEY, Pte. Thomas, 34693 (5th Bn., Yorkshire Regt.; formerly TR/3/21823 68th T.R. Battn.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; d. 6th September 1918; bd. Grand-Seraucourt Brit. Cem. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

BILSBOROUGH, Pte. Jack; lived at Oswaldtwistle [2, 16]; prob. BILSBOROUGH, Pte. John, 10050 (2nd/4th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers); husband of Elizabeth Bilsborough; d. 23rd August 1916 (26); bd. Accrington Cem. [3, 4, 71 as BILLSBOROUGH]

BLAIR, Pte. John Thomas, 26431 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 6 Lodge Terrace, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 18th October 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BOLTON, Pte. A. Richard, 17136 (1st Bn., Coldstream Guards); s. of Solomon Bolton; lived at 4 Cabin End Row, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 4th March 1917 (25); bd. Sailly-Saillisel Brit. Cem. [3, 4, 16, 71]

BOOTH, Pte. George, (Lancs. Fusiliers); lived at 10 Mason Street, Oswaldtwistle [2, 16]. Walter Holmes has identified this man as 14623 Pte. George Booth who was wounded with the 17th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers on 14th April 1917 but survived the war, being discharged on 6th January 1919. [34, 60, 71]

BOOTH, H. [71]

BOURKE, Gunner Yates, L/614 (158th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); s. of James Bourke; husband of Sarah Elizabeth Bourke of 15 Paddock Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 27th April 1916 (35); bd. Merville Comm. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BOWKER, Pte. Albert Mitchell, G/83096 (2nd/3rd Bn., Royal Fusiliers; formerly TR/3/62546 50th T.R. Bn.); lived at 11 Frederick Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 2nd May 1918; bd. Crouy Brit. Cem., Crouy-sur-Somme. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BOWKER, Pte. James, 306060 (2nd/8th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.)); b. Oswaldtwistle, s. of James and Mary Ellen Bowker; k.i.a. 12th January 1918 (21); bd. Cite Bonjean Mil. Cem., Armentieres. [3, 4, not listed in 16 or 71]

BRADSHAW, Pte. James Edward, 12545 (6th Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers); lived at 9 Peel Street and/or 9 Thomas Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 25th September 1915; comm. Loos Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BRADY, Sgt. Daniel, 17950 ("W" Coy. 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Richard and Sarah Brady; husband of Hannah Jane Brady; lived at 186 New Lane and/or 9 Stanley Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 29th June 1918 (26); bd. Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BRAMLEY, Pte. James, 34866 (16th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of Mr. and Mrs. John Bramley; husband of Mary Bramley of 30 New Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 23rd November 1916 (31); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

BRIERLEY, Pte. James Henry, 46261 (Labour Corps; formerly 70972 The King's (Liverpool Regt.)); lived at 21 Cecil Street, Oswaldtwistle; s. of James and Susannah Brierley; husband of Elizabeth Brierley; k.i.a. 11th September 1917 (39); bd. Canada Farm Cem., Elverdinge. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BRINDLE, Dvr. Peter, 720078 (66th Div. Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery); k.i.a. 27th October 1917 (22); s. of John and Alice Brindle of 410 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle; bd. Ypres Reservoir Cem. [3, 4, not listed in 16 or 71]

BRITCH, Pte. John, 277313 (2nd/7th Bn., Manchester Regt.); s. of Mrs. E. Britch; lived at 85 Stanhill, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 23rd April 1917 (34); bd. Vermelles Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BROADBENT, Cpl. Wilfred, 13354 (10th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); s. of Arthur and Eliza Broadbent of 401 Blackburn Road, West End, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 25th September 1915 (17); comm. Loos Memorial. [3, 4, not listed in 16 or 71]

BROADLEY, Pte. David Parker, 5777 (2nd Bn., Border Regt.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; d. 16th May 1915; bd. Merville Comm. Cem. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

BROADLEY, L/Cpl. Frederick, 201188 (2nd Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers); lived at 24 James Street and/or 11 Simpson Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 28th September 1918; bd. Birr Cross Roads Cem., Zillebeke. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BROOKS, B. [71]

