"Our Fallen Heroes" 1918

The ever increasing casualties incurred as the war progressed were reported in the Burnley Express.
Initially under the blunt heading "The Death Roll" but later under the more acceptable title "Our Fallen Heroes"
Here is a chronological list of casualties as the war progressed.

 

1st January 1918 Stephen Healey 240480  2/5th East Lancashire Regiment
2nd January 1918 William James Dewhurst 28606 6th East Lancashire Regiment
4th January 1918 Francis Ratcliffe DM/2208215 Army Service Corps
5th January 1918 Arthur Sagar 235478 1/5th Lancashire Fusiliers
6th January 1918 Bernard Percy Bartlan Harrison Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps
7th January 1918 Arthur Brennand 38360 11th East Lancashire Regiment
7th January 1918 John Todd Threlfall 5643 Royal Field Artillery
7th January 1918 Hitchon Gladstone Carton Waring John Whitehead 37735 2nd East Lancashire Regiment
8th January 1918 Edward Roland Coar 2nd/Lieutenant 2nd East Lancashire Regiment
9th January 1918 William Sutcliffe 297471 Royal Engineers
10th January 1918 Ernest Wilkinson 10/203625 2/4th East Lancashire Regiment
13th January 1918 David Porter 36931 1st East Lancashire Regiment
14th January 1918 Percy Sutcliffe 14634 Machine Gun Corps
14th January 1918 Robert Wrigley 19096 7th Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment
15th January 1918 Richard Robinson 372218 Labour Corps
16th January 1918 Thomas Fitzpatrick 39286 3rd East Lancashire Regiment
17th January 1918 Henry Mason MM 13495 21st Coldstream Guards
17th January 1918 John Whitham 19425 3rd Coldstream Guards
22nd January 1918 Joseph Quinlivan 1667 16th Manchester Regiment
24th January 1918 Tom Harry Taylor M2/202357 Army Service Corps
28th January 1918 William Henry Hargreaves M/349923 Army Service Corps
31st January 1918 Herbert Lawrence Brotherton 33885 Labour Corps
31st January 1918 John William Brown 18141 1st Coldstream Guards
31st January 1918 James Harker 33939 Labour Corps
2nd February 1918 Herbert Ackroyd 6728 2nd Border Regiment
2nd February 1918 George Leach 34821 15th Lancashire Fusiliers
2nd February 1918 Richard Winchester WR/507666 Royal Engineers
4th February 1918 Arthur Bridge 701173 Royal Field Artillery
7th February 1918 Samuel Berry T4/199148 Army Service Corps
8th February 1918 Walter Greenhalgh 90699 Royal Air Force
8th February 1918 Major Tattersall 48992 13th Liverpool Regiment
9th
February 1918
George Brayshaw 59601 2nd Manchester Regiment
9th
February 1918
William Clough 13951 2nd Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
12th
February 1918
John Thomas Warburton 11173 3rd East Lancashire Regiment
14th
February 1918
Wilfred Blackburn 240469 7th East Lancashire Regiment
14th
February 1918
John James Rushton 83780 Machine Gun Corps
16th
February 1918
William Buckley 117433 Royal Engineers
17th
February 1918
Joseph Batty MM & Bar 4698 2nd East Lancashire Regiment
17th
February 1918
Carl Spencer Myers 28761 1st Border Regiment
17th
February 1918
James Young 134643 Royal Engineers
19th
February 1918
John Nutter   Merchant Navy
20th
February 1918
William Baldwin 20306 1st Royal Irish Regiment
21st
February 1918
Emmanuel Newton 6831 1st East Lancashire Regiment
22nd
February 1918
George Albert Treverton 241492 2/5th East Lancashire Regiment
23rd February 1918 Fred Wilkinson   Regiment Unknown
24th
February 1918
Frank Laytham 23145 11th East Lancashire Regiment
25th
February 1918
Roger Priest 15139 2nd Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment
27th
February 1918
Harold Layfield 19748 2nd East Lancashire Regiment
2nd March
1918
Albert Edward Rice 15670 3rd Devonshire Regiment
5th March
1918
Albert Green 88353 2/8th Liverpool Regiment
7th March
1918
Hesketh Riley Cornthwaite 201866 1/5th Kings own Royal Lancaster Regiment
7th March
1918
Thomas Rushton 63969 13th Royal Fusiliers
10th March 1918 Patrick Bolger 38670 1st Royal Irish Regiment
10th March
1918
Edward Waddington 700726 Royal Field Artillery
13th
March
1918
Ernest Mills 203461 2nd East Lancashire Regiment
13th
March
1918
James Frederick Moseley 36607 1st East Lancashire Regiment
13th
March
1918
Henry Rimmer M2/264064 Army Service Corps
14th
March
1918
Stanley Hargreaves 51458 5th Liverpool Regiment
15th
March
1918
James Bannister 24219 1st East Lancashire Regiment
17th
March
1918
Clifford Whiteside M/319614 Army Service Corps
18th
March
1918
Bruce Bradley   Merchant Navy
19th
March
1918
Richard Grimshaw Calvert 34758 11th Border Regiment
20th
March
1918
Arthur William Barker 27384 1st Border Regiment
20th M
March
1918
John Bromley 145166 Royal Army Medical Corps
