Lindley, Arthur Platt –

Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Lindley, of 319, Bolton Road, Kearsley, Lancashire. Went down with his ship at Battle of Jutland. Body not recovered for burial. Memorial in Kearsley (St. Stephen) Churchyard. Reported as Arthur B Platt in F&WJ text.

Personal details

  • Surname: Lindley
  • Forename: Arthur Platt
  • Date of birth: February 6th, 1894
  • Birth place: Kearsley, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Kearsley, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 22
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: May 31st, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Ordinary Seaman
  • Unit: HMS Defence.
  • Service number: J/46297 (Po)
  • Regiment: Royal Navy
  • Enlistment date: November 17th, 1915 - 1915-11-17
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 05/01/1917 23/03/1917 06/07/1917 14/12/1917

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