BROUGHTON, Pte. Adam, 36671 (9th Bn., Leicestershire Regt.; formerly 28401 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of John William and Elizabeth Broughton; lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 3rd May 1917 (26); comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BROUGHTON, Pte. William Knowles, 27634 (2nd Bn., South Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mrs. Nancy Broughton; lived at 34 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 22nd March 1918 (26); comm. Pozieres Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

BROWN, Pte. Arthur, 68527 (Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 39008 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 10 Church Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 19th September 1918; bd. Ramleh War Cem., Israel. [3, 4, 16, 71]

BROWN, Pte. Harry, 15247 (8th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); lived at 226 Lancaster Terrace, Blackburn Road, West End, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 20th March 1916; bd. Reninghelst New Mil. Cem., Poperinge. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BROWN, Sapper John (Jack), 488631 (456th Field Coy., Royal Engineers); s. of John and Ann Brown; lived at Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 14th August 1917 (23); bd. Adinkerke Mil. Cem., De Panne. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BROWN, Pte. William, 21993 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 24 or 26 Buskmeadow Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 27th June 1917; comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BUCKLEY, J. [71]

BURY, L/Cpl. John Charles, 98296 (235th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 33426 King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); s. of Charles and Amelia Bury; husband of Mary Ann Bury; lived at 36 Albert Street and/or 155 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 30th November 1917 (27); comm. Cambrai Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BUSH, Pte. Ernest, 18078 (12th Bn., Highland Light Infantry); s. of Harry and Alice Bush; lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 26th September 1915 (19); comm. Loos Memorial. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

BUTLER, Pte. William, 49004 (2nd/4th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.; formerly 62740 T.R. Bn.); s. of William and Ellen Butler of 36 Stanhill Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 2nd October 1918 (19); bd. Proville Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

BUTTERWORTH, R. [71]

CAMPBELL, Henry; lived at 1 Bright Street, Oswaldtwistle. [duplicate entry in 16 and 71 for WHITTAKER, Henry Campbell]

CARR, Bdr. Ernest, 700642 ("C" Bty., 330th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); s. of James and Alice Carr of 18 Knuzden Brook, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 28th July 1917 (21); bd. Coxyde Mil. Cem. [3, 4, not listed in 16 or 71]

CARTMELL, Pte. Robert William, 36187 (25th (Tyneside Irish) Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers; formerly 5/22305 Training Res. Bn.); s. of William and Martha Jane Cartmel of 305 Blackburn Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 20th October 1917 (36); bd. Cement House Cem. [3, 4, not listed in 16 or 71]

CATLOW, Pte. James, 13851 (2nd/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Thomas Catlow of 11 Brook Street, Oswaldtwistle; husband of Annie Catlow; k.i.a. 21st March 1918 (35); comm. Pozieres Memorial. [3, 4, 71, 16 as CATLOW, James E., also listed on 1]

CATON, Pte. Walter, 18229 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); husband of Sarah Ann Caton (nee Roberts); lived at 188 New Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 2nd August 1917 (38); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [3, 4, 16, 71]

CHADWICK, T. [71]

CHAMBERS, Dvr. Henry (Harry), 73960 (8th Bty., 13th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); s. of Jeremiah and Elizabeth Chambers of Oswaldtwistle; d. 13th May 1916 (30); bd. Amara War Cem. [3, 4, not listed in 16 or 71]

CHAMBERS, L/Cpl. Walter, 65396 (1st Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers; formerly 27649 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Joseph and Margaret Emily Chambers; lived at 34 Albert Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 11th April 1918; bd. Chocques Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

CHARNOCK, Pte. Herbert, 352719 (2nd Bn., Manchester Regt.); native of Oswaldtwistle, s. of John William and Marjorie Charnock; d.o.w. 5th November 1918 (24); bd. Premont Brit. Cem. [3, 4, not listed in 16 or 71]

CLARKE, Sgt. Patrick, 16881 (5th Bn., Royal Berkshire Regt.); lived at 20 King Edward Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 26th August 1918; bd. Peronne Road Cem., Maricourt. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

CLEARY, Pte. John William, G/5039 (1st Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); lived at 8 Shed Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 18th April 1915; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

