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IMPORTANT: before consulting this list, please refer to the explanatory notes here

IDDON, Pte. Richard, 16059; b. 25th March 1889 at Croston, s. of Thomas and Ann Iddon; bro. of 15654 Thomas Iddon; marriage to Edith Watkinson registered Q2 1910 at Chorley; lived at 36 Club Street, Croston; e. 26th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (28); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 20, 21C, 37, 111, 284, 299, 359, 450]

IDDON, Pte. Richard, 15445 (drummer); b. 5th January 1897, s. of Martha Iddon; lived at 11 Queen Street, Chorley; e. 18th September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916 (19). [3, 20, 21C, 219, 282, 284, 357, 359, 476]

IDDON, Pte. Thomas; transferred to 26th and 4th (Garrison) Bns., Royal Welsh Fusiliers as 66533. [21C, 475]

[Photograph of the Iddon family]

IDDON, Pte. Thomas, 15654; b. 30th November 1872 at Croston, s. of Thomas and Ann Iddon; bro. of 16059 Richard Iddon; m. Evelyn Eastham 3rd January 1900 at Ormskirk Parish Church; lived at 49 Westhead Road, Croston; e. 21st September 1914; d. (sickness) 9th February 1920 (47); bd. Croston (St. Michael) Churchyard. [4, 21C, 51, 219, 284, 321, 359; 450]

James Iley ILEY, Pte. James, 15811; b. Yarm, Yorks., s. of Thomas and Mary Ellen Iley; lived at 87 Charter Street, Accrington; e. 22nd September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (25); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 21B, 37, 147, 284, 359]

Left: James Iley. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 29th July 1916.

ILLING, Pte. James, 20936; e. on or shortly before 2nd June 1915; transferred to Herefordshire Regt. as 237715. [263, 359, 579]

Fred Illingworth ILLINGWORTH, Sgt. Fred, 15508 (later 203492); b. 19th February 1891 at Accrington, s. of Christopher and Alice Illingworth; lived at 28 Adelaide Street, Accrington; e. 19th September 1914; w. 1st July 1916 and hospitalised in England; transferred to 2nd/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 27th January 1917, rejoining B.E.F. on 1st March 1917; aptd. Cpl. 27th March 1917; aptd. paid A/L/Sgt. 10th October 1917; transferred to West Riding Regt. as 49896; awarded 1914-15 Star. [3, 21A, 43, 116, 117, 263, 284, 355, 396, 552]

Left: Fred Illingworth. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 18th July 1916.

Ben Ingham INGHAM, Sgt. Benjamin (Ben), 15368; b. Brierfield, s. of Dinah Ingham; birth registered Q1 1892; lived at 177 Accrington Road, Burnley; e. 17th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (24); bd. Euston Road Cem., Colincamps. [2, 4, 21D, 37, 119, 156, 214, 217, 253, 284, 359]

Left: Ben Ingham. Photograph from the Burnley Express & Advertiser of 5th August 1916, courtesy of Denis Otter.

INGHAM, A/Cpl. Charles Horace, 27310 (formerly 10098 Army Cycl. Corps); transferred to 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 22nd May 1916. [3, 7, 355, 375]

Harry Ingham INGHAM, Pte. Harry, 15465; b. 1888/9 at Fence, s. of James Spencer Ingham and Elizabeth Ingham; lived at Meadow Bank, Fence; e. 18th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (28); body recovered May 1917; bd. Railway Hollow Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 4, 21D, 119, 217, 298, 359]

Left: Harry Ingham. Photograph from the Burnley Express & Advertiser of 12th May 1917, courtesy of Denis Otter.

James Ingham INGHAM, Pte. James, 15894 (later 35407); b. Burnley, s. of Thomas and Alice Ingham; lived at 8 Anthony Street, Burnley; e. 22nd September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; w. (bombing accident) 18th January 1918 (22); transferred to Labour Corps as 599802. [3, 21D, 150, 164, 217, 282, 284, 359, 486]

Left: James Ingham. Photograph from the Burnley Express & Advertiser of 9th February 1918, courtesy of Denis Otter.

INGHAM, Sgt. James Henry, 17899; b. 1870 at Cloughfold, s. of Henry Ingham; m. Emily Sheppard 2nd January 1897 at St. Peter's Church, Accrington; lived at 11 Grange Street, Accrington; e. 17th December 1914; transferred to The King's (Liverpool Regt.) as 77591 and 88th Coy., Labour Corps as 52204; died (nephritis) 24th July 1918 (48); bd. Abbeville Comm. Cem. Ext. [21E, 37, 67, 107, 150, 263, 284, 359, 370]

Richard Ingham INGHAM, Pte. Richard, 17901; b. Church, s. of John George and Helen Fisher Ingham; lived at 32 Persia Street, Accrington; marriage to Clara Duffy registered Q1 1914; e. between 17th and 19th December 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (24); bd. Railway Hollow Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 21E, 112, 284, 299, 359]

Left: Richard Ingham. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 29th August 1916.

Thomas Ingham INGHAM, L/Cpl. Thomas, 15020; b. 1894/5 at Church, s. of Frederick (Fred) and Betsy Ingham; lived at 38 Lime Street, Accrington; e. 14th September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916 (21); dis. (wounds) 16th April 1917. [3, 21A, 43, 113, 284, 314, 411]

Left: Thomas Ingham. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 11th July 1916.

INGHAM, Pte. William, 15572; lived at 261 Barden Lane, Burnley; e. 19th September 1914; w. 19th June 1916 (20); transferred to 9th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. [3, 21D, 193, 217, 359, 375, 398, 463]

IRELAND, Pte. H. [21A]

IRELAND, Pte. Richard (Dick), 15765; b. 14th August 1896 at Oswaldtwistle, s. of John and Alice Ireland; lived at 105 New Lane, Oswaldtwistle; e. 21st September 1914; marriage to Elsie Haynes registered Q3 1923 at Haslingden; death registered Q3 1976 at Hyndburn. [3, 21C, 44, 219, 284, 299, 324, 359]

IRELAND, Pte. William, 20951; b. 22nd January 1899 at Brindle, s. of Isaac and Sarah Ellen Ireland; lived at 3 Hargreaves Street, Accrington; e. 9th June 1915; posted to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; dis. (under-age) 3rd December 1915. [355, 392, 579]

Andrew Irvine IRVINE, Pte. Andrew, 17963; b. Beith, Ayrshire, s. of Andrew and Janet Irvine of 13 Washington Street, Accrington; e. 5th January 1915; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (22); bd. Euston Road Cem., Colincamps. [2, 4, 21E, 37, 112, 359, 478]

Left: Andrew Irvine. Photograph courtesy of Lin Tattersall.

[Cousins Andrew Irvine and John Mack]

ISHERWOOD, Pte. Joseph, 15021; b. 1875/6 at Hyde, Cheshire, s. of Austin and Eliza Isherwood; marriage to Lucy Sanderson registered Q2 1898 at Blackburn; e. 14th September 1914; transferred to 7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; d.o.w. 24th July 1917 (41); bd. Locre Hospice Cem. [2, 3, 4, 21A, 37, 51, 119, 156, 359]

ISHERWOOD, Cpl. Peruda, 22112; b. 23rd June 1894 at Accrington, s. of Peruda and Elizabeth A. Isherwood; m. Mary Ethel Corley 31st May 1913 at Haslingden Register Office; lived at 25 Barnes Street, Accrington; e. 17th July 1915; posted to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. (later 75th Training Reserve Bn. as 48403) 3rd September 1915; pmtd. L/Cpl. 27th November 1915; pmtd. Cpl. 7th March 1916; aptd. L/Sgt. 7th September 1916; transferred to Royal Garrison Artillery Signal School; reverted to Cpl. 20th January 1917; transferred back to 75th Training Reserve Bn. 8th March 1917; aptd. A/L/Sgt. 12th May 1917; transferred to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 4th June 1918; reverted to Cpl. on being posted to B.E.F. on 27th June 1918; joined 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 1st August 1918; w. 28th September 1918 and hospitalised in U.K.; demob. 18th April 1919. [44, 156, 263, 284, 355, 552, 579]

ISHERWOOD, Pte. Robert, 18034; b. 1894/5 at Oswaldtwistle; lived at 71 White Ash Lane, Oswaldtwistle; e. between 14th and 19th January 1915. [3, 21E, 44, 219, 284, 359]

JACKSON, Pte. Arthur, 22126; b. Burnley, s. of Samuel and Mary Louisa Jackson; birth registered Q2 1886; marriage to Mary Adelaide Newton on 19th December 1904 registered at Burnley; lived at 54 Brockenhurst Street, Burnley; e. 4th or 5th August 1915; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (30); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 21D, 37, 129, 217, 253, 284, 299, 359, 579, 599]

JACKSON, Pte. George, 15895; b. Burnley, s. of Edward and Sarah Jane Jackson; lived at 110 Brougham Street, Burnley; e. 22nd September 1914; posted to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. (later 75th Training Reserve Bn.) 3rd September 1915; m. Clara Shorrock 4th September 1915 at Wesley Chapel, Hargreaves Street, Burnley; sent overseas and transferred to 6th Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment as 46706 20th May 1917; w. August 1917 and hospitalised in England; transferred 25th June 1918 to Labour Corps and 7th/8th August 1918 to 4th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regt. as 59233; dis. (sickness) 23rd November 1918 (28). [21D, 284, 314, 323, 355]

James Jackson JACKSON, Pte. James (Jimmy), 15304; b. 1896/7 at Blackburn, s. of William and Agnes Jackson; lived at 90 Spring Street, Rishton; e. 16th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 21B, 37, 112, 284, 359]

Left: Jimmy Jackson. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 26th August 1916.

Robert Jackson JACKSON, Pte. Robert, 17972; b. Clayton-le-Moors, s. of Thomas and Ellen Jackson; m. Martha Birtwell 11th December 1912 at All Saints Church, Clayton-le-Moors; lived at 7 Well Street, Clayton-le-Moors; e. between 5th and 7th January 1915; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (25); bd. Queens Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 21E, 147, 349, 359, 545]

Left: Robert Jackson. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 15th August 1916.

Russell William Jackson JACKSON, Pte. Russell William, 15812; b. 1888 at Southport, s. of Thomas Alfred Jackson and Henrietta Jackson; e. 22nd September 1914 at Accrington; lived at 57 Richmond Hill Street, Accrington; slightly w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 13th March 1917 and to Military Foot Police as P11029 26th June 1917; ended service with rank of L/Cpl. [12, 21B, 108, 109, 116, 150, 396]

Left: Russell William Jackson. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 22nd July 1916, courtesy of Denis Otter.

JACKSON, Pte. Thomas, 15722; b. 1882; e. 21st September 1914; w. 27th June 1917, rejoining unit 29th June 1917; w. (gas) 13th November 1917, and returned to England; rejoined 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. in France 6th June 1918; w. 28th June 1918; demob. 24th February 1919; lived at 1 Emmett Street, Burnley. [3, 21D, 217, 219, 250]

Thomas Howarth Jackson JACKSON, Pte. Thomas Howarth, 15935; b. 25th November 1896 at Clayton-le-Moors, s. of Thomas and Mary Jane Jackson; lived at 7 Maple Street, Clayton-le-Moors; e. 23rd September 1914; killed in accident 27th May 1916 (19); bd. Sucrerie Mil. Cem., Colincamps. [2, 4, 21B, 37, 119, 156, 221, 284, 359; 338 as Thomas Howard]

Left: Thomas Howarth Jackson. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 3rd June 1916.

JACKSON, A/Sgt. Wilfred, 15285; e. 16th September 1914. [3, 21D, 219, 359]

Frank Jacques JACQUES, Pte. Frank, 18009; b. 25th March 1898 at Church, s. of Christopher and Sarah Ann Jacques; lived at 30 and/or 36 John Street, Church; e. 11th January 1915; posted 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 3rd September 1915; posted 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 18th October 1915; w. 1st-5th July 1916, and returned to England; posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 27th June 1917; transferred to Labour Corps as 281276. [3, 21E, 150, 250, 263, 282, 284]

Left: Frank Jacques. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 22nd July 1916.

