Title - Oswaldtwistle Roll of Honour 1914-1919, I-Z

IDDON, Rifleman James, A/204549 (12th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps; formerly 9/16586 R.A.O.C.); s. of Mrs. Betsy Horman of 11 Mount Pleasant Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 2nd April 1918 (34); comm. Pozieres Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

JACKSON, Cadet Walter, 142829 (11th Aircraft Park, Royal Air Force); s. of Alex and Eleanor Jackson; lived at 13 Duckworth Hall, Oswaldtwistle; d. 19th December 1918 (23); bd. Dunkirk Town Cem. [3, 16, 71]

JENKINSON, Pte. James William, 30141 (1st Bn., Norfolk Regt.); bro. of Mr. R. J. Jenkinson of 2 White Ash Cottage, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 9th October 1917 (21); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

JOHNSON, Pte. Arthur, 8042 (2nd Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); lived at Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 25th October 1916; bd. Etaples Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

JOHNSON, Herbert; lived at 7 George Street, Oswaldtwistle. [16, 71, not identified in 3, not found in 4]

JOHNSON, Pte. John; see MYERSCOUGH, Pte. John.

JOHNSTONE, Pte. Alexander, 203177 (2nd/4th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt., transferred to Labour Corps as 493995); s. of Robert Stewart Johnstone and Elspeth (Elsie) Johnstone; lived at 357 Blackburn Road, Oswaldtwistle; d. 18th May 1919 (21); bd. Oswaldtwistle Baptist Chapelyard. [3, 56, 58, 71 as JOHNSON, not listed in 16]

JONES, Pte. J. (Lancs. Fusiliers); lived at Chapel Street, Oswaldtwistle. [2, 16, 71, not found in 4]

KEARSLEY, J. [71]

KEARSLEY, Pte. William, 8216 ("G" Coy. 1st Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mr. and Mrs. Oswald Kearsley; lived at 21 Ash Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 4th October 1917 (27); bd. Les Gonards Cem., Versailles. [3, 4, 16, 71]

KELLY, T. [71]

KENNEDY, Pte. John, 10342 (1st Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); lived at 17 Simpson Stret, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 4th February 1917; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

KENYON, Cpl. Charles, 65540 (42nd Bty. 2nd Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at 12 Havelock Street and/or 17 Kay Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 1st December 1917; bd. Tincourt New Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

KENYON, Pte. George, 176574 (286th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 38629 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 3 and/or 5 Albert Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 10th November 1918; comm. Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial, Pakistan. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

KENYON, Pte. George, 25599 (14th Bn., Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regt.)); b. 21st September 1888 at Oswaldtwistle; lived at Badge Brow or Badge Street, Oswaldtwistle; husband of Mary E. Kenyon; e. 22nd September 1914; d. 7th July 1915; bd. Bailleul Comm. Cem. Ext. (Nord). [2, 3, 6, 16, 71]

KENYON, J. [71]

KENYON, Pte. Joseph, RX4/215233 (No.3 Base Remount Depot, Army Service Corps); lived at Oswaldtwistle; d. 24th February 1917; bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

KENYON, Pte. William, 23940 (1st Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); s. of William and A. Kenyon; lived at 29 Frederick Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 25th October 1918 (21); bd. Ramillies Brit. Cem. [3, 4, 34, 71]

KIRKMAN, Pte. Miles, 31107 (2nd/4th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.; formerly 40209 East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 14 and/or 24 Havelock Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 22nd or 23rd October 1918 (20); bd. Tournai Comm. Cem. Allied Ext., Tournai. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

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

KNIGHT, F. [71]

LANCASTER, Pte. John Edward, 5623 (1st Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); s. of Phoebe Lancaster; lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 23rd July 1915 (19); bd. Divisional Cem., Vlamertinge. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

LARNER, Pte. John Robert, 30196 (8th Bn., Border Regt.; formerly 24455 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Robert and Fanny Larner of 7 King Edward Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 25th July 1918 (26); bd. Etaples Mil. Cem. [3, 4, 16 as LAINER, 71]

LARNER, Pte. Thomas, 20656 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 44 Brookside Street and/or 7 King Edward Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 25th February 1917; comm. Basra Memorial, Iraq. [2, 3, 4, 16 as LAINER, 71]

LAW, Pte. George, 11999 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of John and Betsy Law; lived at 175 and/or 190 New Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (23); bd. A.I.F. Burial Ground, Flers. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

LAWSON, Pte. William, 4590 (3rd Bn., Coldstream Guards); husband of Mrs. H. Lawson; lived at New Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 6th November 1914 (33); bd. Ypres Town Cem. Ext., Ieper. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

