C S BAGLEY

CHARLES SAINSBURY BAGLEY

Private No: 242436, 5th Bn King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Friday, 28/09/1917,
Son of Benjamin Wade Bagley and Jane Bagley, of Selbourne Place, Minehead;
husband of Celia Bagley, of 81, Castlemain Avenue, Bournemouth.

MINEHEAD CEMETERY, Ref: CE. 1595., Somerset, United Kingdom

No Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form

Charles Sainsbury Bagley. Private. 242436.King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/5th Bn.
Born Minehead Somerset, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 29/10/17. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

J R BAGOT

JOHN BAGOT

Private 1153 1st/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Tuesday, 27/04/1915 .

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 12, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

No Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form

John Bagot.Private. 1153. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/5th Bn.
Born St.John's, Lancaster, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 27/04/15. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

J R BAGOT

JOHN RICHARD BAGOT
NOT ON CWGC

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John Richard Bagot. Resided at 6 Lucy Street, Lancaster. A single man. Pte. 1/5 K.O.R.L.Regt. He served for 6 months at home, and 4 months abroad. Killed in action June 1915. Mrs Sarah Bagot, sister at above address.

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Bagot John H Private 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action , age 22, address.6, Lucy Street, Lancaster, educated St Thomas' School, employed at White Cross Mills, mother Mrs Bagot, widow, his only brother is with the KORL Reserve Battalion. From 6 Lucy Street, twelve young men have gone to the war – the two Bagots, five of Mrs Bettany's sons, two lads she had brought up, and three lodgers

Source Lancaster Observer date 7 May,1915 page 3 , photo Code 0 .

 

H G BAILEY

HAROLD GEORGE BAILEY

Lance Corporal 235935 1st Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers
who died on Thursday, 11/04/1918 . Age 24 .
Son of the late William and Sarah Bailey.of 65 King Street

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 4 , Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Harold G. Bailey. Resided at 65 King Street , Lancaster. A single man. L.Cpl. 235935. Lancashire Fusiliers. He served for 2 years at home, and 6 months abroad

Harold Bailey. L/CPL. 235935.Lancashire Fusiliers.1st Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 11/04/18. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

T BAINBRIDGE

THOMAS BAINBRIDGE

Private 16800 1st Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Tuesday, 10/04/1917 .

ARRAS MEMORIAL, Ref: Bay 2, Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Thomas Bainbridge.Resided at 1 James Street, Lancaster.. A married man and a daughter.. Pte 16800. 1st bn. K.O.R.L. He served for 5 months at home, and 2 years 3 months abroad. Killed on 10-4-17 France

Thomas Bainbridge. Private. 16800. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1st Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 10/04/17. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bainbridge Tom Private Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action in France,10 April, 1917, age 43, address 1 James Street, Lancaster, he leaves a wife and daughter. He was educated at St Thomas' school, apprenticed to Mr R P Wilson, plumber, and employed by Lancaster Corporation. Younger son of the late Mr George Bainbridge of Ayr Street, Lancaster, stonemason, well known Trades Unionist, his elder brother private W Bainbridge, is serving.

Source Lancaster Guardian date28 April, 1917 page 8, ibid, 5 May 1917, page 8, photo Code 115 .

H BAKER

HODGSON BAKER

Private 3894 1st Bn King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Saturday, 08/05/1915 Age: 32
Son of the late Hodgson and Mary Baker.
Served in the South African Campaign.

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 12, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

H. Baker. Resided at 3 Mary Street, Lancaster. A single man. 3894. 1st King's Own Royal Lancs. Regt. He served for 1 month at home, and 8 months abroad. Died of Wounds.

Hodgson Baker. Private. 3894. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1st Bn.
Born Pendleton,Lancs., and enlisted in Woolwich.
Died 08/05/15. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

J J BAKER

JOHN JAMES BAKER
NOT ON CWGC

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John James Baker. Resided at 12 Aldcliffe Road, [Lancaster]. A married man. Corp. 240043 K.O.R.L. He served 2 years at home, and 2 years abroad. Died 7 April 1918 . Mrs Grace Baker [widow]

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[no obit]

J BALDWIN

BROTHER W Below

JOHN BALDWIN

Lance Corporal S/2884 7th Bn., Seaforth Highlanders
who died on Wednesday, 11/04/1917 .

AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Ref: I. L. 52, Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John Baldwin. Resided at 1 Bulk Road, Bulk, Lancaster. A single man. L/Cpl. S/2884. 7th Seaforth Highlanders. He served for 8 months at home, and 2 years abroad. Died of Wounds in France. Died April 11th 1917..

John Baldwin. L/CPL. S/2884. Seaforth Highlanders [Ross-shire Buffs, the Duke of Albany's] 7th Bn.
Born St. Annes, Lancaster, Lancs., and enlisted in Lancaster, Lancs.
Died 11/04/1917. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Baldwin John Lance Corporal or Private 2784 Seaforth highlanders, died of wounds 11 April 1917 at 30th casualty Clearing Station, France, address 1 Bulk Row, Lancaster, educated at Saint Peter's school, employed at Phoenix Foundry as a labourer. Son of Mrs Baldwin, his brother Private Wm (129) died on Feb 9th 1916.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 21, April, 1917 page 8 ibid 28 April 1917, page 8, , photo .

W BALDWIN 

BROTHER J Above

WILLIAM BALDWIN

Private 17233 5th Bn., King's Shropshire Light Infantry
who died on Wednesday, 09/02/1916 . Age 23 .
Son of the late John Baldwin;
husband of Mary Baldwin, of I, Bulk Row, Lancaster.

WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Ref: I. L. 22., Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

William Baldwin. Resided at 1 Bulk Road, Bulk, Lancaster. A married man. Pte. 17233. 5th King's Shropshire Light Infantry. He served for 1 month at home, and 1 year abroad. Died of Wounds in France. Died February 9th 1916.

William Baldwin. Private.17233. King's [Shropshire Light Infantry] 5th Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 09/02/16. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Baldwin William Private 17733 5th Shropshire Light Infantry died of wounds at Wimeraux, France, 9 February, 1916, age 23, address 1 Germany Row, Lancaster (now Bulk Rd), employed by Lancashire County Council Road Survey Department. Second son of the widowed Mrs Baldwin, his elder brother John (130) is with the 7th Seaforth highlanders, and a brother in law, Sergeant Physick is with the Border Regiment in France

Source Lancaster Guardian date 19 February, 1916 page 8, photo Code 129 .

Baldwin Wm Private Died 9 February 1916, address 1 Bulk Row, Lancaster. Son of Mrs Baldwin, brother of Lance Corporal John Baldwin (130)

Source Lancaster Guardian Obituary John Baldwin, date21, April 1917, page 8,

no photo Code 129

J BARBER

JOHN BARBER

Private 241152 2nd/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Thursday, 10/01/1918 . Age 21 .
Son of James and Agnes Barber, of Lancaster.

WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Ref: VIII. B. 26A., Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John Barber. Resided at 16 Adelaide Street, Lancaster. A single man. 241152. 2/5 K.O.R.L. He served for 1 year and 6 months at home, and 11 months abroad. Died of wounds. [Father & Mother living.].

John Barber. Private. 241152. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 2/5th Bn.
Enlisted in Lancaster
Died 10/01/18. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

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N H BARNES

NICHOLAS HENRY BARNES

Private 51590 2nd/5th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment
who died on Monday, 15/04/1918 .

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 3, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Nicholas Henry Barnes. Resided at 15 Ripley Street, Lancaster. A married man. Pte. 51590. 2/5 Lincolns. He served for 2 years abroad . . Form shows at the bottom: "Invalided home with trench feet and fever. Went overseas again after. ... Killed in Action

Nicholas Henry Barnes.Private. 51590. Lincolnshire Regt. 5th Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 15/04/18. Killed in Action.

Supp. Notes: Formerly 72490, Liverpool Regt.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

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J T BARNET

JOHN TAYLOR BARNET

Private 306470 12th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
who died on Thursday, 06/06/1918 . Age 33 .
Husband of N. Barnet, of 63, Alexandra Rd., Skerton, Lancaster.

POZIERES MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 21 to 23, Somme, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John Taylor Barnet. Resided at 63 Alexandra Road, Skerton, [Lancaster]. A married man. Pte. 306470. King's Liverpool Regt. He served for 2 years at home, and 18 months abroad. Killed in Action.

John Barnet. Private. 306470. King's [Liverpool Regt.] 12th Bn.
Born Skerton, Lancs., resided and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 26/09/18. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

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G W BARROW

GEORGE WALTER BARROW

Company Sergeant Major 240011 1st/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Friday, 26/01/1917 . Age 29
Native of Lancaster.
Son of Edward and Eliza Barrow.
Husband of Mrs. Hornby (formerly Barrow), of Snipe Gill, Marton, Ulverston

BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Ref: VIII. C. 173., Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

G.W. Barrow. Resided at 2 Bulk Road, Lancaster.A married man. C.S.Major. 117. 1/5 King's Own. He served for 12 years at home. and 3 years abroad.

George Walter Barrow. W.O.Class 2. 24001.King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 15th Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 26/01/19. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Barrow George W Sergeant Major 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment died from burns in an accident, January 1917, died c. 28 January 1917, employed at Lune Mills, he leaves a widow and one child.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 3 February, 1917 page 8, photo Code 154 .

J C BARROW

JOHN CHARLES BARROW

Private 3081 1/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Thursday, 13/02/1919 . Age 24 .
Son of Henry and Florence Barrow;
husband of Margaret Harrison (formerly Barrow).

SKERTON (ST. LUKE) CHURCHYARD, Ref:180., Lancashire, United Kingdom

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John Charles Barrow. Resided at 5 Oxford Street, Lancaster. A married man. 1/5 th Bn. King's Own R.L.Rgt. He served for 5 months at home, and 3 months abroad.. Invalided owing to injuries received in trenches. Died March 1919 as a reslut of such injuries..

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S E BARROW

[OFFICER] SPENCER ELLWOOD BARROW

Lieutenant: 5th Bn King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Tuesday, 16/11/1915 Age: 42
Son of William and Ann Dinah Barrow.

: LANCASTER (SCOTFORTH) CEMETERY, Ref: XV. 50.,
Lancashire, United Kingdom

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Spencer Ellwood Barrow. Resided at Yewgarth, Lancaster. A single man. 1st Lieut. 5th King's Own. He served for 8 months at home, and 6 months abroad. Died of wounds. Died November 16th 1915..

[Officer] Spencer Ellwood Barrow. LT. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 5th Bn. [Territorial]
Died 16/11/15. Died of Wounds.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Barrow Spencer E Lieutenant 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment wounded 5 May, 1915, died of wounds 8 November 1915 at St Thomas' hospital, London, address Yewgarth, Lancaster, educated at Oliver's Mount school, Scarborough, served articles as an architect ARIBA at Newcastle, practiced at bank Cjambers, Lancaster. A member of theSociety of Friends (Quakers), treasurer of the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, a hockey and tennis player. Second son of the late Mr William, and Mrs Barrow.

Source Lancaster Observer date, 1915 page 5, photo Code 151 .

W BARROW

WILLIAM BARROW
NOT ON CWGC

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

William Barrow. Resided at 62 Dale Street, Lancaster. A single man . 26696 Private 3rd Royal Lancs. Regt.. He served for 3 months at home, and was invalided out. No dates given. No other records available.

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T BARTLE

THOMAS BARTLE

Private 5931 "G" Coy. 1st Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Tuesday, 20/10/1914 . Age 36 .
Husband of Alice Bartle, of 58, Quarry Rd., Lancaster.
Served in the South African Campaign.

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Ref:Panel 2, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Thomas Bartle. Resided at 58 Quarry Road, Lancaster. A married man. Pte. 5931. 1 King's Own Royal Lancaster Regt. He served abroad 1914 France. Missing and reported Killed 22 October 1914.

