Hargreaves, James –

Son of the late John Thomas and Alice Hargreaves, of 20, Lee Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915. Caught as an absentee from Wellington Barracks, London since 23/06/1916 appearing before Bolton Magistrates 27/06/1916 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/27).

Personal details

  • Surname: Hargreaves
  • Forename: James
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Guardsman
  • Unit: 1st Battalion.
  • Service number: 13437
  • Regiment: Scots Guards
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 12/02/1915 23/06/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7g 6c

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