LAYCOCK, Pte. Benjamin Frankling, 17898 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Benjamin Hitchen Laycock; lived at 65 and/or 73 Catlow Hall Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 22nd June 1917 (24); bd. Accrington Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

LEEPER, Pte. Edwin, 333430 (9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Bn., Highland Light Infantry); s. of George and Martha Leeper; husband of Ada Leeper of 3 Aspen Lane, Stanhill, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 13th April 1918 (29); bd. Locre Hospice Cem. [3, 4, not listed in 16 or 71]

LEIGH, Pte. Benjamin Walter, 202404 ("C" Coy. 2nd/5th Bn., Manchester Regt.); s. of James and Elizabeth Ann Leigh; lived at 2 Garden Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 13th April 1917 (19); bd. Cambrin Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71, also listed on 12]

LIVESEY, Gunner Albert, 711591 (240th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); husband of Ethel Livesey; lived at 1 Spring Terrace, Oswaldtwistle; d. 18th June 1917 (24); bd. Dernancourt Comm. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

LIVESEY, Rifleman William, R/9033 (1st Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps); lived at 31 Newton Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 17th or 18th June 1916; bd. Cabaret-Rouge Brit. Cem., Souchez. [2 as LIVESAY, 3, 4, 16, 71]

LOFTHOUSE, J. [71]

LOMAX, Pte. George, 176579 (286th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 38473 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of William and Esther Lomax; husband of Mary Elizabeth Lomax; lived at Mill Hill, Oswaldtwistle; d. 29th October or 2nd November 1918 (38); comm. Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial, Pakistan. [3, 4, 16, 71]

LORD, Pte. Matthew, 3363 (1st Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); lived at Vine Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 22nd December 1914; comm. Le Touret Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

LORD, Pte. Richard, 37853 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 44 Fielding Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 31st July 1917; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [3, 4, 16, 71]

LOWE, Pte. Charles, 1490 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 23 Hodgson Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 6th October 1915; bd. Alexandria (Chatby) Mil. and War Memorial Cem., Egypt. [3, 4, 16, 71]

LOWTHER, Pte. William, 22125 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); b. 29th December 1882 at Blackburn, s. of Mary Elizabeth Lowther; marriage to Clara Smith registered Q4 1906 at Blackburn; lived at 15 Mount St. James, Knuzden; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (33). [5, not listed in 16 or 71]

LOXLEY, Pte. Albert V., PO/1921(S) (4th R.M. Bn., Royal Marine Light Infantry); s. of Albert and Violletta Loxley; lived at Union Road or 6 Nancy Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 23rd April 1918 (20); bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [2, 3, 16, 71]

LUND, J. [71]

MAGUIRE, Pte. Bernard, 18127 (2nd Bn., Royal Munster Fusiliers; formerly 26394 Royal Dublin Fusiliers); s. of Martin Henry Maguire and Annie Maguire of 4 Lock Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 5th March 1918 (27); bd. Villers-Faucon Comm. Cem. Ext. [2, 3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

MAHONEY, J. [71]

MAHONEY, Cpl. John, 9793 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; d. 23rd March 1916; bd. Lapugnoy Mil. Cem. [3 as MAHONY, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

MAHONEY, W. [71]

MARSDEN, Pte. Christopher, 15691 (2nd Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers); s. of Christopher and Margaret Marsden; husband of Catherine Marsden; lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 17th May 1915 (26); comm. Le Touret Memorial. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

MARSH, Pte. Arthur Dobble, 36770 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 4th October 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

MARSH, Pte. James, S/10939 (2nd Bn., Gordon Highlanders); husband of Annie Marsh; lived at 14 Queen Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st May 1916; bd. Citadel New Mil. Cem., Fricourt. [2, 3, 4, 16, 67, 71]

MARSHALL, Pte. Walter Hugh, 202159 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 86 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 21st March 1918; comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

MARTIN, L/Cpl. George, 13677 (10th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of Henry and Elizabeth Martin; lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st November 1915 (18); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [3, 4, not listed in 16, 71]

MATHER, Pte. Joseph Edward, 18430 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Richard and Mary Mather; husband of Cecilia Mather; lived at 6 Oswald Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 7th July 1916 (37); bd. Gordon Dump Cem., Ovillers-la-Boisselle. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71, also listed on 12]

MAUDSLEY, Sgt. Lawrence, 44321 (27th Sqdn., Royal Air Force); husband of Mary Alice Maudsley of 15 Cecil Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 11th November 1918 (27); bd. St. Sever Cem. Ext., Rouen. [3, 16, 71]