Thomas Bartle. Private. 5931. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1st Bn.
Born King's Lynn, Norfolk, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 20/10/14. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

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S K BATES

[OFFICER] STANLEY KNIGHT BATES

Lieutenant 1st/5th Bn King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on the Sunday, 09/05/1915 Age: 17
Son of Lt. Col. John Henry Bates, T.D., 1st/5th Bn. King's Own Royal Lancaster Regt., and Sarah Eleanor Bates, of Fir Bank, Penrith, Cumberland.
Gazetted 10th Aug., 1914, from Royal Lancaster Grammar School Cadet Corps.
Native of Morecambe, Lancs.

AEROPLANE CEMETERY, Ref: II. B. 41, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

No Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form

[Officer] Stanley Knight Bates. LT. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 5th Bn. [Territorial]
Died 09/05/15. Kiled in Action.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bates Stanley W Lieutenant 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action, 1915, age 17, address Penrith, educated Lancaster Royal Grammar School, the youngest full lieutenant in the British Army, a keen athlete. Father Major Bates, second in command of the same Battalion, who is under medical treatment at home in Penrith.

Source Lancaster Observer date 21 May, 1915, page 2, also 14 May, 1915, page 5. photo of both men Code ? 165 .

W BATTERSBY

W BATTERSBY

Private 27523 8th Bn King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Monday,13/11/1916

LUKE COPSE BRITISH CEMETERY PUISIEUX, Ref: 24., Pas de Calais, France

No Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form

William Battersby. Private. 27523. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.]8th Bn.
Born Skerton, Lancaster, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 13/11/16. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Battersby W Private Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment believed killed in action 13 November, 1916 (see earlier casrep).

Source Lancaster Guardian date 24 March , 1917 page 8, photo Code 172 .

Battersby W Private Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment missing, 13 November, 1916, age 33, address 160 Main Street, Skerton educated at 'British' Council school, Skerton, employed at St George's Works. Mother Mrs Battersby, her grandson, Private Lupton of the Shropshire Light Infantry is the only one unwounded of eighteen men who joined up together.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 16 December, 1916 page 8, ibid 24 February 1917, page 8, photo Code 172 .

Battersby W Private Missing believed killed in action 13 November, 1916, uncle of Private Thomas Lupton (1482).

Source Lancaster Guardian date19 May, 1917 page, 8, Obituary, Private Thomas Lupton, no photo Code 172 .

H BATTY

HENRY BATTY

Private 15694 11th Bn., Manchester Regiment
who died on Friday, 27/09/1918 .

QUEANT ROAD CEMETERY, Ref: VIII. G. 21., BUISSY, Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Henry Batty. Resided at 20 Spring Garden Street, Lancaster. A single man. Pte. 15694. 11th Manchester Regt. He served for 3 years abroad. Killed. Widowed Mother still living.

Henry Batty. Private. 15694. Manchester Regt. 11th Bn.
Born and resided in Lancaster, and enlisted in Garstang, Lancs.
Died 27/09/18. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

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W BAXENDALE

[OFFICER] WALTER BAXENDALE

Major British South African Police
Secondary Unit: Formerly Lieut-Col., Southern Rhodesia Volunteers.
who died on Monday, 23/10/1916

IRINGA CEM, Ref: IV. B. 5., Tanzania

No Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form

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Baxendale Walter Colonel South Rhodesian Volunteers, died of wounds as a Prisoner of War, in East Africa, he emigrated to Rhodesia in 1895, and had a distinguished career, rising from the ranks and serving in several military campaigns, he was mayor of Bulawayo twice and competed at Bisley in 1902, and became PM of the Freemason's Lodge. His wife died in August 1913, leaving a son, who is staying with his uncle, Mr J J Baxendale, Confectioner, Stonewell, Lancaster, His father was the late Mr Jonathan Baxendale, confectioner and sweet manufacturer, Stonewell, Lancaster.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 11 November , 1916 page 8, photo Code 175 .

Baxendale Walter Colonel Reprint of his Obituary in the Bulawayo Chronicle. (See also earlier casrep)

Source Lancaster Guardian date 27 January, 1917 page 5, photo Code 175 .

Baxendale W Major How Major Baxendale fell, an account of the action in which he was killed.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 10 February, 1917 page 8, no photo Code 175 .

G BEASLEY

GEORGE BEASLEY
NOT ON CWGC

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

George Beasley. Resided at 20 Main Street, Skerton, [Lancaster]. A single man. Pte. 21569. 1/4th King's Own. .He served 1914 at home, and for 2 years and 6 weeks abroad. Joined in 1914. "cannot tell what home service" Killed in Action 1918.

George Beasley. Private. 21569. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/4th Bn.
Born Morecambe, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 09/04/18. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Beesley George Private Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action 9, April, 1918, age 20, address 20, Main Street, Skerton, educated at St Luke's school, employed at Lune Mills . Son of Mr & Mrs Thos Beesley, two brothers, William and Edward are serving, another brother, John, same Regiment, has been wounded and discharged.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 27, April, 1918 page 8, no photo Code 0 .

G BECKET

GEORGE BECKETT

Private 1363 Regiment: "A" Coy. 1st/5th Bn. King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Friday, 23/04/1915 Age: 21
Son of Richard Beckett.

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 12, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

George Beckett. Resided at Curwens Yard, Monmouth Street, [Lancaster]. A single man . private. 1/4 Territorial. Killed 1914.

George Beckett. Private. [no number listed] King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/5th Bn.
Born St.Thomas, Lancaster, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 23/04/15. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Beckett George Private 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action, age 21, address 23, Monmouth St., Lancaster. educated at St Thomas' School employed at Lune works, brother mr William Beckett..

Source Lancaster Observer date 7 May,1915 page 2, no photo Code 188

H BEETHAM

HENRY BEETHAM

Private 27697 1st/4th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Tuesday, 09/04/1918 .

LOOS MEMORIAL, Ref Panel 19 and 20, Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Henry Beetham. Resided at 14 Edward Street, Lancaster. A married man Private. 27697. 1/4th King's Own. He served for 4 months at home, and 1 year and 8 months abroad.. "Reported missing April 9th 1918, presumed 'killed' 12 months later."

Henry Beetham. Private. 27697. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/4th Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 09/04/18. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

A BELL

ALLISON BELL
Nationality: Australian

Private 3792 7th Coy., Australian Machine Gun Corps
who died on Monday, 08/10/1917 .

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ref:Panel 31, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Allison Bell. Resided at 3 Daisy Street, Skerton, Lancaster. A married man . Private M.G.C [Australian Imperial Force]. He served for 3 years abroad. Killed Oct.8th 1917.

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G BELL

GEORGE BELL

Private 51422 1st/9th Bn., Manchester Regiment
who died on Friday, 14/09/1917 . Age 21 .
Son of Jacob and Mary Bell, of 10, Myndon Street, Skerton, Lancaster

BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ref: I. F. 3, No.3 Ieper,
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

George Bell. Resided at 10 Myndon Street, Skerton, Lancaster.. A single man . 1422. 1/9th Manchesters. He served for 3 months at home, and 4 months abroad. Killed in action.. Mr and Mrs Bell parents of the above.

George Bell. Private.54122. Manchester Regt. 1/9th Bn.
Born Torrisholme, Morecambe, Lancs., resided Skerton, Lancs., and enlisted in Penrith, Cumberland.
Died 14/09/17. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Supp. Notes: Formerly 32675, Border Regt.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

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J D BELL

J D BELL

Private 44564 2nd Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment
who died on Tuesday, 27/08/1918 .

RETHEL FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY, Ref:1845., Ardennes, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John Davis Bell. Resided at Summerleigh, Eden Park, Lancaster. A single man. Pte. 44564. 2nd Lincolns. He served for 18 months at home, and 5 months abroad. Died as a Prisoner of War in Military Hospital at Rethel.

John Davis Bell. Private. 44564. Lincolnshire Regt 2nd Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 27/08/18. France & Flanders.

Supp. Notes: Formerly 224732, A.S.C.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bell J Davis Private Lincoln Regiment, died as POW of throat infection after 27, May 1918, educated at Friends school, employed in his fathers grocery business, buried at Rethel (? Germany) church yard. Second son of Mr & Mrs J R Bell, Eden Park, Lancaster, his elder brother, Lieutenant J E Bell is with the RGA.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 28, December, 1918 page 2, no photo Code 198 .

R A BELL

REGINALD ATKINSON BELL

Private 22276 2nd Bn., Border Regiment
who died on Friday, 14/07/1916 .
son of Mr W Bell, Jeweller of Market St Lancaster

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Ref:Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C , Somme, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Reginald Atkinson Bell. A married man son of the Late W Bell, Jeweller, Market Street Lancaster. Private 3rd Border Regt..He served 2 yrs abroad. Killed July 12th 1916.

Reginald Bell. Private. 22276. Border Regt. 2nd Bn.
Born and enlisted in Lancaster , resided in Wray, Lancaster.
Died 14/07/16. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

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W BENN

WILLIAM BENN

Private 1880 2nd/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Saturday, 13/11/1915 .
Husband of Mrs W Benn of 26 Tarbet St Moorlands

LANCASTER CEMETERY, Ref: F. NC. 390., Lancashire, United Kingdom

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

William Benn. Resided at 26 Tarbet Street, Moorlands, [Lancaster] . A married man. Pte. 1880. 2/5thking's Own R.L.Regt. He served for 15 months at home. The form was filled in by his wife, who wrote "War Widow" in the Married/Single part of the form. She added " My Husband died in Canterbury Hospital on 13th Nov 1915.

William Benn. Private. 1880. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] Depot.
Born St.Annes, Lancaster, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 13/11/15. Died at Home.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

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J BENNETT

JAMES BENNETT

Private 11522 6th Bn. The, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Tuesday, 10/08/1915 . Age 23 .
Brother of Mr. T. Bennett, of 4; Bridge Lane, Lancaster.

HELLES MEMORIAL, Ref:Panel 31 and 32, Turkey

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

James Bennett. Resided at 6 Little St John St, Lancaster. A single man . Private. 6th K.O.R.L. He served for 6 months at home, and 6 months abroad. Killed August 10th 1915.

James Bennett. Private. 11522. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 6th Bn.
Born St. John's, Lancaster, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 10/08/15. Killed in Action. Mesopotamia.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bennett James Private 6th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action at the Dardenelles, 1915, age 23, address 22 Long Marsh Lane, educated at St Peter's school, employed at Lune works, his elder brother Thomas has recently been drafted to the front. He was the second son Mr Henry Bennett who is serving with 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.

Source Lancaster Observer date 17 September, 1915 page 8, photo Code 209 .

W BENNETT

WILLIAM BENNETT

Private 19398 1st Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers
who died on Tuesday, 11/07/1916 .

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Ref:Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B, Somme, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

William Bennett. Resided at 21 St Georges Quay, Lancaster. A single man. Pte. 19398. Northumberland Fusiliers. He served for 14 months at home, and 4 months abroad. Killed in Action.

William Bennett. Private. 19398. Northumberland Fusiliers. 1st Bn.
Born Denton, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 11/07/16. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

T A BENSON

BROTHER W H Below

THOMAS AMBROSE BENSON

Private 235396 15th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers
who died on Tuesday, 23/04/1918 . Age 26 .
Husband of Mary Rebecca Benson, of 38, Ullswater Rd., Lancaster.

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, Ref: P. IX. D. 12A., ROUENSeine-Maritime, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Thomas Ambrose Benson. Resided at 38 Ullswater Road, Lancaster. A married man. Pte. 235396. 5th Lancs. Fus. He served for 2 years and 10 months at home, and 10 months abroad. Died of Wounds in France.

Thomas Ambrose Benson. Privae. 235396. Lancashire Fusiliers. 15th Bn.
Born Barrow, Lancs., and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 23/04/18. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Benson Thomas Ambrose Private, Stretcher bearer Lancashire Fusiliers, wounded 14 April, 1918, died of wounds 23 April, 1918, age 26 at No. 9, Lakeside USA General Hospital, educated at Bowerham School school, employed at Lune Mills. Third son of Mrs Benson, Prospect Street, Lancaster. Two brothers are prisoners of war in Germany, and two other brothers are on active service.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 4 May, 1918 page 8, no photo Code 214 .

