Harold Ackerley - Private - 291564 Welsh Regiment, 10th Battalion. Died of Wounds 24/12/1917 age 24. Commemorated at Rue-David Military Cemetery Fleurbaix G.26.

In an article found in the Salford Reporter it is reported that Harold was accidently shot "in the line" after cleaning his rifle he was handing the rifle butt end first, that is the muzzle pointing towards him, having forgotten to apply the safety catch the rifle discharged shooting Harold in both legs. He was taken to the field hospital but died shortly after. He was buried at Rue-David Military Cemetery Fleurbaix where Reverend H Williams presided over his funeral. Prior to the war he worked at St Bartholomew's and was secretary of Salford Junior Conservative Association. Son of Alfred Vernon Ackerley and Clementina Ackerley, of 17 Regent Square, Salford. Brother of Sydney (see below).

Sydney Ackerley - Lance Corporal - 8046 Manchester Regiment 17th Battalion. Killed in Action 22/03/1918 aged 22. Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial panel 64 to 67.

Prior to the war he worked at Thomas Collier and Sons, High St, Manchester. Sydney was awarded the Military Medal for placing a German machine gun out of action under heavy fire. Son of Alfred Vernon Ackerley and Clementina Ackerley, of 17 Regent Square, Salford. Brother of Harold (see above).

Thomas Anderson - Private - 1786 Manchester Regiment, 2nd Battalion. Killed in Action 14/08/1916 aged 24. Commemorated at Cambrin Churchyard Extension, P56. Husband of Mary Ann Burns (formerly Anderson) of 8 Cape St, Regent St, Salford.

Joseph H Anlezark - Rifleman - Z/1077 Rifle Brigade. Killed in Action 14/5/1915 aged 20. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial panel 46 to 48 and 50. Son of William Henry and Martha Anlezark 50 Gloucester St, Salford.

J Ashworth (Died Prisoner of War) - No information can be found regarding this man. The inscription indicates his regiment as M.R. Can you help identify him?

Edward Bailey - Private - GS/52935 Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 4th Battalion. Killed in Action 13/04/1917. Commemorated at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, Ref: XXIII. A. 13.

Archie Bedgood - Private - 20051 The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 6th Battalion. Killed in Action 31/01/1917 age unknown. Commemorated Basra Memorial panel 27.

Prior to the war Archie had worked at Smith and Coventry Engineers and attended St Clements Church. Archie fought at Gallipoli where he contracted dysentery and enteric causing him to be sent to a hospital in Malta then London. In 1916 he was sent to serve in Mesopotamia where he died. He lived at 20 Coronation St, Salford.

George Berry - Lance Corporal - 21443 Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 1st Battalion. Died of Wounds 13/10/1917 aged 25. Commemorated at Dozinghem Military Cemetery IX. I. 8. Son of George and Sarah Berry, husband of Ellen (Blair), 107 Sunnyside St, Salford.

George was a velvet dresser before he enlisted in November 1915 and embarked for France March 1916. Promoted to Lance corporal March 1917. He was wounded 11/04/1917 (GSW left leg) at the Battle of Arras and was wounded again at Passendale 13/10/1917 (shrapnel right leg), George died the same day at Dozinghem casualty clearing station and was buried there.

Harry Booth - Corporal - 228351 Royal Fusiliers (London Regiment) 1st Battalion. Killed in Action 20/09/1917 aged 19. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, addenda panel.

Harry had served with the Liverpool Regiment (269415) prior to being transferred to the Royal Fusiliers. Soldiers Died Great War gives the following additional information: Formerly 8125, Liverpool Regiment, posted 26th Royal Fusiliers.

James Bradshaw - Private - 18242 1st Border Regiment. Killed in Action 1/7/1916 aged 33. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial pier and face 6A and 7C.

Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Bradshaw. James attested 02/12/1914 aged 31 and after training sent to the Dardanelles and to Egypt, then landed in France 11/03/1916.

James was a moulder before he enlisted in December 1914. He lived at 14 Rudman St, Salford with his wife Elizabeth (nee Boulderstone), his three sons Squires, James and Harold and his daughter Elizabeth.

Transcript of the 1st Border Regiment War Diary for this day can be read here.

James Shaw Brearley - Private - 16579 Border Regiment 1st Battalion. Died at Sea 13/08/1915 aged 22. Commemorated at Helles memorial Panel 119 to 125 or 222 then 223. Son of James and Nellie Brearley, 41 Regent Square, Salford; husband of Emma Simpson (formerly Brearley) 4 Hollingwood St, Salford.

James died at sea, along with 59 other Border Regiment soldiers, when the Royal Edward was sunk after being hit be a torpedo. See HERE for more information.

Walter Burns - Private - 2145 Manchester Regiment 1st/7th Battalion. Died of Wounds 02/09/1915 aged 20. Commemorated at Manchester Southern Cemetery. Son of Walter Burns, 47 New Park Road, Salford.

Robert Cranston - Private - 306735 Lancashire Fusiliers C Coy 15th Battalion (formally 4493). Killed in Action 25/12/1917 aged 27. Commemorated at Duhallow A.D.S Cemetery.

Robert died at 5.30PM due to a shell explosion. Prior to the war Robert worked as a clerk at Westinghouse Works, Trafford Park. Son of Robert and Annie Cranston, 21 Huddart St, Salford.

James Cross - Private - 9731 Royal Warwickshire Regiment 16th Battalion. Killed in Action 30/08/1916 age unknown. Commemorated Ovillers Military Cemetery, XV. L. 3.

James enlisted in Birmingham and entered France 18/07/1915

Elijah Daniels - Private - 15680 Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 8th Battalion. Killed in Action 02/03/1916 aged 27. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial panel 12.

Elijah enlisted 12/10/1914 and went into training at Bournemouth and Aldershot, embarking for France in September 1915. The last letter written by him to his wife was dated the same day that he died.

The second-lieutenant of Elijah's Battalion writes to Mrs Daniels:

"After the gallant and dashing charge of the Manchesters (sic) on March 2, your husband, Private Daniels, failed to answer the roll call and he was listed as missing, and as he failed day after day to put in an appearance he has now been reported as killed" "I hope you will make the best of it, for your husband died doing his duty as a soldier"

Prior to the war Elijah lived with his wife Ada (Atkinson) at 41 Oxford St, Salford and had worked at Lloyd's Packing Warehouse as a case maker.

In the 1901 census Elijah is living with his parents Elijah and Ann Jane Daniels, he has a brother William and two sisters Annie and Emily.

George Dawson - Private - 16604 Border Regiment 1st Battalion. Killed in Action 01/07/1916 aged 20. Commemorated at Thiepval, pier and face 6A and 7C. Son of Minnie Dawson, 51 Crowther St, Salford (formally of 55 Rudman St).

George is also remembered on his families headstone at Weaste Cemetery (Grave Ref: L-1183).

George enlisted in November 1914 and after training sent to the Dardanelles and to Egypt after the withdrawal of troops. In February 1916 he was posted to France.

A comrade of George writes in a letter to Mrs Dawson:

"We were always good chums in the Battalion and we promised to write to each others parents if anything happened to us." "your beloved son was killed by my side and it was the greatest shock to me to find that he was dead when I had thought he was asleep." "His death must have been instantaneous for he never murmured." "it will be a great relief to you that your son died a hero's death."

Prior to the war George had worked for Gresham and Craven engineers and attended Christ Church.

Transcript of the 1st Border Regiment War Diary for this day can be read here.

George Arthur Dawson - Corporal - 29512 East Yorkshire Regiment 7th Battalion. Killed in Action 07/02/1918 aged 20. Commemorated at Hermies Hill British Cemetery F. 3. Son of George and Annie Dawson, 206 Chapel St, Salford.