McGEE, Pte. John, 243874 (Labour Corps; formerly 3210 7th Bn., Welsh Regt.); lived at Broadfield Lane, Oswaldtwistle; d. 10th February 1918; bd. Grevillers Brit. Cem. [3, 4, 16, 71]

McGINN, Pte. James, 7969 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 19 Thomas Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 13th May 1915; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [2 and 16 as McGINN, G., 3, 4, 71]

McGINN, Pte. James, 16474 (2nd Bn., Royal Irish Regt.; formerly 8301 Connaught Rangers); husband of Mrs. N. McGinn of 36 James Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 28th September 1918; bd. Sunken Road Cem., Boisleux-St. Marc. [2, 3, 4, 16]

McKENNA, J. [71]

McLENNAN, D. [71]

McQUIRE, B.; lived at Lock Street, Oswaldtwistle. [16, not found in 3 or 4]

McWALTERS, P. [71]

METCALF, Pte. George; see METCALFE, Pte. George.

METCALF, Pte. John (Jack), 17851 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Manor House, Stanhill, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

METCALFE, Pte. George, 3056 (1st Bn., Welsh Guards); husband of Mary Metcalfe; lived at 14 New Lane, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 30th December 1917 (40); bd. St. Sever Cem. Ext., Rouen. [2 and 16 as METCALF, 3, 4, 71]

MILLER, A. [71]

MILTON, Pte. William, 20943 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 12 King Edward Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 2nd July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

MONARCH, Sgt. Maj. Alfred James, 10045 (Royal Garrison Artillery); s. of Ignatius Monarch; husband of Beatrice Monarch; lived at 392 Blackburn Road, Oswaldtwistle; d. 19th March 1917 (40); bd. Upway (St. Lawrence) Churchyard, Dorset. [2, 3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

MONK, Pte. Herbert, 27549 (6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 19 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 21st April 1917; bd. Baghdad (North Gate) War Cem., Iraq. [2 as MONKS, 3, 4, 16, 71]

MOORES, Pte. James Thomas, G/5343 (8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); s. of Riley and Judith Moores; husband of Elizabeth Alice Moores of 9 King Edward Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 23rd June 1916 (28); bd. Dranoutre Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

MORGAN, Pte. Michael, 20959 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 5 Lord Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 29th June 1918; bd. Aval Wood Mil. Cem., Vieux-Berquin. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

MORRISON, Pte. Francis, 35642 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of William and Emma Jane Morrison; lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 23rd September 1917 (25); bd. Oxford Road Cem. [3, 4, 71, also listed on 1]

MORSHEAD, Pte. Joseph, G/5293 (8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); s. of William John Morshead and Catherine Morshead; lived at 8 Duke Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 26th September 1915 (25); comm. Loos Memorial. [16 as MOORSHEAD, 3, 4, 71]

MOSS, J. [71]

MULDOON, H. [71]

MULDOWNEY, L/Cpl. James, 13917 ("C" Coy. 10th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); s. of Thomas and Elizabeth Muldowney of 1 Robert Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 25th September 1915 (20); comm. Loos Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

MYERS, Pte. Robert, 74489 (1st/7th Bn., Manchester Regt.); s. of John and Mary Myers; lived at 15 and/or 19 Chapel Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 21st August 1918 (20); bd. Queens Cem., Bucquoy. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

MYERSCOUGH, Pte. John, 5884 (served as JOHNSON, John) (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); husband of Margaret Ann Myerscough; lived at 38 James Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 7th March 1915 (23); comm. Ploegsteert Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

NEESON, Pte. William, 27531 (2nd/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)); husband of Daisy Neeson; lived at Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 28th October 1917 (28); bd. Mendinghem Mil. Cem., Poperinge. [2 and 16 as NEESON, Tom/Thos., 3, 4, 71]

NIELD, Pte. Archibald, 11813 (6th Bn., Royal Irish Regt.; formerly 19748 Royal West Kent Regt.); lived at 10 Mount Pleasant Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 5th August 1917; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [3, 4, 16, 71]

NEILSON, Pte. Robert Raby, 41080 ("C" Coy. 1st/4th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); s. of George and Elizabeth Ann Neilson of 4 Milton Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 30th September or 1st October 1918 (19); bd. Fouquieres Churchyard Ext. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

NEVIN, E. [71]

NOWELL, Pte. Francis Herbert, G/5472 (8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); husband of Agnes Nowell; lived at 8 Spread Eagle Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 26th September 1915 (29); comm. Loos Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

NUTTALL, Pte. Fred, 23208 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 5 Clayton Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 11th April 1918; bd. Foreste Comm. Cem. [3, 4, 16, 71]

NUTTALL, J. [71]

NUTTALL, Pte. John James, 15991 (2nd Bn., Hampshire Regt.; formerly 18867 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry); lived at West End, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 6th August 1915; comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

