The 16th (Service) Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. The 2nd Salford Pals

The 16th (Service) Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. The 2nd Salford Pals

The 16th Battalion of the Lancashire Fusiliers the 2nd Salford Pals Battalion was raised on the 5th of November 1914, their headquarters being established in Broughton Town Hall, Two of the Battalion companies were associated with close knit communities on the outskirts of Salford, one coming from Eccles and a further company primarily from Swinton, Pendlebury and Clifton on the west of the Borough. Major C. M. Abercrombie was promoted from his post with the 1st Salford Pals to become it's first Commanding Officer of the 2nd Salford Pals.

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  • Profile picture for Sam Butterfield

    Born 1891

    Died 1916

    British Army 11491 Private 16th Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army 11491 Corporal 16th Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army 11491 Lance Corporal Lancashire Fusiliers 16th Battalion 2nd Salford Pals

  • Profile picture for John George Brookes

    Born 1896

    Died 1916

    British Army 11553 Private 16th Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army 11553 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 16th Battalion 2nd Salford Pals

  • Profile picture for George Haigh

    Born 1889

    Died 1916

    British Army 11259 Private 6th Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army 11259 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 16th Battalion 2nd Salford Pals

  • Profile picture for Joseph Glover

    Born 1888

    Died 1916

    British Army 11309 Serjeant 16th Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army 11309 Serjeant Lancashire Fusiliers 16th Battalion The 2nd Salford Pals

  • Profile picture for Thomas Crook

    Born 1888

    Died 1916

    British Army 11951 Private 16th Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army 11951 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 16th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Harold Booth

    Born 1893

    Died 1917

    British Army 11555 Sergeant 16th Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army 11555 Serjeant Lancashire Fusiliers 16th Battalion 2nd Salford Pals

  • Profile picture for William Hamilton

    Born 1885

    Died 1916

    British Army 11581 Private 16th Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army 11581 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 16th Battalion 2nd Salford Pals

  • Profile picture for Henry O'neill

    Born 1876

    Died 1916

    British Army 11247 Private Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army 11247 Lance Corporal Lancashire Fusiliers 16th Battalion The 2nd Salford Pals