George was a plumber before he attested 19/06/1916 into the Manchester Regiment as private 51013 aged 18. He had two brothers Ralph and William and a sister Emily. His I.D. disc and two photographs were the only personal effects to be returned to his parents.

James Delaney - Sergeant - 7046 Kings Royal Rifle Corps 4th Battalion. Killed in Action 03/10/1918 aged 31. Commemorated at Templeux-le-Guerard British Cemetery, I. J. 43. Son of John and Mary Ann Delaney, of 155, Regent Rd., Salford, Manchester. Born Bolton. Husband of Mary Lillian Delaney (nee O'Garr) of 50 Silk St, Salford (married 17/03/1914).

James enlisted 18/05/1906 aged 18, prior to enlistment he had worked as a kitchen porter and his service record records him as "well educated". James saw service in many countries, his service record shows the following information:

Egypt from Feb 1907 to Dec 1907

India Dec 1907 to Oct 1914

France Dec 1914 to Jan 1915

Back to France May 1915 to Nov 1915

Salonika Nov 1915 to June 1918

And again to France in June 1918

Due to James's death Mary was awarded a pension of 16 shillings and 3 pence a week.

R Doid - Sergeant - Welsh or Welch Regiment

Believed to be Robert Doig - Quartermaster Sergeant - 6211 East Lancashire Regiment 7th Battalion, B Company. Killed in Action 25/02/1916 aged 36. Commemorated at St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-l'Avoue, II. R. 1.

Robert was killed by a sniper whilst leading a party of the Royal Scotch Greys to the trenches, and stepping aside on a traverse to allow them to pass that, he was shot and killed almost instantly. Robert had gained the rank of Quartermaster Sergeant just two weeks prior to his death, he was a veteran soldier having served ten years in India. He was a reservist for six years and was mobilised when war broke.

Robert had lived with his wife and three children at 27 Oxford St, Salford and had worked at the Manchester Ship Canal Company as a foreman loader inspector. He was an ardent Catholic and attended St Joseph's Church, West Craven St, Salford. Robert's wife received the news of his death just a month after burying one of their children.

George Done - Private - 205177 Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd/5th Battalion. Killed in Action 20/09/1917 aged 32. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial.

On December 1st 1918 the Salford Reporter reported that George was reported missing on the 20/09/1917 and is officially presumed killed or died of wounds news of this effect having been received by his wife Sarah Marion (nee Ogden) who lived at 13 Heywood St, Oldfield Rd, Salford. George married Sarah on the 27th Dec 1915, at this time their address was given as 25 Duncan St, Salford. Prior to the war George had worked for Messrs Cookson, pig dealers, of Salford.

James Done - Private - 68947 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 11th Battalion and earlier as Driver 072564 with the Army Service Corps. Died of Wounds 28/02/1918 age unknown. Commemorated at Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston. Son of Mr and Mrs Done, husband of M E Done, 20 Hartington St, Regent Road, Salford.

John Henry Dorber - Private - 19507 South Lancashire Regiment 6th Battalion. Attested 10th June 1915 aged 19 and posted 11/11/1915. Killed in action 19/04/1916 aged 20. Commemorated at Basra Memorial panel 23.

Prior to the war John had worked as a clerk at Osram Lamp Works and lived at 35 Regent Square, Salford. Son of Richard and Grace Dorber and brother of Fred, Ernest, George, William, Sam and Elsie. John tried to join the army in Manchester but was rejected due to visual impairment, determined to do his bit he went to work at Morfa Camp, Conway and was finally passed as fit for service in June 1915. The only personal effects returned to his family was John's identity disc, on receipt of this his mother writes "Very sorry to receive same. Would like his wallet & ring which was initialled JHD. If it should come in your possession please forward."

Thomas Dutton - Corporal - 30465 The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 1st/4th Battalion, originally joined the Manchester Regiment as a private, 10633. Killed in Action 02/06/1918 aged 25. Commemorated at Houchin British Cemetery I. A. 24. Son of Frederick and Rebecca Dutton, 18 Amy St, Regent Road, Salford.

George Edwards - Private - 28520 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 16th Battalion. Attested 11/03/1915 aged 29. Killed in Action 12/04/1918 aged 32. Commemorated at Contay British Cemetery, Contay VII. E. 18. George had been promoted to Sergeant on the 20/03/1915 but at his own request reverted back to a Private in 1917. He suffered a wound to his head on the 21st April 1917.

Prior to the war George had worked as a clerk and lived with his wife Gertrude (nee Mayerscough) at 165 Regent Road, Salford. They had a daughter, Joan, in 1916. After Georges death Gertrude moved from Salford to live at Brook Lea, Mellor, Derbyshire.

Walter Everall Ennion - Sergeant - M2/048566 Army Service Corps 780th Mechanical Transport Coy. Died 27/05/1917 aged 27. Commemorated at Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria. Son of Thomas Frederick and Clara Ennion, Regent Hotel, Regent Road, Salford.

Walter worked as a lorry driver before he enlisted 08/02/1915 aged 24. He lived with his sister Gertrude Richardson at 32 Vere St, Salford. Walter had four brothers Tom, Fred, Harry and Charles and two sisters Annie and Gertrude.

Walter was burnt to death when a candle was knocked over in his tent while he was asleep.

Samuel Evans - Private - 4860 Border Regiment 1st Battalion. Killed in Action 28/06/1915 aged 29. Commemorated at Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery VII. D. 5.

Samuel was a reservist and was mobilised with the Border Regiment at Carlisle on 7th August 1914 and went to France 25/11/1914 where he was injured and returned to the South of England for treatment. He quickly recovered and left Shoeburyness on the 26th May 1915 heading for the Dardanelles and had been in the trenches there for about a month when he met his death. Samuel had worked as a bricklayers labourer for Salford Corporation prior to the war and lived at 168 Tatton St, Salford.

Transcript of the 1st Border Regiment War Diary for this day can be read here.

George Faraday - Private - 305629 (earlier 2699) Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd/8th Battalion. Killed in Action 27/08/1917 aged 20. Commemorated at Coxyde Military Cemetery, III. C. 17. Son of Alfred and Francis Faraday of Salford.

E Firth - Private - K.O.R.

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Joseph Fitzpatrick - Sergeant - 10537 Manchester Regiment 18th Battalion. Killed in Action 30/07/1916 age 28. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, pier and face 13A and 14C.

Joseph attested 07/09/1914 aged 26. Whilst in the UK he was promoted Lance Corporal on the 24/03/1915 and to Corporal 08/11/1915. He arrived in France 18/11/1915 and gained a further promotion to Sergeant 09/07/1916. He was reported as missing on the 30th July 1916 and was later presumed dead on this date. Prior to the war Joseph had worked as a Salesman while living with his parents Martin & Mary and brother Peter at 126 Tatton St, Salford.

Joseph Fowler - Corporal - 31872 Royal Field Artillery 34th Bde, ammunition col, B sub-section. Died of Wounds 02/03/1916 aged 35. Commemorated at Noeus-Les-Mines, I. G. 37. Son of Richard and Catherine Fowler, husband of Elizabeth Fowler, 41 Rudmen St, Salford.

Joseph was badly injured whilst sleeping in a house close by the firing line. At 11.40 p.m. a German shell burst through the roof, fragments piercing his thigh. The Doctor gave all possible aid and he was removed to a field ambulance, where he died at 2.30 a.m.

Oliver Gaunt, Captain, R.F.A. writes in a letter to Mrs E Fowler:

"In losing your husband the British Army has lost a quiet, hard working and faithful soldier"

Mrs Fowler also received a letter from one of Joseph's friends:

"He got severely wounded and knowing he would not live long he asked me to write to you and tell you. We have been pals together, as I come from Manchester." "he was so liked by everybody out here."