NUTTALL, Pte. Nathaniel, L/10749 (8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); b. 12th July 1897 at 16 Peel Street, Oswaldtwistle, s. of Hindle and Mary Jane Nuttall; k.i.a. 26th September 1915 (18); comm. Loos Memorial. [3, 4, 49, 71, not listed in 16]

O'DRISCOLL, M. [71]

OGDEN, Pte. Arthur Basil, 8720 (1st/5th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.; formerly 4464 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Charles Henry and Hannah Ogden; lived at 159 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 27th September 1916 (19); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

O'HARA, Pte. John, 11904 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 25th February 1918; bd. Poelcapelle Brit. Cem. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

OLDHAM, Pte. Richard, G/5345 (8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); s. of Riley and Eliza Oldham; husband of Sarah Ann Oldham; lived at 38 Kay Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 26th September 1915 (26); comm. Loos Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

OPENSHAW, T. [71]

ORMEROD, Pte. Arthur Albert, 6685 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 18th January 1915; bd. Cabaret-Rouge Brit. Cem., Souchez. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

ORMEROD, F. [71]

ORMEROD, Pte. Thomas, 111458 (Tank Corps; formerly 213835 Royal Regt. of Artillery); lived at Harvey Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 5th October 1917; bd. Sunken Road Cem., Fampoux. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

PARR, Pte. Arthur, 16938 (10th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); lived at 101 Trinity Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 25th September 1915; comm. Loos Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

PATTERSON, Pte. John Willie, 12267 (2nd Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); lived at 6 Tattersall Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 23rd October 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

PATTINSON, Gunner John, 681708 (41st Bty. 42nd Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at 44 Lord Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 22nd September 1917; bd. Dozinghem Mil. Cem., Poperinge. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

PAYNTER, A. [71]

PEARSON, R. [71]

PEEL, R. [71]

PILLING, Chief Stoker William, 175828 (H.M.S. "Kale", Royal Navy); s. of William Henry and Alice Pilling of Oswaldtwistle; husband of Amelia Jane Pilling; d. 27th March 1918 (44); comm. Chatham Naval Memorial. [3, not listed in 16 or 71]

PRENDERGAST, L/Cpl. John William, 35650 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); k.i.a. 13th June 1917; bd. Albuera Cem., Bailleul-sire-Berthoult. [3, 4, 52; 71 as PRENDERGAST, J.]

PRENDERGAST, T. [71]

PENNINGTON, Pte. John, 5714 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Lower Heys, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 17th May 1915; bd. Hazebrouck Comm. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

PHILLIP, H. [71]

PHILPOTT, T. [71]

PICKERING, Pte. Stanley, 24682 (2nd Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); lived at 64 Cross Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 27th April 1918; bd. Gonnehem Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

RATCLIFFE, Driver T. (Royal Field Artillery); lived at Oswaldtwistle. [2, 16, 71, not found in 3 or 4]

RATCLIFFE, Driver William, 213287 ("C" Bty. 64th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at 341 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 11th December 1917; bd. Dochy Farm New Brit. Cem., Langemark. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

RAWCLIFFE, Cpl. Joshua, 17119 (11th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of William and Jane Rawcliffe; lived at Gardeners' Arms and/or 22 Mill Hill, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 10th August 1917 (23); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [2 as RAWCLIFFE, John, 3, 4, 16, 71]

RAWCLIFFE, Pte. Thomas, 31341 (1st Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.; formerly 40996 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Thomas and Mary Ann Rawcliffe of 27 James Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 24th October 1918 (38); bd. St. Souplet Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

RAWCLIFFE, W. [71]

RAYNOR, Sgt. Joseph, 10821 ("C" Coy., 2nd Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); native of Oswaldtwistle, s. of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Raynor; k.i.a. 22nd June 1915 (23); bd. Rue-du-Bois Mil. Cem., Fleurbaix. [3, 4, 56, not listed in 16 or 71]

READ, Pte. William, 13231 ("B" Coy. 1st Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); s. of Wilkinson and Mary Read; lived at 3 Ash Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 29th October 1916 (19); bd. Grove Town Cem., Meaulte. [3, 4, 16, 71]

REEDER, Cpl. Charles Edward M.M., L/163 ("C" Bty. 64th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at 44 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 18th July 1917; bd. Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Ieper. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71, also listed on 1]

REEDER, Bombardier Robert, L/104 ("C" Bty. 48th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); husband of M. J. May Reeder; lived at 44 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 28th March 1918 (29); bd. Martinsart Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

RHODES, T. [71]

