- Surnames starting with the letter R. 

A. Eric Rawsthorn

Rank:2nd Lt
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:04th Bn [1]
Name of Rgt or Ship:Loyal North Lancashire Rgt
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:France
Cemetery or Memorial:Le Touret Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born on the 31st March 1892, the birth being registered under the name Eric
Rawsthorn during the June quarter 1892 in the Preston R.D. - ref: 8e/692,
the son of John James & Margaret Edith Rawsthorn (nee Jones).

1901 Census - 65 Garden Walk, Preston, Lancashire.   Son - aged:9 - born:
Preston, Lancashire.   Head of household - John J. Rawsthorn - Married -
aged:35 - occ: Solicitor - born: Preston.    Also - Margaret E. Rawsthorn -
Wife - aged: 36 - born: Cheadle, Cheshire.   Plus 1 younger sister, a
maternal aunt and a domestic servant.

1911 Census - No Trace, probably at Oxford University.    His family were
residing at The Yew Trees, Egerton Road, Ashton-on-Ribble, Lancashire.  
There are now listed - 2 sisters, an aunt and 2 domestic servants.

Scholar of Willaston School and Balliol College, Oxford.  Matriculated
1911.  Member of the University OTC.

Death reported in the 29/06/1915 edition of the Nantwich Guardian and the
Altrincham Guardian.

Local newspaper states that he lived at "The Nook", Heyes Lane, Timperley.

Listed in the Guardian Year Book - Roll of Honour for 1916, which states
that he lived at "The Nook", Heyes Lane, Timperley.

CWGC - Son of John James and Margaret Edith Rawsthorn of Yew Trees,
Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire.  Scholar of Balliol College,

Memorials found on:
Altrincham & District Roll of Honour
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