Joseph was an experienced soldier having served through the South African campaign under General Warren. He had enlisted at the age of 18.

Charles Hadley - Private - 26017 South Lancashire Regiment 6th Battalion. Died of Wounds 07/05/1917 age unknown. Commemorated at Amara War Cemetery, Shaikh Saad Old Cemetery Memorial. Husband of Eliza (nee Lloyd) Hadley, 2 Rudman St, Salford.

Prior to the war Charles had worked as a labourer. He enlisted 05/08/1915 at the age of 33 and disembarked in Mesopotamia 4/12/1915. Charles's cap badge and I.D. disc were the only personal effects returned to Eliza. Eliza was notified that his body had been re-buried in Shaikh Saad Cemetery in March 1921.

Father of Edith and Lillian.

S Hadley - Private - South Lancashire Regiment

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Gilbert Hampson - Private - 3118 Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd/8th Battalion. Killed in Action 27/08/1916 aged 18. Commemorated at Cambrin Churchyard Extension, Q.54. Son of Ada Hampson, 12 Rudman St, Salford.

Christopher Higginbottom - Private - 10950 Boarder Regiment 2nd Battalion. Killed in Action 01/07/1916 aged 25. Commemorated at Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz V. I. 3. Son of Eliza Higginbottom, Salford.

In a report found in the Salford Reporter Christopher is described as a "bomb thrower" and had been on active service for 15 months. He lived at 20 Huddart St, Salford and had worked as a wire drawer for Messrs Smith Frederick & Co, St Simon St, Salford.

George Howard - Private - 85756 The Kings (Liverpool Regiment), 13th Battalion. Died of Wounds 17/02/1918 aged 25. Commemorated at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez. Husband of Elizabeth Howard, of 14, Hannah St., Collyhurst, Manchester.

In the 1918 Absent Voters List for Salford George is registered as living at 65 Duncan St, Salford. George was born in Chorlton, Manchester.

L Hulme - Private - Lancashire Fusiliers

Believed to be William Hulme - Private - 4322 Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd Battalion. Killed in Action 13/06/1915 aged 31. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 33. Husband of Emily Hulme, 41 Duncan Street, Oldfield Rd, Salford.

William Hunter - Private - 1676 Lancashire Fusiliers 8th Battalion. William was killed in action in Galipoli 07/08/1915 aged 23. Commemorated at Helles Memorial, panal 58 to 72 or 218 to 219.

William lived at 3 Lord Byron Street, Salford.

John James Jackson - Private - 16857 Lancashire Fusiliers 20th Battalion. John died of wounds 23/10/1917 age unknown. Commemorated at Solferino Farm Cemetery, Ref: I. C. 10.

Edward Jepson* - Private - 88 Lancashire Fusiliers 1st/7th Battalion. Killed in Action 08/08/1915 aged 29. Commemorated at Helles Memorial panel 58 to 72 or 218 to 219.

Prior to enlistment Edward had worked for Manchester Corporation Cleansing Department. He had been educated at St Josephs School, West Craven St and had been a member of the territorials for a number of years prior to the war. He lived at 112 Tatton St, Salford with his sister Maria and his brother in law John Lee who also died in action.

* Inscribed as Jephson on Memorial.

John William Lee - Fitter (Gunner) - 106134 Royal Garrison Artillery 276th Siege Battery. Died of Wounds 15/10/1917 age unknown. Commemorated at Spoilbank Cemetery II. A. 16.

John lived at 112 Tatton St, Salford with his wife Maria (Nee Jepson) his children and his brother in law Edward Jepson who also died in action. He was born in Dewsbury, Yorkshire the son of George and Rachel Lee.

John Andrew Logan - Private - 9944 Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment), "C" Coy, 2nd Battalion. Killed in Acton 08/05/1915 aged 28. Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 12. (Served as DUNN), Son of the late Stephen and Jane Loghan.

John served under the name Thomas Dunn and CWGC entry for Dunn gives the following details:

Name:DUNN

Initials:T

Nationality:United Kingdom

Rank:Private

Regiment/Service:ALIAS

Date of Death:08/05/1915

Service No:9944

Additional information:See "LOGHAN," the true family name.

The 1891 census gives John's name as John A Loghan, in the 1901 census this has changed to John Logan. He was killed during the battle of Frezenberg the 8th of May 1915, which proved to be the worst in the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment's history. An article found in the Salford Reporter states that John had served in the army for 10 years and his sister lived at 35 Rudman St, Salford.

Abraham Matthews - Private - 49720 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 2nd Battalion and earlier served with the South Lancashire Regiment (44942) and with the Training Reserve Battalion (TR/62922). Killed in Action 15/10/1918 aged 19. Commemorated at Dadizeele New British Cemetery I.C. 36. Son of Mr and Mrs Abraham Matthews 28 Huddart St, Salford.

Abraham had attended St George's School Hulme and prior to the war had worked at Hamworth Mill, Salford. He was awarded the Military Medal, the London Gazette entry can be seen HERE.

Joseph Matthews - Private - 1889 Lancashire Fusiliers 1st/7th Batallion. Killed in Action 06/06/1915 age unknown. Commemorated at Helles Memorial panel 58 to 72 or 218 to 219.

Harold Thomas Mutch - Private - 6402 Border Regiment 1st Battalion. Died at Sea 13/08/1915 aged 20. Commemorated at Helles Memorial panel 119 to 125 or 222 to 223 . Son of Edward and Agnes Mutch, 37 Regent Square, Salford.

Harold was born in Sault, St Mary, Canada. He died at sea, along with 59 other Border Regiment soldiers, when the Royal Edward was sunk after being hit be a torpedo. See HERE for more information.

William Noble - Private - 38104 Labour Corps 64th Coy and earlier with The Cheshire Regiment (55486) 22nd Battalion. Killed in Action 31/07/17 age unknown. Commemorated at Bard Cottage Cemetery I.M.7.

Edward Partington - Private - 17439 Lancashire Fusiliers, 19th Battalion. Killed in Action 13/10/1918. Commemorated at York Cemetery, Haspres, nord, D. 29.

Husband of Mrs F Partington, 10 Regent Rd, Salford.

Note: Edward's name is not inscribed on the front of the memorial as he died after its unveiling.

Alfred Pierpoint* - Private - 22211 The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment D Coy 1st Battalion and earlier with the Manchester Regiment (5255). Died of Wounds 13/09/1916 aged 21. Commemorated at St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, B. 21. 18. Son of Samuel and Mary Pierpoint, 24 Wild St, Salford.

John Charles Ravenscroft - Sergeant - 17475 Lancashire Fusiliers 19th Battalion. Killed in Action 17/4/1918 aged 29. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial panel 54 to 60 and 163A.

John was known locally as Jack. Prior to the war he worked for Salford Tramways and was a keen swimmer, he played Polo for Mark Addy's and Salford Swimming Club. He lived at 29 Regent Square, Salford.

Walter Ravenscroft - Gunner - 258663 Royal Field Artillery. Lived at 4 Hollinwood St, Salford.

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Frederick Rothwell - Lance Sergeant - 15668 The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 8th Battalion. Died of Wounds 1/07/1917 age unknown. Commemorated at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord) III. D. 160.

Frederick attested 3/09/1914 aged 22. He embarked for France 23/09/1915. In June 1916 he was promoted to Corporal and was wounded (GSW left elbow) 29/08/1916. Frederick was mortally wounded 18/06/1917. Prior to the war he had worked as a labourer and lived with his wife Ethel (nee Read) and two sons Frederick and Edward at 42 Brighton St, Salford. On notification of her husbands death Ethel was living at 353 Eccles New Rd, Salford. Some of Frederick's personal effects returned to Ethel included his I.D. discs, letters and photos, a knife, wallet and gospel & testament. Ethel received a pension of 24 shillings and 2 pence.