CLEGG, Pte. John, 37022 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Joshua and Elizabeth Clegg; husband of Beatrice Clegg; lived at 6 Stanley Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 14th February 1917 (34); bd. Maroc Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

COADY, Pte. Michael, 13666 (9th Bn., South Staffordshire Regt.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 24th September 1917; bd. Lijssenthoek Mil. Cem., Poperinge. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

COADY, Pte. Thomas, 18011 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 2nd July 1916; bd. Queens Cemetery, Serre. [3, 4, 16, 71]

COCKER, Pte. Thomas Bowling, 23456 (Royal Army Medical Corps); s. of James and Mary Cocker; husband of Mary Jane Cocker of 30 Jubilee Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 10th June 1915 (36); bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [3, 4, 16, 71]

COLLINSON, L/Cpl. Ernest Squire, 457 (Guards Machine Gun Regt.); s. of Squire and Charlotte Mary Collinson; husband of Ellen Collinson of 141 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; d. 28th March 1919 (31); bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [3, 16, 71]

CONNOR, Pte. John, 18103 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Michael and Ann Connor; lived at Oswaldtwistle; d. 10th April 1916 (40); bd. Amara War Cem., Iraq. [3, 4, 71]

COOK, E. [71]

CONNOR, T.; lived at Kay Street, Oswaldtwistle. [16, 71, not identified in 3 or 4]

COOKSON, Pte. Edward, 35427 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 4 Commercial Street and/or 15 South Shore Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 25th March 1918; bd. Bac-du-Sud Brit. Cem., Bailleulval. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

COOKSON, Pte. James, 26328 (7th Bn., Border Regt.); s. of James and Catherine Cookson; lived at 22 Jubilee Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 25th August 1918 (21); bd. Adanac Mil. Cem., Miraumont. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

COOKSON, Pte. Richard, 5323 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mr. R. Cookson; lived at 85 Catlow Hall Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 20th January 1915; bd. Lancashire Cottage Cem., Ploegsteert. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

COONEY, Pte. Joseph Patrick, 202032 (5th Bn., Royal Berkshire Regt.); s. of James and Henrietta Cooney; lived at Heys, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 27th March 1918 (20); bd. Martinsart Brit. Cem. [3, 4, 16, 71]

COSTELLO, Pte. Henry, 67290 (173rd Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 32141 Shropshire Light Infantry); s. of Thomas and Elizabeth Costello; husband of Annie Costello of 10 Monarch Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 24th April 1917 (29); bd. Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Ext. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

COTTAM, Gnr. Leo, 106204 (298th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery); b. Oswaldtwistle, s. of John and Mary Cottam; d. 19th July 1917 (21); bd. Accrington Cem. [3, 4, 71, also listed on 1]

COUPE, Pte. John, 11576 or 15576 (2nd Bn., Border Regt.); lived at 25 Percy Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 6th September 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

COUPE, W. [71]

CRABTREE, L/Cpl. Sam, 15928 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); husband of Annie Crabtree; lived at Mill Hill, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 27th March 1918 (26); comm. Arras Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

CROSS, A. [71]

CROSS, Gunner Robert, 13352 (33rd Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery); lived at 25 King Edward Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 25th December 1916; bd. Aveluy Comm. Cem. Ext. [3, 4, 16, 71]

CUMMINS, Gnr. Thomas, L/24382 ("Y" 4th Trench Mortar Bty., Royal Field Artillery); husband of Anastasia Cummins of 9 Straits, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 29th July 1917 (34); comm. Arras Memorial. [3, 4, not listed in 16 or 71]

CUNLIFFE, Pte. Albert, 26047 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); husband of Ellen Cunliffe; lived at 6 Foxhill Terrace, Oswaldtwistle; d. 13th September 1918 (25); bd. Cabaret-Rouge Brit. Cem., Souchez. [3, 4, 16, 71]

CUNLIFFE, W. [71]

DAVIES, Pte. John Thomas, 17987 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); husband of E. Davies of 16 Bright Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; bd. Queens Cem., Serre. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

DAWSON, Driver John (Royal Field Artillery); lived at 32 Lord Street and/or 58 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle. [2, 16, 71, not identified in 3 or 4]