W H BENSON

BROTHER T A Above

WILLIAM HENRY BENSON

Gunner 293548 122nd Heavy Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery.
who died on Sunday, 01/09/1918 .

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, Ref: R. II. O. 13., ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows: 

William Henry Benson. Resided at 20 Myndon Street, Slyne Road, Lancaster. A married man.

293548. Gunner. 136th & 22nd R.G.A. He served for 1 year and 3 months at home, and 1 year and 9 months abroad.. Died in Hospital. Sarah Benson, widow of the above.

William Henry Benson. Gunner. 293548. Royal Garrison Artillery.
Born Barrow-in-Furness., and enlisted in Halifax.
Died 01/09/18. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

T W BENSON

THOMAS WILLIAM BENSON
NOT ON CWGC

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Thomas W. Benson. Resided at 1 Winder Court, Monmouth St, Lancaster. A single man. Pte 202736. 1/4th Bn K.O.R.L.R. He served for 1 month at home, and 2 years and 11 months abroad.

 Thomas William Benson. Private. 202736. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/4th Bn.
Born Edinburgh, and enlisted in Barrow-in-Furness.
Died 31/07/17. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

J A BETTANY

 JAMES ALBERT BETTANY

Lance Sergeant 128952 45th Bn., Royal Fusiliers
who died on Sunday, 10/08/1919 .

ARCHANGEL MEMORIAL, Russian Federation

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

J. Bettany. Resided at 33 Golgotha Rd, Lancaster. A married man Sergt . Russian Relief Force He served for 5 years abroad. Military Distinction Awarded: MM ?? from France. Now reported killed in action 10 August 1919.

 James Albert Bettany. L/SGT. Royal Fusiliers [City of London Regt.] 45th Bn.
Born, resided in Lancaster and enlisted Park Royal
Died 10/08/19. Killed in Action. Russia.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

 A BEWES

 ALFRED BEWES

Private 17661 2nd Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Monday, 28/06/1915 .

KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY, Ref: J. 55., Heuvelland,
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Alfred Bewes. Resided at 26 Norfolk Street, Skerton, [Lancaster]. A married man. Pte. 17661. K.O.R.L. Regt. He served for 3 months at home, and 5 weeks abroad. Killed in Action in France June 28 1915.

 Alfred Bewes. Private. 17661. King's Own.[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 2nd Bn.
Born Aston, Birmingham, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 28/06/15. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bewes Alfred Private 2nd Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action, 1915, age 40, address 47 Broadway, Skerton. Born in Birmingham and educated at Christ Church school, Lancaster, he was employed at Lune Mills as a clerk for twenty years. A former member of Marsh Hornets Football Club, he leaves a widow and seven children. The eldest Driver H Bewes is in the 2nd West Lancs. RFA, and a nephew Private J Bewes is in 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.

Source Lancaster Observer date 9 July 1915 page 7, photo Code 221 .

T BIGLAND

THOMAS BIGLAND

 Private 1887 1st/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Saturday, 24/04/1915 . Age 30 .
Son of William and Jane Metcalf, of Whaite's Cottage, Carnforth, Lancs;
husband of Mary Ann Bigland, of 32, George St., Lancaster.

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 12, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Thomas Bigland. Resided at 32 George Street, Lancaster. A married man. 1887. 1/5 King's Own.

Killed Apil 24/15.

 Thomas Bigland. Private. 1887. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/5th Bn.
Born Christchurch, Lancaster, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 24/04/15. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bigland Thomas Private 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action 24 April, 1915, address 32, George Street, Lancaster, educated at the National School, employed at Lune works, formerly served eight years in the local Artillery, member of Centenary Congregational Church, he leaves a wife and two children. He is descended from an old Cartmel family, Biglands of Templand Hall. His step brothers, Corporal Harry Metcalfe, a former student at Manchester University, and Lance Corporal Frank Metcalfe, an ex-teacher at the National School, are both with the Reserve at Sevenoaks.

Source Lancaster Observer date 7 May,1915 page 2, also 14 May 1915, page 8, photo Code 225 .

A V BILLINGTON

 ALBERT VICTOR BILLINGTON

Private 304427 13th Bn., Tank Corps
who died on Thursday, 04/07/1918 .

VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MILITARY CEMETERY, Ref: XIX. E. 9., Somme, France

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Albert Victor Billington. Resided at 5 Elgin St., Lancaster. A married man . 304427. Tank Corps. He served for 5 months at home, and 2 years and 4 months abroad. Killed.

Albert Victor Billington. Private. 304427. Tank Corps.
Enlisted in Lancaster
Died 04/07/18. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Supp. Notes: Formerly 3971, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regt.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Billington Albert Private Tank Corps, killed in action, June 1917, brother in law of Private John Edwin Pinington, Sherwood Foresters (1806)

Source Lancaster Guardian date 23, November, 1918 page 3,

Obituary Private John Edwin Pinington, no photo Code 227 .

Billington Albert Victor Gunner Tank Corps, killed in action, 5 July, 1918, age 28, wife and three children at 5, Elgin Street, Lancaster, educated at Christ Church school, employed by MessrsYates and Jacksons, brewers, his brother William is serving.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 20 July, 1918 pages 1 & 3, no photo Code 227 .

J BILSBOROUGH

 JOHN BILSBOROUGH

Private 267378 6th Bn., Seaforth Highlanders
who died on Friday, 22/03/1918 .

ARRAS MEMORIAL, Ref: Bay 8, Pas de Calais, France

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John Bilsborough. Resided at 46 Avondale Road, Lancaster. A single man. Pte. 267378. 1/6 Seaforth High. He served for 6 months at home, and 3 years abroad. Killed in Action.

 John Bilsborough. Private. 267378. Seaforth Highlanders [Ross-shire Buffs, the Duke of Albany's] 6th Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 22/03/18. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bilsborough John Private Seaforth Highlanders, killed in action 22, March, 1918, age 21, educated at Bowerham school, employed at Lune Mills. Eldest son of MrJohn Bilsborough, 46, Avondale Road, Lancaster.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 20, April,, 1918 page 7, photo Code 0

F M BINGHAM

[OFFICER] FRANK MILLER BINGHAM

Captain 5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Saturday, 22/05/1915 . Age 40 .
Son of Dr. and Mrs. Bingham, of Alfreton, Derbyshire;
husband of Ruth Morley Bingham, of Highfield House Lancaster and
Lindow Cottage House, Lancaster.

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 12, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Frank Miller Bingham. Resided at Highfield House [and Lindow Cottage], Lancaster.. A married man . Captain. 5th Bn. K.O.R.L.Regt. He served for 5 years at home, and 4 months abroad. Killed in Action.

[Officer] Frank Miller Bingham. CAPT. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 5th Bn. [Territorial]
Died 22/05/15. Killed in Action.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bingham Frank Miller Captain 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action, a native of Derbyshire, educated at St Peter's School, York and St Thomas' Hospital London, member of the Royal College of Surgeons and Licentiate Royal College of Physicians, England. A keen Territorial, he formerly played cricket for Derbyshire County, and Rugby for Blackheath. He joined Doctors Parker and Dean about four years ago. Resident in Caton before coming to Lancaster, he was a member of Caton Church Choir and the Choral Union. He leaves a widow and three children.

Source Lancaster Observer date 28 May 1915 page 2, photo Code 0 .

F A BIRD

 FREDERICK ANTHONY BIRD

Lance Corporal 1839 1st/5th Bn King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Tuesday, 15 August 1916, Age: 41
Husband of the late Eliza Bird.

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Ref: Pier and Face 5 D and 12 B, Somme, France

No Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form

 Frederick Bird. L/CPL. 1839. King's Own.[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/5th Bn.
Born Everton, Liverpool, and enlisted in Morecambe.
Died 15/08/16. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

 Bird Frederick A Lance Corporal 1839 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action 11 August, 1916, age 40, , formerly employed by Mr J H Brear, builder, Sandylands, Morecambe. He leaves a widow and two children residing at Rosebery Avenue, Bowerham, Lancaster.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 26 August, 1916 page 8, photo Code ? 232 .

J BLACKBURN

 JAMES BLACKBURN 

Private 18691 6th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Wednesday, 05/04/1916 . Age 26 .
Son of Richard and Amelia A. Blackburn, of 58, Wellington Rd.,

AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Ref: XIX. C. 12, Iraq

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

James Blackburn. Resided 58 Wellington Road, Lancaster. A single man. Private. 18691. 6-B-King's Own R.L.Regt. He served for 2 months at home, and 9 months abroad. Killed in Action - Relief of Kuk April 5th 1916.

James Blackburn. Private. 18691. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.]6th Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 05/04/16. Killed in Action. Mesopotamia.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Blackburn James Private 18691 Service Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action, Mesopatamia 5 April 1916, age 26, address 58 Wellington Road, educated at Bowerham school, apprenticed as a tailor and cutter to Mr T J Wilkinson, then worked at Kendal, Chesterfield and St Albans, he was a Sunday school teacher and lay preacher and lay preacher at Moor Lane Primitive Methodist church, Lancaster , unmarried. Parents Mr and Mrs Blackburn, his father has been an attendant at the Asylum for 33 years.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 20 May, 1916 page 8, ibid 3 June 1916 page 8, 10 June 1916 page 8 photo Code 237

R BLACKHURST

REGINALD BLACKHURST

Private 2073 1st/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Friday, 16/04/1915 .

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ref;Panel 12, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Reginald Blackhurst. Resided at The King's Arms Hotel, Lancaster. A single man. Pte. 5th King's Own Royal L. He served Sept.14. at home.

 Reginald Blackhurst. Private.2073. King's Own.[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/5th Bn.
Born in Fleetwood, and enlisted in Lancaster.
Died 16/04/15. killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Blackhurst Reginald Private 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action (by same shell as F Eltoft), 16 April, 1915, age 20, address King's Arms Hotel, a keen motorist, a clever shot and cueist (billiards etc) and a good all round sportsman. Younger son of Mr & Mrs J W Blackhurst, proprietor of the King's Arms Hotel.

Source Lancaster Observer date 23, April,1915, page 5 photo Code 0 .

G E BLAND

 GEORGE EDWARD BLAND

Private 17455 2nd Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Sunday, 23/05/1915 . Age 23 .
Son of George and Mary Ann Bland, of 19, Edward St., Lancaster.

BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Ref: VIII. D. 41, Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

George Edward Bland. Resided at 19 Edward Street, Lancaster. A single man. Pte. 17455. 2nd Bn. K.O.R.L. He served for 2 months at home, and 1 month abroad. Died of Wounds in France 23:5:15..

George Bland. Private. 17455. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 2nd Bn.
Born Windermere, Westmorland, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 23/05/15. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bland George Edward Private 17455 2nd Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment wounded 11 May 1915, died of wounds 23 May 1915, address 19 Edward Street. Mother Mrs Gibson, whose husband, Private Jas Gibson, is with the 2nd Supernumary company, 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment at Lewes, and her son in law private Jos Morland is with the 5th Battalion KORL Regiment in France

Source Lancaster Observer date 22 October, 1915 page 3, photo Code 243 .

J BLAND

BROTHER Joseph Below

 JOHN BLAND

Corporal 267948 12th Bn Cheshire Regiment
who died Thursday, 19/09/1918 Age: 38
Husband of Elizabeth Ann Bland, of 54, Bridge Rd., Greaves, Lancaster.

DOIRAN MEMORIAL, Greece

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John Bland. Resided at 33 Graham Street, Greaves, Lancaster. A married man. Corporal. 267948. 12th Cheshire Regt. Killed in Action.

 John Bland.A/CPL. 267948. Cheshire Regt. 12th Bn.
Born Caton, Lancaster, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 19/09/18. Killed in Action. Serbia.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bland John Corporal Cheshire Regiment, killed in action, Balkans, 19, September, 1918, age 38, wife and four children reside at 33, Graham Street, Greaves, Lancaster, educated at Caton school, employed at Williamson's, and the Remount Depot. His brother Joseph (? 241, 242), Seaforth Highlanders, was killed at Loos, 1915, two brothers are serving.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 19, October, 1918 page 3, no photo Code ? 241, 242

J G BLAND

BROTHER John Above

 JOSEPH G BLAND

Corporal S/3544 8th Bn Seaforth Highlanders
who died on Saturday, 25/09/1915

LOOS MEMORIAL, Ref Panel 112 to 115, Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Joseph G. Bland.Resided at 9 Claremont View, Bowerham Rd, Lancaster. A single man Corp. S/3544. 8th Seaforth Highlanders. He served for 10 months at home, and 3 months abroad. Killed in Action at Loos Sep 25 1915.

