Pte Sidney Lee (36719), 2nd Bn, Worcestershire Regt - DOW at Bray-sur-Somme on 18th February 1917
Sgt Charles Roberts (13668), 11th Bn, Manchester Regiment (pictured) - KIA during at trench raid at Hulluch, France on 18th May 1918
Bombardier John Hesford (70065), 147th Heavy Battery, RGA DOW 4th September 1918
Private 4131324 Sidney Lee, 8th Bn, Cheshire Regiment, KIA during the bombing of Wallasey on 12th March 1941
major hartshorns name wasnt added to the CWGC registers until many years later,hes not named in the original CWGC war graves register,his name was later added as an additional casualty[date unknown] although he lived in preston,he was a broughton lad,before he married in 1904,he lived at 59 camp st,broughton. he died in preston ime told that he has a memorial plaque in the church
Ernest Peter Audrain on medal roll Royal Lancs reg Sergeant 11797 MGC 176642 CWG Spec .Mem Higher Broughton St John Churchyard He was born 1890 in St Helier Jersey and died in Salford
H Griffiths Aircraft man 2nd Class 4/8/19
CWG Harold Aircraftman Royal Air Force 132896 OBE Age35 Husband of Celia Griffiths of 84 Grosvenor St Leicester Rd Higher Broughton Spec. Mem Higher Broughton St John Churchyard
Major A H Hartshorn 7/2/21 Quartermaster and Hon Lieutenant RAMC (TF) from medal roll Arthur Hastings Hartshorn died as above in Preston Born 1872 married 1904 to Margaret Jane Ormandy in Liverpoll Probate 21/3/21 Arthur Hastings Hartshorn of 6 East Cliff Preston to Noah Robert Cox ,assistant railway district superintendent effects £929 8s 10d
Captain A B Wightman 2/5/21 CWG Captain A B Manchester Regiment 2/9th battalion M.C Spec. Mem Higher Broughton St John Churchyard From Service records Arthur Bennett Wightman born 1894 enlisted 1/9/14 aged 20 years 4 months occupation Salesman 3/8/15 L/Corp to commission Address372 Bury New Rd Higher Broughton Next of Kin Father Arthur ,brother Herbert ,sister Mabel Height 5 feet 7 and 1/2 inches complexion fresh eyes blue ,hair brown.
sgt 17460 albert pole. enlisted october 1914 15th royal scots aged 16 born 23-8-1898 educated waterloo rd school,salford resided 20 moreton st,strangeways parents arthur,harry+martha pole later 7 hamilton st,higher broughton wounded 1st july 1916 and again on 4th august MM awarded 1916 posted to 16th royal scots gassed 21st march 1918 bar to MM awarded during this time for volunteering to bring in wounded men posted to 4th royal scots killed in action on 21st sept 1918 north east of moeuvres on the roll of honour of st.johns church,broughton
We now have a list of names that would have been on this memorial (barring any amendments or additions at a later date). Why the church asks for any additions/amendments in the attached article is beyond me as the description of the unveiling of the memorial appears in the same publication.
If anyone has ten minutes to kill would they kindly check the following list for errors or ommisions?
WILLIAM THOMAS ARMOUR JAMES ATKINSON W D BAKER J BARBER EDDIE BARBER PERCY BARLOW GEORGE RADFORD BARRETT HAROLD BARRETT HAROLD BAUME CLEMENT HENRY BAXTER RICHARD BAXTER A BEAHAN ERIC BELL H V BERRY JOHN BISSON EDWARD BLACKBURN FREDERICK BLACKSHAW WORSLEY BLEACKLEY GEORGE BOGSHAW LAWRENCE BOOTHROYD ALBERT BRANDRETH TOM C BRIDGE BERTRAM VINCENT BROCKLEBANK FRANK BROWN J BRYSON C BRYSON H BRYSON ALBERT BURGAR GEORGE WILFRED CARESWELL WILLIAM HENRY CHOYCE GEORGE FREDERICK COLLINS EZEKIEL CORLEY HAROLD COWELL JAMES GRIMSHAW CUNLIFFE (M.C.) EDWARD GILBERT CUNLIFFE HARRY CHATTERTON DARBYSHIRE HARRY DARBYSHIRE DAVID TOCHER DOUGLAS JOHN DUNKERLEY J E STANLEY DYER E EARNSHAW ARTHUR LLOYD EDWARDS JOHN EGAN HERBERT ELLISON JAMES ARTHUR FAWCETT HAROLD FIELDING JOHN JAMES FOSBROOKE JAMES FULTON JOSEPH GELDER ALLAN GLENDINNING LEONARD GORE HENRY DRUMMOND GRANDY CHARLES GRANT FREDERICK GRANT JAMES GRIMES JAMES ROBERT HALMSHAW WILLIAM W HAMER FREDERICK NORMAN HASSALL TOM HARRISON ROWLAND N HAY ERNEST HEAD LEONARD V HIND THOMAS DOUGLAS HOLLAND JAMES WILLIAM HOLROYD ERIC HYDE WILLIAM EDWARD HYDE WILLIAM JACKSON THOMAS HAMMOND JAMES HAROLD JOHNSON HARRY