The 15th (Service) Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers The 1st Salford Pals

The 15th (Service) Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers The 1st Salford Pals

The 1st Salford Pals Battalion. During the evening of Thursday the 3rd of September 1914 the Salford Hippodrome on Cross Lane hosted the crucial recruitment meeting which established The Salford Pals Battalions. The Battalions existence was established on Wednesday the 9th of September five weeks after the outbreak of war, 1.500 joined the colours, Lord Derby accepted the role of Honary Colonel. By the 9th of October the 1st Salford Pals Battalion had over 850 recruits. Each recruit in the 1st Salford Pals Battalion was paid a shilling a day together with two shillings a day for food whilst the Battalion remained in Salford, making a weekly income of one guinea it was a luxury for some. The Salford Pals Battalions were recruited from, Irlam, Eccles, Patricroft, Swinton and Worsley and of course Salford, Broughton and Walkden.

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  • Profile picture for Solomon Archer

    Born 1888

    Died 1916

    British Army 10638 Private Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army 10638 Lance Corporal Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for George F Burns

    Born 1886

    Died 1916

    British Army 10429 Lance Sergeant Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Charles Jackson

    Born 1898

    Died 1916

    British Army 10301 Private Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army 10301 Lance Corporal Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Joseph Wilkinson

    Born 1891

    Died 1916

    British Army 10273 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for James Renshaw

    Born 1892

    Died 1916

    British Army 11020 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Harry Riddell

    Born 1898

    Died 1916

    British Army 11129 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Joseph Edward Roberts

    Born 1892

    Died 1916

    British Army 10570 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Charles Royle

    Born 1884

    Died 1916

    British Army 11174 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for William Fox

    Born 1890

    Died 1916

    British Army 10458 Lance Corporal Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army 10458 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for George Edward Kight

    Born 1895

    Died 1916

    British Army 10163 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for John Knowles

    Born 1889

    Died 1916

    British Army 10019 Lance Corporal Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Robert Knox

    Born 1882

    Died 1916

    British Army 10179 Serjeant Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion 1st Saford Pals

  • Profile picture for James Patrick Lambe

    Born 1895

    Died 1917

    British Army 10589 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion The 1st Salford Pals

  • Profile picture for William G Donohue

    Born 1888

    Died 1916

    British Army 10572 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion 1st Salford Pals

  • Profile picture for Silas Taylor

    Born 1892

    Died 1916

    British Army 10529 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for William Campbell

    Born 1888

    Died 1916

    British Army 10562 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion.1st Salford Pals.

  • Profile picture for James Pendlebury

    Born 1891

    Died 1916

    British Army 10207 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Joseph Ward

    Born 1878

    Died 1916

    British Army 10402 Private Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army 10402 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Harry Valentine

    Born 1888

    Died 1916

    British Army 10905 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion 1st Salford Pals

  • Profile picture for George Smith

    Born 1889

    Died 1916

    British Army 10194 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion