Hartley, John Richard Lawrence –

Son of John and Betsy Hartley (nee Yates). Whittlebrook Primitive Methodists Cricket Club, Walkden, Lancashire. Enlisted aged 18 in February 1917 to the Cyclist Section, North Somerset Yeomanry.

Personal details

  • Surname: Hartley
  • Forename: John Richard Lawrence
  • Date of birth: August 12th, 1898
  • Birth place: Little Lever, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Walkden, 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: Private
  • Unit: 1st/5th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 29465
  • Regiment: Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • 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

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 18/05/1917

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