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BOLTON 5TH BATTALION LOYAL NORTH LANCASHIRE REGIMENT WAR MEMORIAL

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WAIN William
Private 241731 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 26 October 1917. Aged 31. Son of James and Mary Ellen Wain, of 26, Hunt St., Bolton. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WAITE Robert
Private 8645 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 7 September 1916. Aged 37. Son of the late Robert and Sarah Ann Waite; husband of Clara Waite, of 23, Mytton Terrace, Padiham, Burnley. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A.
WALKER Charles Henry
Private 244756 4th/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 31 May 1917. Aged 33. Son of Augustus Oliver Walker and Sarah Frances Walker, of 18, Adswood Lane East, Stockport; husband of Alice Walker, of 33, Hardcastle Rd., Edgeley, Stockport. Buried in MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, France. III. A. 24.
WALKER Colin White
Private 28658 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 26 October 1917. Aged 23. Son of William and Elizabeth Walker, of 11, Tillie St., Glasgow. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WALKER John
Private 242949 4th/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 26 October 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WALLIS Arthur
Second Lieutenant 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 2 October 1918. Aged 24. Son of William and Charlote Wallis, of 39, Brownlow Rd., Horwich, Bolton. Buried in SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, BOISLEUX-ST. MARC, France. III. F. 26.
WALMSLEY George
Private 243166 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 31 July 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 41 and 43.
WALMSLEY Richard
Corporal 241128 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 5 August 1917. Buried in ERQUINGHEM-LYS CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, France. II. E. 3.
WALMSLEY Robert
Corporal 243439 4th/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 25 October 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WALMSLEY Thomas
Private 203138 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 30 November 1917. Aged 20. Son of Thomas Charles and Rhoda Priscilla Walmsley, of 43, Blackburn Rd., Ribchester, Preston, Lancs. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, France. Panel 8.
WALSH Joseph
Private 241220 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 1 August 1917. Aged 21. Son of Thomas and Sarah Walsh, of 52, Handel St., Halliwell, Bolton. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 41 and 43.
WALSH Robert
Private 8664 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 6 September 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A.
WALSH Stanley
Private 3560 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 9 August 1916. Aged 21. Son of John and Nancy Walsh, of 36, York St., Bolton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A.
WALTON Robert
Corporal 241735 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 9 July 1917. Aged 26. Son of William Walton, of 10, Canada St., Bolton; husband of Annie Walton, of 10, Darley St., Brownlow Fold, Bolton. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Belgium. Panel 7.
WARBURTON Benjamin
Private 243092 4th/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 26 October 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WARBURTON Thomas
Private 3128 D Coy. 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 10 January 1917. Aged 28. Son of the late James and Margaret Ann Warburton. Enlisted Oct., 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 41 and 43.
WARD Albert
Private 243809 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 27 March 1917. Aged 21. Son of Thomas and Emma Jane Ward, of 22, Shale St., Burnley, Lancs. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Belgium. XI. C. 13A.
WARD Ernest Hawksworth
Captain 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 30 November 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, France. Panel 8.
WARD Harold
Private 28642 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 26 October 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WARD Henry Thomas
Private 260132 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 31 July 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 41 and 43.
WARREN John J
Lance Corporal 241771 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 26 October 1917. Aged 22. Son of Joseph Jackson Warren and Emma Jane Warren, of 23, Sherwood St., Astley Bridge, Bolton. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WARREN Martin
Private 203778 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 30 November 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, France. Panel 8.
WARWICK Douglas
Private 33217 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 30 September 1918. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, France. Panel 7.
WATERWORTH Ernest
Private 241160 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 20 June 1917. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Belgium. I. C. 3.
WATSON Joseph
Sergeant 240701 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 31 July 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 41 and 43.
WATTS Aubrey
Private 30122 4th/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 26 October 1917. Aged 18. Attached East Surrey Regiment Son of Emily Watts, of 305, Fryston Rd., Airedale, Castleford, Yorks, and the late Charles Watts. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WATTS, MCM, DCM Albert
Regimental Sergeant Major 2835 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 30 November 1917. Aged 46. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.), and Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.). Son of Worthy and Mary Watts, of Norton St. Philip, Bath; husband of C. A. B. Watts, of 39, View St., Bolton. 28 years service. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, France. Panel 8.
