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

Robert WaltonWalton, Robert

C1-06

Corporal

241735

2nd/5th Bn Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

Bolton, Lancashire

1892

23 February 1915

Belgium

9 July 1917

26

Not Known - listed on Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium

 

Corpl. ROBERT WALTON, L.N.L., has been missing since July 9th, 1917, and now he is reported to have been killed on that date. He enlisted on February 23rd, 1915, and almost two years later (February 6th, 1917) he went out to the front, and for bravery on the field he received two honours cards. Aged 26, he was employed at Messrs., T. and H. Scowcroft’s Tonge Moor Colliery, and lived at 10 Darley-st., Bolton. He played football for St. Luke’s and had a trial with Preston North End. His name is on St. Luke’s Church and Oxford Grove Council School Rolls of Honour.

Son of William Walton, of 10, Canada St., Bolton; husband of Annie Walton, of 10, Darley St., Brownlow Fold, Bolton.

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