JEFFERSON, Cpl. Robert, 15329; b. 4th February 1895 at Accrington, s. of William Henry Jefferson and Elizabeth Ann Jefferson; e. 17th September 1914; admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Rouen 10th November 1916 (bronchitis); transferred to Royal Flying Corps (later Royal Air Force) 13th March 1917 as 3/A.M., 65761; aptd. 2/A.M. 6th May 1917; aptd. A/Cpl. 19th September 1917; pmtd. Cpl. Mechanic 1st August 1918; transferred to Royal Air Force Reserve 15th April 1919; lived at 35 Sultan Street, Accrington. [3, 21A, 44, 121, 322, 378]

JEPSON, Cpl. Harold, 22114 (signaller); b. 20th December 1897 at Oldham, s. of Samuel and Martha Alice Jepson; lived at 28 Wallshaw Street, Mumps, Oldham; e. 26th July 1915; posted to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; pmtd. unpaid L/Cpl. 6th March 1916; pmtd. paid L/Cpl. 17th March 1916; transferred to 9th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 9th August 1916, joining bn. 1st September 1916 in Salonika; w. 13th/14th September 1916, rejoining bn. on 24th April 1917; pmtd. A/Cpl. 25th September 1917; pmtd. Cpl. 19th December 1917; accidentally poisoned by discharge of chlorine gas 2nd September 1918; demob. 4th May 1919. [263, 284, 355, 579, 581]

JOHNS, Pte. Frederick George, 15746; e. 21st September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; dis. (wounds) 16th February 1917. [3, 21D, 219, 314, 396]

Colin Johnson JOHNSON, Pte. Colin, 17902; b. 1892 at Little Neston, Cheshire, s. of William and Ada Johnson; lived at 90 Sparth Road, Clayton-le-Moors; e. 19th December 1914; w. 1st July 1916 (24); transferred to Labour Corps as 468055. [3, 21E, 44, 156, 263, 284, 355, 411, 547]

Left: Colin Johnson. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 16th September 1916.

Jack Johnson JOHNSON, Pte. John Edward (Jack), 18968; b. 1896/7 at Huncoat, s. of Thomas and Alice Ann Johnson; lived at 80 Arden Terrace, Accrington; transferred 1915 to Army Cycl. Corps as 9921, and later to 2nd Bn., Royal Berks. Regt. as 27517; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (19); bd. Ovillers Mil. Cem. [21E, 37, 73, 45, 107, 164, 284, 377, 546]

Left: Jack Johnson. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 12th September 1916.

JOHNSON, Pte. Jonathan, 16062; b. 1893 at St. Helens, s. of Walter and Annie Johnson; lived at 46 Town Road, Croston; e. 26th September 1914; transferred 1915 to Army Cycl. Corps as 9924, and later to 2nd Bn., Royal Berks. Regt. as 27518; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; bd. Ovillers Mil. Cem. [20, 21C, 37, 107, 164, 284, 359]

JOHNSON, Pte. Thomas, 15693; b. 6th January 1895 at Blackburn, s. of Thomas and Elizabeth Johnson; lived at 170 Downham Street, Blackburn; e. 21st September 1914; served in B.E.F. from 10th March 1916 to 26th March 1917, before being hospitalised in England (sickness); posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 10th May 1917; transferred 7th November 1917 to Army Service Corps as M/324013; demob. 5th June 1919. [21D, 164, 284, 355, 376]

William Johnson JOHNSON, Pte. William, 15509; b. 1896 at Accrington, s. of John Thomas Johnson and Alice Ann Johnson; lived at 35 Park Street, Accrington; e. 19th September 1914 (18); w. (severe shell shock) 1st July 1916; dis. (sickness) 27th February 1917. [3, 12, 21A, 116, 127, 219, 281, 284, 314]

Left: William Johnson. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 22nd July 1916.

David Jolly JOLLY, Pte. David, 15747; b. Burnley, s. of William Henry and Annie Elizabeth Jolly; lived at 15 Hart Street, Burnley; e. 21st September 1914; d.o.w. 9th July 1916 (22); bd. Doullens Comm. Cem. Ext. No.1. [2, 4, 21D, 37, 119, 217, 359]

Left: David Jolly. Photograph courtesy of Mike Townend and Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum, Burnley.

JONES, Lt. Edward; b. 30th August 1887 at Blackburn, s. of Edward and Elizabeth Jones; lived at 18 Dukes Brow, Blackburn; marriage to Emily Ann Elizabeth (Nancy) Griffiths registered Q2 1913 at Liverpool; e. 14th September 1914 at Blackburn as Pte. 15055 Accrington Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; aptd. L/Cpl. 18th September 1914; aptd. 2/Lt. 18th January 1915; transferred to depot at Chadderton Camp 13th May 1915 and subsequently to 12th Bn. (later 75th Training Reserve Bn.) 12th November 1915; resigned commission L.G. 30th July 1917; posted to Army Service Corps 13th August 1917. [9, 10, 21, 141, 253, 284, 299, 552]

JONES, Pte. George, 15063; b. 26th February 1891 at Liverpool; m. Emma Chaffer 16th April 1913 at St. Matthew's Parish Church, Burnley; lived at 4½ Back Albion Street, Burnley; e. 14th September 1914; w. 27th May 1916; posted to 7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 11th July 1916; w. 13th November 1916 and hospitalised in England; dis. from Labour Corps as 193922 15th August 1917. [21D as JONES, J., 262, 263, 552]

JONES, Pte. James Robert, 17878; b. 1895 at Rawtenstall, s. of James Robert Jones and Mary Ann Jones; lived at 5 Crosland Street, Accrington; e. 15th December 1914 (19); transferred to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 13th August 1915; posted to 2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 25th May 1916; w. 7th July 1916 and hospitalised in U.K.; posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 15th February 1917; posted to B.E.F. and 2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 19th April 1917; posted to 8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 6th May 1917, joining battalion on 8th May 1917; w. 29th May 1917; transferred to Labour Corps 5th October 1917 as 380758; m. Alice Gertrude Cothier 13th May 1918 at Oxford; demob. 7th June 1919 from 382 H.S. Labour Coy. [21E, 230, 321, 355]

Norman Jones JONES, Pte. Norman, 20931; b. Cefn Mawr, Denbighshire, s. of Jonathan and Margaret Jones; lived at 96 Cedar Street, Accrington; e. on or shortly before 2nd June 1915; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (20); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 37, 129, 284, 359, 579]

Left: Norman Jones. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 5th August 1916.

JONES, Pte. T., 18033; e. between 14th and 19th January 1915. [21E, 45, 359]

JONES, Cpl. Trevor, 18026; e. between 12th and 14th January 1915; transferred to Machine Gun Corps as 13423; transferred to Army Reserve 18th March 1919. [21E, 359, 436]

JONES, L/Sgt. W. [21A]

JONES, Pte. Walter, 27291; b. Chapel-en-le-Frith, s. of Edward and Martha Jones; birth registered Q3 1893; lived at North Hall Farm, Thackley; e. 13th April 1915 and posted to 18th (2nd Bradford) Bn., West Yorks. Regt. as 770; transferred to 31st Divisional Cycl. Coy. as 10099 2nd October 1915; transferred to 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 22nd May 1916, joing bn. 25th May 1916; w. 1st/2nd July 1916 and hospitalised in England; wounded again later in war; joined 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 7th November 1918. [156, 253, 263, 284, 355, 375, 396]

JOSE, Pte. Arthur Henry, 18066; b. 3rd April 1896 at Swindon, Wiltshire, s. of Phillip Henry Jose and Charlotte Jose; lived at 3 Walkden Barn, Duckworth Hall, Oswaldtwistle; e. 26th January 1915; dis. (medically unfit) 3rd February 1915; marriage to Rose O'Rourke registered Q3 1919 at Blackburn; death registered Q2 1969 at Blackburn. [284, 299, 324, 355]

JOYS, Pte. James William, 27292 (formerly 606 11th (2nd Hull) Bn., East Yorks. Regt. and 10150 Army Cyclist Corps); b. Hull, s. of James Henry Joys and Clara Joys; birth registered Q2 1895; lived at 12 Wellsted Street, Hessle Road, Hull; d.o.w. 6th August 1916 (21); bd. Merville Comm. Cem. [2, 4, 7, 37, 129, 253, 284]

JUDGE, Pte. James, 15330; b. 18th November 1878 at Rochdale, s. of John and Ellen Judge; marriage to Winifred Kilbride at St. Patrick's Church, Rochdale registered Q3 1900; lived at 10 Nuttall Street, Accrington; e. 17th September 1914; dis. (medically unfit) 18th December 1914. [51, 284, 299, 355, 552]

KAY, Lt. Ernest David M.C.; b. 30th January 1876 at Holcombe, s. of Howarth and Margaret Kay; m. Alice Ann Hartley 26th October 1897 at Burnley; lived at 122 Briercliffe Road, Burnley; e. 24th September 1914 as Pte., 16041, 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; aptd. Sgt. 29th September 1914; w. 1st July 1916; aptd. 2/Lt. 25th April 1917; rejoined 11th Bn. July 1917; awarded M.C. for conspicuous gallantry in April 1918; w. 21st May 1918 at Meteren; transferred to Royal Army Ordnance Corps; demobilized 21st December 1919 with rank of Lt.; successful businessman and Chairman of Burnley Football Club; d. 6th June 1956. [3, 21D, 40, 59, 113, 204, 205, 240, 396, 477]

KAY, L/Cpl. George William, 15748; b. 17th September 1895 at Kendal, s. of William Thomas Kay and Sarah Ann Kay; m. Mary Cecilia Elizabeth Lloyd December 1913 at Wheatley Lane Chapel, Burnley; lived at 182 Southfield Street, Nelson; e. 21st September 1914 (previously served 3 months with Border Regt.); attd. Light Trench Mortar Bty. 15th June 1916; rejoined unit 30th June 1916; returned to England (influenza) 13th September 1916; posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 19th December 1916; posted to 8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. in France 8th February 1917; pmtd. L/Cpl. 18th April 1917; w. 23rd April 1917, and returned to England; posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 23rd June 1917; posted to 2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. in France 17th January 1918; posted to 7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 20th January 1918; posted to 1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 6th February 1918; taken prisoner-of war 22nd March 1918 at St. Leger; returned to England 25th November 1918; demob. 27th February 1919; re-enlisted November 1919 in Royal Army Medical Corps as 207370, serving until December 1920. [21D, 164, 250, 284, 365]

KAY, W.O.II Harold D.C.M., Croix de Guerre (France), 9774; native of Rawtenstall; w. with 2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. at Loos; joined 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. at Salisbury Plain in 1915; awarded D.C.M. for 1st July 1916; Croix de Guerre gazetted 29th January 1919. [38, 479]

Harry Kay KAY, Pte. Harry, 15510; b. 28th August 1897 at Rotherham, s. of Arthur and Elizabeth Ann Kay; lived at 75 Charter Street, Accrington; e. 19th September 1914; w. 1st/2nd July 1916 and hospitalised in England; posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 5th October 1916; posted to 1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt. in France 11th December 1916; transferred to Labour Corps as 377342 and posted to 764 Area Employment Coy. 7th October 1917; transferred to 759 Area Employment Coy. 28th May 1918; transferred to 736 Area Employment Coy. 5th April 1919; dis. 31st May 1919; d. December 1987 (90). [3, 21A, 44, 116, 263, 273, 284, 355, 411, 552]

Left: Harry Kay. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 18th July 1916.

