Rossendale Branch - Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society

Rawtenstall War Memorial Obituaries

Private Harry COOPER  -  Private Phillip COOPER  -  Private Leonard CORMICK
Sapper James A. CROPPER  -  Private W. CUFF  -  Sergeant B. CUNLIFFE

Private Harry COOPER - died 14th April 1918

Private Phillip COOPER - died 11th May 1915

No information available

Source: Not available
Private Leonard CORMICK - died 3rd Novenber 1914
Leonard Cormick

Source: R.F.P. 11th September 1915 p3 c4
Commonwealth War Graves Commission details
Sapper James A. CROPPER - died 16th February 1919

CROPPER - In loving memory of Sapper James Albert Cropper, 19th Light Rly. Coy., B.E.F, who died from pneumonia in France 16th February 1919.

All at 19 Fernlea Street, also Harold (in Salonica).
His old pal Wilfred, R.A.F. Edmonton.
Uncle and Aunt, 189 Bacup Road, Cloughfold.
His freinds, Mrs Fielding, Cissie and John.

Source: R.F.P. 8th March 1919
Commonwealth War Graves Commission details
Private William CUFF - died 22nd March 1918
W. Cuff

Information Sought of missing Rawtenstall Soldier

Mr. and Mrs. Cuff of 249 Bacup Road, Cloughfold, are anxiuos to ascertain the fate or whereabouts of their son Private W. Cuff who as been missing since the 22nd of March last. Pte. Cuff was in A. Coy. of the 2nd South Lancashire Regiment and at the time he was missed was in the trenches in the neighbourhood of Langnicourt, in France. He may have been taken prisoner.
If any former comrade in France or elsewhere can give any information as to what happened to Pte. Cuff, it will be most gratefully received by his parents at the above address.

Source: R.F.P. 17th August 1918 p5 c5
Commonwealth War Graves Commission details
Sergeant B. CUNLIFFE - died 24th September 1917