DAWSON, Driver Robert, 720157 (66th Div. Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery); husband of Annie Dawson of 32 Lord Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 14th September 1918 (23); bd. Le Grand Beaumart Brit. Cem., Steenwerck. [3, 4, not listed in 16 or 71]

DEMSPEY, Pte. Joseph, 202838 (1st/4th Bn., The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment; formerly 4578 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Edward and Elizabeth Dempsey of Church, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 7th June 1917 (23); bd. Vlamertinghe Mil. Cem. [3, 4, 71, also listed in 15]

DEWETT, E. [71]

DEWHURST, H. [71]

DEWHURST, H. [71]

DILWORTH, Gunner Ethelbert Joseph, 156152 (190th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery); lived at 12 Fielding Lane, Oswaldtwistle; d. 26th October 1918; bd. Great Harwood (Our Lady and St. Hubert) Roman Catholic Churchyard. [2, 3, 4, 16 as DILWORTH, C., 71]

DODD, Pte. George Albert, 26183 (11th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers formerly 137241 Royal Field Artillery); s. of John Thomas and Harriet Dodd of 144 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 23rd March 1918 (21); comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

DOWLING, Pte. Frederick, 161158 (Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 23973 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Thomas and Margaret Dowling; husband of Sarah E. Dowling; lived at 5 Bright Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 27th October 1918 (34); bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

DOWLING, Cpl. James, 10160 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Ash Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 28th August 1916 (26); bd. Vermelles Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

DOWLING, Pte. Jonathan (Josh), 19679 (6th/7th Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers); lived at Ash Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 3rd or 4th September 1916; bd. Contalmaison Chateau Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

DOYLE, H. [71]

DOYLE, Pte. James, 12829 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 1 James Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 9th August 1915; comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

DRIVER, Pte. Sharples Parkinson, 22134 (6th Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers); lived at Stanhill Lane Farm, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 3rd May 1917; comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

DRUMMOND, Pte. Arthur James, 46006 (6th Bn., South Wales Borderers); s. of James and Sarah Ann Drummond of 9 Kay Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 24th August 1918 (19); bd. Arneke Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

DUCKWORTH, Pte. Herbert, 27551 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 81 New Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 24th April 1918; comm. Pozieres Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

DUCKWORTH, J. [71]

DUCKWORTH, W. [71]

DUCKWORTH, Sgt. William, 15984 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Edward and Sarah Duckworth; lived at Golden Cross Hotel, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 20th June 1916 (20); bd. Bertrancourt Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

DUCKWORTH, Pte. William, 37030 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 81 New Lane, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 28th January 1917; bd. Bethune Town Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

DUERDEN, O. [71]

DUNDERDALE, Cpl. Samuel, 396 (1st Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of James and Margaret Dunderdale; husband of Lily S. Dunderdale; lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 25th April 1915 (31); comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

DUTTON, Pte. Thomas; lived at 39 Albert Street, Oswaldtwistle [2, 16]; poss. DUTTON, Pte. Thomas, 14184 (10th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); s. of Thomas and Hannah Dutton; d.o.w. 19th August 1917 (26); bd. Brandhoek New Mil. Cem. No.3, Vlamertinge. [3, 4, 71]

DUXBERRY, W. [71]

ECCLES, R. [71]

EDDLESTON, J. R.; lived at 7 Hill Street, Oswaldtwistle. [16, not identified in 3 or 4]

EDDLESTON, Pte. Joshua, 15245 ("C" Coy. King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); husband of Mary Elizabeth Eddleston; lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 12th May 1917 (27); comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

EDDLESTON, R. [71]

EDDLESTON, Dvr. Wilfred, L/170 (158th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); s. of Joshua and Esther Eddleston of Oswaldtwistle; d. 14th March 1916 (25); bd. Calais Southern Cem. [3, 4, 71, also listed on 1]

EDMONSON, J.

