|1. Memorial:||Tyne Cot Memorial||Panel 54 to 60 and 163A.|
|2. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918||Pg.128|
|3. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||22D GQS|
Awards & Titles:
|Distinguished Conduct Medal |
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: 1st Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers|
1st Battalion August 1914 : in Karachi. Returned to England, landing 2 January 1915 and moved to Nuneaton. 2 January 1915 : Attached to 86th Brigade, 29th Division. 16 March 1915 : sailed via Egypt and landed Gallipoli 25 April 1915. Evacuated to Egypt January 1916. Landed at Marseilles March 1916.
|Action : The Final Advance in Flanders|
28 September - 11 November 1918. As the pressure mounted in other sectors the opportunity was seized to escape the confines of the Ypres Salient. Within five days the British Second Army had pushed the Germans back over the 1917 battlefield and were advancing on Courtrai. After action at Courtrai the advance continued into Belgium until the Armistice on 11th November.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Egerton No. 1392 E.C.||East Lancashire|
25th January 1917
22nd March 1917
23rd May 1917
Listed as a Regimental Quarter Master Sergeant resident at Bury, Lancashire at the time of initiation in 1917. The register shows war service and that he was "killed in action Oct/18."
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley