What can these records tell me?

Each record is a transcript containing details from The Lancashire Fusiliers: The Roll of Honour of the Salford Brigade.

The amount of information listed varies, but the Edinburgh Pals records usually include a combination of the following information about your ancestor:

  • Name
  • Soldier number
  • Rank
  • Company
  • Platoon
  • Discover More about The Salford Pals

    The information in these records comes from “The Lancashire Fusiliers: The Roll of Honour of the Salford Brigade”.

    The Salford Pals were officially the 15th and 16th, 19th and 20th (Service Battalions) of The Lancashire Fusiliers. The Pals Battalions were the brainchild of Lord Derby, allowing young men to serve with their friends, neighbours, work colleagues or even team mates.

    These records list approximately 5000 men who joined up in November 1914 or March 1915 (they all travelled together to France in November 1915. For the first time this list will tell you which battalion your relative served in (information not given on medal records).