RICHARDSON, Sgt. William, 11021 (15th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of Oliver and Elizabeth Richardson; husband of Rosina Magdalene Richardson; lived at Percy Street and/or 373 Blackburn Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (26); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

RIGBY, Gunner Henry, 130993 (15th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery); lived at Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 25th September 1917; bd. Tincourt New Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

RIGBY, Pte. Joseph, 69883 (4th Bn., Royal Fusiliers; formerly 70495 106th T.R. Bn.); lived at 8 Brookside Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 8th September 1918; bd. St. Sever Cem. Ext., Rouen. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

RILEY, Pte. Charles, 1240 (1st H.S. Bn., Royal Munster Fusiliers; formerly 3873 Connaught Rangers); s. of John W. Riley; husband of Margaret Riley; lived at 26 Peel Street and/or 49 Simpson Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 13th June 1917 (37); bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

RILEY, L/Cpl. John M.M., 25630 (41st Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 10800 The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); b. 1894, s. of John and Marcella Riley; employed at Vine Spinning Company, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 22nd March 1918 (23); comm. Arras Memorial. [3, 4, 31, 71, not listed in 16 but comm. on Brindle War Memorial]

RILEY, Rifleman Stancliffe, 48191 (2nd Bn., Rifle Bde.); s. of Stancliffe and Elizabeth Riley; lived at 139 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle; d. 3rd October 1920 (24); bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [3, 34, 71]

ROBERTS, Pte. Harry, 203239 (1st/4th Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); s. of Lucas and Mary Elizabeth Roberts; lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 11th September 1918 (20); bd. Houchin Brit. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

ROBERTSON, Sgt. Edward Marston M.M., 6413 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 28 Moscow Mill Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 2nd April 1918; comm. Pozieres Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

ROBINSON, J. [71]

ROBINSON, W. [71]

ROBINSON, Pte. Walter, 36003 (7th Bn., Wiltshire Regt.; formerly 103775 Royal Army Medical Corps); lived at 2 Hodgson Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 17th September 1918; bd. Janval Cem., Dieppe. [3, 4, 16, 71]

ROSCOE, Pte. George, 36867 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 27th March 1918; comm. Arras Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

ROSCOE, Pte. John, 21770 (20th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); lived at 9 Queen's Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 23rd July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

RUSHTON, D. [71]

RUSHTON, Gunner William Thomas, 796 (5th Bty. 1st East Lancs. Bde., Royal Field Artillery); s. of George and Elizabeth Ellen Rushton; lived at 13 George Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 15th July 1915 (21); bd. Pieta Mil. Cem., Malta. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

RUSSELL, Pte. John, 41268 (9th Bn., Norfolk Regt.); s. of William Henry Russell and Minnie Russell; lived at 11 St. Paul's Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 15th April 1918 (19); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

RYAN, J. [71]

RYAN, J. [71]

RYAN, Pte. James, 18992 (3rd Bn., Coldstream Guards); s. of Martin and Mary Ryan of Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 22nd December 1917 (20); bd. Etaples Mil. Cem. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

SANDEMAN, 2/Lt. Charles Vaughan (184th Tunnelling Coy., Royal Engineers); s. of Col. William Sandeman V.D. and Janet Vaughan Sandeman of The Chestnuts, Foxhill Bank, Oswaldtwistle; husband of Gracie W. Sandeman (née Denny); k.i.a. 4th July 1916 (33); bd. Faubourg d'Amiens Cem., Arras. [3, 4, 16, 27, 71]

SANDERSON, Pte. Harry, 31553 (2nd Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); husband of Sarah Alice Sanderson; lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 12th May 1917 (29); bd. Brown's Copse Cem., Roeux. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

SARGENT, Pte. John James, 12201 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Stanhill Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 9th May 1915; comm. Ploegsteert Memorial. [2 and 16 as SERGEANT, 3, 4, 71]

SAVAGE, Pte. Charles, 13348 (1st Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers); s. of Mrs. M. A. Savage of 25 Jubilee Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 13th August 1915 (19); comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

SAVAGE, J. [71]

SCHOLES, Sgt. David, 16767 (18th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); lived at 19 Albert Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 3rd June 1918; bd. Bagneux Brit. Cem., Gezaincourt. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

SCHOLES, Gunner James, 4001 (460th Bty. 15th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); s. of Absalom and Mary Scholes; husband of Elizabeth Ellen Scholes; lived at Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 17th August 1917 (26); bd. Canada Farm Cem., Elverdinge. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71, also listed on 1]

SCHOLES, T. [71]

SEFTON, Pte. Ernest, 130518 (49th Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 38774 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Richard and Hellen Sefton; husband of Clara Sefton; lived at 5 Cecil Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 25th April 1918 (26); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

SERGEANT, Pte. J. J.; see SARGENT, Pte. John James.