 Joseph Bland. CPL. S/3544. Seaforth Highlanders [Ross-shire
Buffs, the Duke of Albany's] 8th Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster, Lancs.
Died 25/09/15. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bland Joseph Corporal 8th Seaforth Highlanders missing 25 September 1915 near Loos, 25 September1915, age 25, address 9 Claremont View, Bowerham, educated at Bowerham school, employed by Mr Henry Troughton, chemist, Market Street. Fourth son of Mr Robert Bland, two brothers are serving, Corporal Fred Bland, with the Border Regiment at the Dardenelles, and Gunner Robert Bland is with the RFA in France.

Source Lancaster Observer date 5 November, 1915 page 8, ibid 26 November 1915 page 8, photo Code ? 242 .

Bland Joseph Corporal Seaforth Highlanders missing at Loos 25 September 1915, presumed killed in action, (see also previous casrep.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 7 October, 1916 page 8, photo Code 242

Bland Joseph Seaforth Highlanders, killed in action at Loos, 1915,brother of Corporal John Bland, Cheshire Regiment (? 241, 242)

Source Lancaster Guardian date 19, October, 1918 page 3, Obituary Corporal John Bland, no photo Code ? 241, 242

ALFRED BLEASDALE [1] 

ALFRED BLEASDALE

 Private 6573 1st Bn Border Regiment
who died Saturday, 21/08/1915

HELLES MEMORIAL Ref: Panel 119 to 125 or 222 and 223, Turkey

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Alfred Bleasdale. Resided at 34 Broadway, Skerton, [Lancaster]. A married man. Signaller. 6573. 1st Border Regt . He served for 11 months at home, and 1 month abroad. Killed 1915.

 Alfred Bleasdale. Private. 6573. Border Regt. 1st Bn.
Born and resided in Lancaster, and enlisted in Preston, Lancs.
Died 21/08/15. Killed in Action. Gallipoli.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bleasdale Albert Private 1st Border Regiment killed in action 21 August, 1915, age 31, address 34 Broadway, Skerton, educated at national school, and a member of Bridge Lane Wesleyan Mission, employed as foreman ganger on the London and North Western railway, he formerly worked at the Royal Albert Institution. His widow, Mrs Bleasdale, has three young children. His brother, Corporal Herbert Bleasdale is training with the 2/5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.

Source Lancaster Observer date 22 October, 1915 page 3, photo Code ? 247, 254 .

Bleasdale A Signaler Border Regiment Missing believed killed in action 21 August, 1915.

Source Lancaster Guardian date19 August, 1916 page 8, photo see also above Code ? 247, 254.

ALFRED BLEASDALE [2]

 ALFRED BLEASDALE

Private 507042 King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Secondary Regt: 543rd Coy Labour Corps.
who died on Friday, 22/11/1918 Age: 21
Son of William and Mary Bleasdale.

LANCASTER CEMETERY, Ref: B. RC. 186., Lancashire, United Kingdom

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Alfred Bleasdale. Resided at 14 Lune Street, Skerton, [Lancaster]. A single man. Pte 507542 542nd Labour Corps. He served 15 months at home. Died in Queen Mary's Military Hospital from Pneumonia.

 Not on Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bleasdale Alfred Private Yorkshire Light Infantry, died at Queen Mary Military Hospital, Whalley, on home service, from an illness,1918, age 20, educated at Saint Peter's school, employed as a groom at the Remount Depot. Son of Mr & Mrs Wm Bleasdale, 14, Lune Street, Lancaster, his eldest brother William is with the R E in Egypt, and another brother, Private James Griffiths, Northumberland Fusiliers was a POW.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 30, November, 1918 page 3, no photo Code 247 .

E BLEASDALE

EDWARD BLEASDALE

Private 6678 7th Bn., Cameron Highlanders
who died on Thursday, 02/08/1917 . Age 35 .
Husband of Elizabeth Bleasdale, of 12, George St., Lancaster.

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 38 and 40, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Edward Bleasdale. Resided at 12 George Street, Lancaster. A married man . Pte. 6678. 1st Cameron Highlanders Regt. He served 3 years abroad. Killed in action 2/8/17, also wounded 3 times before.Militart Distinctions Awarded: Mons Star.

Edward Bleasdale. Private. 6678. Queen's Own[Cameron Highlanders] 7th Bn.
Born, resided and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 03/08/17. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

J BLEASDALE

BROTHER T Below

JOHN BLEASDALE

Private 11293 2nd Bn., Border Regiment
who died on Saturday, 01/07/1916 . Age 30 .
Son of William and Margaret A. Bleasdale, of 3, Clarence St., Primrose, Lancaster;
husband of Lily Bleasdale, of 87, Main St., Skerton, Lancaster

DANTZIG ALLEY BRITISH CEMETERY, Ref: V. D. 8., MAMETZ, Somme, France

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John Bleasdale. Resided at 8 Bank Road, Skerton, .[Lancaster]. A married man. Pte. 11293. Border Regt. He served for 10 months at home, and 1year and 2 months abroad. Wounded Suula Bay 1915. Killed in France July 1st 1916.

John Bleasdale.Private. 11293. Border Regt. 2nd Bn.
Born Lancaster, resided in Bradford, and enlisted in Manchester.
Died 01/07/16. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bleasdale John Private 11293 Border Regiment killed in action , 1916, his widow and three children reside at Bank Road, Skerton. His brother Thomas (251) was killed at Loos, and three brothers are serving. He is the fourth son of Mr and Mrs William Bleasdale of 3 Clarence Street, Lancaster.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 15 July, 1916 page 8, photo Code 251 .

T BLEASDALE

BROTHER J Above

THOMAS BLEASDALE

Private S/3533 8th BnSeaforth Highlanders
who died on Saturday, 25/09/1915, Age: 25
Son of William and Margaret Bleasdale, of 3, Clarence St., Primrose;
husband of Eliza Nevinson (formerly-Bleasdale), of 42, Clarence St., Primrose, Lancaster.
Enlisted Sept., 1914.

LOOS MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 112 to 115, Pas de Calais., France

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Thomas Bleasdale. Resided at 2 Alfred Street, Lancaster. A married man . Pte. 3533 Seaforth Highlanders. He served for 9 months at home, and 3 months abroad. Killed Sep 25th 1915.Form completed by Eliza Bleasdale.

Thomas Bleasdale. Private. S/3533. Seaforth Highlanders [Ross-shire Buffs, the Duke of Albany's] 8th Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster, Lancs.
Died 25/09/15. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bleasdale Thomas Private 8th Seaforth Highlanders killed in action, 1915, age 25, His widow and three children reside at 2 Alfred Street,, educated at St Thomas' school, employed at Lune Mills. Parents Mr and Mrs W Bleasdale reside at 3 Clarence Street, Lancaster. Three of his brothers are serving; Sergeant Henry 1st Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, Private Jack, Border Regiment who is wounded in hospital, and Private Seth, ASC.

Source Lancaster Observer date, 1915 page 8, photo Code 251 .

Bleasdale Thos Private 1015 8th Seaforth Highlanders killed in action near Loos 26 September, 1915, address 2 Alfred Street, widow Mrs Bleasdale.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 19 February, 1916 page 8, photo Code 251

J R BLEASDALE

 JOHN ROBERT BLEASDALE

Private 240360 1st/5th Bn King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
Secondary Regt: Rifle Brigade, attd. 11th Bn
who died on Tuesday, 15/08/1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Ref: Pier and Face 5 D and 12 B, Somme, France

 No Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form. 

John Robert Bleasdale. Private. 240360. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.]2/5th Bn.
Born Bombay, India, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 15/08/16. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bleasdale J R Private Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment still wounded and missing, 5 September, 1916, his landlady, Mrs Ralph, of 1 Rose Street, is continuing her enquiries (see earlier casrep).

Source Lancaster Guardian date 7 October, 1916 page 8, photo Code 250 .

R BLEASDALE

 ROBERT BLEASDALE

Private 7012 7th Bn King's Shropshire Light Infantry Unit Text:.
who died on Monday, 09/04/1917, Age: 33
Son of John and Mary Bleasdale;
husband of Annie Edith Bleasdale, of 104, St. Leonard Gate, Lancaster.

ARRAS MEMORIAL, Ref: Bay 7, Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Robert Bleasdale. Resided at 106 St Leonard Gate, Lancaster. A married man. Pte. 7012. King's Shropshire L.I. He served in all for 15 years. Killed in action at Arras 9th April 1917; wounded three times (St Eloi.Ypres 1915 Logueval 1916) Widow Mrs A. E Bleasdale.

 Robert Bleasdale. Private. 7012. King's [Shropshire Light Infantry] 7th Bn.
Born Bulk, Lancaster, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 09/04/17. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bleasdale Robert Private 7012 Shropshire Light Infantry, killed in action in France, 9 April 1917, he was recalled as a reservist with the Shropshires in 1914 and leaves a wife and three young children at 106 St Leonardgate, Lancaster, educated at National school, employed at Lune works.Three of his brothers are serving, Private George, 2/5th, and Private Walter 9th, both King's Own Royal Lancaster, Regiment, and Private Charles, National Reserve.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 28 April, 1917 page, 8, photo Code 248

R BLEASDALE

NOT ON MEMORIAL [only a Report form]

ROBERT BLEASDALE
NOT ON CWGC

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Robert Bleasdale. Resided at 1 Rose Street, Lancaster. A single man. Cpl. 1807. 5th K.O.R.L. He served for 9 months at home, and 1 year and 6 months abroad.

Not on Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

J W BLONDELL

JOHN WILLIAM BLONDEL

Able Seaman J/17347 Royal Navy : H.M. S/M. "H10."
who died on Saturday, 19/01/1918 Age: 23
Son of William Joseph and Annie Eliza Blondel, of 47, Aldren's Lane, Lancaster.

PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Ref: 29., Hampshire, United Kingdom

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John Wm. Blondel. Resided at 47 Aldrens Lane, [Lancaster]. A single man. J17347 A B Royal Navy. Lost at sea Jan 19, 1918, on H.M.S. Submarine H10.

 Not on Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919[navy]

Blondell John Wm Seaman LTO Royal Navy, killed on war service in a RN Torpedo boat,(no date), age 23,served six years, educated at Bowerham school, employed at Moor Lane Mills. He lived with his grandmother, Mrs Smith, 2, Gerrard Street, Lancaster, for several years. Second son of Mr J W Blondel, 47, Aldren's lane, Skerton. His elder brother Sergeant Instructor Harold is serving at Oswestry with the Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, and his younger brother private Fred is with the Lancashire Fusiliers. His uncle Sergeant Albert Smith is discharged wounded from the Fusiliers, and a cousin private Albert Clarke of Glasgow was killed at Easter 1917.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 26 January, 1918 page 8, photo Code 256 .

W BOARDMAN

 WILLIAM BOARDMAN
NOT ON CWGC

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

William Boardman. Resided at 16 Golgotha Road , Bowerham, Lancaster. A married man Regt/Rank No 51; Unit: Corp(sic) He served for 2 years and 9 months at home. Discharged Time expired. Dead.

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[no obit]

W M BOARDMAN

 WILLIAM MILLER BOARDMAN

Private 220412 1st Bn East Yorkshire Regiment
who died on Thursday, 25/04/1918, Age: 32
Son of Margaret Ellen Boardman, of 5, Beech Avenue, Newchurch, Warrington

TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 47 to 48 and 163A, Zonnebeke,
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

William Miller Boardman. Resided at 30 Langley Road, Lancaster. A married man Pte. 220412. East Yorks. He served for 3 years altogether.[Sep 1914 at Home. Dec 1917 Abroad] killed on the 25th April 1918.

