Whalley War Memorial 1914-1918

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       Unveiled by Major- General Shoubridge on 3rd September, 1921.

 

Bailey. Christopher. Lance Corporal. 43717. 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

Died age 26.                         26. 10. 1918

III. A. 3. Harlebeke New British Cemetery, West- Vlaaderen, Belgium.

 

Son of Richard and Annie nee Riley married 1895 Christ Church, Thornton

Address as given Little Mytton Farm, Mytton, Whalley, Lancashire.

Worked on father’s farm.

 

Barnes. Allan Edwin. Private . 41843. 2nd. Battalion South Wales Borderers..

Died age 19.                         29 -9 -1918.

Grave   I. B. 7.   Zantvoorde British Cemetery Extension, Zonnebeke, Belgium.

 

Son of Richard and Mary Ellen nee Duxbury married 17-1-1885 St. Leonard, Langho.

Address as given – Rose Mount, Nethertown, Whalley, Lancashire.

Manager of Langho branch of Billington and Whalley Co-Operative Society.

 

Bartlett. Moses Thomas. Rifleman. Y/234. 2nd. Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps .

Died age 27.                         10 .9 .1916.

Grave F. 48. Millecourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

 

Son of George and Emma nee Booth married18-10-1879 St. Mary & All Saints, Whalley

Parents address of   Back Lane, Wiswell.

Husband of Sarah nee Heyes married 1911 St. Mary, Whalley.

Address Chapel Fold, Wiswell.

(Now married to Thomas Chapman and of 126 Longdale Road, South Ulverston, Lancashire.)

Worked at Barrow Print Works.

 

Bentham. Richard. Captain. Royal Flying Corps.   Seconded to 7th. Battalion, Manchester Regiment.

Died age 21.                         8 .11 .1916.                 Flying accident in Wiltshire

Grave 43 & 49 St. Mary’s Churchyard,   Newchurch in Pendle.

 

Son of Robert and Hannah nee Mitchell married 24-10- 1893 St. James, Clitheroe.

Smallshaw Hey Farm, Great Harwood.   A native of Nethertown, Whalley.

 

Brayshaw. Harry. Private.   2212. 1st./4th. Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 25                            4 .6 .1915.       Missing – later announced –   Killed in Action.

Remembered panels 113-117   Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

 

Son of James and Jane nee Stones married 18-4-1891 St. Mary & All Saints, Whalley

Address as given   Standen Cottage, Whalley Road, Clitheroe.

 

Chiney. Christopher. Private. 201168. “D” Coy. 1st./4th. Battalion East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 21.                     28 -5 -1917          Killed by a shell.

Grave F. 28. Neuville- Bourjonval British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

 

Son of John and Annie nee Sefton     married 1895 West Derby Liverpool area.

Address as given   The Police Station, Whalley.

Employed as Clerk in order office at print works.

 

Clutton. William. Private. 20451. 6th. Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age                             9 -4 -1916.             Killed in action.

Remembered   panel 19, Basra Memorial, Iraq.

 

Son of Louisa nee Clutton and stepson of Henry Clayton married 1881 All Saints, Pendleton.

Address as given New Row, Wiswell, Whalley.

Employed on Whalley Asylum site.

 

Craggs. John. Driver. 42639. “D” Battery, 108 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.

Died age 20 .                           12 -4 – 1917.

Grave   I. P. 25.   Noex –les-Mines Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

 

Son of John and Sarah nee Exton married 6-3-1886   St. Mary, Whalley.

Address as given Nethertown, Whalley. Lately of Back Lane, Wiswell.

Employed in the warehouse at Longworth’s Mill.

 

Craven. Fred. Rifleman. R/20544. 16th. Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps.

 Died age 27.                             22 -5 -1918.

Grave       II. D. 14.   Esquelbecq Military Cemetery, Nord, France.

 

Son of Mary Chew nee Craven and stepson of Benjamin Chew married 1894 St. Peter, Burnley

Husband of? (Frederick Charles Craven married Gertrude Ethel White 1913 St. Mary, Whalley.?)

 

Crowther. Bert. Private.  2197.  1st/4th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 21.                               4 -6 -1915.        Died of wounds.

