Borough of Rawtenstall: Casualties as reported in the Rossendale Free Press (1914 - 1921) - PENDING FULL TRANSCRIPTION.

Borough of Rawtenstall: Casualties as reported in the Rossendale Free Press (1914 - 1921) - PENDING FULL TRANSCRIPTION.

With acknowledgement and thanks to Rossendale Library, Rawtenstall who hold the only known microfiche copies of the relevant newspapers. With acknowledgement and thanks to CEMSEARCH-UK whose "Rossendale WW1 Casualties As Reported in the Rossendale Free Press" (http://www.cemsearch.co.uk/rosscas.html) provides the basic framework for this Community. The extracted information is added to individual "lives" under story "FURTHER RESEARCH: Rossendale Free PRESS (date of entry)" followed by detail showing (where available) surname, forename, rank, unit, address, date of newspaper entry and age. NOTES: 1. It is unlikely this Community will be followed through with Transcriptions prior to the closure of the Lives Project in 2019. 2. Additions to "Rossendale WW1 Casualties As Reported in the Rossendale Free Press" are added here but have not been forwarded to CEMSEARCH.com. 3. Those local servicemen whose deaths are not recorded in "Rossendale WW1 Casualties As Reported in the Rossendale Free Press", and have no known local War Memorial, are grouped under the Community "Borough of Rawtenstall. Rawtenstall. Cenotaph (IWM Ref: 594 - no names)" 4. Those personnel named on the Rawtenstall Municipal War Memorial are (mostly) not recorded here. For a full transcript of these obituaries and newspaper memorials as published in the Rossendale Free Press 1914-1918 visit - http://rawtenstallwarmemorial.org.uk/index.html

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  • Profile picture for John Thomas Walsh

    Died 1917

    British Army 21778 Private East Lancashire Regiment 1st Battalion.

  • Profile picture for Arthur Ashworth

    Died 1917

    British Army L/45568 Driver Royal Field Artillery 187th Bde

  • Born 1891

    Died 1918

    British Army 28649 Private East Yorkshire Regiment 11th Battalion.

  • Profile picture for John Cooper Cunliffe

    Born 1880

    Died 1916

    British Army 43076 Gunner Royal Garrison Artillery

    British Army 28343 Private Cheshire Regiment 9th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Stephen George Bayes

    Died 1915

    British Army 3/9038 Private Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for Fleetwood Brown

    Born 1893

    Died 1916

    British Army 11967 Private East Lancashire Regiment 6th east Battalion

    British Army 11967 Private East Lancashire Regiment 6th Battalion

  • Died 1917

    British Army 34432 Private Lancashire Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for William Disley

    Born 1877

    Died 1915

    British Army 7239 Private East Lancashire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Wilfred Feber

    Born 1897

    Died 1917

    British Army 201488 Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers 2nd Battalion

  • British Army 5435 Private Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 5435 Driver Royal Field Artillery

  • Profile picture for Ralph Hall

    Born 1893

    Died 1918

    British Army 331389 Trooper Northamptonshire Yeomanry

    British Army 235682 Trooper Northumberland Fusiliers

    British Army 235682 Lance Corporal Northumberland Fusiliers 9th (Northumberland Hussars) Bn.

  • Profile picture for Samuel Hannah

    Born 1883

    Died 1917

    British Army W/2728 Follower Royal Field Artillery

    British Army W/2728 Corporal Royal Field Artillery

  • Profile picture for Soloman Hanson

    Born 1895

    Died 1917

    British Army 25708 Private Grenadier Guards 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for George Roland Fox

    Born 1898

    Died 1917

    British Army 47078 Gunner Royal Garrison Artillery

  • Profile picture for John William Haworth

    Born 1878

    Died 1918

    British Army 224326 Gunner Royal Field Artillery "X" 42nd Trench Mortar Bty. Royal Field Artillery

  • Profile picture for John Thomas Haworth

    Born 1897

    Died 1916

    British Army 4586 Private Machine Gun Corps

    British Army 29838 Private South Lancashire Regiment 8th Battalion

  • Profile picture for William Heap

    Died 1916

    British Army 20945 Private Worcestershire Regiment 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Henry Lake

    Died 1918

    British Army 267606 Private Cheshire Regiment 1/5th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Albert Dawkes

    Born 1895

    Died 1917

    British Army 21096 Private Royal Lancaster Regiment

    British Army 242029 Private East Lancashire Regiment 1/5th Battalion.

  • Profile picture for Sam Schofield Bullas

    Died 1917

    British Army 204347 Private Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 2nd Battalion