 William Miller Boardman. Private. 220412. East Yorkshire Regt. 1st Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 25/04/18. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Supp. Notes: Formerly 2438, 2/5th King's Own R.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

R E BOLTON

RICHARD ERNEST BOLTON

Private 304410 13th Bn., Tank Corps
who died on Thursday, 08/08/1918 .

HEATH CEMETERY, Ref: I. E. 2., HARBONNIERES, Somme, France

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Richard Ernest Bolton. Resided at 80 Pinfold Lane, Skerton, [Lancaster]. A married man. Pte. 304410. Tank Corps. He served for 6 months at home, and 4 years abroad. Killed in Action France 1918.

Richard Ernest Bolton. Private. 304410. Tank Corps.
Born Caton, Lancs., and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 08/08/18. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Supp. Notes: Formerly 3833 King's Liverpool Regt.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bolton Ernest Gunner Tank Corps, killed in action, 8 August, 1918, age 23, wife resident at 80, Pinfold lane, Skerton, educated at Skerton Council school, employed as an attendant at the County Asylum, six brothers in law are serving.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 31, August, 1918 page 3, no photo Code ? 263, 264 .

P BOMMER

 P BOMMER

Private 3088 1st Bn., The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
who died on Saturday, 02/01/1915 .

COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Ref: XIII. C. 11., Koln (Cologne), Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

P. Bommer. Resided at 5 Winders Yard, Monmouth Street, [Lancaster]. A married man. 3088.L.N.L. He served for 4 years at home, and 5 months abroad. Died Prisoner in Germany 2 Jan 1915.Military Distinctions Awarded: South African Medal.

 Peter Bommer. Private. 3088. Loyal North Lancashire Regt. 1st Bn.
Born West Houghton, Lancs., and enlisted in Bolton
Died 02/01/15. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

E BOND

EDWARD BOND
Nationality:Australian

Private 1889 45th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F
who died on Tuesday, 27/02/1917 . Age 33 .
Son of Charles and Eleanor Bond;
husband of Sarah A. Bond, of 14, Springfield St., Lancaster.

ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Ref: II. C. 19., Somme, France

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Edward Bond. Resided at 14 Sprigfield Street, Lancaster. A married man . Pte. 1889. Aust. Imperial Force. He served for 12 months at home, and 7 months abroad. Widow Sarah Alice Bond still living at 14 Springfield St, Lancaster.

Not on Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 [listed as Australian]

Bond Edward Private 1889 Australian Imperial Force, died of wounds in the South African general Hospital, Abbeyville, France, 27 February, 1917, educated at St Thomas' and Friend's schools, employed at Lune works, emigrated to Portland, New South Wales, Australia c. 1912, and was employed in a cement works. He leaves a widow and one child who are residing with her parents, Mr and Mrs Roper, 14, Springfield Street, Lancaster. He is son of Mr Charles Bond, former licencee of the (now demolished) Prince William Henry Hotel, Penny Street, Lancaster. His brother, Mr Robert Bond, traveler and cutter for Mr W Birchall, tailor, Penny Street, Lancaster, is the last surviving member of a family of seven. Mrs Bond's brother Private Roper, has been wounded and is now at Oswestry, three cousins have been killed and many are serving.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 10 March, 1917 page 8, no photo Code 271 .

F BOND

 FRANK BOND
NOT ON CWGC

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Frank Bond. Resided at 3 Moors Yard, St. Georges Quay, [Lancaster] A single man . Rough Rider. Remount Depot. He served 12 months at home. "Killed"

Not on Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

J R BOND

 JOHN RICHARD BOND

Private 203621 1st/4th Bn., Norfolk Regiment
who died on Thursday, 19/04/1917 . Age 37 .
Son of Charles and Laura Fanny Bond, of 11, Beaumont St., Lancaster;
husband of Mary Jane Bond, of 23, Beaumont St., Lancaster

JERUSALEM MEMORIAL, Ref: Panels 12 to 15 , Israel

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John Richard Bond. Resided at 23 Beaumont Street, [Lancaster]. A married man .203621. Norfolk Regt. He served for years 12 months at home, and 2 years and 5 months abroad.

John Richard Bond. Private. 203621. Norfolk Regt. 1/4th Bn.
Born Skerton, Lancs., and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 19/04/17. Palestine.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bond John Rd Private Norfolk Regiment, killed in action 17, April, 1917, age 37, wife and family reside at 23, Beaumont Street, Skerton, educated Skerton school, employed as a carter by Mr Cook, Bulk Road. One of five soldier sons of Mr & Mrs Charles Bond, 11, Beaumont Street. One of his brothers is a Prisoner of War, another on the Western Front, another at Salonika.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 17 August, 1918 page 3, no photo Code 268 .

Bond John Robert Private Norfolk Regiment missing, 19 April,, 1917, age 37, he was an old Volunteer and Reservist, and had been in Egypt over a year, wife Mrs Bond, is resident at 23, Beaumont Street, Skerton. He is the eldest son of Mr & Mrs Charles Bond, 11, Beaumont Street, Skerton.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 12 May, 1917 page, 8, photo Code 268 .

M T BOND

BROTHER R Below

 MARK T BOND

Able Seaman R/3697 Howe Bn. R.N. Div. , Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
who died on Sunday, 30 December 1917 . Age 35 .
Son of William and Ellen Bond;
husband of Ellen Bond, of 55, Balmoral Rd., Lancaster.
Born at Lancaster.

FIFTEEN RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY, Ref: I. D. 18., VILLERS-PLOUICH, Nord, France

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Mark T. Bond. Resided at 30 Sylvester Street, Fairfield, [Lancaster]. A married man. A.B: R 3697.R.N. Division. He served for 3 months at home, and 3 months abroad. Killed 30th December 1917.

Not on Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 [navy]

Bond Mark Private Royal Naval Division, killed in action 30, December, 1917, brother of Private Robert Bond, (275) Loyal North Lancs. Regiment.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 5, October, 1918 page 3,

Obituary Private Robert Bond, no photo Code 276 .

Bond Mark T Private Howe Battalion, Royal Naval Division, killed in action 30, December, 1917, age 36, educated at Skerton Council school, employed as an apprentice grocer at Central Grocery Department, and manager of Bulk and Caton Branches of Lancaster and District Co-operative Society. His widow, who has a son, is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Jackson, 20, Dumbarton Road, Lancaster. A brother Robert Bond, is serving with the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment in France, also two brothers in law, Gunner Thomas Jackson, RGA, and Lance Corporal William Jackson, Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 12 January, 1918 page 8, photo Code 27

R BOND [1]

BROTHER M T Above

 ROBERT BOND

Private 26452 1st Bn., The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
who died on Wednesday, 18/09/1918 . Age 39 .
Son of the late William and Ellen Bond;
husband of the late Margaret Bond.

VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 7, Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Robert Bond. Resided at 13 Lune Street, Skerton, [Lancaster]. A Widower. Pte. 26452. 1st Loyal North Lancs. He served for 4 months at home, and 14 months abroad.. killed in Action Sept. 1918. Parents living at 60 Pinfold Lane.

Robert Bond. Private. 26452. Loyal North Lancashire Regt. 1st Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 18/09/18. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bond Robert Private Loyal North Lancashire Regiment killed in action, 18, September, 1918, age 29, he was a widower and leaves one son,educated at Skerton school, employed at Lune Mills. Eldest son of Mr Wm Bond, 60, Pinfold Lane, Skerton, his brother Private Mark Bond, RND (276), was killed on 30, December 1917.

Source Lancaster Guardian date, 1918 page, no photo Code 275 .

Bond Robert Private Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action, France, 2 December, 1917, age 21, address, 6, Ashbrook Street, Lancaster, educated at St Thomas' school, employed at Lune Mills. Son of Mr & Mrs Alfred Bond, his elder brother Thomas is with the RFA in France.

Source Lancaster Guardian date15, December, 1917 page 6, photo Code 273 .

ROBERT BOND [2]

 ROBERT BOND

Private 241376 1st/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Friday, 30/11/1917 . Age 21 .
Son of Alfred and Eleanor Bond, of 6, Ashbrook St., Lancaster

CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 3, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Robert Bond. Resided at 6 Ashbrook Street, Lancaster. A single man Pte. 241376. 1st-5th K.Own. He served for 2 years abroad. Killed November 30th 1917. Mother living at above address.

Robert Bond. Private. 241376. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/5th Bn.
Enlisted in Lancaster
Died 30/11/17. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

J BOOTH

 JAMES BOOTH

Private 35702 "B" Coy. 6th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Wednesday, 06/11/1918 . Age 37 .
Son of Richard Henry and Elizabeth Booth;
husband of Alice Ann Booth, of 7, Ann St., Lancaster.

MADRAS 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL, Ref: Face 8. , Buried in Bangalore (Hosur Road), CHENNAI, India

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

James Booth. Resided at Ann Street, [Lancaster]. A married man 35702. 6th Bn. Royal Lancasters. He served for 4 years abroad. Died of Influenza.

James Booth. Private. 35702. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 6th Bn.
Born Preston, Lancs., and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 06/11/18. Mesopotamia ?

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

E BOOTHWAY

ERNEST BOOTHWAY

Private 265777 1st/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Wednesday, 10/04/1918 . Age 20 .
Son of Mrs. Ada Holding, of 54, Denmark St., Lancaster.

LOOS MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 19 and 20, Pas de Calais, France

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Ernest Boothway. Resided at 54 Gerrard Street, Lancaster. 265777. 2/5 King's Own. He served for 2 years and 6 months at home, and 1 year abroad. Killed in Action.

Ernest Boothway. Private. 265777. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/5th Bn.
Born Carlisle, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 10/04/18. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 

[no obit]

A BOSTOCK

 ALFRED BOSTOCK

 Private 2266 1st/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Tuesday, 27/04/1915 . Age 19 .
Son of Isabella Bostock, of 29, Chatsworth Rd., Scotforth, Lancaster.

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 12, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Alfred Bostock. Resided at 29 Chatsworth Road, Scotforth, Lancaster. A single man . Pte. 2266. 1/5 Royal Lancasters. .He served for 5 months at home, and 3 months abroad.. Killed 27 of April 1915 "At Ypres only 19 years. Mrs Isabella Bostock his mother".

 Alfred Bostock. Private. 2266. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.]1/5th Bn.
Enlisted in Lancaster
Died 27/04/15. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

H BOTHAM

HENRY BOTHAM

Company Sergeant Major 6101 1st Bn Border Regiment
who died on Saturday, 08/05/1915

TWELVE TREE COPSE CEMETERY, Ref: I. F. 2, Turkey

 No Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form

 Henry Botham. CSM. 6101. Border Regt. 1st Bn.
Born and resided Skerton, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 08/05/15. Killed in Action. Gallipoli.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

H BOTTOMLEY

HERBERT BOTTOMLEY

Private 14073 9th Bn., Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regt.)
who died on Tuesday, 04/07/1916 .
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Ref: Pier and Face 6 A and 6 B, Somme, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Herbert Bottomley. Resided at 104 Edward Street, Lancaster. A single man. Pte. 14073. 9th West Riding Regt. He served for 10 months at home, and 12 months abroad. Killed in Action in France on July 4th 1916..

Herbert Bottomley. Private. 14073. Duke of Wellington's [West Riding Regt.] 9th Bn.
Born and enlisted in Keighley Yorks
Died 04/07/16. Killed in Action. france & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

R BOUSKILL

ROBERT BOUSKILL

Lance Corporal 27380 8th Bn., Border Regiment
who died on Saturday, 21/10/1916 .
Son of Hannah Bouskill and the late Robert Bouskill;
husband of S. A. Bouskill, of 89, Windermere Rd., Lancaster.

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Ref: Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C, Somme, France

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Robert Bouskill. Resided at 87 Windermere Road, Lancaster. A married man. Lance Corporal. 27380. 8th Border Regt. He served for 3 months at home, and 6 weeks abroad. Missing, Presumed Dead , Oct 21st 1916.