Grave     I. B. 39. East Mudros Military Cemetery, Lemnos Island, Greece.

 

Son of Walter Ellis and the late Mary Elizabeth nee Roult married 1889 Hyndburn area.

Stepson of Ellen nee Grundy married 13-11-1899 St. Mary, Whalley.

Address (in 1901) Back Lane, Wiswell, Whalley.

 

Davis. Francis Edward. Second Lieutenant. 9th. Battalion & 1st/5th. Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire

Light Infantry.

Died age 34.                           9 -10- 1917.           Killed in action.

Remembered   panels 108 – 111   Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.

 

Son of Francis and Mary nee Boardman married  1870 Blackburn area.

Address as given     “Stanley”,   Whalley.

Director of Davis and Sons, Ltd – .insurance brokers, of Darwen St. Blackburn

 

Dean.   Robert.   Private.   2308. 4th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 17.                         10 -8 -1915             Died from severe wounds.

Grave     G. 41.   Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.

 

Son of Robert and Ellen nee Lawson married 1899 St. Mary, Gisburn.

Address as given 5 Cockrill Terrace, Barrow.

 

Dennett. Harry. Private.   21876.   6th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age   20.                         20 -2 – 1917.         Died of wounds.

 

Grave     V. B. 10.   Amara War Cemetery,   Iraq.

Son of John and Agnes Alice nee Everton married 21-5-1892 St. Mary, Whalley.

Address boarder at Barrow, Whalley.   Father – Pendleton.

Employed at “The Croft”, Whalley by Whalley Abbey Printing Co. Works.

 

Doxey. William Herbert. Private.   21038.   22nd. Battalion, Manchester Regiment.

Died age 24.                             8 -7 -1916.           Died of wounds.

Grave   North-west of Church, Whalley (St. Mary’s Churchyard) Lancashire, U.K.

 

Son of Samuel and Emily nee Holt married 12-11-1891 St. Luke, Salford.

Bramley Meade Coach- House, Whalley

Employed as clerk for Whalley Co-Operative Society but employed at enlistment at Messrs.

Waterworth, Rudd and Hare, chartered accountants, Blackburn.

 

Eastham. Jonathan. Private.   5999.   111th. Coy.   Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

Died age                                   12 -7 – 1916.         Killed in action.

Remembered   pier and face 5C and 12C   Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

 

Son of Edward and Martha Ann nee Riley married 13-6-1886 St. Mary, Whalley

Husband of Margaret nee Hall married 1912 St Leonard, Langho.

 

Garratt. Albert. Private.   26246     1st. Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 35.                            23 -5 – 1917.           Died in German captivity.

Grave     IV. D. 18.   Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery, Nord. France.

 

Son of Thomas and Eliza nee Charles married 1877 Leister area.

Brother of   Mary Ellen nee Garratt married   Richard Exton 1904 St. Leonard, Langho –

Also brother of Alice Hannah nee Garratt married John Exton   1909 St. Leonard. Langho .

Address Albert lived with one of his sisters in Factory Row, Billington

Employed by Bulcock’s butchers, King St., Whalley.

 

Green. Arthur.   Lieutenant.   9th. Battalion, Manchester Regiment.

Died age 34.                           26 -3 -1918.               Killed in action.

Remembered     panels 64 to 67   Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.

 

Son of Roger and Dinah Anne nee Longworth married 7-10- 1869   St. Mary, Whalley.

Address as given   “Acrefield, “Whalley.

Director of family firm of solicitors.

 

Greenup. Joseph Harrison. Corporal 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 18.                              1 -7 -1916.       Missing – Killed in action.

Remembered     pier and face   6C     Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

 

Son of Thomas and Betsy nee Clark married 1893 Wigton area of Cumberland.

Address as given   7 Abbey Terrace, Barrow, Whalley.

 

Goodman. William. Bombardier.   L/18545.   “D” Battery, 165th. Brigade. Royal Field Artillery.

Died age 28.                              12 -5 -1917.           Died of severe wounds.

Grave     XXV. A. 11A.   Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Son of William and Isabella nee Shepherd married 7 -7 -1881 St. Mary, Whalley.

Husband of Annie nee Lyne married 1915 Clitheroe area.

