Arthur Lee Hartley (1896-1916)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.


Arthur Lee Hartley was discharged from the Army on 29 January 1916. His discharge medical record noted that tuberculosis was detected in his lungs and that he was suffering "total incapacity at present".

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HARTLEY, ARTHUR LEE. Private. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Norman Road, Birkby 19.5.1896. Son of Fred and Annie Hartley, 27 Thorne Road, Thornton Lodge, Huddersfield. Employed as a clerk. Single. Enlisted March 1915. Died at home, 27 Thorne Road, Thornton Lodge of 'consumption of throat.'
ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe; Mount Pleasant Chapel, Lockwood; Huddersfield Drill Hall.