Extra Returned from Duty Names A - Z

Richard Thomas Bowker

Born 14 March 1888


Rank: Pte

Reg no:37441

Lancashire Fusiliers





As of 8\3\2021 by a fluke, I have found Richard Thomas Bowker whilst searching for men from Clayton and Whittle.


His name came up in the WAR OFFICE WEEKLY CASUALTY LIST,  of NOVEMBER 20th, 1917. the Daily List of November 13th


Lancashire Fusiliers, Bowker 37441 R. T. (Whittle-le-Woods)



His name is on my family tree and years ago found a picture of him in uniform, but had no other details

He married Abigail Marsden, on 11 August 1908 at St John the Evangelist, Whittle le Woods, and it's through Abigail's side that I'm connected to R T Bowker.


In the 1911 census, he and his wife Abigail are living opposite the Cross Keys, Chorley Old Road


Richard T Bowker died on 4 April 1966



Peter Wrennall

Born 27 Jun 1885 in Whittle le Woods


Rank: Pte

Reg no: G/106475

Middlesex Regiment





Previously served as 36810, 9th Border Regiment and named in the Border Regiments wounded list in the WEEKLY CASUALTY LIST, OCTOBER 29th, 1918.
War Office Daily List of Oct. 23rd 


Son of John and Esther Wrennall

I believe I have found him in the 1939 register.

He is possibly married to Elizabeth A Brindle


They are living at Shaw Brow, Whittle le Woods and both are Cotton Loom Weavers


He died on 26 March 1961 and was living at 7 Shaw Brow 




R Jackson - name on Methodist Church Roll 


No record found yet


Could it be Richard Jackson of Union Street in 1914-1916 Electoral Register?








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