Address 1, Cockerill Terrace, Barrow, Whalley.

Employed as clerk for Billington and Whalley Co-Operative Society.

 

Hindle. Samuel Lowe. Private. 18610. 1st. Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 24.                             26 – 8 1916.             Killed in action.

Grave   IV. D. I. Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Somme, France.

 

Son of Christopher and Mary Haslam nee Ashworth married 1888 Clitheroe area.

Address   4 Coronation Street, Great Harwood.

 

Hopwood. Norman.   Second Lieutenant. 15th. Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

Died age 22.                            23 -10 -1918.           Died of wounds.

Grave     I. B. 13.   St. Aubert British Cemetery,

 

Son of William Henry and Martha Ann nee Pott married 1890 Stockport

Address as given     “Oakfield “Barrow, Whalley.

Articled in dentistry and medicine to Mr. T.Forrest of Major House, Church St.Clitheroe.

Father Manager of Calico Print Works, Barrow.

 

Hoyle. John. Private. 21852.   1st. Battalion, Border Regiment.

Died age 24.                             1 -7 -1916.               Missing – killed in action.

Grave   C. 70.   Y Ravine Cemetery , Beaumont- Hamel, Somme, France.

 

Son of William and Alice Ann nee Rydeheard married 1887 Clitheroe area.

Address as given     Park Villas, Whalley.

1911- Employed as a coachman for a grocer.

 

Ince. Ernest. Private.   2303.   1st/4th.   Battalion   , East Lancashire, Regiment.

Died age 29.                               13 -8 -1915.           Killed in action.

Grave XI. B. 4. Redoubt Cemetery. Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey.

 

Son of William and Mary nee (possibly Westwall married 1856 Wigan area)

Address as given      Brennand Street, Clitheroe. …..but a native of Barrow.

 

Knowles.  Harry. Lance/Corporal. 19435.   1st. Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age   20                             18 -10 -1916.

Grave   IX. W. 8.     Guards’ Cemetery, Les Boeufs,   Somme,   France.

 

Son of George and Ruth formerly Exton nee Childs married 2-3-1889 St. Mary, Whalley.

Address as given Church Street, Whalley.

Employed at Longworth’s Mill.

 

Knowles. William.   Private.   2214. 1st/4th. Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 25                               4 -6 -1915.               Killed in action.

Remembered   panels 113- 117, Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

 

Son of William and Mary Ellen nee Dewhurst married 31-3-1875 St. Mary, Whalley.

Address as given Bramley View, Barrow.

Employed as clerk at Barrow Print Works.

 

Lambert. Robert Hutchinson. Rifleman.     C/12595.     21st. Battalion, King’s Own Rifle Corps.

Died age    36.                                  17 -9 -1916.                 Killed in action.

Remembered   pier and face 13A and 13B   Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

 

Son of Robert and Sarah Jane nee Shakeshaft married 8-8-1871   St. Paul, Blackburn.

Husband of Louisa nee Standen married 1910 St. Mary, Whalley.

Address     3 Primrose Street, Clitheroe

Native of Billington; born Old Roadside

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Lawrence. Alfred. Private. 2196. 1st/4th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 32.                                   13 -8 -1915.                     Killed in action.

Remembered       panels 113 – 117     Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Son of George and Hannah nee Lees married 1891 St. Leonard, Middleton, and Rochdale.

Address as given   “Greenmount”, Barrow, and Whalley.

 

Longworth. Eustace Councellor. Captain.   9th. Battalion,   Lancashire Fusiliers.

Died age 27.                                     26 -9 -1916.                    Killed in action.

Remembered     pier and face   3C and 3D   Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

 

Son of Arthur and Susan Margaret nee Peterkin married 28-4-1887

Address as given   Clerk Hill, Whalley.

 

Lyne. Fred. Private.   2194.   1st/4th. Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 25.                                   4 -6 -1915.         Missing – killed in action.

Remembered   panels 113 – 117   Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

 

Son of Thomas and Mary Jane nee Bulcock married 13 -11 – 1880 St. Mary & All Saints, Whalley.

Address as given       Old Row, Barrow, and Whalley.

Employed as clerk at Barrow Print Works.

