Borough of Rawtenstall: Prisoners of War and known German interments

Borough of Rawtenstall: Prisoners of War and known German interments

This community records those who were noted as Prisoners of War during research into local memorials and sites within the former Borough of Rawtenstall. It does not, in any way, indicate a complete record of all of those locals who were taken as Prisoners of War. NOTES: Still to be identified: 1. Pte Edgar Lord of Bethlehem Unitarian Church, Newchurch-in-Rossendale. 2. Pte Douglas Taylor RWF of Cloughfold (in Hannover). 3. Rossendale Free Press 1/03/1916 has an article with photo "RAWTENSTALL TRAM DRIVER - PRISONER OF WAR IN GERMANY Corporal A.W Riley resided at 21 Rockcliffe Street Rawtenstall up to being called up as a reservist in the Lancashire Fusiliers on August 4th 1914 ……." 4. Pte Willie Parkinson, 14 Adelaide St, Crawshawbooth. Signaller Harry Sellars of Crawshawbooth. Pte Ernest Lord of Hill Street, Crawshawbooth. Pte Herbert Rogers of Forest Holme, Lumb. Pte E. Watts of Cloughfold. Pte Harry Ashworth of Waterfoot. Pte Willie Oldham of Crawshawbooth......and many, many more. 5. 235037 Pte Arthur Haworth of Waterfoot and 203160 Private Thomas Callaghan of Cloughfold are included here as found dead and buried by the Germans.

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  • Profile picture for William Woodhead

    Born 1882

    Died 1916

    British Army 11719 Private Manchester Regiment 19th Battalion

  • Profile picture for John Richard Chadwick

    Born 1886

    British Army 201872 Private King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 1/5th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Harold Meadowcroft

    Born 1899

    Died 1918

    British Army 51492 Private King's (Liverpool Regiment) 1st/5th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Charles Edward Essam

    Born 1894

    Died 1919

    British Army 19557 Private Army Cyclist Corps

    British Army 19557 Lance Corporal Army Cyclist Corps

  • Profile picture for George Holden

    Died 1917

    British Army 25527 Private Grenadier Guards 4th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Ashworth Cropper

    Born 1898

    British Army 37446 Private East Lancashire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Samuel Platt

    British Army 47784 Private Cheshire Regiment

    British Army 37595 Private Labour Corps

  • Profile picture for Fred Nuttall

    British Army 358789 Private King's (Liverpool Regiment) 10th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Richard Ormerod Nuttall

    Born 1890

    Died 1917

    British Army 201915 Private King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 1/5th Battalion.

  • Profile picture for Maurice Baldwin Bolton.

    Born 1892

    Died 1918

    British Army Captain East Lancashire Regiment 4th battalion east Battalion

    British Army Captain East Lancashire Regiment 1st/5th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Richard Holmes

    Born 1891

    British Army 235205 Private Lancashire Fusiliers 11th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Joseph Robert Kay

    British Army 5689 Serjeant East Lancashire Regiment 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for Douglas Turner

    Born 1899

    British Army 41133 Training Reserve Battalion

    British Army 58027 Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers 13th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Frank Hindle

    Born 1887

    British Army 47750 Private Cheshire Regiment

    British Army 37480 Private Labour Corps

  • Profile picture for Walter Carter

    Born 1894

    British Army 22130 Private East Lancashire Regiment

    British Army 10758 Private Machine Gun Corps

  • Profile picture for Thomas Callaghan

    Born 1885

    Died 1918

    British Army 12109 Private East Lancashire Regiment 8th (Service) Battalion

    British Army T2/015888 Private Army Service Corps 129th Company, 13th Reserve Park

    British Army 203160 Private Royal Scots Fusiliers 1/4th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Joseph Waller

    Born 1894

    British Army 9074 Private King's (Liverpool Regiment) 1/10th (Scottish) Reserve Battalion

    British Army 358771 Private King's (Liverpool Regiment) 1/10th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Ernest Carne

    British Army 3092 Private Training Reserve Battalion

    British Army 41725 Private South Wales Borderers 6th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Edward Carr.

    British Army 20422 Private East Lancashire Regiment 7th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Eli Oldfield

    Born 1898

    British Army 202143 Private Royal Defence Corps

    British Army 202143 Private East Lancashire Regiment 4th Battalion