Bolton Borough Coat of Arms from original Oxford Grove Council School Oxford Grove Council School, Bolton, Roll of Honour 1914-1919


Position on Roll


Service Number



Place of birth

Date of birth


Place of death

Date of death

Age at death

Where buried

Gilbert Haley DarricotteDarricotte, Gilbert Haley


2nd Lieutenant


Huntingdon Cyclist Battalion / Bedfordshire Regiment /

Essex Regiment

Clayton, Bradford, Yorkshire




6 September 1918


Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Peronne, France


Second-Lieut. GILBERT HALEY DARRICOTTE, aged 30, has been killed in action in France during the present month. He was the eldest son of Mr. J. Darricotte, Supervisor of Schools, and after being a Pupil Teacher at Pikes-lane and Oxford-grove Schools, he was trained at St. John’s College, Battersea, 1906-8. From 1908-10 he was on the staff of Waterloo-rd School, Manchester, and from 1910-17 second master of the County Secondary School, Hunts. He married Miss Dorothy Crossland, of Bredbury, Stockport, and leaves one child, aged four years. The deceased was at first attached to the Bedfords, but later was transferred to the 9th Essex Regiment.

DARRICOTTE - Killed in action, in France, September 1918. Sec-Lieut. GILBERT HALEY DARRICOTTE, Essex Regt., aged 30 years, late second master County Secondary School, Hunts, beloved husband of Dorothy Darricotte and eldest son of Jabez and Eliz. Darricotte, Prospect, Sharples.

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