KEENAN, Pte. James, 15991; e. 24th September 1914; w. 19th-24th June 1916; transferred to Labour Corps as 631967. [21B, 164, 359, 398]

KENDAL, Pte. Robert, 15814; lived at Blackburn; e. 22nd September 1914; w. in abdomen by shrapnel 29th April 1916; dis. (sickness) 17th October 1917 (31). [3, 21C, 158, 219, 314]

KENDALL, Pte. Francis, 15723; lived at 63 Hollingreave Road, Burnley; e. 21st September 1914; w. by shell fire 29th-30th April 1916; transferred to 7th and 1st Bns., East Lancs. Regt. [3, 21D, 158, 217, 219, 359]

KENDALL, Pte. James, 15899; lived at Burnley; e. 22nd September 1914; w. by shell fire 29th-30th April 1916. [3, 21D, 158, 219, 359]

KENNEDY, Pte. David, 18076; e. 30th January 1915; dis. (sickness) 26th October 1915. [21E, 45, 314]

KENNEDY, Pte. George, 15655; e. 21st September 1914. [3, 21C, 219, 359]

KENNEDY, Pte. George Alfred, 20999; e. 24th June 1915. [359, 579]

KENNEDY, Pte. John Edward, 18071; b. Accrington, s. of John and Mary Kennedy; birth registered Q4 1882; m. Jennie Allen 17th February 1906 at Sacred Heart Church, Accrington; lived at 10 Newark Street, Accrington when enlisting on 27th/28th January 1915 (32); served with B.E.F. from 10th March 1916 to 21st April 1918, then hospitalised in England; posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 18th July 1918; transferred to Labour Corps 21st October 1918 as 668669; demob. 17th April 1919. [3, 21E, 44, 51, 164, 253, 284, 355]

KENNEDY, Pte. Thomas, 15199; b. Clayton-le-Moors, s. of Katherine (Kate) Kennedy; lived at 129 Queen Street, Great Harwood; e. 15th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (21); bd. Queens Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 21B, 119, 223, 284, 359]

James Kenny KENNY, Pte. James, 18020; b. Clayton-le-Moors, s. of John and Winifred Kenny; birth registered Q3 1881; marriage to Theresa Heagney registered Q4 1904 at Haslingden; e. between 12th and 14th January 1915; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt., and later to Northamptonshire Regt. as 61069; lived at 45 Elizabeth Street, Accrington; dis. 18th March 1919; awarded 1914-15 Star. [3, 44, 221, 253, 263, 284, 299, 359, 396]

Left: James Kenny. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 25th July 1916.

KENNY, Lt. Thomas J.; aptd. 2/Lt. 7th December 1914; relinquished commission 3rd November 1915. [8, 9, 21B, 100, 274]

Edwin Cedric Kent KENT, Sgt. Edwin Cedric, 15623; b. Preston, s. of George and Elizabeth Kent; birth registered Q3 1896; lived at Robert Street, Accrington; e. 21st September 1914; w. 1st July 1916 (20), and returned to England 8th July 1916; posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 27th September 1916; posted to Salonika, joining 9th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. on 26th November 1916; pmtd. Cpl. 19th December 1917; pmtd. Sgt. 24th December 1918; demob. 22nd April 1919; marriage to Ivy Stevenson registered Q4 1921 at Haslingden. [3, 21A, 116, 156, 219, 250, 253, 284, 299, 396]

Left: Edwin Cedric Kent. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 18th July 1916.

KENWORTHY, Pte. Albert Willie, 27314 (formerly 1046, 13th (1st Barnsley) Bn., York & Lancs. Regt. and 9865 Army Cycl. Corps); b. Silkstone Common, Barnsley; e. into York & Lancs. Regt. July 1915; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (28); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 37, 129, 135]

Ernest Kenyon KENYON, Pte. Ernest, 18037; b. Accrington, s. of Charles and Sarah Kenyon; birth registered Q3 1880 at Haslingden; marriage to Annie Malone registered Q3 1901 at Haslingden; lived at 5 Laund Cottages, Accrington; e. between 14th and 19th January 1915; k.i.a. 23rd June 1916; bd. Bertrancourt Mil. Cem. [2, 4, 21E, 37, 51, 129, 253, 284, 299, 359]

Left: Ernest Kenyon. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 8th July 1916.

[Ernest Kenyon with his Caernarvon landlady and her son]

KENYON, Lt. Harold Walton; b. 31st May 1896 at Accrington, s. of William Henry Kenyon and Emily Kenyon; lived at Prospect House, Altham; e. 14th September 1914 as Pte., 15022, Accrington Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; aptd. L/Cpl. 3th October 1914; aptd. Cpl. 12th March 1915; transferred to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; aptd. Sgt. 8th April 1916; aptd. C.Q.M.S. 1st June 1916; transferred to 75th Training Reserve Bn. 1st September 1916; aptd. 2/Lt. Machine Gun Corps 26th September 1916; crossed to France 14th April 1918 and posted to 19th Machine Gun Bn.; relinquished commission with rank of Lieutenant 25th February 1919; lived at Lime Mount, Whalley Road, Accrington. [21A, 54, 127, 263, 284]

James Kenyon KENYON, Pte. James, 18043; b. 11th March 1884 at Oswaldtwistle, s. of James Edward Kenyon and Margery Kenyon; m. Elizabeth Ellen Pye 5th November 1904 at St. Paul's Church, Oswaldtwistle; e. 6th January 1915 into Coldstream Guards as 14604; dis. from 4th Bn., Coldstream Guards 14th January 1915; re-enlisted within 5 days into Accrington Bn., East Lancs, Regt.; w. (gas shell) 13th November 1917; lived at 40 Eddleston Street, Accrington. [3, 21E, 44, 156, 219, 253, 284, 355, 395, 552]

Left: James Kenyon. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 1st December 1917.

KENYON, Pte. Joseph, 15749; lived at 9 Abbey Street, Burnley; e. 21st September 1914; transferred to Labour Corps as 605739. [3, 21D, 164, 217, 359]

Luther Kenyon KENYON, Pte. Luther, 17886 (later 35403); b. 13th September 1893 at Accrington, s. of Joseph and Martha Jane Kenyon; m. Bertha Jenkins 15th March 1913 at Register Office, Haslingden; lived at 4 Croft Court, Accrington; e. 16th December 1914; w. 28th May 1916 and hospitalised in England; posted to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. (later 75th Training Reserve Bn.) 5th July 1916; aptd. unpaid L/Cpl. 2nd August 1916; rejoined 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 30th November 1916; w. 28th May 1917 and hospitalised in England; posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 29th November 1917 and to 2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 5th January 1918; taken prisoner-of-war at Bethancourt 25th March 1918; demob. 18th April 1919. [3, 21E, 253, 284, 355, 365, 373]

Left: Luther Kenyon. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 23rd June 1917.

KENYON, A/Sgt. Thomas, 15487; e. 18th September 1914; transferred to 2nd/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. as 203491; lived at 62 Sparth Road, Clayton-le-Moors. [3, 21B, 44, 151, 359]

KERMEEN, Pte. John William, 15126; b. 22nd April 1879 at Ramsey, Isle of Man; lived at 22 Craven Street, Accrington with wife, Matilda; e. 15th September 1914; dis. (sickness) 14th September 1917; d. 28th January 1959. [3, 21A, 113, 284, 310, 314, 552]

KERSHAW, Maj. John Victor D.S.O., O.B.E.; b. 18th March 1887 at Heywood, s. of John Edward and Myfanwy Kershaw; lived at 77 Manchester Road, Hapton; aptd. 2/Lt. 17th September 1914; pmtd. Lt. 5th May 1915; pmtd. Capt. 20th June 1915; aptd. A/Maj. 2nd August 1916; m. Lilllian Johnson 5th October 1916 at St. Matthew's Church, Burnley; pmtd. Maj. 14th December 1916; Mentioned in Despatches, London Gazette dated 18th December 1917; awarded D.S.O., London Gazette dated 1st January 1918; released on completion of service 17th March 1921; awarded O.B.E. 28th December 1922; aptd. Maj. Regular Army Reserve of Officers 2nd April 1925; aptd. to commission in Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 26th June 1941; d. 5 April 1961 (74). [3, 8, 9, 21D, 88, 164, 217, 360, 361, 593]

KERSHAW, Pte. William, 15858; b. 16th October 1875 at Chorley, s. of John and Margaret Kershaw; m. (1) Ann Ellen Campbell 15th February 1896 at St. James's Church, Chorley; lived at 26 Colliery Street, Chorley; transferred to Labour Corps as 478035; m. (2) Henrietta Langton, registered Q3 1931 at Chorley. [20, 21C, 51, 164, 284, 299, 416, 453, 552]

KILNER, L/Cpl. William M.S.M., 15976; lived in Blackburn; e. 23rd September 1914; M.S.M. gazetted 3rd June 1919. [3, 21D, 38, 359, 375]

KINLEY, Sgt. Robert; transferred 1915 to Army Cycl. Corps as 9918, and later to Tank Corps as 75627. [21A as KINLEY, J. R., 164]

KINLEY, Pte. Thomas, 17988; e. 7th/8th January 1915; transferred to Machine Gun Corps as 10769. [21E, 359, 436]

KINLOCH, Pte. Charles, 15534; b. 17th November 1880 at Chorley, s. of James and Mary Kinloch; e. 19th September 1914; m. Lily Howarth 17th June 1915 at St. Peter's Church, Chorley; posted to Hospital Warrington 9th September 1917; posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 28th December 1917; transferred to 339 Coy., Royal Defence Corps as 72671 April 1918 and later to 467 Coy.; dis. 21st March 1919; lived at 209 Eaves Lane, Chorley. [21C as KINLOCK, J. C., 262, 263, 552]

KIRKHAM, Pte. Henry Austin (Harry), 15511; e. 19th September 1914; lived at 302 Blackburn Road, Accrington. [3, 21A, 44, 219, 359]

KIRKHAM, Pte. Joseph, 15023; e. 14th September 1914; w. (shellshock) 1st-5th July 1916; dis. (wounds) 9th May 1917. [3, 21A, 113, 282, 314]

Edwin Kitchener KITCHENER, W.O. II Edwin, 15024; b. 27th June 1894 at Padiham, s. of Thomas and Amelia Kitchener; e. 14th September 1914; w. 1st July 1916; lived at Annie Street and 1 Brown Street, Accrington. [3, 12, 18, 21A, 44, 116, 164, 282, 284, 359, 480]

Left: Edwin Kitchener. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 22nd July 1916, courtesy of Denis Otter.

KNOWLES, Pte. Robert William, 15573; e. 19th September 1914; lived at 51 Parkinson Street, Burnley. [3, 21D, 217, 219, 359]

KNOWLES, Pte. William, 15073; e. 14th September 1914; transferred to Machine Gun Corps as 10786; lived at 73 Church Street, Church. [21B, 44, 164, 359]

Wilfred Arthur Kohn KOHN, 2/Lt. Wilfred Arthur; b. 31st October 1893 at Kensington; s. of Arthur and Rosie Kohn; e. 3rd September 1914 as Pte. 1720, 18th Bn., Royal Fusiliers; aptd. 2/Lt. 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 12th May 1915; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (22); bd. Euston Road Cem., Colincamps. [4, 9, 27, 37]

Left: Wilfred Arthur Kohn (from Lt.-Col. Arthur Rickman's collection, courtesy of his grand-daughter Bindy Wollen).

LAFFY, Pte. John, 22088; b. Haslingden, s. of Michael and Ellen Laffy; birth registered Q3 1878; lived at 14 Pleasant Street, Haslingden; e. 24th or 25th June 1915; transferred to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. before returning to 11th Bn.; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (37); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 37, 51, 156, 284, 359, 377, 579]

LAMBERT, L/Cpl. Arthur, 15172; e. 15th September 1914; transferred to 1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; dis. (wounds) 6th September 1917. [21D, 120, 314]

LAMBERT, L/Cpl. James Naylor, 15624; b. Aysgarth, Yorks., s. of James and Annie Lambert; bro. of 17998 Thomas Lambert; lived at 31 Pendle Street, Accrington; e. 21st September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to 1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; d. October 1955, aged 58. [3, 21B, 44, 50, 150, 164, 196, 284, 359]

[Photograph of the Lambert family]

LAMBERT, Pte. Thomas, 17998; b. Aysgarth, Yorks., s. of James and Annie Lambert; bro. of 15624 James Naylor Lambert; lived at 31 Pendle Street, Accrington; e. 9th January 1915; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (24); bd. Queens Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 4, 21E, 50, 112, 196, 284, 359]

LAMBERT, Pte. William, 15331 ; b. 17th October 1896 at Accrington, s. of John and Sarah Lambert; e. 17th September 1914; m. Gertrude Elizabeth Cotton 20th April 1918; w. 6th November 1918 with 1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; d. 27th November 1927. [21A, 47, 50, 113, 359]

LANCASTER, Pte. James, 15656; b. Wheelton, s. of James and Elizabeth Lancaster; lived at Wheelton; bro.-in-law of 15681 Herbert Wilding; e. 21st September 1914; k.i.a. by a sniper, 2nd October 1916 (27); comm. Loos Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 20, 21C, 37, 119]

Walter Landon LANDON, Pte. Walter, 15200; b. 14th July 1892 at Rishton, s. of Samuel and Esther Landon; lived at 42 Brook Street, Rishton; e. 15th September 1914; w. 1st/2nd July 1916 (stranded in No Man's Land for 15 hours), and returned to England 8th July 1916; posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 15th August 1917; dis. (wounds) 3rd November 1917; marriage to Annie Aspden registered Q3 1918 at Blackburn. [3, 21B, 113, 150, 156, 250, 284, 299, 411, 552]

Left: Walter Landon. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 29th July 1916.

