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

Name

Position on Roll

Rank

Service Number

Unit

Place of birth

Date of birth

Enlisted

Place of death

Date of death

Age at death

Where buried

Rurick Rupert  W MonksMonks, Rurick Rupert W

C1-09

Lance Corporal

242529

1st/5th Bn Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

Bolton, Lancashire

1897

June 1915

Belgium

20 September 1917

20

Not Known - listed on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

 

Lance-Corpl. RUPERT MONKS, L.N.L. Regt., was killed by shell fire on September 20th. He enlisted in June, 1915, and had been at the front since March, 1916, serving as a battalion bomber. Aged 20, he was single, and the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Monks, 26 Shipton-st., Bolton. He is on the Rolls of Honour at Chorley Old-rd. Wesleyan Church, and Oxford Grove Council School, and before enlisting was employed at the Temple Bleachworks.

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