Arthur Ernest Stormes - Private - 45764 Kings Royal Rifle Corps 13th Battalion, he first served with The Army Service Corps (S3/028247). Killed in Action 4/11/1918 (Battle of Sambre) age unknown. Commemorated at Ghissignies British Cemetery A15. Son of George and Mary Jane Stormes, 171 Regent Rd, Salford. Brother of Edwin (see below)

Edwin Stormes - Private - 29863 The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 1st Battalion. Killed in Action 25/11/1917 aged 18. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial pier and face 11 A. Son of George and Mary Jane Stormes, 171 Regent Rd, Salford. He originally enlisted into the Manchester Regiment as Private 2745. Brother of Arthur (see above).

William Taylor - Private - 2147 Manchester Regiment 1st Battalion. Died of Wounds 21/12/1914. Commemorated at Beuvry Communal Cemetery Ref: 6. Son of Mr Thomas Taylor, The Druid's Arms, Ordsall Lane, Salford.

William was wounded in Givenchy, France on 21/12/1914 and died the same day. He had been with the regiment for 4 years and had not seen his family for over two years since he left for India, New Years Eve 1912. When war broke out he was sent from India to Egypt and then on to France. He was born (Salford Reporter) at Mark Addy's boathouse, Everard St, and had attended St Bartholomew School. William's father Thomas was a boatman for the Nemesis Rowing Club for 23 years during which time he had saved close on twenty lives. In 1894 he was presented with the Royal Humane Society Medal.

Soldiers Died suggests William was born in Gorton, Manchester.

William Thompson - Private - 7275 Lancashire Fusiliers 11th Battalion. Killed in Action 26/04/1916 aged 22. Commemorated at Arras Memorial bay 5. Son of Mr and Mrs Thompson, 51 Taylorson St, New Park Rd, Salford.

William Ezra Timperley - Lance Corporal - 10503 Cheshire Regiment 3rd Battalion. Died at Home 06/10/1918 aged 22. Commemorated Salford, Weaste Cemetery, J. Diss 1576. Son of Mr J W and Mrs E Timperley, 28 Gloucester St, Salford.

William was born in Sale, Cheshire.

John Trainor - Lance Corporal - 7340 Manchester Regiment 1st Battalion. Killed in Action 8/3/1916 aged 29. Commemorated at Basra Memorial panel 31 and 64.

John had served in the Army from 1901 in which time he saw service in South Africa, Singapore and India, he was transferred to the reserves in 1909. In 1914 John returned to service and his address at this time is 22 Huddart St Salford. In a letter sent to the Salford Reporter Mrs Carroll of 57 Rudman St asks for news of her brother John Trainor who has been missing since 8/3/1916. John was a reservist and was called up in August 1914 being sent immediately to France where he suffered frost bite, due to which he was sent back to England to recover. Once fit John was sent to Mesopotamia. Prior to the war he had worked for Messrs Cowan's, Chester Road, Manchester. He lived at 6 Randle St, Bolton, Lancashire.

Note: Some of John's early service papers show surname as Taylor. John writes a letter to the Army in 1909 (witnessed) swearing that his true name is Trainor.

* Inscribed Nierpoint on memorial.

B Wallworth - Corporal - Lancashire Fusiliers

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James Webb - Corporal - 32931 Lincolnshire Regiment 10th Battalion and prior to that The Lancashire Fusiliers (34683). Died of Wounds 09/04/1917 (the first day of the Battles of Arras) age unknown. Commemorated at Bailleul Road East Cemetery I.B.33.

James Welch - Private - 280875 Lancashire Fusiliers 1st/8th Battalion. Died 08/02/1919 aged 27. Commemorated at Charleroi Communal Cemetery , S. 1. Son of Frederick and Elizabeth (nee Hayes) Welch, 27 Rudman St, Regent Rd, Salford.

Jamie's name is not on the front of the memorial as he was still alive at the time of its erection.

Victor Winspear - Private - 2013 Warwickshire Regiment 11 Battalion. Killed in Action 15/07/1916 aged 32. Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial pier and face 9A, 9B and 10B. Son of Samuel and Louisa Winspear of 10, Jane St, Eccles New Rd, Salford. Husband of Clara Winspear (nee Barrow) of 21, Oxford St, Regent Rd, Salford. Brother-in-Law of Harry Barrow.

Victor was born in Bordesley, Birmingham.

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Percy Ackerley - Corporal - SS/15091 Army Service Corps

S Ackerley

William Ackerley - Private - 58164 York and Lancaster Regiment. At the time William attested in February 1918 he was attached to the Manchester Regiment, 53rd Battalion. At this time William was

living at 2 Sunnyside St, Salford. He was transferred to the York & Lancs 16/08/1918 and his service record shows that he was detained as a prisoner of war for a short period in 1918. William married Frances Lovett 01/02/1919 and they lived at 9 Hutchinson St, Salford. He was demobilised 26/11/1919.

In February 1921 he joined the Lancashire Fusiliers (3437539) on one years service at this time he was living at 22 Mottram St, Salford.

E Aldridge

John Allman - Gunner - 282241 Royal Garrison Artillery. He lived at 93 King Edward St, Salford.

Thomas Anderson - Sergeant- 17372 Lancashire Fusiliers 12th Battalion. Lived at 1 Robinson St, Salford.

William Anlezark - Company Sergeant Major - Manchester Regiment 7th Battalion.

Son of William Henry and Martha Anlezark 50 Gloucester St, Salford.

John Joseph Askew - Private - 359943 Labour Corps, first served with The Rifle Brigade (53).

He lived at 20 Rudman St, Salford.

H Bailey

Samuel Bailey - Driver - 12527 Royal Field Artillery 2nd Battalon, 13th Brigade.

He lived at 61 King Edward St, Salford.

Harry Bailey - Private - 205434 Lancashire Fusiliers 2/5th Battalion. Harry lived at 61 King Edward St, Salford.

Charles Bainbridge - Private - 36572 Royal Lancaster Regiment. He lived at 26 Rudman St, Salford.

Harry Barrow - Private - 250747 Labour Corps 755th A.E.C.

Harry lived at 21 Oxford St, Salford. He was the Brother-in-Law of Victor Winspear.

G Battersby

Jonathan Tom Battersby - Private - 122626 Labour Corps, first served with The Queens Royal West Surry Regiment (27640).

He lived at 6 Regent Square, Salford.

J Beaver

Joseph Arthur Bedford - Driver - 219537 Royal Engineers 402 Field Coy. Lived at 7 Huddart St, Salford with his wife Esther and children Hilda, Arthur, George Albert and Vera Monica.

Joseph was born in Chapeltown Leeds. Prior to the war he had worked as a Tailors Cutter at 111 Regent Rd, Salford. He attested 10/10/1915 aged 37 and never served abroad.

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Michael George Bishop - Private - 178605 Army Service Corps.

He lived at 124 Tatton St, Salford.

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Charles Frederick Bishop - Lance Corporal - 17755 Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.

He lived at 124 Tatton St, Salford.

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Ernest W Breeze - Private - 36749 Machine Gun Corps.

Robert Brockbank - Private - 203119 Manchester Regiment 5th Battalion.

He lived at 2 Coronation St, Salford.

George Edward Brockbank - Shoe Smith - 99090 Royal Field Artillery.

George lived at 13 Hartington St, Salford.

James Henry Brooks - Company Sergeant Major - 118852 Garrison Company, B.E.F.