LANE, Pte. William Ewart, 15418; b. Barnoldswick, s. of Joseph and Rebecca Lane; birth registered Q3 1884; e. 18th September 1914; k.i.a. 21st April 1918; bd. Cinq Rues Brit. Cem., Hazebrouck. [2, 4, 21A, 37, 112, 221, 253, 359]

Austin Lang LANG, Sgt. Austin Leo M.M., 15657; b. Duxbury, s. of Thomas and Ann Lang; birth registered Q1 1885; marriage to Mary Topping registered Q4 1906 at Chorley; lived at 66 Harrison Road, Chorley; e. 21st September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (31); awarded M.M. for 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 20, 21C, 37, 129, 221, 253, 284, 299, 359]

Left: Austin Lang. Photograph courtesy of John Garwood.

LARAWAY, Pte. Thomas, 17832; b. 28th February 1896 at Oswaldtwistle, s. of Thomas and Elizabeth Laraway; lived at 48 Cross Street, Oswaldtwistle; e. 8th December 1914; transferred to Machine Gun Corps as 9958. [21E as LARRAWAY; 44, 263, 284, 359, 371]

LAWRENSON, Pte. John, 15658; b. New Springs, Wigan, s. of William and Mary Elizabeth Lawrenson; marriage to Margaret Sutton registered Q4 1910 at Chorley; lived at Riding's Row, Coppull; e. 21st September 1914; d.o.w. 4th July 1916 (30); bd. Beauval Comm. Cem. [2, 4, 21C, 37, 119, 150, 156, 284, 299]

George Lay LAY, Quartermaster and Hon. Capt. George; b. 1851/2 at Heigham, nr. Norwich; e. 59th Foot 27th May 1867 (15); served in Ceylon from 5th September 1867 to 22nd March 1869, India to 12th December 1878, Afghanistan to 1st September 1880 (awarded Afghan War Medal and Clasp for Ahmed Khel), and India again to 25th November 1880; pmtd. Cpl. 28th March 1876; pmtd. Sgt. 11th January 1878; pmtd. Colour Sgt. 1st July 1881; m. Isabel Bensley 18th July 1881 at Heigham; transferred to West Kent Volunteers 1st December 1882; re-transferred to East Lancs. Regt. 6th January 1887; transferred to 3rd Lancs. Rifle Volunteers 16th April 1888; aptd. A/Sgt. Mjr. 27th October 1892; dis. 14th February 1900; lived at 147 Brunshaw Road, Burnley and later at Holly Nook, Wooburn Green, Bucks.; e. Accrington Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 1914; transferred to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. December 1915. [9, 10, 21, 156, 253, 284, 312, 313]

Left: George Lay. Photograph from the Burnley Express & Advertiser of 18th December 1915, courtesy of Denis Otter.

Abraham Laycock LAYCOCK, Pte. Abraham, 18054; b. Accrington, birth registered Q3 1896, s. of Benjamin Hitchen Laycock and Mary Elizabeth Laycock, bro. of 17898 Benjamin Frankling Laycock; e. 19th January 1915; w. 1st/2nd July 1916 and returned to England; transferred to 75th Training Reserve Bn. 1st September 1916; posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 13th or 14th December 1916; transferred to 2nd/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 27th January 1917; transferred to 18th Bn., Royal Warwickshire Regt. 9th March 1917; transferred to 2nd/4th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers 13th October 1917; posted to 4th (Reserve) Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers 25th January 1918; transferred to Labour Corps as 594489 23rd June 1918 and posted to 597th Coy.; posted to 301st Reserve Labour Coy. 25th July 1918; posted to 334th H.S. Works Coy. 20th September 1918; demob. 26th March 1919; lived at 65 Catlow Hall Street, Oswaldtwistle. [3, 21E, 115, 156, 253, 262, 263, 282, 284]

Left: Abraham Laycock. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 8th July 1916.

Benjamin Frankling Laycock LAYCOCK, Pte. Benjamin Frankling, 17898; b. Accrington, s. of Benjamin Hitchen Laycock and Mary Elizabeth Laycock, bro. of 18054 Abraham Laycock; birth registered Q3 1894; e. 17th December 1914; d.o.w. 22nd June 1917 (24) from action at Serre; bd. Accrington Cem. [2, 4, 21E, 37, 112, 115, 156, 253, 284, 359, 396]

Left: Benjamin Frankling Laycock. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 8th July 1916, courtesy of Denis Otter.

LEACH, Pte. Thomas Arthur (Tom), 15274 (Machine Gun Section); b. 10th April 1896 at Chorley, s. of Arthur and Mary Leach; e. 16th September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to 6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; w. 23rd February 1917; transferred to 2nd (Garrison) Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers as 64056; d. 30th October 1957. [3, 20, 21C, 150, 359, 396, 418]

LEAP, Pte. James, 15535; b. 15th October 1886 at Dublin; m. Elizabeth Ellen Moss 9th January 1909 at St. Mary's Church, Chorley; lived at 107 Pall Mall, Chorley; e. 19th September 1914; w. 1st July 1916, and returned to England; transferred to 2nd Garrison Bn., Dorset Regt. 21st September 1916 as 25042; posted to 8th Bn., Dorset Regt. 21st February 1917; dis. 4th September 1917 (wounds). [3, 20, 21C, 164, 250, 282, 314, 552]

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

John Ledwick LEDWICK, Pte. John, 18030; b. 9th April 1891 at Marple Bridge, Derbyshire, s. of John and Gertrude Ledwick; e. between 14th and 19th January 1915; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to Labour Corps as 477404; lived at 280 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. [3, 21E, 44, 263, 359, 396, 552; 115 as SEDGWICK; 253 as LEDWICH; 284 as LEDGWICK]

Left: John Ledwick. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 25th July 1916 (as SEDGWICK).

Clifford Lee LEE, Pte. Clifford, 27315 (formerly 111 12th (3rd Hull) Bn., East Yorks. Regt. and 10319 Army Cycl. Corps); b. Hull, s. of Harry and Ada Faith Lee; lived at 88 Londesborough Street, Hull; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (28); bd. Queens Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 4, 147, 284]

Left: Clifford Lee. Photograph courtesy of Clifford's great-nephew, Tim Lee.

[Clifford Lee and his younger brother, George]

LEE, R.Q.M.S. George, 7440 and 15052; b. 11th December 1861 at Higher Cator, Widecombe, Devon, s. of Joshua and Martha Lee; served with 32nd, 24th and 30th Regts., and 8th The King's (Liverpool Regt.), 1878-1899; awarded Zulu War Medal and Clasp, 1879; m. Martha Marshall at Bombay, 6th March 1889; temp. drill instructor, 5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt., 1900-1903; e. 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. at Accrington, 14th September 1914; aptd. C.S.M., 15th September 1914; aptd. R.Q.M.S., 26th October 1914; aptd. W.O.2, 29th January 1915; invalided home from France, 25th May 1916; discharged (sickness) 10th August 1916; d. at Devonport, 4th August 1936. [21A, 64, 65, 314]

Arthur Leeming LEEMING, C.S.M. Arthur D.C.M., 15183; b. 15th May 1885 at Burnley, s. of Edward and Elizabeth Leeming; marriage to Sarah Hannah O'Neill registered Q4 1905 at Burnley; lived at Glen View House, Burnley; e. 15th September 1914; w. 1st July 1916 with Y (Chorley) company; awarded D.C.M. for 1st July 1916: "When all his officers became casualties, he took command, and, though severely wounded, handled his company with great coolness and skill." [3, 21D, 38, 208, 217, 219, 221, 253, 284, 299, 359, 396, 481, 552]

Left: Arthur Leeming. Photograph from the Burnley News of 15th July 1916, courtesy of Denis Otter.

Fred Leeming LEEMING, Pte. Fred, 15774; b. Great Harwood, s. of Arthur and Eliza Leeming; lived at 18 Mercer Street, Great Harwood; e. 21st September 1914; k.i.a. 28th September 1918 (22); bd. Underhill Farm Cem., Ploegsteert; the last man from the original four companies to be killed in action with the battalion. [2, 4, 21B, 37, 147, 223, 284, 359]

Left: Fred Leeming. Photograph courtesy of Phil Brooks.
Full photograph

Jim Leeming LEEMING, Pte. James King (Jim), 15286; b. 13th September 1893 at Clitheroe, s. of John and Jane Leeming; bro. of 15287 Jack Leeming; lived at Alderleigh, Henthorn Road, Clitheroe; e. 16th September 1914; transferrerd to 1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt. [3, 21D, 219, 253, 284, 359, 552]

Left: Jim Leeming. Photograph courtesy of Coryn Lang.
Full photograph

[Photograph of brothers Jack and Jim Leeming]

Jack Leeming LEEMING, Pte. John (Jack), 15287; b. Clitheroe, s. of John and Jane Leeming; birth registered Q4 1895; bro. of 15286 Jim Leeming; lived at Alderleigh, Henthorn Road, Clitheroe; e. 16th September 1914. [3, 21D, 219, 253, 284, 359]

Left: Jack Leeming. Photograph courtesy of Coryn Lang.

LEIGH, Cpl. Alfred, 17888; e. 16th December 1914; transferred to 1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. [21E, 219, 359]

LEIGH, Pte. John Robert, 15625; b. 20th July 1895 at Wigan, s. of John and Ellen Leigh; e. 21st September 1914; lived at 56 Monk Street, Accrington; transferred to Machine Gun Corps as 161156. [3, 21B, 44, 164, 359, 482]

LEONARD, Pte. Thomas, 15659; b. 24th January 1879 at Chorley, s. of Thomas and Mary Leonard; e. 21st September 1914; transferred to 1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; taken prisoner-of-war 10th-12th April 1918; lived at 30 Pall Mall, Chorley. [3, 20, 21C, 51, 219, 359, 365, 416]

LETT, Major Arthur Robert Cecil (Artie); b. 30th June 1895 at Watlington, s. of Arthur and Emily Lett; lived at Stoneleigh, Watlington; e. into ranks of Oxon. & Bucks. Light Infantry at outbreak of war; attd. 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. as 2/Lt. 17th June 1916; w. 1st July 1916; rejoined 11th Bn., March 1917; w. May 1917 at Oppy-Gavrelle; transferred to Royal Flying Corps (observer); marriage to Laura Mary Tomasina registered Q2 1922 at Kingston, Surrey; served in North Africa and Italy during Second World War; demobilized with rank of Major; death registered Q4 1971 at Oxford. [11, 20, 29, 59, 62, 156, 284, 299, 324, 406]

LETTHERD, Pte. James, 15288; e. 16th September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to 8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; transferred to Hampshire Regt. as 55763. [282, 359, 483; 3, 21C as LETTERD]

James Michael Lever LEVER, Pte. James Michael, 22138; b. 1898 at Northwich, Cheshire, s. of James and Fanny Lever; lived at 22 Tomknitter Bridge, Church; e. between 9th and 12th August 1915; transferred to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. before returning to 11th Bn.; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (18); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 37, 253, 284, 359, 579; 129 as LEAVER]

Left: James Michael Lever. Photograph courtesy of Elaine Quinones.
Full photograph

Walter Lewino LEWINO, Lt. Walter Affroville; b. 31st October 1887; served with Witwatersrand Rifles as rifleman (Sept. 1905 to Sept. 1906) and with South African Constabulary as trooper (Sept. 1906 to July 1907); artist in civilian life; e. Royal Engineers as sapper, 14th December 1914; aptd. 2/Lt. 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 3rd April 1915; w. by shellfire, 27th June 1916; transferred to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt., 7th September 1916; transferred to Labour Corps, 10th October 1917; later aptd. Railways Transport Officer at Amiens; demobilized with rank of Lt., 23rd August 1919; d. 1959. [9, 60, 68, 409]

Left: Walter Lewino (courtesy of Frederic Lewino).

