Birtenshaw

Birtenshaw Roll of Honour. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 190)
Trustees for methodist Church Purposes, 2018

Birtenshaw lost twenty-two men. The church has now been demolished, but the stained glass window which commemorates these men, as well as an interesting tiled memorial remembering the one hundred and thirteen other men from the church who served are preserved in Bolton Museum stores. These links are to a description and photographs.

Go to https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/43706 to view window
Go to https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/162593/ to view tiles.

The baptismal registers of this chapel have been transcribed as part of the Lancashire Online Parish Clerk Project, and these include the baptisms of Brown, Cooper, Corless, Harry Hardy, Hetherington and Martin.

Cpl. Herbert A. Brown                            Border Regt.

Cpl. Walter Charnock                             Canadian Expeditionary Force

Pte. George A. Cowley        3827      Seaforth Highlanders

Pte. Cyril Cooper                   4626       Loyal North Lancashire Regt.

Pte. Robert Corless                                Loyal North Lancashire Regt.

Pte. William H. Gilliver                           Loyal North Lancashire Regt.

Pte. Ernest Hargreaves                        Canadian Expeditionary Force

Pte. Herbert Hargreaves                      Loyal North Lancashire Regt.

Pte. John Hargreaves                             Loyal North Lancashire Regt.

Pte. Alfred Hardy                                      Seaforth Highlanders

Pte. Harry Hardy                                       Lancashire Fusiliers

Pte. William Hetherington  3519      Loyal North Lancashire Regt

Pte. John Horrocks                2948      Loyal North Lancashire Regt

L/Cpl. Thomas Hulme                             Loyal North Lancashire Regt

Pte. Joseph Maden           241435      Loyal North Lancashire Regt

Pte. William Martin               2736       Loyal North Lancashire Regt

Pte. Ernest Pike               706527        Canadian Expeditionary Force

Cpl. Charles Ratcliffe                              Loyal North Lancashire Regt.

Gunner Harry R. Taylor 243853       Royal Field Artillery

Rifleman Thomas Taylor 11473        Rifle Brigade

Pte. George Warburton  10599        King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Pte. H. Wolstencroft                               Loyal North Lancashire Regt.

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