Latest website updates: 11 Sep 2016


Full details added:


Arthur Rowbotham, Private 203702, 1/5th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment
Killed in action 29th October 1917 in Somme, France

Harry Wood, Private 291769, 13th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment
Killed in action 9th August 1917 in Belgium, aged 23


Preliminary details added:

Thomas Avery, Sergeant 80125, 31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry
Died 24th September 1916 in France

Ralph Broadhurst, Private 291252, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment
Died 21st March 1917 in Palestine, aged 30

George Ball, Private 291814, 7th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died 26th March 1917 in Palestine, aged 19

Joseph Wignall, Private 58402, 11th Battalion, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment)
Died 26th March 1917 in France, aged 30

Fred Catterall, Lance Corporal 290220, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment
Died 26th March 1917 in Palestine, aged 23

John Arnold Clayton, Second Lieutenant, “A” Coy., 7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment (Mentioned in Despatches)
Died 26th March 1917 in Palestine, aged 25


News added:

31st August 2016: Macclesfield Reflects aids search for relative of Arthur Rowbotham


Bygone News added:

News from the Macclesfield Times and East Cheshire Observer of Friday 1st September 1916 and Friday 8th September 1916.


Previous updates can be found in the News section.

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