 

Macklin. John James Malcolm.   Lieutenant. King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) …secondary

Unit attested to 12th. Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers.

Died age 23.                                   12 -3 -1918.

Grave   I. D. 10.   Doiran Military Cemetery, Greece.

 

Son of Thomas Thornton Macklin and Janet Hepburne Macklin nee Borthwick..

Address The Croft, Whalley.

Also recorded on St. Mary’s Church Memorial, Old Town, St. Mary’s Island, and Scilly Isles.

 

Mashiter. George. Private. 2306. 1st/4th. Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age    20.                                4 -6 -1915.               Killed in action.

Remembered     panels 113 – 117 Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

 

Son of William and Margaret nee Dobson married 1893 Kendal area.

Address Clerk Hill, Whalley

 

Mercer. Robert. Lance/Corporal. 18608. 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 20.                                     6 -5 -1917.               Died of severe wounds.

Grave     II. D. 6.   La Chapelette, British and Indian Cemetery, Peronne, Somme, France.

 

Son of Richard and Ellen nee Scott married 18-4-1896 St. Mary, Whalley.

Address 8, Cockerill Terrace, Barrow, Whalley.

Employed at Calico Print Works.

 

Morris. Thomas Birtwell. Private. 310315. Reinforcement Depot, Tank Corps.

Died age 22                                       6 -11 -1918.

Grave     VII. M. 9A.   Mont Huon Military cemetery, Le Treport, Seine-Maritime, France.

 

Son of Thomas and Ellen Anne nee Sleddon married 30-7-1891 St. Mary, Whalley.

Address Hartley’s Farm, Whalley

 

Ormerod. Frank. Private. 12029.   1st. Battalion, Border Regiment.

Died age 18.                                    13 -8 -1915.     Drowned on torpedoed “Royal Edward.”

Remembered   panels 119 – 125   or 222 and 223   Helles Memorial, Gallipoli,   Turkey

 

Son of William Henry and Margaret Alice nee Taylor married 5-2-1880 St. George, Everton.

Address as given “Laurel Mount”   Nethertown, Whalley.

 

Ormerod. Robert. Private. 18859. 6th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 18.                                     9-8-1915.                  Killed in action.

Remembered panels 113 – 117, Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

 

Son of William Henry and Margaret Alice nee Taylor married 5-2-1880 St. George, Everton.

Address as given “Laurel Mount” Nethertown, Whalley

Employed in office of Messrs. Parkinson, Whalley Asylum.

 

Parramore. George. Private. 32130. 6th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 34.                                     19- 8- 1917.                     Accidental bursting of bomb.

  1. A. 15. Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq.

 

Son of Thomas and Julia nee Hall/Hale (?) married Sheffield area 1882.

Husband of Ethel nee Hollen married 1907 St. Mary, Whalley

Native of Accrington and manager of the Maypole Dairy Co’s shop at Great Harwood… wife’s family

at King St., Whalley.

 

Procter. Fred. Private. 26247. “B” Coy, 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 36.                                     13- 10- 1918             Killed in action.

Grave     III. K. 43. Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle, Pas de Calais, France.

 

Son of John and Elizabeth nee Robinson married 1867 St. Bartholomew, Chipping.

Address 22, Queen Street, Whalley.   Boarder with brother, Thomas.

Native of Thornley and killed by machine gun bullet whilst affecting the rescue of a wounded comrade. Road labourer for the County Council.

 

Roose. Fred. Corporal. 41121. 61st. Field Coy. Royal Engineers.

Died age 23.                                     20- 8- 1916                 Died of wounds.

Grave     III.D.37.     Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L’Abbe, Somme, France.

 

Son of Walter and Martha Ann nee Braithwaite married Warrington area 1878.

Address as given   South View, Whalley, and Lancashire.

Died when bullet entered right side of chest and exited from his back. He was laying wire in front of

a trench when a stray bullet hit him. Previously a plumber at Messrs.Whitesides, Castle Gate, Clitheroe.

 

Rydeheard. Charles Williams. Private. 13537. 1st Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers.

Died age 26.                                      23- 4- 1917.

Grave     V. B. 16. Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas de Calais, France.

 

Son of John and Ellen nee Eastwood married Clitheroe area 1881.