 Robert Bouskill. L/CPL. 27380. Border Regt. 8th Bn.
Born, resided and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 21/10/16. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Supp. Notes: Formerly 23549. K.O.R.L.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

A E BOWER

ALBERT EDWARD BOWER
Nationality:Canadian

Private 451048 58th Bn., Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regt.)
who died on Tuesday, 13/06/1916 .

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL,Ref: Panel 18 - 24 - 26 - 30, Ieper,
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Albert Edward Bower. Resided per 52 Trafalger Road ( Armer) Lancaster. A single man Private 451048. Canadian Forces:He served for 2 years abroad. Born 28 North Road Lancaster. Died age 22. Killed in Action.

Not on Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 [listed as Canadian]

Bower Albert Edward Bugler 457048 56th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force killed in action 13 June, 1916, age 22, Emigrated to Hamilton Ontario 1912, formerly resided with Mrs Scott of Halton, now of Grangeview Skerton. His father was well known in Lancaster as Gary Bower. His sisters are Mrs Lawrenson of Coulston Road and Miss Margaret Bower, fruiterer and confectioner, North Road, Lancaster.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 8 July, 1916 page 8, photo Code 287 .

T BOWER

THOMAS BOWER
Nationality:South African

Awards: Serbian Silver Medal.

Corporal 4225 1st Regt., South African Infantry
who died on Wednesday, 04/04/1917 . Age 29 .
Son of Felice and Elizabeth Bower, of Lancaster, England;
husband of Florence Emily Bower, of 51, Elizabeth St., Port Elizabeth, Cape Province.

FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, Ref: II. O. 20, .ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Thomas Bower. Resided at Wood Cote, Barley Cop Lane, Skerton, [Lancaster]. A married man Corpl. 4225. 1st South African Infantry. He served for 2 years at home Killed 4 Apl, 17. Military Distinctions Awarded. Egyptian Medal..

Not on Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 [listed as South African]

[no obit]

R BOWKER

ROBERT BOWKER

Lance Corporal 240677 1st/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Sunday, 18/03/1917 . Age 22 .
Son of Wm. Ed. and Mary A. Bowker, of Lancaster.

VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, Ref: VI. C. 12., Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Robert Bowker. Resided at 32 Dumbarton Road, Lancaster. A single man. 2345 L/Cpl. 1/5th K.O.R.L.Regt. He served for 5 months at home, and 2 years and 1 month abroad. killed in Action.

Robert Bowker. L/CPL. 240077.King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/5th Bn.
Enlisted in Lancaster
Died 18/03/17. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bowker Robert Lance Corporal 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action in France 18 March, 1917, age 22, address Dumbarton Road, Lancaster, educated at Christ Church school, employed Mr A H Mansergh. Son of MrWilliam Bowker, School Attendance Officer for Lancaster Corporation, his younger brother is serving in the Army Ordnance Corps

Source Lancaster Guardian date 24 March, 1917 page 8, ibid 31 March 1917, page 8, photo Code 289 .

J H BOWNESS

JOSEPH HARTLEY BOWNESS

 Private 16664 6th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Wednesday, 08/12/1915 . Age 39 .
Son of Thomas and Margaret Bowness, of Great Strickland, Westmorland;
husband of Jane Elizabeth Bowness, of 1 Claremont View, Bowerham,

PIETA MILITARY CEMETERY, Ref: D. XII. 5., Malta

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

J. E. Bowness. Resided at 15 Claremont View, Bowerham, Lancaster. A married man 16664. Private. K.O.R.L.Regt. He served for 6 months at home, and 6 months abroad - Dardenelles. Died of Dysentery..

Joseph Hartley Bowness. Private. 1664. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 6th Bn.
Born Whitborough, Cumberland, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 08/12/15. Mesopotamia.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bowness Joseph Hartley Private Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment died of dysentery at the Dardenelles 8 December, 1915, wife Mrs Bowness, 15 Claremont View, Bowerham, Lancaster, brother in law of Bombardier James Henry Gardner RFA (870) .

Source Lancaster Guardian Obituary, James Henry Gardner date 28 October, 1916 page 8, no photo Code 293 .

S BRADDOCK

 SAMUEL BRADDOCK

Sergeant 6811 6th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Friday, 28/07/1916 .

AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Ref:XIV. H. 9, Iraq

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Samuel Braddock. Resided at 57 Ramparts, Skerton, [Lancaster]. A married man. Act. Sgt. 6811. King's Own Lancaster. He served for 7 months at home, and 1 year and 5 months abroad. Died of disease in Mesopotania.

Samuel Braddock. A/SGT. 6811. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 6th Bn.
Born St Thomas, Manchester, and enlisted in Manchester.
Died 28/07/16. Mesopotamia.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Braddock S Sergeant 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment died of malaria in Mesopotamia, 1916, age 40, address 57, Ramparts, Skerton, he served in France, the Dardenelles, and in Mesopatamia at Kut, native of Manchester, a former regular soldier,he was employed as a night watchman at the Permanent Way Shops of the L and NW Railway Co. He leaves a widow and a son.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 19 August, 1916 page 8, photo Code 300 .

Braddock S Sergeant Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, died from Malaria at a Mesopatamia hospital, 1916, age 41, wife, Mrs Braddock, 57, Ramparts, Skerton.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 9 September, 1916 page 8, photo Code ? 300 .

W A BRADLEY

 WILLIAM ALFRED BRADLEY

Private 201547 1st/4th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Tuesday, 31/07/1917 . . Age 34 .
Husband of Ellen Bradley, of 2, Newbury Cottage, Tewkesbury Rd., Cheltenham.

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ref:Panel 12., Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

W. A. Bradley. Resided at 23 Bridge Lane, Lancaster. A married man. 201547.Pte.1/5 K.O.R.L. He served for 6 months at home and 2 years and 4 months abroad.. Killed. Military Distinctions Awarded: M.M.

 William Alfred Bradley. Private. 201547.King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/4th Bn.
Born Liverpool, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 31/01/17. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

J W T BRADSHAW

 JOHN W T BRADSHAW

Lance Corporal 241816 8th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Thursday, 26/04/1917 .

ARRAS MEMORIAL, Ref: Bay 2., Pas de Calais, France 

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

J. W. T. Bradshaw. Resided at 1 Edith Street, [Lancaster]. A married man . L/C. 241816. 8th King's Own.R.L.Reg. He served for 18 months at home, and 1 month abroad. killed 29/4/17.

John W. T. Bradshaw. L/CPL.241816. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 8th Bn.
Enlisted in Lancaster
Died 26/04/17. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bradshaw John Lance Corporal Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action , France 25 April, 1917, age 28, , educated at National school, employed as a clerk for Jas Williamson & Son, he leaves a widow and three children. Eldest son of Mr & Mrs Bradshaw 15, Castle Hill, Lancaster, his younger brother Victor, is with the Artillery in France. His wife is the daughter of Mr & Mrs R Roocroft of Gretna, formerly of Lancaster, their son Private Thomas Roocroft (1950) was killed in action with the Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, another son is with the same regiment at Oswestry.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 19 May, 1917 page, 8, photo Code ? 301 .

W BRASH

 [OFFICER] WILFRID BRASH

Second Lieutenant 1st/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Friday, 09/ 03/1917 . Age 27.
Brother of M. L. Brash, of 21, Portland Street, Lancaster

VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, Ref: VI. B.3, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium .

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Wilfrid Brash. Resided at 21 Portland Street, Lancaster. A single man 2/Lieut. 1/5th King's Own R.L.R. He served for 1 year and 7 months at home, and 1 year abroad.Killed in Action March 9th 1917.

[Officer] Wilfred Brash. 2/LT. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 5th Bn.
Died 09/03/17. Killed in Action.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Brash Wilfrid Second Lieutenant 1/5th Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action 9 March, 1917, age 28, promoted from the ranks, address 21 Portland Street, Lancaster, educated at Sulyard Street school, trained as a schoolmaster at South Wales College, Camarthen, employed as assistant schoolmaster at the National school, Lancaster. Parents Mr and Mrs Richard Brash, four brothers are serving, Sergeant James Earnest, Canadian Militia, Lance Corporal John, A S C, Privates Frank, Machine Gun Corps, and Philip Gordon, serving in France.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 17 March, 1917 page 8, ibid 24, March 1917, page 5, memorial service at Lancaster Parish Church. Photo Code 308 .

Brash Wilfrid Second Lieutenant Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action, early 1917. Third son of Mr & Mrs R Brash, Portland Street, Lancaster, brother of Lance Corporal Frank Brash M M. Two other brothers are in France, Private John, ASC, and Private Phillip, Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 12 January, 1918 page 8, item Military Medallist Lance Corporal Frank Brash, photo of Frank Brash Code 308 .

D M BRATHERTON

DAVID MUSGROVE BRATHERTON

Private 1917 8th Bn., Royal Fusiliers
who died on Friday, 07/07/1916 . Age 21 .
Son of William Robert and Rachel Bratherton, of 23, Park Square, Lancaster.

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Ref: Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A, Somme, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

D M Bratherton. Resided at 23 Park Square, Lancaster. A single man. Drummer. 1917. 7/8 Royal Fusiliers. He served for 19 months at home, and 4 months abroad. Enlisted on 10th Sept 1914.

David Musgrove Bratherton.Private. 1917, Royal Fusiliers [City of London Regt.] 8th Bn.
Born Lancaster, and enlisted in Christchurch, Lancs.
Died 07/07/16. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bratherton David Musgrove Drummer 8th Battalion Royal Fusiliers missing 7 July, 1916, age 22, address 23 Park Road, Lancaster, educated at Christ Church school, employed as a trainee Overlooker at Moor Lane mills, he played the violin in the Centenary PSA orchestra. Only son of Mr and Mrs Bratherton.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 19 August, 1916 page 5, ibid 12 August, 1916 page 8, 4 November, 1916 page 8, 2 September, 1916 page 5 photo Code 310 .

W H BRATHERTON

WILLIAM HENRY BRATHERTON

Lance Corporal 1732 "D" Coy. 1st/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Tuesday, 27/04/1915 . Age 26 .
Son of Robert and Elizabeth Bratherton, of Pinfold Lane, Lancaster;
husband of Hannah Edmondson (formerly Bratherton), of 41, Westham St., Lancaster

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 12., Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

William Henry Bratherton. Resided at 34 Langley Road, Primrose, [Lancaster]. A married man L/C. 1732. 5th King's Own. He served for 4 months at home, and 3 months abroad.

Killed.

William Henry Bratherton. L/CPL. 1732. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/5th Bn.
Born St. Thomas, Lancaster, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 27/04/15. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bratherton W H Lance Corporal 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action, address formerly of 70 Eastham St., now of 34, Langley Road, Lancaster, educated at St Thomas' School, employed at Lune Works, served four years in the Volunteers and four years in the Territorials. Member of the Committee of Skerton Harriers and played football for Caton. His parents live at 39, Green Street, Lancaster. A brother and two brothers in law are also serving.

Source Lancaster Observer date 7 May ,1915 page 3, photo Code 309 .

R A BRAYSHAW

 ROBERT HODGSON BRAYSHAW

Private 242565 2nd/5th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers
who died on Wednesday, 19/12/1917 . Age 37 .
Husband of Alice Brotherton (formerly Brayshaw), of 20, Egerton Terrace, Ardwick Green, Ardwick, Manchester.

GREAT YARMOUTH (CAISTER) CEMETERY, Ref: E. 6. 252., Norfolk, United Kingdom

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

[Christian names] Robert Alfred.Brayshaw. Resided at 28 Garnet Street, Lancaster. A married man Private. 2/5 R.W.F. He served for years 6 months at home, and 18 months abroad.. Died in Hospital through sickness, Dec. 19th /1917.

Robert Hodgson Brayshaw. Private. 242565. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 2/5th Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 19/12/17. Theatre of War: Egypt.