WEARNE Josiah [Thomas]
Private 243757 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 20 September 1917. Aged 20. Son of James Henry and Aramantha Wearne, of 97, Waterloo Rd., Burnley Wood, Burnley. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WEBSTER Fred
Private 242719 4th/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 26 October 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WELSBY Fred
Lance Corporal 37113 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 2 September 1918. Buried in H.A.C. CEMETERY, ECOUST-ST. MEIN, France. V. C. 23.
WELSBY John W
Lance Corporal 243781 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 3 June 1917. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, Belgium. VII. F. 24.
WEST Percy William
Private 33644 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 30 November 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. West, of 23, Crampton Rd., Penge, London. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, France. Panel 8.
WESTWOOD Frank
Private 4441 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 19 October 1916. Aged 31. Husband of Mary Westwood, of 41, Grove St., Bolton. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, France. B. 12. 27.
WEYMES Jack
Private 2380 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 17 September 1915. Aged 19. Son of Mr. G. R. Weymes, of Gisburn. Buried in GISBURN (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD, United Kingdom. South-West of Church.
WHEALING Thomas James
Private 39879 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 1 October 1918. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, France. Panel 7.
WHELDON Robert Harrison
Private 28625 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 25 October 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WHITEHEAD Thomas
Private 2096 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 9 August 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A.
WHITMORE Robert
Private 29208 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 12 September 1918. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, France. Panel 7.
WHITTAKER Edward
Lance Corporal 3410 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 10 September 1916. Buried in DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, France. XI. F. 4.
WHITTLE Charles
Private, 5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 1918.
WHITTLE George
Private 36839 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 30 November 1917. Aged 23. Son of William and Elizabeth Whittle, of Portland Cottages, Wheelton Rd., Wheelton, Chorley, Lancs. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, France. Panel 8.
WILBER Stanley
Private 30124 4th/5th Bn, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 26 October 1917. Son of Mrs A Wilber of 17 Armstrong Street, New Lane, Laisterdyke, Bradford, Yorks. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WILKINSON George
Lance Corporal 243305 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 1 October 1918. Aged 24. Son of John and Elizabeth Wilkinson, of 1A, Lodge Bank, Brinscall, Chorley, Lancs. Native of Withnell; Chorley. Buried in PROVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, France. I. A. 22.
WILKINSON Gilbert
Private 242593 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 9 August 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A.
WILKINSON John
Private 2659 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 15 July 1915. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD, France. I. C. 123.
WILKINSON Joseph
Private 36870 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 30 November 1917. Aged 20. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Ann Wilkinson, of 36, Kings St., Farnworth, Bolton. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, France. Panel 8.
WILLIAMS Bernard Hallett
Second Lieutenant 5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 31 July 1917. Aged 19. Son of Mrs. Bertha Hallett Williams, of Bank House, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, and the late Rev. Hallett Williams. Native of Rock Ferry, Cheshire. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 41 and 43.
WILLIAMS David
Private 240199 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 26 August 1916. Aged 38. Husband of Annie Williams, of 46, Gorton St., New Bury, Farnworth, Bolton. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A.
WILLIAMS Ernest
Private 1560 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 28 August 1915. Aged 19. Son of George and Elizabeth Hannah Williams, of 21, Poplar St., Tyldesley, Manchester. Buried in CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES, France. IX. B. 66.
WILLIAMS Rhys Edward
Private 41881 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 12 September 1918. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, France. Panel 7.
WILLIAMS William
Corporal 240052 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 30 November 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, France. Panel 8.
WILLISON Edward
Corporal 205114 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 16 September 1918. Buried in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, France. Hordain Com. Cem. German Extn. Mem. 9.
WILSON George William
Private 242117 B Coy. 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 9 April 1918. Aged 41. Son of John and Eliza Wilson; husband of Alice Wilson, of 26, Philip St., Bolton. Served in the South African Campaign. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Belgium. Panel 7.
WILSON William
Private 14028 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 1 October 1918. Aged 31. Son of Mrs. Annie Wilson, of 40, Inkerman St., Blackburn; husband of Lucy Wilson, of 51, Mary Ann St., Blackburn, Lancs. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, France. Panel 7.