He lived at 13 King Edward St, Salford.

George Arthur Bryden - 2nd Lt - Lancashire Fusiliers 5th Battalion. George first served with the Royal Army Medical Corp (78919) and then commissioned to the Lancashire Fusiliers 5th Battalion. He was awarded the Military Cross and the following report can be found in the London Gazette. He lived at 7 Regent Square, Salford.

Joseph Burke - Private - 14200 Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.

Joseph lived at 162 Tatton St, Salford.

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William Henry Carpenter - Private - 75056 Royal Army Medical Corps.

Prior to the war William worked as a driver. He lived at 183 Regent Rd with his wife Emilie and his son Ernest. He joined the RAMC in October 1915 aged 41 and was discharged in December 1916 due to poor health. As William never served abroad no medals where issued to him.

Ralph Carroll - Private - 38415 Manchester Regiment.

He lived at 48 Rudman St, Salford.

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William Colman - Private - 201946 Kings Shropshire Light Infantry 6th Battalion. He lived at 146 Tatton St, Salford with his wife Charlotte and his three children Alice, Edith and Arthur.

Prior to the war William was a house painter. He enlisted 10/12/1915 at the age of 37 and sent to France 16/06/1917.

Joseph Connell - Private - 18837 Lancashire Fusiliers 2/6th Battalion.

Joseph lived at 59 King Edward St, Salford.

William Cooke - Private - WR/20261 (originally 220693) Royal Engineers.

He lived at 8 Regent Square, Salford.

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Edward Corey - Sapper - 248224 Royal Engineers. Edward first served with the Lancashire Fusiliers (19-18712).

He lived at 35 Rudman St, Salford.

Thomas Parker Cornthwaite - Gunner - 186383 Royal Garrison Artillery.

Thomas lived with his mother Mary Jane at 11 Huddart St, Salford. Born Milnthorpe, Cumberland.Brother of John and William (see below).

John Robinson Cornthwaite - Driver - 104768 Royal Field Artillery 26th Battery.

John attested 27/07/1915 and was posted to France 16/01/1916. He was transferred to the reserves 14/07/1919. He lived with his mother Mary Jane at 11 Huddart St, Salford. John was born in Milnthorpe, Cumberland. Brother of Thomas and William (see above and below).

William Henry Cornthwaite - Private - 33575 Kings Own Royal Lancashire Regiment 8th Battalion.

William lived with his mother Mary Jane at 11 Huddart St, Salford. Born Milnthorpe, Cumberland. Brother of Thomas and John (see above).

Robert Cragg - Private - 7206 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 1st Battalion. Robert enlisted in Preston 30/07/1903 aged 19.

Robert served in Gibraltar and South Africa during 1904 to 1906 and transferred to reserves 29/07/1906. He rejoined the LNL 1st Battalion at the outbreak of the war and was posted to France 12/08/1914 where he suffered a wound (left knee) 26/09/1914. Robert was discharged 22/04/1916 due to cataracts caused by being struck by lightening while serving in South Africa (although the examining doctor is sceptical as to cause of cataracts). Robert re-enlisted 23/03/1917 as Private 62434 with the 16th South Lancashire Regiment and was discharged 20/02/1919 achieving the rank of Sergeant.

Robert was born in Barrow, on enlistment in 1903 his mother Elizabeth lived at 8 Germany Street, Lancaster. His address on discharge (1919) was 41 Oxford St, Salford.

William Cranston - Private - 280855 Lancashire Fusiliers 1/7 Battalion.

He lived at 21 Huddart St, Salford.

William Crawford - Private - 305744 Lancashire Fusiliers 5th Battalion.

He lived at 47 Tatton St, Salford.

Thomas Cross - Bombardier - 86395 A66th Royal Field Artillery.

Thomas attested 17/08/1914 aged 19, he embarked for Gallipoli 14/06/1915 and then to Alexandria 10/01/1916. In 1917 he served in India where he was granted one months leave. He was promoted to Corporal in 1919.

Prior to the war Thomas lived with his parents (Father, Jarvis) at 41 Rudman St, Salford and had worked as a clerk.

Arthur W Cuddeford - Private - South Wales Borderers.

He lived at 49 Regent Square, Salford. Son of William Henry and Eleanor Cuddeford. My searches for a medal card have proved fruitless, I can only assume that Arthur never served abroad.

Robert Harris Cuddeford - Private - 57102 Kings Own Liverpool Regiment 1/7 Battalion.

He lived at 49 Regent Square, Salford. Son of William Henry and Eleanor Cuddeford.

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John Dearden - Sapper - 46490 Royal Engineers.

He disembarked in France 11/09/1915 and was demobilised 15/03/1919.

John was born 16/03/1889 in Texas, USA.

George Delaney - Lance Corporal - 10484 Manchester Regiment 18th Battalion (3rd City). Son of James and Mary Elizabeth, 5 Huddart St, Salford.

Prior to the war George had worked as a Maker Up in a packing warehouse at Sillitoe and Seares, 52 Princess St, Manchester. He attested 05/09/1915 aged 22 and was sent to France 18/11/1915. George was wounded twice and was discharged 01/02/1918 (No longer physically fit for duty).

Herbert James Delaney - Lance Corporal - 16594 Royal Engineers. Son of James and Mary Elizabeth, Son of James and Mary Elizabeth, 5 Huddart St, Salford.

On October 19th 1918 the Salford Reporter reported that Herbert, 23 years of age, was seriously ill in hospital at Alexandria, Egypt.

Charles Delaney - Private - 28757 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 9th Battalion. Son of James and Mary Elizabeth, 5 Huddart St, Salford.

On October 19th 1918 the Salford Reporter reported that Charles, at the age of 20, had been taken Prisoner of War and was detained in Frankfurt, Germany. The report also states that he had attended Mount Carmel School.

Thomas Henry Delaney - Corporal - 34808 Royal Engineers. He lived at 48 Gloucester St, Salford.

Walter Hine Dickinson - Private - 30134 70th Training Reserve Battalion. Walter attested 12/12/1915 aged 34 and demobilised 10/10/1917 "No longer physically fit for War Service" due to Phthisis Pulmonalis (Tuberculosis) which had originated in his childhood. This may be the reason why Walter never served abroad.

Walter lived at 24 Coronation St, Salford with his wife Clara Elizabeth and his children Florence May & Walter Hine (Jr).

Fred Dorber - Private - 32448 Devon Regiment and later with the Military Foot Police (P17258). He lived at 35 Regent Square, Salford. Brother of John Henry Dorber who was Killed in Action 19/04/1916.

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Jesse Eales - F48807 Royal Naval Air Service.

Jesse lived at 4 Coronation St, Salford.

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Walter Howarth Eaves - Corporal - 29718 Lancashire Fusiliers 16th Battalion.

Walter lived at 47 Regent Square, Salford with his father Albert. Born in Preston the son of Albert and Alice. He attested 13/10/1915 aged 24 and landed in France 23/06/1916. Wounded 15/04/1917 (GSW neck) and demobilised 17/03/1919.

Prior to the war Walter had worked as a Book Keeper.

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Arthur Elliott - Private - 82256 Durham Light Infantry 20th Battalion. Arthur first served with the Manchester Regiment (63687), he lived at 11 Regent Square, Salford with his parents George and Annie Elliott.

Prior to the war Arthur had worked as a Warehouse Man. He attested 17/01/1917 aged 17.

Note: Service record available at Ancestry.

John Fred Elliott - Private - 44578 Labour Corps, he first served with the Liverpool Regiment (68040). He lived at 11 Regent Square, Salford with his parents George and Annie Elliott.

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Fredrick Ennion - Private - 21582 Bedfordshire Regiment 7th Battalion. Lived at The Regent Hotel, Regent Rd, Salford.