Address as given 17, Church Lane, Whalley, and Lancashire.

Employed as weaver at Longworth’s Mill.

 

Sankey. Wilfred Arthur. Regimental Quartermaster Serjeant. 265245.

1st/4th Battalion,   King’s Own Royal (Lancaster Regiment)

Died age 24.                        5- 10- 1918              Pneumonia-buried at sea.

Remembered       Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, U.K

 

Son of Thomas and Alice nee Royle married Warrington area 1875.

Husband of Ellen nee Nicholls married Christ Church Pendle bury 1917.

Wilfred’s brother, Thomas A. Sankey was the Whalley curate until 1916.

 

Sipson. Edward Bertie. Private. 1828 . . . . 1st/4th East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 19.                           5- 6- 1915.            Killed in action.

Remembered        panels 113-117, Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

 

Son of John Thomas and Ellen

Address     Chorlton Terrace, (Lamb Row), Barrow.

Employed at Barrow Print Works.

 

Smith. Thomas. Corporal.   13712.   “A” Battery, 74th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.

Died age 39.                              4- 9- 1917.       Died of wounds on way to hospital

Grave     V. A. 30. Mendinghem Military cemetery, Poperinge, West Vlaanderen, Belgium.

 

Son of George and Emma nee Lightfoot married St. Albans area 1881.

Husband of Ellen Ann nee Clayton married St. Mary, Whalley 1903

Address as given   New Row, Wiswell, Whalley, and Lancashire.

 

Sydes. Herbert Travers. Private. 59948. 21 St. Battalion Canadian Infantry.

Died age 20.                     16- 9- 1916.                    Killed in action.

Grave     II. B. 7. Contay British Cemetery, Contay, Somme, France.

 

Son of Herbert Alfred and Rose nee Holt married Lewisham 1893.

Address as given “ Craigside” , Whalley, Lancashire.

Employed in Canada as farmer/labourer…younger.brother James,, also Canadian Expeditionary Force

as teamster; service no. 81869…..both enlisted at Winnipeg.

 

Sydes. Wilfred James A. Lieutenant. Lancashire Fusiliers attested to Royal Air Force ( Armament

School, Ealing)

Died age 25.                      24- 2- 1919.                         Pneumonia.

Grave       L. 6. 85.     Hampstead Cemetery, London, U.K.

 

Son of Herbert Alfred and Rose nee Holt married Lewisham, 1893.

Address as given   “Craigside” Whalley, Lancashire.

 

Walton. James. Private. 47014. 25th. (Tyneside Irish) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers.

Died age 25.                     28- 4- 1917.                           Missing believed killed.

Remembered     Bay 2 and 3   Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

 

Son of William Hargreaves Walton and Ruth nee Wood married 19-9-1878 St. Mary Whalley.

Address as given     Glebe Farm, Wiswell, Whalley, Lancashire.

Employed as cabinet maker for Sowerbutts of Moor Lane, Clitheroe.

 

Walton. John Ellis. Private.   40727.   1st/5th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died age 21.                           6- 11- 1918               Killed in action.

Grave     IV. C. 13.   Hautmont Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.

 

Son of Edward and Mary nee Cowperthwaite married All Saints, Pendleton 1888.

Address as given   Laneside, Grindleton, Clitheroe.

Born at Lower Parker’s Farm, Wiswell Eaves where parents lived. Killed when shell exploded outside

building troops sheltering in – shrapnel splinter killed instantly.

 

Webb. John Atkinson. Private. 65278.   1st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers

Died age 22.                           13- 4- 1918.         Killed in action.

Remembered   panel 2,   Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium.

 

Son of John Atkinson Webb and Lavinia nee Whalley married Clitheroe area 1887.

Address   King Street, Whalley.

Worked in the goods office at Whalley Station. Father was a monumental mason.

 

Yates. William Henry. Private. 8672.   3rd Battalion, Scots Guards.

Died age   25                          10- 10- 1915.             Died of fever.

Grave   N. 173319 Brompton Cemetery, London, U.K.

 

Son of John William and Ann nee Kerr married Runcorn area 1889.

Address as given   The Gatehouse, The Abbey, Whalley, Lancashire.