LEWIS, Pte. Arthur, 24436; b. 12th August 1891 at Great Harwood, s. of Richard and Elizabeth Lewis; lived at 8 Cliffe Road, Great Harwood; attested 8th December 1915; mobilized 14th February 1916 and posted to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. on 15th February 1916; transferred to 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 26th May 1916, joining bn. in France on 24th June 1916; w. 1st/2nd July 1916 and hospitalised in England; posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 27th June 1917; transferred to Labour Corps and posted to 298th Reserve Labour Coy. as 197010 31st July 1917; transferred to Royal Army Medical Corps as 131720 25th August 1917; demob. from 12th/34th Coy., Royal Army Medical Corps 23rd September 1919. [284, 330, 355, 396, 397]

LEWIS, Pte. Francis, 17909; e. 19th or 21st December 1914; lived at 70 Scaitcliffe Street, Accrington. [3, 21E, 44, 219, 359]

LEWIS, Major Lewis Hewitt; b. 11th October 1893 at Fosdyke, Lincolnshire, s. of Lewis Elwyn Lewis; aptd. 2/Lt. 10th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 23rd October 1914; aptd. Lt. 12th October 1915; joined 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 23rd April 1916; aptd. Capt. 18th June 1916; awarded M.C. for gallantry when in command of a reconnoitring patrol at Serre on the night of 27th/28th June 1916; aptd. Major 5th February 1917; awarded D.S.O. for gallantry during the Battle of the Lys, 11th-13th April 1918; death registered Q4 1971 at Lewes. [10, 11, 38, 95, 96, 102, 156, 324]

LEWIS, Pte. William, 15917; e. 22nd September 1914; dis. (sickness) 21st January 1918 (37). [3, 21B, 219, 314]

LIDDIARD, Pte. T. H., 17829. [21E, 45]

LIGHTBOWN, Pte. Charles William, 18050; b. 22nd January 1889 at Clayton-le-Moors, s. of John William Lightbown and Louisa Lightbown; m. Florence Moreton 23rd December 1911 at Stonefold Church, Baxenden; lived at 3 Percy Street, Oswaldtwistle; e. 19th January 1915; dis. 7th April 1915. [21E, 250, 284, 338]

Norman Lightfoot LIGHTFOOT, L/Cpl. Norman, 15026; b. Rochdale, s. of John Emmanuel Lightfoot and Emma Lightfoot; birth registered Q3 1895; lived at Lime Mount, Whalley Road, Accrington; e. 14th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (20); bd. Queens Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 4, 21A, 37, 116, 129, 253, 284, 359]

Left: Norman Lightfoot. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 15th July 1916.

Fred Lindsay LINDSAY, Pte. Fred, 15815; b. 23rd July 1895 at Blackburn, s. of Samuel and Susannah Lindsay; lived at 6 Midland Street, Accrington; e. 22nd September 1914; d.o.w. 23rd July 1916 (21) from an accident in the course of machine gun instruction two days earlier; bd. Merville Comm. Cem. [2, 4, 21B, 37, 119, 198, 284, 359]

Left: Fred Lindsay. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 12th August 1916.

LINGARD, Pte. Thomas James, 15512; b. 6th March 1898 at Accrington, s. of Stephen and Emily Lingard; e. 19th September 1914; dis. (sickness) from 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 8th October 1915; lived at 109 Charter Street, Accrington. [21A, 49, 250, 314]

LIVERSIDGE, Pte. Smith, 16042; lived at 15 Stock Street, Burnley; e. 24th September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to Labour Corps as 302591 and then to Royal Army Medical Corps as 207654. [21D, 47, 217, 359, 411]

LIVESEY, Capt. Harry ("W" Coy.); b. 25th February 1882 at Blackburn, s. of Robert Crossley and Corrinna Livesey; aptd. Lt. Accrington Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 17th September 1914; aptd. Capt. 20th October 1914; k.i.a. leading Second Wave of attack, 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [3, 4, 8, 15, 21A, 37, 221, 301, 302]

LIVESEY, Sgt. James, 15483; b. 1880 at Preston; m. Rebecca Sheeran 9th April 1904 at Blackburn; e. 18th September 1914 (previously served with Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)); pmtd. Cpl. 19th September 1914; pmtd. Sgt. 2nd January 1915; transferred to 75th Training Reserve Bn. 1st September 1916; transferred to Inf. Labour Coy., The King's (Liverpool Regt.) 28th April 1917; posted to Base Depot, 205 Coy., Labour Corps 10th May 1917 as 125922; served with B.E.F. 11th May 1917 to 13th August 1917; dis. 11th October 1917; lived at 87 Haworth Street, Rishton. [21B, 250]

LIVESEY, Pte. James Edward, 15937; e. 23rd September 1914; lived at 81 Lodge Street, Accrington. [3, 21B, 44, 359, 375]

LOCKETT, Pte. Job, 15724; b. 1885 at Burnley, s. of Elizabeth Lockett; bro. of 15574 John Lockett; marriage to Annie Watson registered Q3 1906 at Burnley; lived at 24 Clegg Street East, Burnley; e. 21st September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to Labour Corps as 514496. [3, 21D, 150, 156, 164, 217, 284, 359, 396]

LOCKETT, L/Cpl. John, 15574; b. Burnley, s. of John and Elizabeth Lockett; bro. of 15724 Job Lockett; marriage to Mary Jane Clark registered Q4 1906 at Burnley; lived at 23 Duckett Terrace, Burnley; e. 19th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (28); bd. Euston Road Cem., Colincamps. [2, 4, 21D, 37, 119, 156, 217, 284, 299, 359]

Abel Lomax LOMAX, Pte. Abel Thorpe, 17877; b. Accrington, s. of Joseph and Margaret Lomax; birth registered Q1 1891; lived at 61 Robert Nuttall Street, Accrington; e. 15th December 1914; marriage to Sarah Griffiths registered Q4 1915 at Haslingden; d.o.w. 8th August 1916 (25); bd. Merville Comm. Cem. [2, 4, 21E, 37, 112, 253, 284, 299, 359]

Left: Abel Lomax. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 15th August 1916.

LONG, Sgt. Charles Hutchinson, 15918; e. 22nd September 1914. [3, 21B, 219, 359]

Richard Lonsdale LONSDALE, Pte. Richard, 15585; b. Accrington as Richard QUILLIGAN, s. of John Lonsdale and Bridget Quilligan; birth registered Q4 1891; lived at 11 Bradshaw Street, Church; e. 19th September 1914; k.i.a. 28th June 1917 (25); comm. Arras Memorial. [2, 21A, 37, 112, 156, 253, 284, 299, 359]

Left: Richard Lonsdale. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 14th July 1917.

Alfred Lord LORD, A/Cpl. Alfred, 22191; b. 1st July 1894 at Rawtenstall, s. of Cyrus Alfred Lord and Ann Lord; lived at 131 Manor Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (22); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 37, 129, 172, 284, 547]

Left: Alfred Lord. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 16th September 1916.

LORD, Pte. Alfred Hopkinson, 16015 (one of battalion barbers); b. 19th August 1894 at Chorley, s. of William and Hannah Lord; lived at 137 Market Street, Chorley; e. 24th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (21); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 20, 21C, 37, 129, 150, 284, 357, 359]

Samuel Lord LORD, Pte. Samuel, 17860; b. 1888/9 at Clayton-le-Moors, s. of Clark and Mary Ann Lord; m. Elizabeth Spencer 10th December 1911 at All Saints Church, Clayton-le-Moors; lived at 17 John Street, Clayton-le-Moors; e. 12th or 14th December 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 21E, 37, 112, 284, 349, 359, 377, 542]

Left: Samuel Lord. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 2nd September 1916.

LORD, Pte. Thomas, 15750; lived at 66 Springfield Road, Burnley; e. 21st September 1914; w. May 1916; transferred to Labour Corps as 656541. [3, 21D, 150, 164, 217, 359]

Willie Lord LORD, Pte. William (Willie), 20989; b. Colne, s. of Rennie and Nancy Jane Lord; lived at 63 Emmott Lane, Laneshawbridge; known as "Laneshaw Brigger"; e. into 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. between 22nd and 24th June 1915; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (19); bd. Queens Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 4, 119, 201, 284, 359, 403, 579]

Left: Willie Lord. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 26th May 1917.

LOTHERINGTON, Cpl. Herbert Arthur, 27329; b. Hornsea, s. of Thomas Arthur Lotherington and Ada Beatrice Lotherington; birth registered Q3 1896; lived at 14 Belvoir Street, Hull; transferred from East Yorks. Regt. to Army Cyclist Corps as 10077; transferred to 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to Army Pay Corps as 12699; marriage (1) to Blanche Gertrude Scaife registered Q2 1918 at Dover; marriage (2) to Doris Mabel Jacques registered Q1 1931 at Plympton; death at age 70 registered Q4 1966 at Hull. [253, 284, 299, 324, 396, 399]

LOVELESS, Sgt. Stephen. [21C, 150]

LOWE, Pte. James, 15660; b. Chorley, s. of Thomas Francis Lowe and Mary Alice Lowe; birth registered Q3 1896; nephew of 15643 Thomas Cornwell; lived at Chorley; e. 21st September 1914; helped 2/Lt. Lett to safety; d.o.w. 21st October 1917 (21); bd. Duisans Brit. Cem., Etrun. [2, 3, 4, 20, 37, 147, 150, 156, 253, 299, 359; 21C as LOVE, J.]

LOWTHER, Pte. William, 22125; b. 28th May 1884 at Blackburn, s. of Charles Henry Lowther and Sarah Hannah Lowther; marriage to Clara Smith registered Q4 1906 at Blackburn; lived at 15 Mount St. James, Knuzden; e. 4th or 5th August 1915; posted to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. before being re-posted to 11th Bn.; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (32); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [37, 129, 221, 263, 283, 284, 286, 299, 359, 368, 579]

John Lucas LUCAS, Sgt. John D.C.M., 15859; b. Chorley, s. of George Henry Lucas and Elizabeth Lucas; birth registered Q1 1891; lived at Lyons Lane, Chorley; m. Margaret Alice Coupe at St. James's Church, Chorley 18th April 1914; e. 22nd September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to 8th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. as 35437 before returning in February 1918; awarded D.C.M. for 28th September 1918. [3, 20, 21C, 253, 282, 284, 359, 373, 453]

Left: John Lucas. Photograph courtesy of John Garwood.

[John and Margaret Lucas with their first child]

LUCAS, Pte. John Stanley, 15475; b. 8th March 1894 at Oswaldtwistle, s. of John Stanley Lucas and Mary Elizabeth Lucas; e. 18th September 1914; transferred to Labour Corps as 422220; lived at 55 Rhyddings Street, Oswaldtwistle. [21A, 44, 263, 284, 354, 359]

Giles Lund LUND, L/Cpl. Giles, 15025; b. 17th October 1886 at Accrington; s. of Samuel and Louisa Lund; lived at 23 Park Street, Accrington; e. 14th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (29); bd. Queens Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 21A, 49, 129, 181, 284, 359]

Left: Giles Lund. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 9th June 1917.

Percy Lund LUND, L/Cpl. Percy, 15694; b. 5th November 1892 at Blackburn, s. of Balfour and Mary Adelaide Lund; lived at 48 Langham Road, Blackburn; e. 21st September 1914; pmtd. L/Cpl. 26th March 1915; diagnosed with nephritis in June 1916 and sent to England; returned to France 20th September 1917, joining 1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 13th October 1917; taken prisoner-of-war at Nieppe 11th April 1918; marriage to Olive Wilding registered Q3 1919; death registered Q2 1975 at Manchester. [3, 21D, 219, 284, 299, 324, 325, 344, 359, 365]

Left: Percy Lund. Photograph courtesy of Percy's daughter, Rosemary Gardiner.