SHARPLES, Pte. James Henry, 36638 (9th Bn., Leicestershire Regt.; formerly 28216 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mrs. E. A. Sharples; husband of Sarah Ann Sharples; lived at 2 and/or 3 Mount Pleasant Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 4th October 1917 (35); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

SHARPLES, L. [71]

SHEARS, Pte. Albert, 18628 (1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 34 Garden Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 6th July 1915; bd. Talana Farm Cem., Boezinge. [2 as SHEEARS, 3 as SHEARS, 4 as SHEERS, 16, 17, 71, also listed on 1 as SHEEARS]

SIM, Driver Sidney James, 12160 ("C" Bty. 86th Bde., Royal Field Artillery); s. of James and Jane Sim; lived at Nab Lane, Stanhill, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 8th January 1916 (24); bd. Rue-du-Bacquerot No.1 Mil. Cem., Laventie. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

SLATER, Pte. Richard, 35120 (2nd/5th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); s. of Thomas and Barabara Ellen Slater of 50 White Ash Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 31st July 1917 (20); comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [3, 4, 16, 71]

SLEDDEN, Pte. Richard, 37088 (9th Bn., King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)); lived at 23 Duncan Square, Oswaldtwistle; e. 13th March 1915; posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 20th March 1915 as 19699; dis. 19th July 1915 (under-age); k.i.a. 26th April 1918; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [3, 4 and 71 as SLEDDON, 16, 62]

SMALLEY, Pte. Thomas, 27597 (Depot, The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); b. Oswaldtwistle, s. of Thomas and Jinny Smalley; d. 8th August 1917 (35); bd. Ribchester (St. Wilfrid) Churchyard. [3, not listed in 16 or 71]

SMELLIE, Pte. Henry, 16032 (10th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); husband of Mrs. Haworth (formerly Smellie) of 46 Brookside Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 5th April 1918; bd. Aubigny Comm. Cem. Ext. [3, 4, not listed in 16 or 71]

SMITH, Thomas; lived at 12 Percy Street, Oswaldtwistle. [16, 71, not identified in 3 or 4]

STARKIE, Pte. Louis, 31155 (17th Bn., Manchester Regt.); s. of Alfred and Sarah Jane Starkie of 12 Bury Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 11th October 1916 (21); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

STEPHENSON, G. [71]

STEPHENSON, Jarnet; lived at 29 Trinity Street, Oswaldtwistle. [16, not found in 3 or 4]

STOREY, Pte. Herbert, 38357 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 2 Bank Street, Church and/or 29 Paddock Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 28th June 1918; bd. Aval Wood Mil. Cem., Vieux Berquin. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

STOTT, T. [71]

SUTCLIFFE, F. [71]

SUTTON, Pte. Richard, 5471 (8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); husband of Sarah Ellen Sutton of 9 Spread Eagle Street, West End, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 17th October 1915 (41); bd. Cologne Southern Cem., Koln, Germany. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

SWEENEY, J. [71]

SWIFT, H. [71]

TAYLOR, C. [71]

TAYLOR, J. [71]

TAYLOR, J. [71]

TAYLOR, Pte. John, 37301 (8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 25 Havelock Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 31st May 1917; comm. Arras Memorial. [3, 4, 16]

TAYLOR, Cpl. John M.M., 40341 (10th Bn., South Wales Borderers; formerly 32607 Shropshire Light Infantry); s. of Joseph and Nancy Taylor; lived at 101 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 29th June 1918 (27); bd. Varennes Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16]

TAYLOR, Pte. Robert, 10140 (2nd Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.); previously served in India 1911-1914); s. of Mr. and Mrs. N. Taylor; lived at 18 Holly Street, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 9th May 1915 (24); bd. Cologne Southern Cem., Koln. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

TAYLOR, W. [71]

TAYLOR, Pte. William (Royal Marines); lived at 1 Heys and/or 326 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle [2, 16, 71]; poss. TAYLOR, Pte. William, PLY/19297 (H.M.S. "Teutonic", Royal Marine Light Infantry); d. 19th November 1918; comm. Plymouth Naval Memorial. [3]

THOMPSON, Pte. John Henry (Jack), B/7766 (1st Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); s. of John and Sarah Jane Thompson; husband of Sarah Alice Thompson; lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 20th July 1916 (22); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 51, 71, also listed on 12]

THOMPSON, L. [71]

THOMPSON, Pte. Robert Benjamin, 58708 (20th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.)); lived at 6 Hudson Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 31st July 1917; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [2, 3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

