242362 Private James Rycroft, MM.
2/5th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Awarded the M.M., in the London Gazette of 27 June 1918. Rycroft was a native of Colne, Lancashire.
James Rycroft. M.M. is buried in the Nelson Corporation Cemetery, Walton Lane, Nelson. His gravestone reads :- "In loving memory of James Rycroft, M.M. 1898 - 1984 and Ivy his wife 1902 -1932."