EMBLEY, Pte. Mark, G/5386 ("C" Coy. 2nd Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); s. of Mark and Annie J. Embley of 4 Bury Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 22nd September 1916 (19); bd. Basra War Cem., Iraq. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

ENTWISTLE, J. [71]

FIELDING, Pte. John (Jack), 38350 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 58 Cross Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 23rd January 1918; bd. Roclincourt Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

FISHER, Sec. Engineer Taylor; formerly of Manor House, Stanhill, Oswaldtwistle. [2, 16, 71, not identified in 3 or 4]

FRANCIS, T. [71]

GABBOTT, Pte. James, 51596 (13th Bn., Royal Fusiliers; formerly 23975 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 18 Knuzden Brook, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 4th May 1917 (33); bd. Boulogne Eastern Cem. [3, 4, 16, 71]

GANNON, Pte. Richard, 3403 (1st Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); lived at 7 Hill Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 18th July 1917; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [3, 4, 16, 71]

GARNER, Pte. Alfred, 4850 (20th Bn., Royal Fusiliers); lived at Lock Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 20th July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

GENT, Pte. Gilbert, 33199 (10th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.; formerly 27828 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of John and Esther Gent; lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 28th April 1917 (22); comm. Arras Memorial. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

GERRARD, Pte. John Thomas (Tom), 130197 (6th Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 30692 Royal Dublin Fusiliers); husband of Edith Gerrard; lived at Wesley Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 23rd July 1918 (30); bd. Lijssenthoek Mil. Cem. [3, 4, 16, 71]

GORRELL, Pte. James Horrocks, 25450 (10th Bn., King's Shropshire Light Infantry and 1st/1st Bn., Herefordshire Regt.); lived at 7 Alice Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 28th December 1917; comm. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. [3, 4, 16, 71]

GORTON, Pte. Richard, 15125 (8th Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 80117 Royal Field Artillery); lived at 2 Walter Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 25th March 1918; comm. Pozieres Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

GOULDING, Pte. John James, 20270 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 5847 Lancs. Fusiliers); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 9th April 1916; comm. Basra Memorial, Iraq. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

GREEN, 2/Lt. Benjamin Cecil (5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. attd. 126th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf)); s. of Joseph and Sarah Alice Green of Jackhouse, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 24th April 1917 (28); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

GREEN, Sgt. James, 39816 (15th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers; formerly 26726 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Dale Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 2nd December 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [3, 4, 16 as GREEN, J. T., 71]

GREENWOOD, A. [71]

GREENWOOD, W. [71]

GREGORY, Pte. Oliver Boulby, 203321 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Gregory of 51 White Ash Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 27th January 1918 (20); bd. Gorre Brit. and Indian Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

GREGSON, Gunner Christopher, 243887 ("B" Bty. 296th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); husband of Betsy Ann Gregson of 9 Walter Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 21st March 1918 (28); comm. Arras Memorial. [3, 16, 71]

GREGSON, Bombardier Harold, L/376 ("C" Bty. 64th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 1st October 1917; bd. Ypres Reservoir Cem., Ieper. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

GRIMSHAW, C.Q.S. George, 206689 (929th Area Employment Coy., Labour Corps; formerly 40981 16th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.)); husband of Gladys G. Grimshaw; lived at 42 Stanley Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 20th February 1919 (29); bd. Oswaldtwistle Baptist Chapelyard. [3, 16, 71]

GRIMSHAW, Pte. Henry (Harry), 15121 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 29 Worsley Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 12th February 1917; bd. Maroc Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

GRIMSHAW, Henry; lived at 40 Stone Bridge Lane, Oswaldtwistle [16, 71]; prob. GRIMSHAW, L/Cpl. Henry, 17691 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Peter and Georgina Grimshaw; husband of Maria Grimshaw; d. 21st February 1919 (28); bd. Ath Comm. Cem., Ath. [3]

GRIMSHAW, Pte. John, 18582 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Benjamin Grimshaw of 515 Blackburn Road, West End, Oswaldtwistle; d. 23rd August 1915 (19); bd. St. Sever Cem., Rouen. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

GRIMSHAW, Pte. Joseph, 17920 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); husband of Mary Grimshaw of 28 Lord Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 2nd July 1916 (29); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 71, also listed on 1]

GRIMSHAW, T. [71]