[Photograph of Percy Lund with other convalescing soldiers]

Arthur Lunt LUNT, Pte. Arthur, 15244; b. 16th September 1886 at Accrington, s. of John and Mary Jane Lunt; m. Margaret McKenna at Sacred Heart Church, Accrington 11th May 1910; lived at 18 Adelaide Street, Accrington; e. 16th September 1914; w. 1st July 1916; returned to France after hospitalisation in England and re-joined 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; taken prisoner-of-war 27th March 1918; d. 27th June 1951 (65); bd. Accrington Cem. [3, 21A, 116, 219, 251, 282, 359, 365]

Left: Arthur Lunt. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 18th July 1916.

LYON, Sgt. James Albert, 15027; b. 1882 at Blackburn; m. Edith Walmsley 5th October 1911 at Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Accrington; lived at 11 Haywood Street, Accrington; e. 14th September 1914; pmtd. L/Cpl. 4th December 1914; pmtd. L/Sgt. 20th February 1915; pmtd. Sgt. 12th March 1915; w. 1st July 1916, and returned to England 4th July 1916; dis. (wounds) 1st November 1917; d.o.w. 18th February 1919 (36) from action at Serre; bd. Accrington Cem. [3, 4, 21A, 37, 113, 250, 396]

Ernest Lythe LYTHE, Pte. Ernest, 15936; b. 4th April 1897 at Accrington, s. of Walter Herbert Lythe and Jessie Lythe; e. 23rd September 1914; transferred to 6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt; lived at 32 Park Street, Accrington. The Lythe family owned a sweet (candy) factory in Accrington, well-known for its "Koff Tipps" [photograph]. [3, 21B, 44, 74, 196, 219, 284, 359]

Left: Ernest Lythe. Photograph courtesy of Patricia Lythe MacLaren.

MACALPINE, Capt. Francis Geoffrey M.C.; b. 13th May 1894, s. of Sir George Macalpine; e. 8th September 1914 as Pte., 5254, 3rd Bn. (Public Schools), Royal Fusiliers; aptd. 2/Lt. Accrington Bn., East Lancs. Regt., 29th September 1914; aptd. Lt. 5th May 1915; aptd. Capt. 2nd July 1916; M.C. awarded for conspicuous gallantry during the Battle of the the Lys in April 1918; lived at Broad Oak, Accrington until 1948; chairman of Accrington magistrates and chairman of directors at Accrington Brick and Tile Co. Ltd.; d. 16th April 1957 at Manchester. [3, 8, 9, 21, 34, 44, 53, 70, 76]

Andrew Magrath MAGRATH, Pte. Andrew, 15860 (drummer and sniper); b. 1893/4 at Wigan, s. of Joseph and Elizabeth Ellen Magrath; lived at 54 Weldbank Lane, Chorley; e. 22nd September 1914; d. of pneumonia following a chill caught while celebrating the end of the war, 21st November 1918 (24); bd. Terlincthun Brit. Cem., Wimille. [2, 4, 20, 21C, 147, 150, 284]

Left: Andrew Magrath. Photograph courtesy of John Garwood.

MAKIN, Pte. Walter, 15128; b. 17th August 1890 at Accrington, s. of Robert Lucas Makin and Annie Makin; e. 15th September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to 2nd and later to 7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; lived at 10 Garbett Street, Accrington; dis. (wounds) 7th May 1918 (27). [3, 21B, 44, 49, 113, 284, 314, 396]

MAKIN, Pte. William, 17905; b. Accrington, s. of Alfred and Hannah Makin; birth registered Q3 1895; e. 19th December 1914; transferred to 12th then back to 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to 3rd, 11th, 3rd then 2nd/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; lived at 35 Washington Street, Accrington; k.i.a. 31st March 1918; comm. Pozieres Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 21E, 37, 44, 112, 156, 253, 284, 359, 377, 396]

MAKINSON, Pte. James, 15960; b. 7th December 1896 at Adlington, s. of James and Annie Makinson; lived at 15 Pilling Lane, Chorley; e. 23rd September 1914; d.o.w. 9th July 1916 (19); bd. Etretat Churchyard. [2, 21C, 37, 111, 150, 284, 359]

MALLINSON, Pte. Charles, 24798; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to 7th Bn., East Lancs. Regt., 8th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.) as 28851, and Lancs. Fusiliers as 68598. [34 as MALLINSON, W., 396, 484]

MALONE, Pte. Daniel, 22133; e. 5th or 6th August 1915; transferred to Royal Welsh Fusiliers as 68817, Durham Light Infantry as 91428 and Corps of Lancers as 18128. [263, 359, 579]

MALONE, Pte. Henry, 15029; b. at Church, s. of Richard and Catherine Malone; birth registered Q4 1885; marriage to Clara Molloy registered Q3 1906 at Haslingden; e. 14th September 1914; lived at 36 Hindle Street, Accrington. [3, 21A, 44, 221, 253, 284, 299, 359]

MALONE, Cpl. John Richard, 18040; e. between 14th and 19th January 1915; transferred to 2nd/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. as 203613. [3, 21E, 151, 359]

MALTBY, Pte. Samuel, 27316 (formerly 10151 Army Cycl. Corps); Mention in Dispatches gazetted 9th July 1919. [3, 7, 38, 105, 375]

MANLEY, Pte. Frank, 22078; b. Burnley, s. of Albert and Mary Ann Manley; birth registered Q1 1878; m. Harriet Ellen Cowgill 24th November 1900 at St. Matthew's Church, Burnley; lived at 35 Aigburth Street, Burnley; e. on or shortly before 25th June 1915; transferred to 91st Coy., Machine Gun Corps as 7396; k.i.a. 1st September 1916 (38); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [6, 37, 253, 263, 284, 359, 377, 466, 500, 579]

MANLOVE, Pte. James, 15513; e. 19th September 1914; dis. (wounds) 21st July 1916. [3, 21A, 219, 314]

MARKHAM, Sgt. Jack, 15457; e. 18th September 1914; transferred to 1st/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. [3, 21C, 219, 359]

[Photograph of Jack Markham]

MARSDEN, Sgt. Frank, 15938; b. 1879/80 at Marple, Cheshire; marriage to Hannah Dix registered Q4 1906 at Blackburn; lived at 14 Union Street, Blackburn; e. 23rd September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (33); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 20, 21B, 37, 111, 284, 299, 359, 377]

MARSDEN, Pte. J. [21D]

MARSDEN, Pte. Mark William, 15626; b. Accrington, s. of John William Marsden and Ada Marsden; birth registered Q4 1890; e. 21st September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to 6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; lived at 27 Robert Nuttall Street, Accrington. [3, 21B, 44, 219, 221, 253, 299, 359, 396]

MARSDEN, Pte. William, 15537; e. 19th September 1914. [3, 21C, 219, 359]

Absalom Marsh MARSH, Cpl. Absalom, 15356; b. 18th September 1892 at Blackburn, s. of Thomas and Ellen Marsh; served from 2nd May 1911 to 1st August 1911 with King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.) and from 31st December 1912 to 8th May 1913 with Corps of Hussars of the Line; e. into Accrington Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 17th September 1914; k.i.a. 12th April 1918 (25); comm. Ploegsteert Memorial. [2, 4, 21C, 112, 359, 376, 485]

Left: Absalom Marsh. Photograph courtesy of Max McEvoy.
Full photograph

MARSH, Pte. G., 15247; e. 16th September 1914. [21A, 359]

Cecil Marshall MARSHALL, Pte. Cecil Thomas, 15901; b. 30th April 1890 at Grimsby; e. 22nd September 1914; transferred to 2/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; taken prisoner-of-war 21st March 1918 at Hargicourt. [3, 21D, 219, 311, 359]

Left: Cecil Thomas Marshall. Photograph from the Burnley News of 24th July 1918, courtesy of Denis Otter.

MARSHALL, Pte. John Robert, 15129; b. 17th December 1893 at Accrington, s. of Riley and Grace Ann Marshall; lived at 10 Gillies Street, Accrington; e. 15th September 1914; dis. (middle ear disease) 15th October 1914. [51, 284, 355]

Will Marshall MARSHALL, L/Cpl. Will, 15369; b. 14th February 1893 at Burnley, s. of James Cunliffe Marshall and Elizabeth Ellen Marshall; e. 17th September 1914; lived at 2 Tay Street, Burnley; w. 1st July 1916; dis. (wounds) 1st March 1917; death registered Q1 1995 at Burnley (101). [3, 21D, 113, 197, 214, 216, 284, 314, 324, 396]

Left: Will Marshall. Photograph from the Burnley Express & Advertiser of 5th August 1916, courtesy of Denis Otter.

Edmund Marsland MARSLAND, Pte. Edmund, 15597; b. 27th September 1883 at Clayton-le-Moors, s. of Henry and Margaret Ann Marsland; lived at 48 Whalley Road, Clayton-le-Moors; marriage to Susannah Grimshaw registered Q4 1913 at Blackburn; e. 19th or 21st September 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (32); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 21B, 37, 119, 284, 299, 359, 369]

Left: Edmund Marsland. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 29th August 1916.

James Martin MARTIN, Pte. James; birth registered Q1 1877 at Chorley; marriage to Emma Leigh registered Q3 1899 at Chorley; lived at 5 Moor Street, Chorley; transferred to The King's (Liverpool Regt.) as 28832 and later to 1st/5th Bn., Norfolk Regt. as 33083; attd. 163rd Bde. Machine Gun Corps; d.o.w. 3rd November 1917 (41); bd. Gaza War Cem. [20, 21C?, 37, 150, 253, 284, 299]

Left: James Martin. Photograph courtesy of John Garwood.

John Martin MARTIN, Pte. John Thomas, 20705; b. Clayton-le-Moors, s. of John Martin; m. Mary Alice Greenwood 22nd October 1910 at All Saints Church, Clayton-le-Moors; lived at 84 Pickup Street, Clayton-le-Moors; w. 1st July 1916 (28); transferred to Labour Corps as 45302. [198, 263, 349, 396]

Left: John Martin. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 8th August 1916.

MARTIN, Pte. Joseph, 15101; b. 1883/4 at Accrington, s. of Thomas Henry Martin and Elizabeth Martin; m. Louise Hollister 14th April 1906 at All Saints Church, Clayton-le-Moors; e. 14th September 1914; w. 27th May 1916; transferred 7th April 1918 to Royal Defence Corps as 72678; transferred 8th August 1918 to 3rd Bn., Lincolnshire Regt. as 62702; dis. 9th January 1919; lived at 12 Back Barnes Street, Clayton-le-Moors. [21B, 284, 349, 355, 486]

Percy Martin MARTIN, Pte. Percy, 17969; b. 30th January 1897 at Accrington, s. of Ernest and Mary Alice Martin; e. between 5th and 7th January 1915; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to Military Foot Police as P8753; lived at 17 Yorkshire Street, Accrington; d. April 1975 (78). [3, 21E, 43, 150, 266, 284, 324, 359, 396]

Left: Percy Martin. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 11th July 1916, courtesy of Denis Otter.

MASON, Pte. Albert, 18002; b. late-1890 at Blackpool; e. 9th January 1915; transferred to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. before being transferred to 106 Coy., Machine Gun Corps 25th April 1916 as 10796; w. 18th October 1916 with 26 Coy., Machine Gun Corps and hospitalised in England; marriage to Amelia Walker 12th November 1917 registered at Fylde; dis. 17th April 1919; lived at Poulton-le-Fylde. [21E, 47, 164, 299, 355, 359]

MASON, Pte. William, 15725; b. 1895/6 at Burnley, s. of James and Mary Elizabeth Mason; lived at 5 Dane Street, Burnley; e. 21st September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to 2nd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; k.i.a. 31st July 1917; comm. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. [2, 3, 4, 21D, 37, 147, 217, 284, 359, 396]

MATHER(S), Pte. Thomas (in battalion police). [21C, 52, 150, not found in 47]

James Henry Mawdsley MAWDSLEY, Pte. James Henry, 17949; b. Stacksteads, s. of Grimshaw and Mary Mawdsley; birth registered Q1 1882; marriage to Hetty Brown registered Q3 1902 at Blackburn; lived at 63 Whalley Road, Clayton-le-Moors; e. 4th January 1915; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (34); bd. Railway Hollow Cem., Serre. [1, 4, 253, 284, 299, 359; 2, 21E, 112 as MAUDSLEY]

Left: James Henry Mawdsley. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 22nd August 1916.