WILTSHIRE Emdar
Private 244725 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 22 July 1917. Aged 19. Son of Mrs. Mary Wiltshire, of 50, Tudor Terrace, Aberdare, Glam. Buried in RUE-PETILLON MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX, France. I. N. 39.
WINROW Robert
Private 243150 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 8 August 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A.
WINTER Herbert
Private 28538 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 26 October 1917. Aged 21. Son of Mrs. Emily Grout, of 149, Tachbrook St., Pimlico, London. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WINTERBOTTOM Alfred
Private 2869 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 18 October 1916. Aged 20. Son of John Wm. and Alice Winterbottom, of 360, Lever Street, Bolton, Lancs. Born Astley, Lancs. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, Belgium. IV. H. 11.
WINTERBOTTOM, MM James
Private 240409 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 30 November 1917. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, France. Panel 8.
WISEMAN Joseph
Private 7930 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 26 August 1916. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A.
WOLFE Bertram
Second Lieutenant 5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 12 July 1918. Buried in STOCKPORT BOROUGH CEMETERY, United Kingdom. Gen. 1157.
WOOD James Albert
Private 29206 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 29 May 1918. Aged 19. Son of Charles William and Euphemia F. Wood, of 98, Princess Rd., Moss Side, Manchester. Buried in GOMMECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY NO.2, HEBUTERNE, France. V. G. 3.
WOOD John
Private 2263 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 2 August 1916. Buried in PERONNE ROAD CEMETERY, MARICOURT, France. IV. C. 33.
WOOD John
Private 242811 4th/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 26 October 1917. Aged 19. Son of John and Sarah Wood, of 66, Shaw St., Bolton. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WOOD Joseph
Private 241073 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 7 August 1917. Aged 24. Son of Iddo and Esther Wood, of Bolton, Lancs. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, France. II. P. 10A.
WOODBURN Albert
Private, 5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 1915.
WOODHALL Sydney
Private 29050 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 29 August 1918. Aged 26. Son of Fanny Woodhall, of Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire, and the late James Woodhall. Buried in BOYELLES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, France. II. G. 2.
WOODHEAD Thomas
Corporal 243900 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 11 September 1918. Buried in MOEUVRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, France. V. C. 19.
WOODS Richard
Private 31554 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 1 August 1917. Aged 19. Son of Richard and Jane Woods, of Bottom Oth Moor, nr. Bolton, Lancs. Buried in BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Belgium. II. F. 1.
WOODS Thomas
Private 12796 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 30 November 1917. Aged 24. Husband of Hannah Woods, of 11, Freckleton St., Kirkham, Preston, Lancs. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, France. Panel 8.
WOODWARD Henry Herbert
Private 28570 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 26 October 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 102 to 104.
WOOLSTENHULME Reginald
Private 29221 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 11 September 1918. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, France. Panel 7.
WORSDALE John
Private 240306 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 12 September 1918. Buried in MOEUVRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, France. I. B. 10.
WORTHINGTON Alfred
Private 241815 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 19 August 1917. Aged 21. Son of Sarah Ann Worthington, of 9, Alice St., Deane Rd., Bolton. Buried in CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES, France. VIII. E. 18.
WORTHINGTON Peter
Private 31207 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 1 October 1918. Buried in CAMBRAI EAST MILITARY CEMETERY, France. VI. A. 29.
WORTHINGTON William
Private 2622 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 20 June 1915. Aged 18. Son of William and Annie Worthington, of 36, Arrowsmith Terrace, Bolton. Buried in MAPLE COPSE CEMETERY, Belgium. Sp. Mem. F. 12.
WRIGHT Harry
Private 242882 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 24 August 1918. Aged 20. Son of Walter and Elizabeth Wright, of Bolton. Buried in LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY, AVERDOINGT, France. II. C. 12.
WRIGHT Harry
Private 36855 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 31 July 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 41 and 43.
WRIGHT William
Private 241886 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 14 April 1917. Buried in RUE-PETILLON MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX, France. I. L. 2.
WROE Alfred
Private 8606 A Coy. 1st/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 8 September 1916. Aged 23. Husband of May Metcalfe (formerly Wroe), of 16, Spring Terrace, Goodshaw Fold, Crawshawbooth, Manchester. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 A.

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