Leigh, King Street Wesleyan

Leigh, King Street Wesleyan, Roll of Honour. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 21)
Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2018

King Street Wesleyan Church, Leigh (in Lancashire) was the main church in the Leigh Circuit. Built in 1870 it has since closed. A memorial is recorded, but this list appears to be the only full list of the eighteen men who died.

Pte.     Samuel Ashton          23841     Royal Field Artillery

Pte.      Alfred Atkinson        21579      Grenadier Guards

Pte.      A.H. Birchall                1650         5th Bn. Manchester Regt.

Cpl.      T.H. Compston           4863         5th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers

Pte.      Richard Crouchley  1756          3rd Brig. 1st Div. Australian Forces

Pte.      W. Dickenson            12038        2nd Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers

Bom.    J.E. Gregory               112797       259 Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery

[L/Cpl.] W. Higginson           15895         12th Bn. Manchester Regt.

Pte.      H. Hull                           22862          West Yorkshire Regt.

Pte.      F. Lewis                        13431             13th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers

Pte.      J.T. Peake                    1358               5th Bn. Manchester Regt.

Cpl.      W. Parry                       39362           King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Pte.      H. Shone                     1467                5th Bn. Manchester Regt.

Pte.      J. Taylor                       2271                 South African Forces

Cpl.      J.C. Taylor                   12779              Royal Marine Light Infantry, HMS Defence

Pte.      J. Ward                         1470                 22nd Bn. Royal Fusiliers, B.E.F.

Sapper R.J. Parry                   31077             Royal Engineers

Driver Richard Hughes        114540          Army Service Corps

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