James Arthur Houghton

1895 Jun 12 Born in Fifeshire, Scotland. Son of Thomas Frederick Houghton, a Contractors Timekeeper and Mary Jane (nee Ashbury)

1901 Census at Pendleton, Salford, Lancs

1911 Census Living at 36 Lansdowne Rd, Morton, Eccles, Lancs

1915 Sep 7. Landed in France

1917 Sep 26 Commissioned. The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. (attd.). Lancs Fus. James Arthur Houghton

1917 Nov 19. Married Alice Robinson . Alice of 20 Elm Grove Weaste, father Richard deceased timber merchant. James 2nd Lieut. of 41 Oxford St Eccles. father Thomas time-keeper married by licence. witnesses Frederick McCaw and Elsie Mary Wilkinson

1919 Mar 26. Lancs Fus. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. to be temp. Lts.: — . J. A. Houghton.

1919 Jul 10 Influenza. Same Manchester address as on MIC

1920 Mar 16. Lancs Fus. Temp. Lt. J. A. Houghton relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Lt.

1921 Nov 8. Joined the ADRIC with service no . 2164. Posted to N Coy

1922 Jan .Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1928 Mar 17. Died Manchester