Longton, Marsh Lane

Longton, Marsh Lane, Roll of Honour. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 112)
Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2018

The Wesleyan chapel in Longton, near Preston in Lancashire, is in Marsh Lane and is still open. There is a simple war memorial which does not name individuals, which can be seen here. Longton Memorial

The seven men who died in the First World War were:

Pte.      R. Banister        202637                   1/4th Bn. Loyal North Lancashire Regt.

Pte.      J. Blackhurst    [203012]                 [9th Bn.]Loyal North Lancashire Regt.

Pte.      W.J. l’Anson      10705                       2nd Bn. Scots Guards

Pte.      R. Rawcliffe                                          Loyal North Lancashire Regt.

Sgt.      H.H. Webster  17717                         10th Bn. Loyal North Lancashire Regt.

Pte.      T. Webster       200959                    2nd Bn. Loyal North Lancashire Regt.

Pte.      J. Webster        12310                         1st Bn. East Lancashire Regt.

Additional source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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