Borough of Rawtenstall: Cowpe Institute of Waterfoot. Boothfold Institute of Waterfoot and Rawtenstall Discharged and Demobilised Soldiers and Sailors Club.

Borough of Rawtenstall: Cowpe Institute of Waterfoot. Boothfold Institute of Waterfoot and Rawtenstall Discharged and Demobilised Soldiers and Sailors Club.

1. Cowpe Institute and Cowpe Institute War Memorial, Waterfoot. (LOST: IWM Ref: 63005 - 2 photographs showing surname, rank, forename). NOTES: a. Unveiled 20 January 1921, Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries. b. Named Photographs are "lost" but Rossendale Free Press Jan/Feb 1921 names Arnold Frary and Percy Ashworth as the two individuals commemorated at the ceremony on 20 January 1921. c. Harry Ashworth MM is included here as a known active member of Cowpe Institute who survived the war. 2. Borough of Rawtenstall: Boothfold Institute, Waterfoot. (LOST: IWM Ref: 63086 - 7 names) LOST - Framed Picture (photo, surname, regiment, manner of death). (IWM Ref: 63086) Described in an article in Rossendale Free Press dated 08 Feb 1920 entitled "FALLEN MEMBERS - MEMORIAL UNVEILED AT BOOTHFOLD CLUB". Entries here are therefore only "thought to be" with any available evidence included to support this assumption: Percy Waterson. 3. Rawtenstall Discharged and Demobilised Soldiers and Sailors Club. The branch was founded with the help of the town's first woman Mayor, Miss Carrie Whitehead in April 1920 and was part of National Federation of Discharged and Demobilized Sailors and Soldiers (NFDDSS). The Branch Memorial "In Grateful Recognition of Those who gave their all" (no names) is now housed in St. Mary's Parish Church, Rawtenstall.

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  • Profile picture for Arnold Frary

    Born 1893

    Died 1918

    British Army 92446 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 92446 Bombardier Royal Field Artillery 4th Bde.

  • Profile picture for Harry Ashworth.

    Born 1894

    British Army 243859 Private Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Percival Ashworth

    Died 1916

    British Army 27869 Private Prince Of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 2nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Percy Archer Waterson

    Born 1871

    Died 1920

    British Army M2/121319 Private Army Service Corps