20th March 1918 David Hewlett 28538 1st Lancashire Fusiliers
21st March 1918 John Charles Ayres 242278 2/5th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Paul Bannister 34833 1st East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 George Boyle G/20676 7th Royal West Kent Regiment
21st March 1918 Rennie Bradshaw 25338 2/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Stanley Broughton 352178 Royal Army Medical Corps
21st March 1918 William Clarke 39862 2/7th Lancashire Fusiliers
21st March 1918 Michael John Colton 17800 2/6th Sherwood Foresters
21st March 1918 Peter Connor 241471 2/5th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Harry Dabbs 38791 2/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 William Dawson 6857 2/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 George Dixon 35570 1st East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Harry Duerden S/18734 16th Rifle Brigade
21st March 1918 Robert Henry Fenn 32629 11th Essex Regiment
21st March 1918 Fred Hall 206790 Royal Field Artillery
21st March 1918 William Halstead 202608 2/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Walter Hammond 400129 2/5th Manchester Regiment
21st March 1918 Edward Hanslip 35440 1st East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Henry Hargreaves 25329 9th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Fred Harrison 52270 1/6th Lancashire Fusiliers
21st March 1918 Moses Sellars Haworth 36572 2nd East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Edward Hennessy 202521 2/5th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Edward Patrick Hennessy 8432 7th Kings Royal Rifle Corps
21st March 1918 Albert Hogg 33546 15th Cheshire Regiment
21st March 1918 John James Holland 241457 2/5th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Henry Holt 28273 6th Kings Own Scottish Border Regiment
21st March 1918 Samuel James Hunt 307129 2/8th Lancashire Fusiliers
21st March 1918 James Halstead Ingham 700758 Royal Artillery
21st March 1918 James Algernon Ingham 31068 2/5th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 John Medforth Jackson 201902 2/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Alfred Kenniford 242207 1/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 George Louis Landucci 266226 5th Lincolnshire Regiment
21st March 1918 Percy Law 32463 1st Kings Shropshire Light Infantry
21st March 1918 Harold Lister 203407 2/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Josiah Marks 241465 2/3rd East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 William McCann 56531 1st Kings Liverpool Regiment
21st March 1918 Thomas McNulty 13100 1st East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Edward Russbrough Turton Moore 52286 2/7th Lancashire Fusiliers
21st March 1918 James William Nutter 33482 2/6th Lancashire Fusiliers
21st March 1918 Richard Owen 6220 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
21st March 1918 William Pate 15576 2/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Edwin Hartley Pickles 19158 1st Shropshire Light Infantry
21st March 1918 Frank Pollard 2nd/Lieutenant 2/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 John Redhead 200401 1/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Joseph Reid 240549 2/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 James Alfred Robinson 56361 Machine Gun Corps
21st March 1918 John James Robinson 241248 2/5th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 William Sagar 57283 2/6th Manchester Regiment
21st March 1918 John Schofield 241057 2/5th East Lancsashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Harold Sloan 240642 2/5th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Harold Smith 241670 1/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 John Herbert Spenceley 205163 Norfolk Regiment
21st March 1918 William Swift 241859 2/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 John William Taylor 241833 1st East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 William Thompson 2489 Seaforth Highlanders
21st March 1918 William Henry Thompson 241473 2/5th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 James Waddington 201784 1/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 George Wallace 203844 2/4th East Lancashire Regiment
21st March 1918 Frederick Whitham 352487 Royal Army Medical Corps
21st March 1918 Edward Whittaker 56329 1st Kings Liverpool Regiment
21st March 1918 Richard Wilkinson 25619 Border Regiment
22nd March 1918 Harold Alderson 91150 13th Kings Liverpool Regiment
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