THOMPSON, Sgt. W. (Royal Marines); lived at Stanhill, Oswaldtwistle [2, 16, 71]; poss. THOMPSON, Sgt. William Siddle, PO/10907 (Portsmouth Bn. R.N. Div., Royal Marine Light Infantry); d. 13th May 1915; bd. Alexandria (Chatby) Mil. and War Memorial Cem., Egypt. [3]

THOMPSON, L/Cpl. Walter, 1634 (4th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F.); s, of Richard and Nancy Thompson of 25 Stanhill, Oswaldtwistle; d. 25th July 1916 (25); comm. Villers-Bretonneux Memorial. [2, 3, 16, 71]

THOMPSON, William C.; lived at Nab Lane, Stanhill, Oswaldtwistle. [16, 71, not found in 3 or 4]

THORNLEY, L/Cpl. Ralph Hulme, 15429 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 17 Trinity Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916; bd. Euston Road Cem., Colincamps. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

TIERNEY, Pte. Denis, 17715 (9th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); s. of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tierney; lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 25th September 1915 (19); comm. Loos Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

TOMLINSON, Driver Albert, T2/016161 (18th Aux. Horse Transport Coy., Army Service Corps); s. of William and Mary Tomlinson; lived at 371 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle; d. 29th August 1918 (42); bd. Les Baraques Mil. Cem., Sangatte. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

TOREVELL, Pte. Joseph Edward, 9964 (56th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 1 Off Lodge Terrace, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 31st July 1917; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper. [3, 4, 16, 71]

TOWNSON, Pte. Richardson, 330800 (1st Bn., Cambridgeshire Regt.; formerly 18061 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 10 Aspen Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 26th September 1917; comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

VARLEY, Pte. John James, 8147 (1st Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); husband of Martha Alice Varley of 11 Queen Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 27th September 1917 (33); comm. Tyne Cot Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

VARLEY, Pte. William (Willie), 11284 (1st Bn., Coldstream Guards); lived at 4 and/or 11 Queen Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 25th January 1915; comm. Le Touret Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

WALMSLEY, Pte. William Herbert, 26364 (2nd and/or 8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of William and Alice Walmsley of 23 Park Lane, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 30th July 1916 (21); bd. Bethune Town Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

WALSH, Pte. George, 25089 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Alfred and Mary Walsh of 48 Catlow Hall Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 26th October 1916 (25); bd. Grandcourt Road Cem., Grandcourt. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

WALSH, J. [71]

WALSH, Pte. Richard, 5403 (64th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Inf); formerly 20791 3rd Bn., Border Regt.); s. of Mrs. Alice Walsh; lived at 25 Stanhill Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (21); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

WALTON, Pte. James, 26187 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mrs. Sarah Alice Thompson; lived at 7 Duckworth Hill, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 30th March or 2nd April 1918 (22); comm. Pozieres Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

WARD, David; lived at 6 James Street, Oswaldtwistle. [16, not identified in 3 or 4]

WARD, E.; see WARD, Henry (Harry).

WARD, Pte. Grimshaw, 155766 (Labour Corps; formerly 37293 23rd Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.)); lived at Oswaldtwistle; d. 8th May 1918; bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

WARD, Pte. Henry (Harry), 11997 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mr. T. Ward; lived at 10 Nab Lane, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 12th March 1915; bd. Merville Comm. Cem. [2, 4, 16, 3 and 71 as WARD, E.]

WARD, Pte. James, 24457 (2nd and/or 8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 54 White Ash Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 16th November 1916; bd. Frankfurt Trench Brit. Cem., Beaumont Hamel. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

WARD, Pte. William, 1373 (1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mr. and Mrs. Ward of 22 Simpson Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 4th June 1915 (20); comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

WARWICK, Ordinary Seaman Thomas, J/77235 (H.M.S. "Eaglet", Royal Navy); s. of Joseph and Eleanor Warwick; lived at Rhyddings Hall, Oswaldtwistle; d. 1st September 1918 (19); bd. Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard. [2, 3, 16, 71]

WEBSTER, Pte. Henry, 18062 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); bro. of Jane Ellen Beard of 305 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (26); bd. Serre Road Cem. No.2. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

WESTWELL, Pte. Lawrence, 28927 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mrs. M. Westwell of 73 Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; d.o.w. 7th March 1917 (26); bd. Bray Mil. Cem. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

WHALLEY, Pte. Harold, 36830 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Herbert and Elizabeth Alice Whalley of 383 Blackburn Road, West End, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 17th April 1917 (19); bd. Klein-Vierstraat Brit. Cem., Kemmel. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

WHALLEY, Pte. Joseph, 15488 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 2nd July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

