Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers 15th Battalion

15th (Service) Battalion (1st Salford) and 16th (Service) Battalion (2nd Salford)
11.09.1914 The 15th formed and on the 05.11.1914 the 16th formed at Salford by Mr. Montague Barlow M.P. and the Salford Brigade Committee.
28.12.1914 The 15th moved to Conway, North Wales and the 16th joined them on 11.02.1915.
21.06.1915 Both moved to Catterick Bridge and joined the 96th Brigade of the 32nd Division.
13.08.1915 Taken over by the War Office and moved to Codford, Salisbury Plain.
22.11.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and the Division engaged in various action on the Western Front including;
During 1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin, The Battle of the Ancre.
During 1917
Operations on the Ancre
During 1918
The First Battle of Arras, The Battle of Amiens, The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of the St Quentin Canal, The Battle of Beaurevoir, The Battle of the Sambre.
11.11.1918 Ended the war in France, Sambreton south of Landrecies.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
9 WOOLETON AVENUE, DANSOM LANE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/04/1917
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 1885. HIS FAMILY LIVED AT 18 GLOUCESTER PLACE, ADELAIDE STREET, HULL HE ENLISTED IN HULL, AS PRIVATE, 34, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 15TH LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 1ST APRIL 1917, AGED 32. HE WAS A GREAT LOSS TO THE PLATOON, AS HE WAS A GOOD SOLDIER, LIKED BY ALL. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE […]
34 GISBORNE STREET, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE, EAST MIDLANDS, UK
       
       
Died on
10/08/1918
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1895. ENLISTED DERBY. SON OF FREDERICK & AGNES MACFALL, 28 ARNOLD STREET, DERBY. HUSBAND OF HARRIET HANSON, OF 34 GISBORNE STREET, DERBY. HE ENLISTED AT DERBY. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 53150, 15TH LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 10/08/1918, AGED 23. HE IS BURIED AT BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READ […]
6 ESTCOURT VILLAS, ESTCOURT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Died on
16/12/1918
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 1887. SON OF ANN MCDONALD. HIS WIFE FLORENCE LIVED AT 6 ESTCOURT VILLAS, ESTCOURT STREET, HULL (1911) & THEN MOVED TO OLDHAM, LANCASHIRE. EMPLOYED AS A BOILERMAKER. HE ENLISTED AT BOLTON, LANCS. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 23814, 15TH LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS. DIED AT THE 3RD CANADIAN HOSPITAL, BOULONGNE, FRANCE, ON 16/12/1918, AGED 33. HIS […]
78 WINCHESTER ROAD, WINCHESTER ROAD, SALFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1893. SON OF JOSEPH WILLIAM & HARRIET ROBERTS. A SHIPPING CLERK. LIVING WITH HIS BROTHER AT 5 WINCHESTER PLACE, SALFORD, LANCASHIRE. HE ENLISTED SALFORD, LANCS. HE ENLISTED WITH HIS BROTHER RICHARD, BOTH JOINED THE 15TH LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS. THEY DIED THE SAME DAY TOGETHER ON THE 1ST JULY 1916, AT THE SOMME. BOTH ARE COMMEM […]
5 WINCHESTER ROAD, WINCHESTER ROAD, SALFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1890. SON OF JOSEPH WILLIAM & HARRIET ROBERTS. A DRILL GRINDER. HE LIVED AT 5 WINCHESTER ROAD, SALFORD, LANCASHIRE. HE ENLISTED AT SALFORD, WITH HIS YOUNGER BROTHER JOSEPH. BOTH JOINED THE 15TH LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS. HE MARRIED CHARLOTTE MARY FISHER, IN SALFORD ON 16/10/1915, AND THEY MOVED TO WEASTE, LANCS. HE WAS KILLED ON THE […]
56 , SCULCOATES LANE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/11/1918
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1892. HULL PAL. 4TH EYR. SON OF ALFRED AND ANNIE YULL AT THIS ADDRESS. WIFE GERTRUDE BENSON & CHILD - 9 SOMERSET TERRACE, STAINIFORTH PLACE, HESSLE ROAD & 40 ROSE STREET, HULL. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED FOR MR JOHNSON, WESTMORELAND STREET. HE ENLISTED IN THE 4TH EYR IN SEPTEMBER 1914. TRANSFERRED TO THE LANCASHIRE FUSI […]