Walter Evans - Sergeant - 13085 Rifle Brigade. He lived at 168 Tatton St, Salford.

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Frank Evans - Private - 40732 Lancashire Fusiliers. Frank attested, aged 26 years and 11 months, 22/11/1915 and first joined the 14th Manchester Regiment (29731) on the 20/6/1916 he was transferred to the 2/1st Yorks Hussars (3825), the 2/1st Yorks converted to a cyclist unit in July 1916, so Frank then serves with the Army Cyclist Corps (2099). He was then transferred to the Lancashire Fusiliers (40732) and embarked for France 12/09/1917.

Prior to the war Frank had worked as a labourer and lived at 79 Oxford St, Salford with his wife Alice Cecilia Evans and daughter Millicent (who was born at 39 Regent Square, Salford).

Herbert Evans - Private - 41058 North Staffordshire Regiment 9th Battalion. Herbert first served with the Kings Own Liverpool Regiment (406125), he lived at 39 Regent Square, Salford.

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T Faraday - Private - 46591 53rd Young Soldiers.

He lived at 19 Rudman St, Salford.

Thomas Farrow - Corporal - T4/245944 Army Service Corps, East Lancs Division.

Prior to the war he worked as a warehouseman and lived at 40 Rudman St, Salford. Thomas enlisted when he was 20 years old on the 31/8/1914.

Note: Service record available at ancestry.

William Farrow - Sergeant - 2188 Lancashire Fusiliers and later with the Labour Corps 548462. He lived at 40 Rudman St, Salford.

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George Ferns - Private - 266311 South Lancashire Regiment 13th Battalion.

George attested 22/05/1916 aged 18 years and 11 months and demobilised 18/02/1919 He lived at 17 Huddart St, Salford.

Note: Service record available at Ancestry.

Robert Finnimore - Private - 10281 Lancashire Fusiliers, 15th Battalion.

Robert achieved the rank of Sergeant before leaving the Army.

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William A Garner - Sergeant - 105 Lancashire Fusiliers 7h Battalion. William was sent to the Balkans 05/05/1915 and served until 28/04/1916 when he was discharged due to being "No longer physically fit for service".

He lived at 19 Oxford Street, Salford.

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Albert Gerrard - Private - 26993 Royal Dublin Fusiliers 10th Battalion.

He lived at 45 King Edward St, Salford with his father Thomas.

Prior to the war Albert had worked as a moulder. He attested 08/12/1915 aged 19 and embarked for France 18/08/1916. In February 1917 Albert was taken to Bath War Hospital suffering with Trench Feet a condition which kept him in hospital for 74 days and in June 1918 he spent 124 days at Tipperary Hospital after being gassed. He was demobilised 27/09/1919

Note: Service records available on Ancestry.

Sidney Alfred Gill - Private - 58495 Cheshire Regiment 12th Battalion. He lived at 34 Regent Square, Salford.

Thomas Gill - Lance Corporal - 19920 Royal Defence Corps 321 Protection Coy.

Thomas first served with the Manchester Regiment (20999)Supply Coy. He lived with his wife Ada at 34 Regent Square, Salford. Thomas never served abroad so no medals were issued.

Note: Service record available at Ancestry.

Richard Gill - Private - 2126 Lancashire Fusiliers 7th Battalion and had previously served with the Royal Canadian Regiment.

He lived at 76 Coronation St. Son of Joseph and Catherine Gill, brother of George (see below) Joseph and Lillian.

Prior to the war Richard was an electric minder for P & R Jacksons Rolling Mills . He attested on the 06/08/1914. Richard was severely wounded in the foot while serving in the Dardanelles on the 13th August 1915, he was shipped to St David's Hospital, Malta and then to Southern General Hospital, Bristol. He received a gratuity of £50 and was discharged on the 20/2/1917.

George Gill - Private - 6798 Queen's Mary's Own Hussars (18th Hussars).

He lived at 76 Coronation St. Son of Joseph and Catherine Gill, brother of Richard (see above) Joseph and Lillian.

Arthur Glover - Private - 4/12355 City of London Cyclist Corps.

He lived at 13 Regent Square, Salford.

William Goodall - Sergeant - 28746 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 9th Battalion.

He lived at 43 Regent Square, Salford.

James Graham - Private - 212224 1st Labour Battalion (Liverpool Regiment) and later with the Royal Army Medical Corps (139311) posted to Hamel Hampstead Military Hospital.

Prior to the war he was a labourer and lived at 35 Huddart St, Salford with his wife Sarah Jane (nee Hammons). He enlisted on the 19/5/1917 aged 28. James didn't receive any medals since he never served abroad.

Note: Service records available on Ancestry.

Robert Graham - Private - 362873 Labour Corps 296th.

Robert had originally joined the Lancashire Fusiliers but due to ill health he was transferred to the Labour Corps. He lived at 26 Coronation St, Salford.

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James Arthur Gregory - Private - Royal Fusiliers 21st Service Regiment.

He lived at 36 Rudman St, Salford with his wife Maud and children Harold and Irene.

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Frank Hamer - Sergeant - 27316 Lancashire Fusiliers 4th Battalion. He lived at 104 Tatton St, Salford.

William Alfred Hammond - Private - 104108 Machine Gun Corps 47th Company.

He lived at 35 Huddart St, Salford.

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James Harford - Private - 3645 Lancashire Fusiliers and later with the Labour Corps (359191).

He Lived at 37 Rudman St, Salford. Uncle of John.

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John Harford - Private - 32770 Lancashire Fusiliers and later 32050 8th Gloucester Regiment.

John attested 29/03/1916 aged 18 and embarked for France 22/12/1916. He was wounded 7/08/1917 and more seriously wounded (g.s.w. left thigh and face) 30/05/1918. Due to these wounds John was discharged 26/02/1920 "No longer physically fit for war service". Prior to the war John had worked as a soap stamper and lived at 37 Rudman St, Salford with his parents John (died 29/01/1918 aged 46) and Edith. Nephew of James.

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James Albert Helsby - Gunner - 115161 Royal Garrison Artillery, 268th Siege Battery.

James lived at 88 Tatton St, Salford. Son of Henry and Eliza Elsby. James was mentioned in dispatches, the London Gazette entry dated 07/07/1919 can be seen here.

Walter Helsby - Private - 12323, 4th City Manchester Regiment.

He attested 8th Sept 1914 aged 20 years, 5 ft 9" tall, brown eyes and dark hair. Walter lived at 88 Tatton St, Salford. The son of Henry and Eliza Elsby.

The 4th City Battalion was completed by the 16th Sept 1914 but due to reports of overcrowding at regimental depots the men of the 4th City were billeted at home and underwent training at City Exhibition Hall and Hulme Cavalry barracks, later at Belle Vue Gardens. When room became available they were billeted at Heaton Park then to Belton Park, Grantham and to Larkhill in Sept 1915. Left Larkhill 7th Nov and took train from Amesbury to Southampton. They crossed the channel aboard the SS Queen Alexandra with transport units on the SS Archimedes.

They reached Le Harve at midnight on the 8th Nov and took a train to Pont Remy. They were then marched to Beaumetz where they stayed till 17th Nov, then into training at Coisy until 28th Nov. Then moved to Canaples till 8th Dec. Then on to Beres-au-bois where they received trench instructions from the 6th Leicester's before moving on to Bray on the 6th Jan.

8th Jan - Took over B3 sector trenches at Carnoy.

12th Jan - Relieved by the Liverpool Regiment and marched to Bray.

16th Jan - Back in trenches relieved by the Liverpool Regiment on the 20th and rested under canvas in woods a mile behind the firing line.