HINDLEY JOHNSON ROBERT JOHNSON ERNEST JONES SYDNEY KEIGWIN WALTER D KENDALL HUBERT KENYON CHARLES HINCHLIFFE LAMB JAMES HINCHLIFFE LAMB HERBERT VICTOR LARSEN ARTHUR LAWSON W A LEMAN ALFRED NORMAN LOWE ALFRED LUCAS ERNEST W LUCAS HENRY MADDOCKS WILLIAM FREDERICK MALLETT ARTHUR JAMES MANSERGH FRANK MATTHEWS ALBERT EDWARD MEINEN FRANK MERRICK ALBERT MOORE PETER MOORE WILLIAM MOORE RICHARD G MORTIMER JOHN HENRY MORTIMER TOM MOSS SYDNEY OWEN WALTER P OWEN ALBERT PARROTT EDMUND PATTISON RICHARD WALKER PAUL JOSEPH PENDLETON ERNEST J PERCIVAL HENRY EWART PICKWICK GEORGE PLIMMER ALBERT POLE (M.M., 2 BARS) WILFRED POTTER WALTER PRITCHARD JACK PROSSER HAROLD H PROADFOOT ALFRED QUICK (D.C.M.) R G ROBINSON FREDERICK NORMAN ROSCOE HAROLD ROSCOE CHARLES W ROWLANDS JOHN ALBERT ROYLE J K SENIOR R M SENIOR HAROLD SHEPPARD FRED SHORROCKS JAMES ROCKCLIFFE SMITH (M.C.) HUBERT FRANCIS SMITH JAMES HARDY SMITHIES HAROLD SNELL JOHN STEWART HARRY BOWKER STOREY ELLIS STOTT JOHN STOTT GEORGE EDWIN SUTHERLAND GEORGE WILLIAM SYKES WILLIAM TAYLFORTH PETER TAYLOR TOM TAYLOR ALBERT THOMPSON FRANK THOMPSON JOHN THOMPSON CHARLES K VALENTINE ERNEST JAME WALKER ALAN JAMES WELSH HERBERT WESTCOMBE ROBERT WHITTAKER ARTHUR WIBBERLEY J CYRIL WILLETT SAMUEL WINTERBOTTOM JACK WHITELEY PERCY WHITE CHARLES WOOD FRANK WOOD HAROLD ETHELBERT WOOLLEY
WILLIAM ARMOUR Rank: Private Service No: 2661 Date of Death: 09/05/1915 Age: 18 Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders "C" Coy. 4th Bn. Panel Reference Panel 38 and 39. Memorial LE TOURET MEMORIAL Additional Information:Son of Thomas and Lillie Armour, of 10, Gainsborough St., Higher Broughton, Manchester. Death Location: France & Flanders Enlistment Location: Manchester, Lancs Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Disembarked - France 13/03/1915, entitled to the 1915 trio. Born in Wymington, Bedfordshire, in 1897, William is shown in the 1911 census as living at 28 Scholes St, Cheetham, with his parents Thomas and Lillie, and, siblings Eva, Jack, Christopher and Dorothy. Prior to the war he had worked as an office boy.
JAMES ATKINSON Rank: Private Service No: 37607 Date of Death: 23/10/1916 Age: 25 Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd Bn. Grave Reference XX. L. 1. Cemetery BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY Additional Information: Son of Thomas S. and Ann Atkinson, of 7, Beaumont St., Higher Broughton, Manchester. Birth Place: Salford, Lancs Death Location: France & Flanders Enlistment Location: Salford Battalion: 2nd Battalion Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Prior to the war James had worked as a pattern card maker. The 1911 census shows him living with his parents and sister, Lily, at 7 Beaumont St, Higher Broughton.
JOHN BARBER Rank: Private Service No: 29399 Date of Death: 01/10/1918 Age: 28 Regiment/Service: King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 8th Bn. Grave Reference I. C. 16. Cemetery MASNIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, MARCOING Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Barber, of Manchester; husband of Annie Clements (formerly Barber) of 50, Cedar St., High Town, Manchester. Birth Place: Lower Broughton, Manchester Death Date: 1 Oct 1918 Death Location: France & Flanders Enlistment Location: Salford Type of Casualty: Killed in action
EDWARD BARBER Rank: Private Service No: 27511 Date of Death: 04/12/1917 Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment 2nd Bn. Panel Reference Panel 120 to 124 and 162 to 162A and 163A. Memorial TYNE COT MEMORIAL Birth Place: Manchester Death Date: 6 Dec 1917 Death Location: France & Flanders Enlistment Location: Manchester Number: 27514 Type of Casualty: Killed in action
CWGC and SDGW give different date of death (service record states 06/12/1917 as DOD) and service number (medal card states 27514). The son of Edward and Mary Barber, 42 Hadfield St, Broughton. Edward attested 29th June 1916 aged 30. In civilian life he had worked as a postman and lived at 14 Turner St with his wife Celia (nee Danker). Posted to France 12/11/1916.