GRIMSHAW, Pte. William, 17834 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Joshua and Lucy Ellen Grimshaw; husband of Elizabeth Grimshaw; lived at 13 Milton Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (33); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

GRUNDY, Pte. John, 27533 (8th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); s. of John and Sarah Jane Grundy; lived at 1 Bury Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 13th November 1916 (38); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

GRUNDY, Pte. Ralph, 6872 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); d. 31st October 1915; bd. Pieta Mil. Cem., Malta. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71, also listed on 1]

GRUNDY, Pte. Robert, 3579 (165th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 21277 King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); husband of Mrs. Harriet Grundy of 15 Ash Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 20th September 1917 (22); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HACKING, Pte. Fred, 15584 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Edward and Susan Hacking; lived at 34 Jubilee Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. of pneumonia 15th September 1915 (22); bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [3, 4, 5, 16, 71]

HALL, Pte. John, 32289 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 28151 South Lancs. Regt.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 4th October 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

HALL, Pte. Walter, G/5466 (8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); lived at 23 Brookside Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 26th September 1915; comm. Loos Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HALSTEAD, Pte. Henry, 90261 (25th Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf)); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 21st March 1918; comm. Arras Memorial. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

HALSTEAD, Pte. J. (Somerset Light Infantry); lived at Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle. [2, 71, not found in 3 or 4, not listed in 16]

HARGREAVES, A/Bombardier George Arthur, 72544 (137th Heavy Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery); husband of Hilda Hargreaves; lived at Rhyddings Street and/or 48 Hornby Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 29th March 1917 (28); bd. Etaples Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HARGREAVES, Sgt. Henry, 6000 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

HARGREAVES, Pte. John, 201542 (1st/4th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.); formerly 4969 Royal Garrison Artillery); s. of Robert and Mary Hargreaves of 10 Commercial Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 9th April 1918 (41); comm. Loos Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HARLING, Pte. Charles, 15238 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); d.o.w. 14th July 1916; bd. Accrington Cem. [3, 4, 71, also listed on 1]

HARRISON, E. [71]

HARRISON, Pte. Henry, 44591 (12th Bn., Manchester Regt.; formerly 26770 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of James and Elizabeth Harrison; lived at 19 Park Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 8th February 1917 (35); bd. Sailly-Saillisel Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HARTLEY, Pte. Albert, 26979 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 44 White Ash Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 9th September 1916; bd. St. Vaast Post Mil. Cem., Richebourg-l'Avoue. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HARTLEY, Pte. Benjamin, 29026 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mrs. M. M. Hartley of 44 White Ash Lane, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 13th May 1917; bd. Duisans Brit. Cem., Etrun. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HARTLEY, Pte. Ernest, 42121 (2nd/6th Bn., North Staffs. Regt.; formerly 59847 Manchester Regt.); s. of Mr. and Mrs. J. Hartley of 69 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 15th April 1918 (19); comm. Ploegsteert Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

HARTLEY, Pte. Herbert, 9956 (234th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 22169 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 44 White Ash Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 9th October 1917; bd. Cement House Cem., Langemark. [3, 4, 16, 71]

HARTLEY, J. [71]

HAWORTH, Pte. Albert, 22183 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mrs. Mary E. Haworth of 158 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 23rd June 1916 (21); bd. Bertrancourt Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HAWORTH, F. [71]

HAWORTH, F. [71]

HAWORTH, L/Cpl. Fred, 17879 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; formerly 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 81 Rhyddings Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 28th October 1918; bd. Cross Roads Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HAWORTH, Pte. Harry, 203779 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mrs. Elizabeth Ada Haworth of Duckworth Hill Farm, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 21st March 1918 (20); comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HAWORTH, Rifleman Hermon, 94264 (1st/6th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.); formerly 39498 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Dennis and Mary Alice Haworth; husband of Beatrice Annie Haworth; lived at 83 or 87 Catlow Hall Street, Oswaldtwistle; organist at Immanuel Church, Oswaldtwistle; e. 1st November 1917; k.i.a. 17th September 1918 (27); bd. Houchin Brit. Cem. [3, 4, 16, 23, 71]

HAWORTH, J. [71]

HAWORTH, Pte. John (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 40 Duke Street, Oswaldtwistle. [2, 16, 71, not found in 3 or 4]

