Stacksteads Wesleyan

Stacksteads Wesleyan Roll of Honour. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 143)
Trustees for methodist Church Purposes, 2018

Stacksteads Wesleyan chapel, Rock Hill Road, Bacup originally had three memorials, to the eleven Sunday School scholars who died in the First World War, the seventeen members who died in the First World War, and the five who died in the Second World War. These have now been replaced by a transcription, as described here:– Stacksteads Methodist

This list is of the members of the chapel who died in the First World War. The majority served in the local regiment.

[Pte]          Ernest Keys                               26734        5th Bn. East Lancashire Regt.

[Pte]          Albert Symes                            [17091]       7th Bn. East Lancashire Regt.

[Pte]          Arthur Halstead                       26454         1st Bn. East Lancashire Regt.

[Pte]          Fred Howarth                             1358           Royal Marines Light Infantry

[Gnr]          Albert Rodgerson                   67372        Royal Field Artillery

[Pte]          Roland Ratcliffe                        3296           1st Bn. Welsh Guards

[Pte]           William Manhall Cudworth 308920    Tank Corps

[Pte]            Harold Kay                                  [203324]   1/5th Bn. East Lancashire Regt.

[Pte]            R. Hamer Riding                       [28982]      8th Bn. East Lancashire Regt.

[Pte]            George W. Clegg                    37714            2nd Bn. East Lancashire Regt.

[Pte]            James Coupe                           M/350261    Royal Army Service Corps

[Pte]            Harry Carter                                [25190]        11th Bn. East Lancashire Regt.

[Pte]            Albert J. Hutchinson               46508          2nd Bn. South Lancashire Regt.

[Driver]       John R. Lord                              T3/02161      Royal Army Service Corps

[L/Cpl]        Fred Ashworth                         358338         1/10th Bn. King’s (Liverpool) Regt.

[Rifleman] Horace Hord                             228817           1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regt.

[L/Cpl]        Joseph Musk                               11895             6th Bn. East Lancashire Regt.

Additional source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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