Above is a picture of George Williams, one of the men who returned.


I am adding names and any information i can find about the men from both WW1 and WW2 on the memorial.


And as of 2018, more pages have been added.

Including the Returned from Duty page.


Discovering those who were demobolized, injured and too young to serve. 




In the Gallery there are  pictures of  their CWGC gravestones, family graves and more. 


Thanks John Melling







Life on the Homefront 

Oh! Cecelia from 30 January 1914






Postcard sent from Whittle le Woods to Chorley in September 1918



In 1911 the address 92 Eaves Lane is home to a Mr James Jackson, and Family.


So Lizzie Darbyshire or her family must obviously have moved into the above address after the 1911 census. 

The Postcard reveals a

Miss Lizzie Darbyshire  recieving news.

from her friend Maggie as of  the 18th September



No mention of the war!


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