HAWORTH, Pte. Thomas (Tom), 267602 (1st/5th Bn., Cheshire Regt.); lived at 158 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 28th March 1918; bd. Roclincourt Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HEAPS, J. [71]

HENDERSON, S. [71]

HERD, Sapper Roy Bootheway, 182946 (Royal Engineers Works Directorate, Baghdad); s. of Mrs. Ellen Herd; husband of Muriel Herd; lived at 46 Catlow Hall Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 13th June 1918 (28); bd. Baghdad (North Gate) War Cem., Iraq. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HESKETH, Pte. Robert Cecil, 33699 (16th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of Sherburn and Alice Hesketh; husband of Florence Hesketh of 95 Catlow Hall Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 23rd November 1916 (30); bd. Frankfurt Trench Brit. Cem., Beaumont Hamel. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HIGHAM, Pte. Thomas, 35801 (1st/4th Bn., King's Shropshire Light Infantry; formerly 4/18288 T.R. Bn.); lived at 2 Walter Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 7th June 1918; comm. Soissons Memorial. [3, 4, 16 as HIGHAM, T. H., 71]

HIGHAM, Pte. William Henry, 83015 (1st/3rd Bn., London Regt. (Royal Fusiliers); formerly 62464 T.R. Bn.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 24th April 1918; comm. Pozieres Memorial. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

HINDLE, Pte. George Robert, 5887 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Garden Street and/or 77 New Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 11th December 1915; bd. Green Hill Cem., Gallipoli. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HINDLE, Pte. John Simeon, 155641 (5th Coy, Labour Corps; formerly 45699 22nd Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.)); s. of Harry Hindle of 369 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle; d. 8th December 1917 (26); bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HITCHEN, A. [71]

HODSON, W. [71]

HOGG, Cpl. David Edmundson, 43741 (10th Bn., King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry; formerly 178935 Royal Engineers); lived at 6 Chapel Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 4th October 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HOGHTON, Cpl. James Luther, 16802 (1st Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers); lived at Oswaldtwistle; d. 12th May 1916; bd. Mailly-Maillet Comm. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HOLDEN, Pte. Herbert, 36538 (9th Bn., Leicester Regt.; formerly 27642 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 382 Blackburn Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 15th June 1917; bd. Croisilles Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HOLDEN, 2/Lt. John (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of John and Elizabeth Holden of 36 Fielding Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 28th September 1918 (28); bd. Underhill Farm Cem., Ploegsteert. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HOLGATE, Pte. Fred, 17833 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of James Alfred and Ellen Holgate of 99 Catlow Hall Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st August 1917 (21); comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HOLMES, Pte. William Arthur, 242009 (2nd/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); lived at 1 Heys and/or 326 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 26th October 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HOPE, L/Cpl. George, 12866 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of John and Margaret Ann Hope of 15 James Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 25th July 1916 (22); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HORN, 2/Lt. John Bernard (2nd/4th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); s. of Rev. John and Edith Horn; lived at York House, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 26th October 1917 (19); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 16, 71]

HORNE, Pte. John James, G/4402 (7th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); b. 1881 at Blackburn; m. Mary Deasy 31st May 1902 at Blackburn; lived at 5 Peel Street, Oswaldtwistle; e. 20th January 1915; posted to 8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.) 29th January 1915; w. 13th April 1916; posted 7th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.) 23rd October 1916; k.i.a. 18th November 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [16 as HORNE, J., 3, 4, 60, 69, 71]

HOULKER, A. [71]

HOWARTH, P. [71]

HUGHES, Pte. Joseph, 4536 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 26 Simpson Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 13th May 1915; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

HURLEY, Pte. William, 4015 (2nd Bn., Leinster Regt.); lived at Carters Arms, 61 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 16th August 1915 (37); bd. Etaples Mil. Cem. [3, 4, 16, 71]

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

HUTH, Pte. William, 75635 (12th Bn., Manchester Regt.); s. of George and Jane Ellen Huth; husband of Annie Huth of 8 Park Terrace, Fielding Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 12th October 1918 (26); bd. Neuvilly Comm. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]


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