Worsthorne Reading Rooms War Memorial.

28026 Private Benjamin W. ASTIN, 8th Battalion, Loyal (North Lancashire) Regiment. Born at Worsthorne, Lancashire. Enlisted Nelson, Lancashire. Killed in action, France, 21 November 1917. Formerly served as 14760, Private, King's Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment. Buried in Brown's Road Military Cemetery, Festubert, France. Lived at 7, Derby Street, Nelson, Lancashire.

37238 Private Harry ASTIN, 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Born and lived at Cliviger, Lancashire. Enlisted at Burnley, Lancashire. Killed in action, Belgium, 19 August 1918. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. Aged 18, the son of Arthur and Ellen Astin of Newfields Farm, Red Lees, Cliviger, Lancashire.

235937 L/Corporal Frank ADDISON, 1/6th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Born at Worsthorne, Lancashire. Lived and enlisted at Burnley, Lancashire. Died of wounds, France, 5 April 1918. Formerly 3685, Private, East Lancashire Regiment. Lived at 82, Helena Street, Burnley, Lancashire. Buried in the Bac du Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval, France.

9328 Private John William ADDISON, 1st Batallion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Born at Scarborough, Yorkshire, lived and enlisted at Burnley, Lancashire. Killed in action, Gallipoli, 4 June 1915. Lived at 35, Admiral Street, Burnley, Lancashire. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey.

2597 Private Thomas ADDISON, 1st Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Born and enlisted at Burnley, Lancashire. Killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 May 1915. Lived at 82, Helena Street, Burnley, Lancashire. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey.

The three ADDISON casualties above were brothers.

35559 Private William Henry BARBER, 8th Battalion, Border Regiment. Born at Accrington, Lancashire, enlisted at Preston, Lancashire. Killed in action, France, 23 March 1918. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France. Aged 19, the son of Gerald A. and Mary Ellen Barber of 10, Burnley Road, Brownside, Worsthorne, Lancashire.

9661 Corporal Albert BEILBY, 10th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action, 27 December 1917. Lived at 3, Elm Street, Burnley, Lancashire. Buried in the Orival Wood Cemetery, Flesquieres, France. Aged 20, the son of William and Mary Ellen Bielby, of 5, Cameron St., Burnley.

Note the above name on SDGW and CWGC = BIELBY.

William BORDEN. Should be - 15177 Acting Sergeant William BODEN, 3rd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment, Died of pneumonia, 7th March 1917, aged 24
Lived at 9 Tennis Street, Burnley, Lancashire. Buried in Worsthorne Methodist Chapel Graveyard, Lancashire. Regimental number indicates he enlisted into the 11th (Accrington Pals) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

34948 Private Henry CANBY, 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Born and lived at Worsthorne. Enlisted at Burnley, Lancashire. Died of gas poisoning, 8 August 1919. Buried in the Methodist Chapel Graveyard, Worsthorne, Lancashire. Lived at 20, Water Street, Worsthorne, Lancashire.

1976 Private Edmund GUDGEON, "B" Squadron, 20th Hussars. Killed in action 31 May 1917. Born and enlisted at Burnley, Lancashire. Buried in the Unicorn Cemetery, Vend'huile, France. Aged 28, the son of William and Eliza Gudgeon of 3, Branch Road, Burnley, Lancashire.

47766 Private James GUDGEON, 2/5th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Born at Barrowford, Lancashire and enlisted at Nelson, Lancashire. Resided at 122, Pratt Row, Barrowford, Lancashire. Killed in action 24 August 1918. Formerly served as 38110, Private Loyal (North Lancashire) Regiment. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France.

138535 Driver John Harold HOPE, Royal Field Artillery. Born at Worsthorne, Lancashire. Enlisted at Preston, Lancashire. Died of wounds, Belgium, 8 August 1917. Buried in the Voormezeele Enclosure Cemetery No 1 and No 2, Belgium. Aged 24, the husband of Mary Alice Smethurst (formerly Hope), of Hiltonbeach, St. Joseph's Island, Ontario, Canada.

24842 Private Ernest JOHNSON, 15th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire) Regiment. Born at Worsthorne, Lancashire, enlisted at Barlby, North Yorkshire. Killed in action, France, 3 May 1917. Lived at 8, Ormerod Street, Worsthorne, Lancashire. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France. Aged 26, the son of the late Richard and Sarah Johnson.

66798 Gunner Herbert NUTTALL, Royal Garrison Artillery. Born at Worsthorne, Lancashire, enlisted at Burnley, Lancashire. Died of wounds, France, 6 September 1917. Buried in the Noeux les Mines Communal Cemetery Extension, France. Aged 22, the nephew of Miss Mary Ann Clegg, of 7, Chapel St., Worsthorne, Burnley, Lancashire.

66804 Gunner Ernest OGLE, 91st Seige Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Born and enlisted at Burnley, Lancashire. Killed in action, Belgium, 5 June 1917. Buried in the Westhof Farm Cemetery, Belgium. Aged 23, the son of David and Sarah Ogle, of 10, Pike Hill, Brunshaw, Burnley.

Herbert SHAW. Not traced. Not on SDGW or CWGC.

28811 Private George SUTCLIFFE. 8th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment. Born at Worsthorne, Lancashire, enlisted at Burnley, Lancashire. Died of wounds, France, 1 October 1918. Buried in the Grevillers British Cemetery, France. Aged 19, the son of Crossley and Ellen Sutcliffe, of 11, Ennismore St., Burnley, Lancashire. Formerly lived at 32, Water Street, Worsthorne, Lancashire.

3/7789 Private Whittam STANWORTH, 11th Battalion, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Born and resided at Worsthorne, Lancashire. Enlisted at Aldershot, Hampshire. Killed in action 27 September 1915. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France. Aged 38, the brother of Wilfred Stanworth, of 27, Burnley Rd., Worsthorne, Burnley. Served in the South African Campaign.

224728 Private John Robert WHITTAM, 254th Battalion, Labour Corps. Born and enlisted at Burnley, Lancashire. Lived at Cliviger, Lancashire. Died in France, 5 November 1918. Buried in the Busigney Communal Cememtery Extension, France. Aged 29, the son of John Whittam. Formerly served as 6185, Private, Manchester Regiment.

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