Lostock Hall in 1915
Hope Terrace Memorial
1047206 Sergeant RONALD ADAMS, RAFVR
Killed when his plane was forced to ditch off Livorno, 17 April 1944
2938773 Private FRANCIS ASHWORTH, Pioneer Corps
Died at home from tuberculosis, 19 June 1944
D/S BRX 7068 Sick Berth Attendant RONALD TURNER ASHWORTH, Royal Navy
Killed 19 June 1944 when HMS Bullen was torpedoed off the north coast of Scotland
3713675 Private JOHN ATHERTON, King’s Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)
Killed in France 27 May 1940. Two cousins with the same name killed in WW2 and an uncle in WW1.
3865873 Private WALTER BALL. Loyal Regiment.
Killed in North Africa, 31 March 1943
1097982 Sergeant JOHN BILLINGTON, Royal Air Force
Killed over Germany, 3 September 1943
569393 Flight Sergeant HERBERT JOSEPH BIRTWISTLE, Royal Air Force.
Lost aboard M.V. Abosso, 29 October 1942.
T/95773 Driver HERBERT DAVIS. Royal Army Service Corps.
Died 30 May 1940 during the evacuation from Dunkirk.
14657667 Private EDWARD ELLISON, Monmouth Reg.
Killed in the Battle of the Reichswald, 25 February 1945
186288 Flying Officer JAMES FISHWICK, RAFVR
Killed in a flying accident over Germany, 25 May 1945
3972372 Private NORMAN HAMMERSLEY, Ox & Bucks Light Infantry
Killed 24 March 1945, Operation Varsity, crossing the Rhine
1131407 Flight Sergeant JOHN CALLELY HESKETH, RAF VR
Killed when his aircraft crashed in Sicily, 20 June 1943
7646913 Private ROBERT WILLIAM JONES, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Killed on the Burma railway, 2 December 1943
2326356 Signalman JAMES KAY, Royal Corps of Signals
Died in Kranji POW camp, Singapore, 15 August 1942
3859101 Trooper BERT MAYOR, 18th Reconnaissance Corps
Killed at Singapore, 5 February 1942
7617262 Private ARNOLD McCANN, Royal Army Ordnance Corps.
Killed at Boulogne, 23 May 1940
1949117 Driver RALPH MOLYNEUX, Royal Engineers
Killed during the Normandy Landings, D-Day, 6 June 1944
P/JX 427228 Ordinary Seaman JOSEPH HAROLD PARKINSON, Royal Navy
Died of lymphoma, Liverpool, 17 October 1944
C/NX 583288 Canteen Manager WILLIAM RIBCHESTER, Royal Navy Catering Service
Lost at sea on HMS Manners, 26 January 1945
1697559 Leading Aircraftman JOHN FREDERICK SEFTON, RAF VR
Served in both World Wars. Died at home of a heart attack, 2 March 1944
7920514 Trooper JOHN ARTHUR SMELLIE, Royal Armoured Corps
Killed in North Africa, 29 May 1942
7953412 Trooper JACK SUMNER, Royal Armoured Corps
Killed in North Africa, 18 January 1943
13134 Marine ROBERT SUMNER, Royal Marine Engineers
Died at Deal, Kent, 2 March 1943
950721 Lance Sergeant THOMAS CECIL SWIFT, Royal Artillery.
Killed in action in North Africa, 6 June 1942.
2359621 Signalman EDWARD TAYLOR, Royal Corps of Signals
Died in India, 20 April 1942
3857683 Private JAMES EDWARD TURNER, Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire)
Died at home, 14 January 1946
1425168 Ldg Aircraftman FRED WILSON, RAFVR
Killed in a training accident at Barrow-in-Furness, 31 May 1943
131875 Flying Officer WILLIAM WILSON. RAFVR.
Shot down over the Bay of Biscay, 30 October 1943
D/K 57747 Leading Stoker JOHN YEATMAN, Royal Navy, HMS Cardiff
Died at home from tubeculosis, 4 March 1944