WHALLEY, Pte. William, 202160 (2nd/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 21st March 1918; comm. Pozieres Memorial. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

WHITTAKER, H.; lived at Brook Street, Oswaldtwistle. [16, 71, not identified in 3, not found in 4]

WHITTAKER, Pte. Henry Campbell, 36740 (7th Bn., Leicestershire Regt.; formerly 28496 East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Mary Whittaker of 1 Bright Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 8th October 1918 (21); bd. Bois-des-Angles Brit. Cem., Crevecoeur-sur-l'Escaut. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

WHITTAKER, J. [71]

WHITTAKER, Pte. William; lived at 7 Spread Eagle Street, Oswaldtwistle. [2, 16, 71, not identified in 3 or 4]

WHITTLE, Pte. Thomas (1st E.L.F.); lived at 27 and/or 29 Percy Street, Oswaldtwistle [2, 16]; prob. WHITTLE, Pte. Thomas, 8496 (1st Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); k.i.a. 21st August 1915; comm. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. [3, 4, 71]

WIGGIN, Pte. James, L/10635 (8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); s. of William and Cecilia Jane Wiggin; lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 4th June 1916 (18); bd. Dranoutre Mil. Cem. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

WILD, E. [71]

WILDMAN, Pte. Herbert, 58530 (2nd/5th Bn., Lancs. Fusiliers); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 20th June 1918; comm. Loos Memorial. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

WILKIN, Pte. Edmund Herbert, 29490 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at 30 White Ash Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 12th April 1918; comm. Ploegsteert Memorial. [3, 4, 16, 71]

WILKINSON, Pte. Fred, 20946 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 2nd July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

WILLIAMSON, Sgt. Joseph, 6757 (7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); husband of Catherine Williamson of 37 Garden Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 18th October 1915 (59); bd. Le Touret Mil. Cem., Richebourg-l'Avoue. [3, 4, not listed in 16 or 71]

WOLFE, Percy; lived at Blackburn Road, Oswaldtwistle [16]; prob. WOLFE, Pte. Percy, 71311 (17th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.)); k.i.a. 23rd December 1916; bd. Essex Farm Cem., Boezinge. [3, 4, 71]

WOODS, T. [71]

WOODS, W. [71]

WORSICK, Ordinary Seaman Fred, J/49890 (H.M.S. "Marmion", Royal Navy); s. of Richard Worsick of 53 Trinity Street, Oswaldtwistle; d. 21st October 1917 (25); comm. Plymouth Naval Memorial. [2, 3, 16, 71]

WRIGHT, Gunner George, 777 (1st East Lancs. Bde., Royal Field Artillery); lived at Trinity Street and/or 219 Stanhill Lane, Oswaldtwistle; d. 23rd October 1914; bd. Cairo War Memorial Cem., Egypt. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

WRIGHT, Pte. John, G/4403 ("D" Coy. 8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regt.)); husband of Nancy Ellen Wright; lived at 23 Hay Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 26th September 1915 (36); comm. Loos Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

WRIGHT, Pte. Thomas (Tom), 60849 (94th Field Amb, Royal Army Medical Corps); s. of William Walker Wright and Mary Elizabeth Wright; lived at 365 Blackburn Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 18th July 1918 (20); bd. Le Grand Hasard Mil. Cem., Morbecque. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

WRIGHT, Pte. William, 35405 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Albert Edward and Ellen Wright of 62 Rhyddings Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 12th April 1918 (21); comm. Ploegsteert Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

YATES, Pte. Greenwood, 28740 (8th Bn., East Surrey Regt.; formerly 6166 Middlesex Regt.); s. of Mr. and Mrs. J. Yates; lived at 38 Stanhill Lane, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st September 1918 (38); comm. Vis-en-Artois Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

YATES, Richard; lived at 18 Havelock Street, Oswaldtwistle [16]; prob. YATES, Pte. Richard, 16602 (10th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); k.i.a. 25th September 1915; comm. Loos Memorial. [3, 4, 71]

YATES, Pte. Riley, 37615 (2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Roe Greave Road, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 2nd April 1918; comm. Pozieres Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]

YEOMANS, Pte. James, 20742 ("B" Coy. 8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); s. of Thomas Richard and Mary Yeomans; born at Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 11th April 1917 (26); bd. Houdain Lane Cem. [3, 4, 71, not listed in 16]

YERKES, Sgt. Herbert, 7657 (1st Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt.); s. of Jacob and Alice Yerkes of Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 10th July 1918 (33); bd. Cambrin Mil. Cem. [3, 4, 71]

YOUNG, Pte. John, 17884 (11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); lived at Stanhill Lane and/or 22 Leyland Street, Oswaldtwistle; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 16, 71]


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