Chief Stoker. P/KX 75862 (Missing presumed killed 23.10.41) Age 36 of 4 Milton Street, Poolstock. (Married to Margaret of Wigan. Lancashire) Son of Henry and Margaret Atherton (nee Whalley). Attended St James’s C of E School and King Street Baptist church. He was employed on the railway until enlisted in the RN for 16 years. Father was killed whilst working on track maintenance.