24th Jan - Back in trenches, the Germans sent over a great bombardment on the 28th and a gas warning was sounded twice.

29th Jan - Great attack along the line, captured a few Germans and their officers, relieved by the Liverpool Regiment.

Walter was badly wounded on the 10th Feb 1916 (GSW right hip). The 19th Battalions war diary has the following entry for that day;

"Fatigues etc - Enemy put about 100 shells into billets wounding 7 men, one of whom has since died."

Walter was passed through the field hospital and sent back to the Uk where he sent 456 days in the Welsh War Hospital, Whitchurch. On the 16th May 1917 Walter was given £1.00 and a plain suit and was discharged from further war service being no longer physically fit for duty.

Ernest Helsby - Private - 21894 Reserve Regiment of Calvery.

He enlisted 12/12/1915.

Ernest lived at 123 Granville St, Salford with his wife Jane (nee Beckett) and their two children Vera and Ernest. Son of Henry and Eliza Elsby. Due to an existing problem with his inner ear Ernest never served abroad. After numerous operations he was discharged 27/02/1917 being no loner physically fit for duty.

Sydney Helsby - Private- 202338 Manchester Regiment and later 31507 with the Border Regiment.

Sydney lived at 88 Tatton St, Salford. Son of Henry and Eliza Elsby.

James Frederick Hertzog - Sapper - 58432 Royal Engineers and later as a corporal with the Labour Corp (597838).

He lived at 50 Rudman St, Salford.

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Frank Hodgson - Private - 280856 Lancashire Fusiliers 7th Battalion. He lived at 21 Huddart St, Salford.

Harry Holman - Rifleman - 371780 8th City of London Regiment (Post Office Rifles).

Harry was a postman on the 1901 census. He lived at 23 Regent Square, Salford with his sons William and Henry (see under).

Henry Holman - Private - 280254 Lancashire Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion (East Lancashire Division).

Henry lived at 23 Regent Square, Salford with his father Harry and brother William.

William Holman - Private - 64307 Welsh Regiment 9th Battalion. William lived at 23 Regent Square, Salford with his father Harry and brother Henry.

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Albert Howard - Private - 37136 Hampshire Regiment and then to the Labour Corps (108219).

He lived at 25 Rudman St, Salford.

John Howard - Private - 14541 East Lancashire Regiment 9th Battalion.

He lived at 25 Rudman St, Salford.

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Arthur Ingham - Driver - 313002 Army Service Corps 551st Company.

Prior to the war Arthur had been employed as a rubber worker and had lived at 54 Rudman St, Salford with his sister Sarah Ellen Baugh. He attested 17/11/1925 aged 31.

Note: service record available at Ancestry (badly damaged).

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Frank Kershaw - Private - 15412 Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment).

Frank was sent to serve in France and disembarked there 27/09/1915. He lived at 93 Granville St, Salford.

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Frank Langley - Private - 23294 Border Regiment 8th Battalion and later 367003 Royal Engineers.

Frank lived at 1 Rudman St, Salford.

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James N Laverick - Company Sjt Major - 685 Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd Battalion.

James was awarded the DCM and the following report can be found in the London Gazette. He lived at 6 Rudman St, Salford.

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Arthur Lloyd - Private - 39274 Labour Corps. He first served with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers (65647) and lived at 122 Tatton St, Salford.

Walter Logan - Private - 69 Manchester Regiment 1st Battalion and then served with the Labour Corps (447942).

He lived at 52 Rudman St, Salford.

Herbert Lord - Able Seaman - 34130 HMS Adventure.

He lived at 24 Regent Square, Salford.

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Philip A Mahon - Private - 11656 Border Regiment

Harry Mahon 207798 Royal Navy

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John Matthews - 28275 - Kings Liverpool Regiment 3rd Battalion. He lived at 21 Huddart St, Salford.

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Joseph Maudsley - Private - 21757 Coldstream Guards 2nd Battalion.

He lived at 69 King Edward St, Salford with his father John.

Prior to the war Joseph had worked as a parcel porter. He attested on the 07/06/1916 aged 18 and went to France 28/12/1917. Joseph was wounded in April 1917 but rejoined his Battalion within a week. he was demobilised on the 24/10/1919.

Frank Mayers - Sergeant - 354005 Royal Army Medical Corps, 1/3rd East Lancashire Field Ambulance.

Prior to joining the army Frank had worked as a printer and lived at 12 Gloucester St, Salford. He joined the army 19/04/1908 and disembodied 17/02/1919.

Fred Mayers - Private - 52902 Durham Light Infantry, later with the Labour Corps (599364).

I believe Fred is Frank Mayers brother as they are both on the 1901 census living at 18 Stafford St, Ordsall, Salford with their parents Henry and Olive.

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Joseph Mcdowell - 2nd Lieutenant - 7243 Manchester Regiment 16th Battalion.

Joseph attested 08/09/1914 aged 21 years and 8 months and prior to the war had worked as a train guard. Posted to France 08/11/1915 and then to Fermoy, Ireland on the 08/09/1917. Joseph was approved for a commission to 2nd Lieutenant, 29/01/1918, and attached to the 3rd Lancashire Fusiliers. He Lived at 162 Tatton St, Salford.

William McGovern - Private - 10338 Labour Corps.

He lived at 154 Tatton St, Salford.

Herbert Meakin - Corporal - 295085 Manchester Regiment 1/10 Battalion.

Herbert attested 29/14/1915 and prior to the war had worked as a moulder. He lived at 2 Coronation St, Salford (previously at 61 Kara St, Salford). He was demobilised 17/02/1919.

Andrew Melrose - Sergeant - 4842 Manchester Regiment 4th Battalion. Andrew was transferred to the Labour Corps (577642) and then to the Worcester Regiment (64010).

He lived at 27 Regent Square, Salford.

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Albert Mitchell - Private - 288111 Lancashire Fusiliers, 7th Battalion. He lived at 39 King Edward St, Salford.

William Henry Morgan - Sapper - 550265 Royal Engineers (Inland Waterways & Docks).

William was called to serve 20/11/1917 aged 38. He was posted to Salonika 05/01/1918 and demobilised 26/09/1919.

Prior to his service he had worked as a Dock Checker. William was married to Emily and had three daughters Winifred, Edna and Hilda living at 97 King Edward St, Salford.

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Francis Mulraney - Sergeant - 17617 Lancashire Fusiliers 19th Battalion.

John Mulraney - Private - 85903 Royal Army Medical Corps

James Musker - Private - 19177 Border Regiment 3rd Battalion and later with Royal Defence Corps (81298).

He attested 09/07/1915 aged 19 and was discharged 25/02/1919.Prior to the war James worked as a clerk and lived at 24 Rudman St, Salford with his mother Sarah Musker (nee Taylor).

Wilfred Ernest Mutch - Private - 200608 Royal Scots 13th Battalion. He lived at 37 Regent Square, Salford.

Thomas Naylor - Private - 7835 1st Royal Scots Fusiliers and later with the Labour Corps (817539).

Thomas joined the Royal Scots in 1903 aged 18 serving until 1906 when he was transferred to the reserves. He was mobilised in August 1914 and posted back to the 1st Royal Scots with which he served till 28.8.1918 when he was transferred to the Labour Corps and demobilised 18.6.1919. In 1919 Thomas's address is shown as 105 Sunnyside St, Salford with his wife Winifred. Prior to the war Thomas had worked as a Labourer.

The 1911 census shows Thomas living at 65 King Edward St with his father Alfred John Naylor.

Isaac Newall - Private - 202837 East Yorkshire Regiment 2/4th Battalion.

Isaac lived at 197 Oldfield Rd, Salford.

