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 Arthur Haworth

    Born 1897

    Died 1918

    British Army 4934 Private East Lancashire Regiment

    British Army 235037 Private Prince Of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 2nd Battalion.

  • Profile picture for Harry Lawrence Digby

    Born 1898

    British Army 50531 Private South Lancashire Regiment

    British Army 28247 Private Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 1/4th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Charles Henry Birch

    Died 1918

    British Army 42192 Private East Yorkshire Regiment 1/4th Battalion.

  • Profile picture for Joseph Edward Ashworth

    Born 1895

    Died 1918

    British Army 21668 Pte East Lancashire Regiment

    British Army 26657 Lance Corporal Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 25th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Harold Halstead

    British Army 42151 Private Manchester Regiment 17th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Percy Clegg

    Born 1896

    British Army 358710 Private Liverpool Regiment

  • Profile picture for Willie Lowe

    Born 1893

    Died 1956

    British Army 21176 Private Worcestershire Regiment 4th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Herbert Greenoff

    Born 1893

    Died 1971

    British Army 358708 Private King's (Liverpool Regiment) 10th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Harry Clegg

    British Army 91186 Private Liverpool Regiment

  • Profile picture for William Howard

    British Army 12383 Private Royal Army Medical Corps

  • Profile picture for John Phoenix

    Born 1891

    British Army 13189 Private Manchester Regiment

    British Army 30195 Private East Yorkshire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Edward Mclaughlin

    Born 1899

    Died 1918

    British Army 42209 Private East Yorkshire Regiment 1/4th Battalion

  • Profile picture for William Ernest Jackson

    Died 1918

    British Army R/11410 Acting Corporal King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for Alfred Fenn

    Born 1888

    Died 1917

    British Army 28334 Private Grenadier Guards 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Fred Fielding

    Born 1893

    British Army 23791 Corporal Lancashire Fusiliers

    British Army 30227 Corporal King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 19th MGC

    British Army 142349 Corporal Machine Gun Corps

  • Profile picture for Albert Rogers

    Born 1894

    Died 1918

    British Army 26628 Private East Lancashire Regiment

    British Army 44641 Private Manchester Regiment 12th Battalion

  • Profile picture for John William Riley

    British Army 7455 Private South Lancashire Regiment 2nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for William Warwick

    Born 1893

    Died 1918

    British Army 7117 Private Scots Guards 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for John Maltby Essam

    Born 1897

    British Army 19558 Private Army Cyclist Corps

  • Profile picture for Jack Haworth

    Born 1898

    British Army 5415 Private King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

    British Army 201760 Private King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 1/4th Battalion