MAYES, Pte. Ephraim, 17900; b. 15th October 1884 at Accrington, s. of John William Mayes and Agnes Mayes; marriage to Catherine Guinane registered Q1 1910 at Haslingden; lived at 46 Grange Street, Accrington; e. 17th December 1914; dis. (sickness) 19th April 1915. [21E as MAYER, 49, 284, 299, 314]

Samuel McCall McCALL, Cpl. Samuel, 15245; b. Carlisle, s. of Elizabeth McCall; e. 16th September 1914; w. 1st November 1916; transferred to 2nd/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. as 242643; lived at 10 Kenyon Street, Accrington; d.o.w. 6th September 1918 (22); bd. La Kreule Mil. Cem., Hazebrouck. [3, 21A, 37, 44, 107, 150, 359, 455]

Left: Samuel McCall. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 18th November 1916.

McCARRICK, Pte. John, 15575; e. 19th September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; transferred to 6th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. as 35406; lived at 83 Raglan Road, Burnley. [3, 21D, 217, 359, 373, 396]

McCALLUM, Pte. William, 22089; b. 5th December 1898 at Church, s. of William and Sarah Jane McCallum; lived at 21 Pickle Street, Church; e. 25th June 1915; dis. (under-age) from 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 15th October 1915. [156, 284, 355, 518, 579]

McDERMOTT, Pte. Edward, 15246; b. 1879 at Ballina, Co. Mayo; lived at 50 Grange Street, Accrington; e. 16th September 1914; dis. 14th December 1914. [355]

McDERMOTT, Pte. John (Jack), 20964 (bandsman and stretcher bearer); b. 20th February 1892 at Pendleton, s. of William and Annie McDermott; lived at 87 Corporation Street, Chorley; e. 14th or 15th June 1915; w. 1st-5th July 1916 (24); transferred to Military Mounted Police as P12586; d. 30th April 1970 (78). [284, 416, 359, 396, 417, 552, 579]

McDONOUGH, L/Cpl. James, 15130; b. Stockport; e. 15th September 1914; pmtd. L/Cpl. 2nd August 1916; w. 6th August 1916, rejoining unit 2nd September 1916; w. 29th June 1917, rejoining unit 5th July 1917; w. (mustard gas) 4th/5th September 1917 and returned to England 9th September 1917; posted to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 18th January 1918; demob. 25th March 1919; lived at 50a Heskell Street, Heaton Norris, Stockport. [3, 21A, 219, 250]

McGRATH, Cpl. J. [21B]

McGREGOR, Pte. Robert, 15919; b. 1887 at Peterculter, Aberdeen, s. of Robert McGregor; lived at 96 Hermitage Street, Rishton; e. 22nd September 1914 (previously served with 4th Bn., Gordon Highlanders); drowned 6th-19th November 1914 (27); bd. Rishton. [4, 250, 259]

McGUIRE, Pte. Reuben, 15370; b. Burnley, s. of Robert and Annie Elizabeth McGuire; birth registered Q3 1892; lived at 24 Clive Street, Burnley; e. 17th September 1914; dis. (neurasthenia) 16th October 1918 (26). [3, 21D, 113, 217, 253; 314 as McQUIRE]

McHUGH, Pte. Thomas, 17883; e. 16th December 1914; w. 1st/2nd July 1916; diagnosed suffering from shellshock 6th November 1916; transferred to 877 Area Employment Coy., Labour Corps 18th October 1917 as 408076; demob. 8th March 1919; lived at 33 Brownhill Road, Blackburn. [3, 21E, 47, 282, 355, 359]

McKENNA, Pte. Thomas, 15131; b. 1893 at Accrington, s. of Peter and Agnes McKenna (Riley); bro. of 15028 William McKenna; e. 15th September 1914; served with B.E.F. from 9th March to 25th April 1916; transferred to Labour Corps as 501602; lived at 42 Empress Street, Accrington; demob. 17th April 1919. [21A, 44, 164, 284, 355]

William McKenna McKENNA, L/Cpl. William, 15028; b. Accrington, s. of Peter and Agnes McKenna (Riley); bro. of 15131 Thomas McKenna; lived at 18 Barnes Street, Church; e. 14th September 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (26); bd. Railway Hollow Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 4, 21A, 129, 284, 359]

Left: William McKenna. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 29th July 1916.

McKENZIE, Sgt. J. W. [21E]

McLOUGHLIN, Pte. James, 15514 (later 35444); b. 1896/7 at Oswaldtwistle, s. of James and Margaret McLoughlin; e. 19th September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; lived at 51 Exchange Street, Accrington. [3, 21A, 44, 221, 284, 359, 373, 396]

McLOUGHLIN, Pte. Peter, 15332; b. 1894/5 at Accrington, s. of James Henry McLoughlin and Jane McLoughlin; e. 17th September 1914; transferred to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; lived at 32 Newark Street, Accrington. [21A, 44, 284, 359]

McRAE, Pte. Harry, 15515; e. 19th September 1914; transferred to 1st/4th Bn., East Lancs. Regt., and later to 1st (Garrison) Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regt.) as 60308; lived at 60 Exchange Street, Accrington. [21A, 44, 263, 359, 487]

McVICKERS, Sgt. Frank, 15993; see HAYNES, Lt. George Edward.

MEDLEY, Pte. Fred, 15751; b. 1891 at Burnley, s. of Henry Hartley Medley and Mary Ann Medley; lived at 85 Hollingreave Road, Burnley; e. 21st September 1914; w. 1st/2nd July 1916 and hospitalised in England; transferred to 9th Bn., East Lancs. Regt., joining battalion in Salonika on 26th November 1916; w. (shellshock) 30th April 1917; aptd. unpaid L/Cpl. 19th January 1918; reverted to Pte. 20th April 1918 while in hospital suffering from malaria; invalided to U.K. 5th June 1918; joined 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. at Saltburn 26th July 1918; posted to B.E.F. 13th September 1918, and transferred to 2nd Bn., Royal Munster Fusiliers as 18607, joining battalion on 26th October 1918; w. 6th November 1918 and hospitalised in England; awarded M.M.; demob. 14th March 1919. [3, 21D, 181, 209, 217, 282, 284, 355, 488]

Fred Mellelieu MELLELIEU, Pte. Fred, 15419; birth registered Q3 1896, s. of James Willie and Elizabeth Ellen Mellelieu; e. 18th September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; w. (gas) September 1917 and returned to England; lived at 31 Carter Street, Accrington; transferred to 199 Reserve Coy., Royal Defence Corps as 86634; dis. 21st March 1919. [3, 21A, 44, 250, 253, 263, 281, 284]

Left: Fred Mellelieu. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 11th July 1916, courtesy of Denis Otter.

Albert Mercer MERCER, L/Cpl. Albert, 15085; b. Blackburn; e. 14th September 1914; marriage to Florence Hutchinson of 5 School Street, Rishton registered Q3 1915 at Blackburn; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 21B, 37, 129, 284, 299, 359]

Left: Albert Mercer. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 26th August 1916.

MERCER, Pte. Nathaniel, 17947; e. 4th January 1915; transferred to Royal Engineers as 245926. [21E, 263, 359]

MERCER, Cpl. Robert, 15775; lived at 17 Edge End, Great Harwood; e. 21st September 1914. [3, 21B, 219, 223, 359]

METCALF, Pte. John (Jack), 17851; b. 1896/7 at Oswaldtwistle, s. of William and Ann Eva Metcalf; lived at Manor House, Oswaldtwistle; e. 10th or 11th December 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916; comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 21E, 37, 147, 284, 359]

Bob Metcalfe METCALFE, Cpl. Robert (Bob), 20997; b. 10th May 1897 at Rishton, s. of Thomas Charles Metcalfe and Elizabeth Metcalfe; lived at 376 Manchester Road, Baxenden; e. 24th June 1915 at Accrington; posted to 12th Bn. 3rd September 1915, returning to 11th Bn. 30th November 1915; w. 14th August 1916 and hospitalised at Colchester; posted to 3rd Bn. 20th November 1916; transferred to 25th Bn., King's (Liverpool) Regt. as Pte. 108264 24th April 1918; demobilized as Cpl. 20th February 1919; m. Dora Farrar 1922; d. 1968. [137, 138, 143, 284, 286, 343, 579]

Left: Bob Metcalfe. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 29th August 1916.

MILLIGAN, Pte. W., 18021; e. between 12th and 14th January 1915. [21E, 45, 359]

MILLINGTON, Pte. George, 15420; e. 18th September 1914. [3, 21C, 219, 359]

MILNER, Pte. Joseph, 15900; e. 22nd September 1914; slightly w. in right shoulder by rifle grenade 5th May 1916; transferred to 1st/2nd Bn., Monmouthshire Regt. as 229519 and then to 16th Bn., Royal Irish Rifles as 16/45792; lived at 12 St. Cuthbert Street, Burnley. [21D, 158, 217, 359, 489]

MILTON, Pte. George Edward, 15538; b. 1st August 1893 at Chorley, s. of John Edward Milton and Margaret (Maggie) Milton; e. 19th September 1914; d. of pneumonia 1st February 1915 (21); bd. Chorley Cem. [2, 4, 20, 21C, 37, 357, 416]

MILTON, Major James Clymo M.B.E., O.B.E.; b. at Madron, near Penzance, s. of John Penn Milton and Mary Northway Milton; birth registered Q2 1869; marriage to Lilian Mary Baird registered Q2 1893 at Stoke Damerel; lived at Russell Square, Chorley; aptd. Capt. 11th September 1914; aptd. Major 15th January 1915; transferred on medical grounds to War Office June 1916; later served as Provost Marshall in Ireland; d. 14th March 1931 at Penzance. [3, 8, 9, 10, 20, 21C, 67, 253, 284, 299, 310]

MILTON, L/Cpl. John Henry Lee, 15816; b. 23rd August 1869 at Chagford, Devon, s. of Joseph and Ann Milton; birth registered Q3 1869 at Okehampton; m. Bessie Wilson 26th March 1893 at St. James' Church, Blackburn; e. 22nd September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916; lived at 32 Cabin End, Oswaldtwistle; dis. (wounds) 23rd January 1919. [3, 21B, 44, 51, 219, 253, 284, 314, 326, 396, 552]

MILTON, Pte. William, 20943; b. 8th October 1876 at Ulverston, s. of Joseph and Ann Milton; m. Elizabeth Higginson 10th October 1896 at St. Matthew's Church, Blackburn; lived at 24 Primrose Hill, Blackburn; e. between 3rd and 7th June 1915; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (39); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 37, 147, 284, 352, 359, 377, 573, 579]

MITCHELL, Cpl. Frederick William, 15627; e. 21st September 1914; w. August 1916; transferred to Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regt.) as 53793, later 4602569. [3, 21B, 47, 150, 164, 278, 359]

MITCHELL, Lt. Henry Harrison; b. 24th May 1886 at Blackburn, only s. of Thomas Rice Mitchell and Elizabeth Mitchell; e. 17th September 1914 as Pte., 15357, Accrington Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; aptd. L/Cpl. 4th December 1914; aptd. 2/Lt. 18th January 1915; d. 23rd February 1916 (29) in hospital at Port Said following an accident on 20th February; bd. Port Said War Memorial Cem. [4, 21D, 37, 71, 79, 133, 135, 164]

Jack Mitchell MITCHELL, Pte. John (Jack), 15333; b. Accrington, s. of James and Elizabeth Mitchell; lived at 35 Blackburn Road, Church; e. 17th September 1914; w. 1st July 1916 (18); transferred to 2nd/5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. as 242645. [3, 21A, 44, 113, 284, 359, 548]

Left: Jack Mitchell. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 26th September 1916.

John Molloy MOLLOY, Pte. John (Jack), 15941; b. Accrington, s. of Joseph and Ellen Molloy; marriage to Lucy Ellison registered Q1 1913 at Haslingden; e. 23rd September 1914; transferred to 12th Bn. then back to 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (26); bd. Queens Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 4, 111, 299, 359; 21B as MALOY, J.]

Left: Jack Molloy. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 5th August 1916.

