Borough of Rawtenstall: Newchurch Grammar School & Bacup and Rawtenstall Secondary School War Memorial, Waterfoot. (IWM Ref: 63067 - 35 names recorded at Dedication Ceremony) ... and others.

Borough of Rawtenstall: Newchurch Grammar School & Bacup and Rawtenstall Secondary School War Memorial, Waterfoot. (IWM Ref: 63067 - 35 names recorded at Dedication Ceremony) ... and others.

"To the honour of the Old Boys of this / School and the Newchurch Grammar / School who died for their country in / the Great War 1914-1918" / Roll of Honour / Entered School in (place / year shown on attached photograph) / James Pinnington / Michael Heys / Norman Whittaker / Percy Turnbull / James Hutchinson / Norman Wilkinson / Edward M. Wright / Jesse Temperley / Reginald A. Stock / Edward P. Jackson / (William) Ernest Jackson / Harry Smith / Albert Aspden / James A. Tomlinson / Vernon Stewart / Frank Horrocks / Richard C. Hardman / Albert Titterington / John E. Slater / Albert Holt / Percy Horsfield / W. Rae Pickup / Arthur Taylor / Joseph Harvey / James Arthur Ray / Fred Howarth / Tom Fielding / James G. Collinge / Alan Booth / Ronald Andrew / Edward H. Holden / Frank Hitchen / Frank W. Mitchell / Sidney W. Ashworth / L. Norman Shepherd / NOTES: 1. Still to be positively identified: Michael Heys and Fred Haworth on centre panel Bacup Borough War Memorial as M. and F. 2. Community also includes: a. TEACHER: Rev. Louis Rogers MC, a former master at Newchurch Grammar School who "Served and Returned". b. STUDENT: AM1. Frank Trippier, former student at Newchurch Grammar School, who also "Served and Returned". c. WORKER: Pte. Wilfred Trickett, son of the Head Caretaker BRSS, accidentally killed in France in July 1918. d. ORPHANED SCHOLARSHIP STUDENT: Winston, son of WR/28319 Spr. John Robert Place RE. e. FORMER HEADMASTER (?..1889-1901..?): Rev. Reynell Wreford Hay who did not serve but lost a son (Lieutenant Roger Bolton Hay, M.C. d.17/07/1917, Royal Flying Corps) and three brother-in-laws (Captain Maurice Baldwin Bolton. MC d.26/03/1918, Lieutenant John Bolton d.4/06/1915 and Captain Harry Hargreaves Bolton d. 24/05/1915, all of the East Lancashire Regiment and with connections to the Bolton family of Heightside, Newchurch-in-Rossendale).

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    Born 1898

    Died 1917

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    Born 1889

    Died 1916

    British Army 4892 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd/5th Battalion

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    Born 1894

    Died 1917

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    Died 1915

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    Born 1894

    Died 1917

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    Born 1899

    Died 1918

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    Born 1895

    Died 1918

    British Army 241827 Lance Corporal East Lancashire Regiment 2/5th Battalion.

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    Born 1896

    Died 1957

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    Born 1892

    Died 1917

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    Born 1898

    Died 1916

    British Army 18057 Private West Yorkshire Regiment

    British Army 18057 Private West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 10th Battalion

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    Died 1918

    British Army 261242 Serjeant Royal Engineers

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    Born 1898

    Died 1917

    British Army 32602 Private King's Shropshire Light Infantry 3rd Battalion

    British Army 50712 Private Cheshire Regiment 11th Battalion

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    Born 1897

    Died 1918

    British Army 278954 Sapper Royal Engineers "L" Depot Coy

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    Born 1892

    Died 1916

    British Army C/929 Private King's Royal Rifle Corps 16th Battalion

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    Born 1887

    Died 1915

    British Army 5098 Private Royal Fusiliers 20th Battalion

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    Born 1899

    Died 1918

    British Army 33150 Private Norfolk Regiment 9th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Norman Wilkinson

    Born 1889

    Died 1918

    British Army Captain Manchester Regiment 9th (Territorial) Battalion

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    Born 1891

    Died 1917

    British Army Captain East Lancashire Regiment 5th Battalion

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    Born 1898

    Died 1916

    Royal Navy J32495 Ordinary Seaman HMS INVINCIBLE

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    Born 1894

    Died 1918

    British Army M2/053949 Private Army Service Corps 18th Div. Mechanical Transport Coy.