Supp. Notes: Formerly 15310 Lancashire Fusiliers.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

A J BRENNAN

 ALFRED JAMES BRENNAN

 [on CWGC as] W BRENNAN

 Driver 680126 Royal Field Artillery 58th Div. Ammunition Col.
who died on Saturday, 20/10/1917

ST. JULIEN DRESSING STATION CEMETERY, Ref: I. A. 5, Langemark-Poelkapelle,
West-Vlaanderen., Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Alfred James Brennan. Resided at 15 Eastham Street, Lancaster. Driver. 680126. R.F.A. Territorials. He served for 3 years abroad. Killed in Action France

[on SDGW as ] James Brennan. DVR. 680126. Royal Horse Artillery and
Royal Field Artillery.Territorial Force.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 20/10/17. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

F BRENNAN

 FRANK BRENNAN

Corporal 6379 7th Bn., East Lancashire Regiment
who died on Saturday, 18/12/1915 . Age 18 .
Son of Robert and Annie Brennan, of 47, Senior St., Preston. Born at Accrington.

ST. VAAST POST MILITARY CEMETERY, Ref: France II. H. 3. ,

RICHEBOURG-L'AVOUE, Pas de Calais, France

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

F. Brennan. Resided at 44 Moor Lane, Lancaster. A single man. Pte. 6379. East Lancs. He served for 16 months at home, and 2 years abroad.

Frank Brennen. CPL. 6379. East Lancashire Regt. 7th Bn.
Born and enlisted in Accrington, Lancs., resided Church, Lancs.
Died 18/12/15. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

W BRIGGS

 WILLIAM BRIGGS

Private 240678 2nd/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Monday, 19/02/1917 . Age 19
Son of Mrs. S. A. Pye, of 38, Dorrington Rd., Lancaster.

RUE-PETILLON MILITARY CEMETERY, Ref: I. L. 20, FLEURBAIX,
Pas de Calais, France

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

William Briggs. Resided at 38 Dorrington Road, Lancaster. A single man . Private. 2456. K.O.R.L. He served for 2 years and 5 months at home, and 2 weeks abroad. Killed on the 19th of February 1917.

 William Briggs. Private. 240678. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.]2/5th Bn.
Enlisted in Lancaster
Died 19/02/17. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Briggs William Private Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action 19 February, 1917, age 19, address 30 Dorrington Road, Greaves, Lancaster, educated at Christ Church school, employed as an apprentice joiner by Messrs Peill and Riley. Son of Mrs Pye.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 3 March, 1917 page 8, photo Code 319 .

H BROCKBANK

 [OFFICER] HERBERT BROCKBANK

Second Lieutenant 27th (Tyneside Irish) Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers
who died on Saturday, 28/04/1917 . Age 31 .
Son of Alice Brockbank, of 95, King St., Lancaster, and the late Robert Brockbank

ARRAS MEMORIAL, Ref: Bay 2-3, Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Herbert Brockbank. Resided at 95 King Street, Lancaster. A single man. 2nd Lieut. 27 Northumberland Fus. He served for 24 months at home, and 7 months abroad. Killed April 24/1917.

 [Officer] Herbert Brockbank. 2/LT [TP]. Northumberland Fusiliers. 27th Bn.
Died 28/04/17. Killed in Action.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Brockbank Herbert Second Lieutenant 27 Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, killed in action 24 April, 1917, age 32, joined the Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars in 1914, and was commissioned in September, 1916, educated at Sulyard Street, Council school, & Lancaster School of Art. Employed as assistant to his father Mr Robert Brockbank, house furnisher, 95 & 97 King Street, Lancaster. Mother Mrs Brockbank. He studied furniture design and has been assistant buyer for Messrs Heal and Sons, House furnishers, Tottenham Court Road, London. Formerly he was secretary of the Glasson Model Yatch Club. His brother Robert, a water polo player, and member of the Vale of Lune RUFC is now serving with the Royal Flying Corps, his eldest brother H, is in Milwaukee, and a younger brother Richard is at Woolwich Arsenal, London.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 12 May, 1917 page, 8, ibid, 19 may, 1917, page 8, photo

Code 327 .

H BROE

 HENRY BROE

Private 3960 3rd/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Sunday, 11/06/1916 .

LANCASTER CEMETERY, Ref:A. RC. 200. , Lancashire, United Kingdom

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Henry Broe. Resided at 8 Vincent Street, Primrose, Lancaster.. A single man. Pte. 3960. 3/5th K.O.R.L. He served for 7 months at home. Killed in training.

Henry Broe. Private. 3960. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] Depot.
Born Manchester, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 11/06/16. Died at Home.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Broe Henry Private 3960 2/5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment shot whilst drunk by a friend at Westgate on Sea, open verdict , 1916, age 19, father Mr Thomas Broe, 8 Vincent Street, Lancaster, his brother in law, Private Robert Dodgson of Hornby (702) is at the front.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 17,June 1916 page 5 ibid 24 June 1916,

page 8 Inquest, photo Code 329 .

R R BROTHERTON

 ROBERT REGINALD BROTHERTON

Private 39910, 7th Bn., Somerset Light Infantry
who died on Monday, 01/04/1918 . Age 20 .
Husband of Minnie E. Brotherton, of 15, Captains Row, Skerton;
also resided at Fenham Caw Cottage, Nr County Asylum, Lancaster.

POZIERES MEMORIAL, Ref:Panel 25 and 26, Somme, France

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Mr. Brotherton. Resided at Fenham Carr Cottage, Nr County Asylum, Lancaster. A married man. 39910. Somerset Light Infantry. He served for 12 months at home, and 4 months abroad. Killed.

Robert Reginald Brotherton. Private. 39910. Prince Albert's [Somerset Light Infantry]
7th Bn.
Born Glassin Dock, Lancs., and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 01/04/18. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Supp. Notes: Formerly 2731, North Somerset Yeomanry.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

A E BROWN

 ALBERT EDWIN BROWN

Private 241231 2nd/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Tuesday, 06/11/1917 . Age 20 .
Son of George E. and Hannah S. Brown, of 50, Newsham Rd., Lancaster.

BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, Ref;V. B. 57., Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Albert Edwin Brown. Resided at 50 Newsham Road, Lancaster. A single man. Private. 241231. 2/5 K.O.R.L. Regt. He served for 2 years at home, and 9 months abroad. Killed in Action. Nov.6th 1917

Albert Edwin Brown. Private. 241231. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 2/5th Bn,
Enlisted in Lancaster
Died 06/11/17. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Brown Albert Edwin Private Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action, 1917, age 20, address 50, Newsham Road, Lancaster, educated at Greaves school, employed as a clerk for Messrs Williamson. Son of Mr & Mrs George Brown.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 17 November, 1917 page 8, photo Code ? 342 .

B BROWN

 BARTON BROWN

Private 47493 23rd (Tyneside Scottish) Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers
who died on Thursday, 21/03/1918 . Age 24 .
Formerly 171491 RFA.
Son of George and Margaret Brown, of 13, Lodge St., Lancaster.

ARRAS ROAD CEMETERY, Ref: III. E. 4., ROCLINCOURT, Pas de Calais, France

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Barton Brown. Resided at 13 Lodge Street, Lancaster. A single man Private. 47493. 23rd northumberland Fus. .He served for 4 months at home, and 15 months abroad. Missing 22 March 1918. Presumed Killed.

Barton Brown. Private. 47493. Northumberland Fusiliers. 23rd Bn
[Tyneside Scottish].
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster, Lancs.
Died 21/03/18. France & Flanders.

Supp. Notes: Formerly 171491 R.F.A.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

G W BROWN

 GEORGE WILLIAM BROWN

Company Sergeant Major 5144 3rd Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Sunday, 06/05/1917.

PLYMOUTH (WESTON MILL) CEMETERY, Ref: Mil. Con.C. 3544,
Devon, United Kingdom

No Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form

 George William Brown. W.O. Class 2. 5144. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 3rd Bn. Born Bombay, India, and enlisted in Portsmouth.
Died 06/05/17. Died at Home.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Brown George William Company Sergeant major 3rd Battalion Kings Own Royal two children reside at 15, Argyle Street, Moorlands, Lancaster. Born in India, son of Mr Lancaster Regiment died at Devonport Military Hospital, 6 May, 1917, age 34, wife and George William Brown, who served 21 years with the same Regiment, and who now lives at Stroud.

Source Lancaster Guardian date19 May, 1917 page, 8, photo Code 342

J BROWN

 JAMES BROWN

Private 10386 2nd Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Saturday, 20/02/1915 . Age 23 .
Son of Edward and Elizabeth Ann Brown, of 49, Clarence St., Lancaster.

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 12, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

James Brown. Resided at 49 Clarence Street, Lancaster. A single man.Pte. 10386. 2nd King's Own R.L.Regt. A time serving soldier He served for 2 years at home, and 2 years abroad. Killed in Action.

James Brown. Private. 10386. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 2nd Bn.
Born St. Peter's, Lancaster, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 20/02/15. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Brown James Private 2nd Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment missing since 20 February 1915 near La Basee, presumed killed in action, age 24, educated at St Joseph's school,enlisted five years ago and served in India.His father is an officer's servant at the Barracks, his brother Albert Edward 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment has been wounded.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 25 March, 1916 page 8, photo Code 0 .

T BROWN

THOMAS BROWN
NOT ON CWGC

 Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Thomas Brown. Resided at 11 Bridge Lane, Lancaster. A single man. 20135 Sgt. 2nd Garrison Bn. Essex Regt. He served for 1 year at home, and 3 years in India, 6 months in France..Remarks "In Nayerstad" Military Distinctions Awarded: 1914 Star.

Not on Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

W BROWN

WILLIAM BROWN

Gunner 701711 Royal Field Artillery "A" Bty. 330th Bde
who died on Wednesday, 25/07/1917 Age: 19
Son of John and Mary Brown, of 1, Bridge Rd, The Greaves, Lancaster.

COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY, Ref: I.K.50, Koksijde, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

William Brown. Resided at 1 Bridge Road, Greaves, Lancaster. A single man 701711 Gunner. E.Lancs. R.F.A. He served for 5 months at home, and 4 months abroad. Joined on attaining age of 19 years. Died from Wounds received in action.

 William Brown. Gunner. 701711. Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery. Territorial Force.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 25/07/17. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Brown W Gunner Killed in action, 1917, educated at Lancaster Royal Grammar school, cousin of Private Wm Hy Brown (348)

Source Lancaster Guardian date16 February, 1918 page 8, Obituary Private Wm Hy Brown,

no photo Code 347 .

W H BROWN

 WILLIAM HENRY BROWN

Private 34550 1st/4th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Tuesday, 20/11/1917 . Age 31 .
Son of Henry and Annie Brown, of 93, Dale St., Lancaster
husband of Margaret Alice Brown, of 62, Prospect St., Lancaster

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Ref: Pier and Face 5 D and 12 B, Somme, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

William Henry Brown. Resided at 62 Prospect Street, Lancaster. A married man. Private. 34550. 1/3 R.L.Regt. He served for 6 months at home, and 7 months abroad. Killed Nov/20, 1917.

William Brown. Private. 34550. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/4th Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster.
Died 20/11/17. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Brown William Henry Private Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, missing, 1917, age 31, educated at St Thomas' school, employed at White Cross mills. Wife Mrs Brown, 62, Prospect Street, Lancaster, his parents are resident at 93, Dale Street, Lancaster. Brothers; Herbert is with the RFC, John has been in the TRB, but is invalided, and another is a munitions volunteer.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 22 December, 1917 page 6, photo Code 348 .

Brown Wm Hy Private Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action 20 November, 1917, age 31, wife resident at 62, Prospect Street, Lancaster, educated at St Thomas' school, employed at White Cross Mills. Eldest son of Mr & Mrs Brown, 93, Dale Street, Lancaster. His cousin Gunner W Brown (347), Captain of Lancaster Royal Grammar School Cricket Team, was killed in 1917.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 16 February, 1918 page 8, photo Code 348 .

J BROWNBILL

J BROWNBILL

Sergeant 240590 2nd/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Friday, 24/08/1917 . Age 25 .
Son of Mrs. A. M. Brownbill, of 82, Green Rd., Colne, Lancs

ESTAIRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Ref:IV. J. 12, Nord, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John Brownbill. Resided at 45 Rosebery Avenue, Bowerham, Lancaster. A single man. Sergt. Major. 2270. 2/5 King's Own. He served for 3 years at home, and 8 months abroad. Killed in Action August 24th, 1917. "Answered the call".