MONAGHAN, Sgt. John, 15466; lived at 20 Layfield Street, Burnley; e. 18th September 1914. [3, 21D, 217, 359, 375]

MOORCROFT, Pte. Albert, 15662; b. 1st January 1880 at Whittle-le-Woods, s. of Edward and Margaret Moorcroft; marriage to Louisa Davies registered Q2 1904 at Chorley; lived at 3 Bank Houses, Blackrod; e. 21st September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916 (36); dis. (wounds) 21st March 1917. [3, 20, 21C, 51, 219, 299, 314, 396, 416, 552; 284 as Alfred Moorcroft]

MOORE, L/Cpl. Arthur, 27277 (formerly 122 10th (1st Hull) Bn., East Yorks. Regt. and 10076 Army Cycl. Corps); b. at Braffords, near Hull, s. of Arthur and Norah Ann (Annie) Moore; lived at 7 Buckingham Terrace, Adelaide Street, Hull; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (21); bd. Serre Road Cem. No.2, Beaumont Hamel (also comm. Thiepval Memorial). [4, 37, 129, 284]

MOORE, Lt. Fred; b. 26th December 1885, s. of John and Sarah Moore; lived at Oak Bank, Manchester Road, Accrington; e. 2nd March 1915 as Gnr., L/572 158th (Accrington & Burnley) Bde., Royal Field Artillery; dis. on appointment to temp. 2/Lt. 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 17th August 1915; transferred to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 4th December 1915 and later to 1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt. [10, 44, 243, 284]

MOORE, A/Cpl. James, 15726; b. 1890 at Blackburn; e. 21st September 1914; w. 1st/2nd July 1916 and returned to England 4th July 1916; transferred to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 31st October 1916; returned to France to rejoin 11th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. November 1916 as 35458; pmtd. L/Cpl. 23rd July 1917; w. (gas) September 1917 and returned to England 16th September 1917; transferred to 53rd (Y.S.) The King's (Liverpool Regt.) November 1917; pmtd. A/Cpl. 25th October 1918; transferred to 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 28th November 1918; dis. 22nd March 1919; lived at 32 Robinson Street, Burnley. [21D, 150, 217, 250, 373, 396]

MOORE, Cpl. James Johnson M.M., 16013; b. 12th August 1883 at Chorley, s. of James Johnson Moore and Mary Moore; bapt. 30th September 1883 at St. George's Church, Chorley; marriage to Margaret Ann Parkinson registered Q3 1904 at Chorley; lived at 3 Grime Street, Chorley; e. 24th September 1914; awarded M.M. for 27th March 1918; death registered Q4 1958 at Chorley. [3, 20, 21C, 38, 219, 284, 299, 324, 357, 359, 552]

MOORE, Pte. Joseph. [21D]

MOORE, A/W.O. II William, 15248; e. 16th September 1914; transferred to Machine Gun Corps as 10788; lived at 94 Burnley Road, Accrington. [21A, 44, 263, 359]

MOORHOUSE, Pte. Richard, 20955; e. between 9th and 14th June 1915; transferred to Machine Gun Corps as 9938. [263, 359, 579]

MORAN, Pte. Peter, 20985; b. Haslingden, s. of John and Catherine Moran; birth registered Q4 1888; lived at 24 Rake Foot, Haslingden; e. 22nd June 1915; dis. (chronic rheumatism) from 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 25th April 1916. [221, 253, 284, 314, 355, 579]

MORGAN, Pte. Michael, 20959; e. 14th June 1915. [263, 359, 579]

MORONEY, Pte. Francis, 15249; birth registered Q1 1891, s. of Maurice and Margaret Moroney; e. 16th September 1914; lived at 76 Countess Street, Accrington. [3, 21A, 44, 221, 253, 284, 359]

MORRIS, Pte. George William, 22137; b. 4th April 1895 at Oswaldtwistle s. of William and Eliza Morris; m. Mary Alice Christian 31st May 1913 at Blackburn Register Office; lived at 22 James Street, Oswaldtwistle; e. 9th August 1915 (previously served five years with 5th Bn., East Lancs. Regt.); posted to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. (later 75th Training Reserve Bn. as 48255) 3rd September 1915; aptd. paid L/Cpl. 13th November 1915; pmtd. Cpl. 16th February 1916; aptd. paid L/Sgt. 10th April 1916; transferred to 11th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.) 24th December 1916 as 32611, and posted to B.E.F.; posted to 7th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.) 27th January 1917; w. 7th June 1917; posted to 3rd Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.) 13th September 1917; reduced to ranks 18th March 1918; posted to 1st Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.) 7th July 1918; transferred to Labour Corps 29th July 1918 as 568874; demob. 19th March 1919. [263, 284, 352, 355, 579]

MORRIS, Pte. J. [21C]

MORRIS, Pte. James, 15727; e. 21st September 1914; w. during war; served also with 1st/4th and 2nd/5th Bns., East Lancashire Regt. [3, 21D, 150, 219, 359]

MORRISEY, Pte. Patrick (Pat), 15939; b. 1880/1 at Nenagh, Ireland; marriage to Mary Ellen Jackson registered Q3 1908 at Haslingden; lived at 7 Castle Street, Accrington; e. 23rd September 1914; dis. (sickness) 28th June 1916; later served as Sapper W.R./337025, Royal Engineers. [21B, 44, 164, 227, 284, 299, 314]

MORTON, Pte. William Alfred, 15250; b. 1895/6 at Manchester, s. of William Henry Morton and Amy Morton (née Earl); e. 16th September 1914; served in munitions and with 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. before being transferred to 75th Training Reserve Bn. 1st September 1916; m. Martha Alice Jerume 18th September 1916 at Accrington; transferred to 2nd Garrison Bn., Manchester Regt. 21st October 1916; transferred to 5th Garrison Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers 7th February 1917 as 64190; posted to 3rd Garrison Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers 28th July 1917; lived at 5 Park Street, Accrington; dis. 5th August 1918; d. 15th August 1919 (24); bd. Accrington Cem. [21A as MORETON, 37, 44, 150, 250]

MOUGHTON, Sgt. George Henry, 17891; b. 16th June 1882 at Dudley, Worcestershire, s. of John and Ellen Moughton; m. Beatrice Florence Parker 27th October 1901 at Parish Church Eastwood, Rotherham; lived at 65 Market Street, Church; e. 16th December 1914; promoted Cpl. in 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 9th November 1915; promoted Sgt. and aptd. Sgt. Cook 9th February 1916; transferred to 75th Training Reserve Bn. 1st September 1916; injured knee playing football November 1916; posted Depot 2nd January 1917; transferred to Accrington Brick and Tile Company 17th January 1917; discharged from The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 15th March 1918 as 12/48087. [21E as HOUGHTON, 221, 250, 316]

MOULDING, Pte. James, 15992; lived at 22 Mercer Street, Great Harwood; e. 24th September 1914; w. 1st-5th July 1916. [3, 21B, 219, 223, 359, 396]

MUIR, C.S.M. Andrew Brown, 15309; b. 22nd December 1858 at Maryhill, Scotland; calico machine printer at Oakenshaw Works, Clayton-le-Moors; e. Volunteer Bn., East Lancs. Regt. aged 17; discharged with rank of Colour Sgt. 1910; e. Accrington Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 16th September 1914; instructor; transferred to Labour Corps as 520310; d. 4th March 1942 (83); bd. Church and Clayton-le-Moors Cem. [21B, 78, 150, 164, 552]

[Photograph of the Muir family]

Albert Mulhall MULHALL, Pte. Albert, 15818; b. Accrington, s. of George Thomas and Elizabeth Jane Mulhall; bro. of 15133 George Mulhall and 15817 Tom Mulhall; e. 22nd September 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (23); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 21B, 37, 58, 111, 359]

Left: Albert Mulhall. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 2nd September 1916.

[Photograph of Albert Mulhall, courtesy of Barrie Mulhall]

MULHALL, Pte. George, 15133; b. 4th August 1888 at Accrington, s. of George Thomas and Elizabeth Jane Mulhall; bro. of 15818 Albert Mulhall and 15817 Tom Mulhall; e. 15th September 1914; transferred to 1st Bn., East Lancs. Regt., and later to 1st Bn., The Loyal North Lancs. Regt. as 31294; lived at 33 Clement Street, Accrington. [21A, 44, 322, 359, 490]

James Mulhall MULHALL, Pte. James, 17838; b. Accrington, s. of James and Ann Mulhall; marriage to Elizabeth Ellen Barton registered Q1 1899 at Haslingden; lived at 32 Newark Street, Accrington; e. 8th or 9th December 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (42); bd. Queens Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 4, 21E, 37, 112, 221, 284, 299, 359]

Left: James Mulhall. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 19th August 1916.

Tom Mulhall MULHALL, Pte. Thomas (Tom), 15817; b. Accrington, s. of George Thomas and Elizabeth Jane Mulhall; bro. of 15818 Albert Mulhall and 15133 George Mulhall; e. 22nd September 1914; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (21); bd. Queens Cem., Serre. [1, 2, 21B, 58, 111, 359]

Left: Tom Mulhall. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 2nd September 1916.

Richard Henry Mundy MUNDY, Pte. Richard Henry, 17868; b. Clayton-le-Moors; e. 12th or 14th December 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (21); bd. Euston Road Cem., Colincamps. [2, 4, 37, 129, 359; 21E as MUDDAY, R. N.]

Left: Richard Henry Mundy. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 12th August 1916.

MURPHY, Sgt. James, 16014; b. 7th September 1897 at Chorley, s. of Patrick and Ellen Murphy; lived at 24 Buchanan Street, Chorley; e. 24th September 1914 (17); aptd. L/Cpl. 25th March 1915; pmtd. Cpl. 26th June 1915; promotion confirmed 19th July 1915; w. 1st/2nd July 1916 and hospitalised in England; rejoined battalion in France on 12th December 1916; aptd. A/Sgt. 18th January 1917; rank of sergeant made substantive 1st April 1917; w. 15th May 1917 and hospitalised in England; dis. (wounds) 25th December 1917 from 3rd Bn., East Lancs. Regt. [3, 20, 21C, 150, 164, 284, 314, 355, 396]

John Murphy MURPHY, Pte. John, 15902; b. Burnley, s. of Edward and Ann Murphy; lived at 102 Anne Street, Burnley; e. 22nd September 1914; w. by shell fire 29th April 1916; k.i.a. 1st July 1916 (24); comm. Thiepval Memorial. [2, 4, 21D, 37, 150, 158, 201, 203, 217, 359; 111 as MURPHEY]

Left: John Murphy. Photograph from the Burnley Express & Advertiser of 9th May 1917, courtesy of Denis Otter.

MURPHY, Pte. John Thomas, 15392; e. 17th September 1914; lived at 32 Grange Street, Accrington. [3, 21B?, 44, 359]

MURPHY, Pte. Michael, 22132; b. ca. April 1878 at Cork, Ireland; m. Catherine Malley 12th November 1898 at St. Anne's Church, Blackburn; lived at 89 Hodder Street, Accrington; e. 5th August 1915; posted to 12th Bn., East Lancs. Regt. 3rd September 1915; dis. 16th June 1916. [355, 552, 579]

MUSGROVE, Pte. Walter Lees, 17874; b. 1887 at Accrington; m. Alice Catlow 15th May 1909 at St. Mary Magdalen, Accrington; lived at 32 Union Street, Accrington; e. 15th December 1914; attd. Cammell Laird & Co., Birkenhead 30th November 1915; posted to Depot 4th February 1916; transferred to Royal Field Artillery as Fitter 29th September 1916; transferred and posted to Royal Garrison Artillery, Siege Artillery School, Lydd 25th October 1916; transferred and posted to Royal Garrison Artillery, No.2 Depot, Gosport 25th November 1916; posted to B.E.F. France and 266th Siege Battery 12th December 1916; w., and admitted to 47 General Hospital, Le Treport 17th August 1917; dis. as Fitter Gunner 149458 19th February 1918. [21E, 262, 263, 284, 314]

William Myerscough MYERSCOUGH, Pte. William, 17926; b. Accrington, s. of Joseph and Margaret Myerscough; birth registered Q4 1882; marriage to Alice Whiteside registered Q1 1903 at Haslingden; lived at 55 Sultan Street, Accrington; e. 28th December 1914; k.i.a. 1st/2nd July 1916 (33); bd. Euston Road Cem., Colincamps. [2, 4, 21E, 37, 112, 221, 253, 284, 299, 359]

Left: William Myerscough. Photograph from the Accrington Observer & Times of 29th July 1916.

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