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William Ogden - Corporal - 17435 Lancashire Fusiliers 19th Battalion. He lived at 15 King Edward St, Salford.

George Ogden - Private - 37796 Lancashire Fusiliers 16th Battalion. George later served with the Royal Defence Corps (88997). He lived at 15 King Edward St, Salford.

Frederick Ogden - Private - 54895 Labour Battalion.

He lived at 15 King Edward St.

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John W Pierpoint - Corporal - WR300516 Royal Engineers. He first served with the Manchester Regiment (1663).

John was the brother of Alfred Pierpoint who died of wounds.

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Albert Ravenscroft - Private - 412965 Manchester Regiment 2/6th Battalion.

Albert lived at 54 Brighton St, Salford.

Thomas Ravenscroft - Private - 2007 Rifle Brigade and the Machine Gun Corps (140689).

Brother of John Charles Ravenscroft (Killed in Action), Joseph and Edward (see below). Thomas was reported as missing in April 1918 but much to his family's relief they received a post card from him (June 1918) informing them that he was a prisoner of war. He had joined the Army at the out break of war after serving five years in the Navy. Thomas was wounded in France in 1915 and afterwards sent to Salonika where he became ill with Malaria. After recovery he returned to France. His family lived at 29 Regent Square, Salford.

Joseph Ravenscroft - Driver - T2/10891 Army Service Corps. He lived at 29 Regent Square, Salford.

Brother of John Charles Ravenscroft (Killed in Action), Thomas (see above) and Edward (below).

Edward Ravenscroft - Driver - 83356 Royal Engineers 92nd Field Company. He lived at 29 Regent Square, Salford.

Brother of John Charles Ravenscroft (Killed in Action), Joseph and Thomas (see above).

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Alfred Ridgway - Private - 6058 3rd Border Regiment and later as Driver, 370547 Royal Engineers.

Alfred joined the army on the 11/08/1914 signing for 6 years service at the age of 17. In 1918, aged 21, Alfred was diagnosed with heart disease and at a doctors recommendation was transferred to the Royal Engineers. Alfred did not serve abroad during the war but was sent to France briefly upon cessation of hostilities. Prior to the war he worked as a fitter and lived at 70 Coronation St, Salford with his father William and brother Albert.

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John Rigby - Sergeant - 7289 Lancashire Fusiliers 3rd Battalion.

He lived at 60 Coronation St, Salford.

Oswald Rigby - Private - S/11192 Seaforth Highlanders.

Oswald was born in Exeter, Devon in 1879. Son of Mary Ann Rigby.

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Charles Sidney Robinson - Private - 1888 Lancashire Fusiliers and later with the Herefordshire Regiment, 238239.

Charles lived at 173 Regent Road, Salford.

James Robinson - Driver - T4/094005 Army Service Corps, 67 Field Ambulance.

James attested 1/05/1915 aged 19, posted to Salonika 30/12/1915 and demobilised 25/06/1919. Prior to the war he had worked as a bakers driver and lived at 71 King Edward St, Salford with his mother Elizabeth Robinson.

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William Robinson - Private - 3244 Lancashire Fusiliers and later 358290 809 A.E. Co.

William lived at 13 Rudman Street, Salford.

Frank Rose - Sapper - 233862 Royal Engineers and prior served with the Lancashire Fusiliers (2973).

He lived at 83 Tatton St, Salford.

William Salisbury - Private - 268129 818 D.E. Co, Labour Corps. William lived at 28 Regent Square, Salford.

Edmund J Salter - Private - Lancashire Fusiliers.

Thomas Salter - Driver - 62464 Royal Field Artillery.

Thomas's father Edmund lived at 11 Rudman St, Salford.

Walter Scott - Sapper - 248103 Royal Engineers.

He Lived at 9 Rudman St, Salford.

John Scott - Private - 18717 Manchester Regiment 1/7th Battalion. He lived at 9 Rudman St, Salford.

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John Scully - Private - 357481 Royal Army Medical Corps, 2nd West General Hospital. As the hospital was based in Manchester John never served abroad, this is evident by the lack of any medals issued as per his medal index card. John enlisted 02/11/1915 and discharged 01/07/1919.

He lived at 62 Oxford St, Salford.

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Robert Smith - Private - 5313 Lancashire Fusiliers.

He lived at 98 Tatton St, Salford with his wife Maria Alice and his children Alice, Robert and George.

Robert attested 29/08/194 aged 27 and served a total of 158 days before being discharged as he was no longer fit for duty.

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Mark Spencer - Private - 5337 Manchester Regiment 1st Battalion. He lived at 38 Rudman St, Salford.

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Frederick Spencer - Driver - 2536 Royal Engineers.

He lived at 38 Rudman St, Salford.

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James Stokes - Private - 308060 The Kings Liverpool Regiment 8th Irish.

He live at 48 Coronation St, Salford.

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James Summers - Private - 216855 Labour Corps.

He lived at 23 King Edward St, Salford.

Samuel Tarr - Driver - T4/058463 Army Service Corps.

He lived at 2 Coronation St, Salford.

William Tate - Sergeant - 41482 Royal Engineers 289th Company. William was awarded the DCM and the following entry can be found in the London Gazette. He lived at 13 Huddart St, Salford.

George Tate - Private - 3871 Royal Flying Corp 4th Squadron.

He lived at 13 Huddart St, Salford.

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Frank Taylor - Corporal - M2/046736 2nd G.H.A. Res., Army Service Corps.

He lived at 35 Derby St, Regent, Salford.

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Harry Taylor - Private - M2/098825 Army Service Corps.

He lived at 22 Coronation St, Salford.

John Albert Taylor - Sapper - 65931 Royal Engineers.

John attested 03/02/1915 and embarked for France 11/12/1915. He served there until he was no longer physically for duty being discharged 28/09/1917 due to Tuberculosis. Due to his illness he was awarded a pension of 27/6 a week. Prior to the war John had worked as a steel worker for the Bethlehem & Chile Iron Mines Co, Chile. He lived at 24 Rudman St, Salford with his mother Sarah Musker (nee Taylor).

Albert Thomas - Private -21954 and later 040107 Lancashire Fusiliers.

Albert lived at 39 Rudman Street, Salford.

George Thompson 20235 East Lancashire Regiment.

He lived at 52 Rudman St, Salford.

Thomas William Topping - Sergeant - 13946 Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.

Thomas lived at 33 Oxford Street, Salford.

William Henry Tyler - Private - 90582 Kings Liverpool Regiment.

He lived at 171 Regent Road, Salford.

Ernest Walker - Private - 261898 Army Service Corps (Motorised Transport).

He lived at 35 King Edward St, Salford.

J Ward

Thomas Ward - Private - 18898 Lancashire Fusiliers, 19th Battalion.

Thomas attested 23/04/1915 aged 19 and embarked for France 20/11/1915. In June 1918 he was transferred to the King's Royal Rifles (58802) and was demobilised 06/04/1919. He lived at 144 Robert Hall St, Salford.

John Webb - Private - 52606 Northumberland Fusiliers 2nd Garrison Battalion and had served with the Manchester Regiment (46958).

He lived at 25 Huddart St, Salford.

J Whewell

James Wilkinson - Private - Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion.

He lived at 75 King Edward St, Salford.

A Wilson

H Wilson

Arthur Woodhouse - Private - 41871 Kings Liverpool Regiment 23rd Works Battalion and then to the Labour Corps.

He lived at 74 Coronation St, Salford.

Arthur had worked as a porter and packer prior to the war. He attested on the 06/12/1914 aged 24 years and discharged 27/12/1917 no longer fit for duty due to inflammation of the kidneys (nephritis) caused by exposure during active service.

T W Woodhouse

A Young

Killed In Action

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