John Brownbill. SERGT. 240590. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 2/5th Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 24/08/17. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

A R BROWNING

ARTHUR ROBIN BROWNING

Lance Sergeant 1145 9th Bn., Royal Fusiliers
who died on Sunday, 02/07/1916 . Age 19 .
Son of John and Mary Ann Browning, of 22, Beach St., Bare, Morecambe.
Native of Morecambe, Lancs.

BLIGHTY VALLEY CEMETERY, Ref: III. F. 6, AUTHUILE WOOD, Somme, France

Arthur Robin Browning. L/SGT. 1145. Royal Fusiliers. [City of London Regt.] 9th Bn.
Born St. Paul's, Lancs., resided and enlisted in Morecambe.
Died 03/07/16. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Browning Arthur Robin Sergeant 9th Service Battalion Royal Fusiliers killed in action 2 July, 1916, age 19, son of mr J browning, 22 Beach Street, Bare Three of his brothers are serving; Lancs Corporal T G, 9th Fusiliers, private J P, 1st Leicesters, Private B S 1st Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (350, 351).

Source Lancaster Guardian date 15 July, 1916 page 5, ibid 22 July 1916, page 8 photo Code 352, 353 .

B S BROWNING

BRYANT SUMMERFIELD BROWNING

Private 18604 1st Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Saturday, 01/07/1916 .

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Ref: Pier and Face 5 D and 12 B, Somme, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Bryant Summerfield Browning. Resided at 1 Marton Street, Lancaster. Private. 18604. King's Own R/R. He served for 2 years abroad. Killed in Action July 1/1916. Military Distinctions Awarded: Mons 1914-1915.

 Bryant Summerfield Browning. Private. 19604. [number wrong=18604]. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1st Bn.
Born York, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 01/07/16. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Browning Bryant S Private 18604 1st Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment missing 1st July, 1916, age 29, husband of Mrs B S Browning 41 King Street, Lancaster, who has four children. Second son of Mr and Mrs, J Browning of 22 Beach Street, Bare, whose younger son Sergeant A R Browning (352, 353) was killed 2 July 1916.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 29 July, 1916 page 5, 19 August, 1916 page 8, ibid 2 September 1916, page 3 photo Code 350, 351 .

 J BRUNSKILL

JOSEPH BRUNSKILL

Private 20681 3rd Coy. 4th Bn., Grenadier Guards
who died on Tuesday, 05/10/1915 . Age 23 .
Son of Agnes Seekins (formerly Brunskill), of 9, Ashford Rd., Scotforth, Lancaster

CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, Ref: I. E. 150, Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Joseph Brunskill. Resided at 9 Ashford Road, Scotforth, Lancaster. A single man. Pte. 20681. 4th Grenadier Guards. He served for 9 months at home, and 2 months abroad. Killed in Action Oct. 5. 1915.

Joseph Brunskill. GDSN. 20681. Grenadier Guards. 4th Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster, Lancs.
Died 05/10/15. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Brunskill Joseph Private 4th Grenadier Guards died of wounds, 1915, age 23, native of Scotforth, educated at National school, employed as a farm servant near Accrington. Son of Mrs Seekins, 9, Ashford Road, Scotforth and step brother of Lance Corporal S Seekins (2016). Two brothers are still serving.

Source Lancaster Observer date 29 October, 1915 page 8, photo Code 354 .

H BRUNTON

 HARRY BRUNTON

Driver 687371 "C" Bty. 276th Bde., Royal Field Artillery
who died on Sunday, 09/09/1917.

VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ref: VIII. G. 13., Ieper,
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Harry Brunton. Resided at 17 Dalton Square, and also 57 Springfield Terr., Lancaster. A single man. Driver. 687371. 276 Battery R.F.A. He served for 5 months at home, and 19 months abroad. Killed in Action. (Sept. 9th 1917).

Harry Brunton. DVR. 687371. Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery.
Territorial Force.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 09/09/17. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

J W BRYNING

JOHN WILLIAM BRYNING

 Rifleman A/202915, 17th Bn., King's Royal Rifle Corps
who died on Sunday, 18/11/1917 . Age 24
Son of Fanny Isabella Bryning, of 30, Park Rd., Freehold, Lancaster

TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel:115 to 119 and 162A and 163A, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John William Bryning. Resided at 69 Ullswater Road, Lancaster. A single man. Pte. a/202915. King's R.R. Corps. He served for 18 months at home, and 2 ½ years abroad. Killed..

John William Bryning. Rifleman. A/202915. King's Royal Rifle Corps. 17th Bn.
Born, and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 18/11/17. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Supp. Notes: Formerly T3/028600, R.A.S.C.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Bryning John William Rifleman Kings Royal Rifles, killed in action, 18 November, 1917, age 23, educated at Wray and Lancaster Royal Grammar schools, employed at the Sedbergh branch of the Liverpool Bank, and at Mr Kirkby's, Bridge End Farm, Caton.. Son of the late Mr J Bryning, Relieving Officer for Lunesdale,& Mrs Bryning, 69, Ullswater Road, Lancaster. A brother Fred is a signaller in the RFA at Swanage His grandfather Mr M Walker was formerly in business in Morecambe.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 1 December, 1917 page 8, ibid, 8 December 1917, page 8, photo Code 359

J M BULCOCK

 JOSEPH METCALFE BULCOCK

Private 42309 2nd/7th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers
who died on Thursday, 21/03/1918 . Age 20 .
Son of James Henry and Martha Bulcock, of 13, Salisbury Rd., Lancaster.

POZIERES MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 32 to 34, Somme, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Joseph Metcalfe Bulcock. Resided at 13 Salisbury Road, Lancaster. A single man. Pte. 42309. Lanc. Fusiliers. He served for 2 months at home, and 10 months abroad Killed Mar.21st. 18. Mother living at above address.

Joseph Bulcock. Private. 42309. Lancashire Fusiliers. 2/7th Bn.
Born Settle, Yorks., and enlisted in Lancaster
Died 21/03/18. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

 [no obit]

C BURGESS

C BURGESS

Private 3600 6th Bn., Cheshire Regiment
who died on Monday, 12/06/1916 .

BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Ref: V. E. 22., Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

C Burgess. Resided at Stonewell House, Lancaster. A married man. Pte. 3600. 6th Cheshire. He served for 8 months at home, and 1 year abroad.

Charles Burgess. Private. 3600. Cheshire Regt. 1/6th Bn.
Enlisted in Stockport, Cheshire.
Died 12/06/16. Died of Wounds. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

C BUTTERWORTH

+ BROTHERS H + J + W Below

 CHRISTOPHER BUTTERWORTH

Lance Sergeant 1361 2nd Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Saturday, 08/05/1915 . Age 23 .
Husband of Margaret Jane Butterworth, of 49, Earl St., Skerton, Lancaster.

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ref: Panel 12, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Christopher Butterworth. Resided at 49 Earl Street, Lancaster. A married man Sgt. 1361. K.O. He served for 7 months at home, and 3 months abroad.. Killed in Action 8th May, 1915. 8th May, 1915.

Christopher Butterworth. L/SGT. 1361. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 2nd Bn.
Born St John's, Lancaster, and enlisted in Lancaster.
Died 08/05/15. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 

Butterworth Christopher Lance Sergeant 2nd Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action 8 May, 1915 at Frezenberg, age 23, His wife resides at 49 Earl Street, with her mother Mrs Wilkinson, he was educated at National school, employed at Albion Mill and fifth son of Mr James Butterworth who has six sons and a brother in law serving or killed

Source Lancaster Observer date 1915 page 5, photo Code 380

H BUTTERWORTH

+ BROTHERS C Above + J + W Below

HUGH BUTTERWORTH

Private 1304 1st/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Sunday, 08/08/1915 . Age 19 .
Son of James and Agnes Butterworth, of 27, Green St., Lancaster.

KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY, Ref:J. 8., Heuvelland,
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

Hugh Butterworth. Resided at 27 Green Street, Lancaster. A single man 1304. 1/5 King's Own R.L.He served for 6 months at home, and 7 months abroad. [Remarks: Widowed Mother}

Hugh Butterworth. Private. 1304. King's Own[Royal Lancaster Regt.] 1/5th Bn.
Enlisted in Lancaster
Died 08/08/15. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Butterworth Hugh Private 5th Battalion Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment killed in action 8 August, 1915, age 20, address 4 Hinde Street, Bulk, educated at National school, employed at Lune works, youngest son of Mr James Butterworth who has six sons and a brother in law serving or killed .

Source Lancaster Observer date 13 August 1915 page 5, see also ibid., 20 August, 1915,

page 5, photo Code 379 .

J BUTTERWORTH

+ BROTHERS C + H Above, + W Below

JOHN BUTTERWORTH

Private 241413 2nd/5th Bn., King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regt.)
who died on Saturday, 23/06/1917 . Age 34 .
Son of James and Agnes Butterworth, of 27, Green St., Bulk, Lancaster.

LANCASTER CEMETERY, Ref: H. CE. 340., Lancashire, United Kingdom

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

John Butterworth. Resided at 27 Green Street, Bulk, Lancaster. A single man. 241413. 2/5 King's Own R.L.Regt. He served for one year at home. Died in Hospital [widow mother of deceased, Mrs. James Butterworth].

John Butterworth. Private. 241413. King's Own [Royal Lancaster Regt.] Depot.
Enlisted in Blackburn.
Died 27/06/17. Died at Home.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

[no obit]

W BUTTERWORTH

+ BROTHERS C + H + J Above

WILLIAM BUTTERWORTH

Private 8175 2nd Bn., York and Lancaster Regiment
who died on Sunday, 18/10/1914 . Age 36 .
Son of James and Agnes Butterworth, of Green St., Bulk, Lancaster;
husband of Margaret Alice Butterworth, of 15, Albion St., Lancaster.

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Ref:Panel 8, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:

William Butterworth. Resided at 15 Albion Street, Lancaster. A married man. 8175. York & Lanc. Regt. He served for 2 months abroad. Killed. Oct. 1914. [Mrs. Margareta Butterworth, 15 Albion St. (widow)]

William Butterworth.Private. 8175. York and Lancaster Regt. 2nd Bn.
Born and resided in Lancaster, and enlisted in Preston.
Died 18/10/14. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.

Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Butterworth William Private York and Lancaster Regiment missing since October 1914, presumed killed in action, address 4 Hinde Street, educated at National school, eldest son of Mr James Butterworth who has six sons and a brother in law serving or killed.

Source Lancaster Observer date 13 August 1915 page 5, no photo Code 381 .

Butterworth William Private 8175 2 BattalionYork & Lancaster Regiment, died 18 October 1914 Son of James & Agnes Butterworth of Green Street, Bulk, Lancaster, husband of Margaret Alice Butterworth of 15 Albion Street Lancaster, cemetery Ploegsteert Memorial Source CWGC. William Butterworth of the York & Lancaster Regiment is reported missing. He attended the Boys National school ('Nashy') His wife resides in Albion Street, Bulk. Parents, Mr & Mrs Butterworth of Green Street, Bulk. His brothers are George in the Scots Guards, James and Hugh in the 5th King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, Christopher in the 3rd King's Own .

Scource Lancaster Guardian, date 5 December 1914, page 3 No Photo Code 381 .

[NOT ON MEMORIAL - BUT WORTHY OF MENTION]

JAMES BUTTERWORTH [FATHER OF THE ABOVE]

MR JAMES BUTTERWORTH

Father of six soldiers Mr James Butterworth, died from debility, caused by having three sons killed and two severely wounded in the war, in the opinion of Dr Aitken.

(379, 380, 381).

Source Lancaster Guardian date 12 August, 1916 page 8, no photo Code N/A .

[4 SONS IN FACT DIED - SEE ABOVE]

The Bulk Roll of Honour with three of the Butterworth Brothers named. (Now in St John's Out of Use Church Lancaster)

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