Francis Hartley Newton (c.1899-1917)

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Francis Hartley Newton

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

NEWTON, FRANCIS (FRANK) HARTLEY. Private. No TR/5/113149. 31st Battalion (86th Training reserve) Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Clapham, London. Son of Ernest Priestley Newton and Alice Hartley Newton, 8 Muirdown Avenue, East Sheen, London. Lived Huddersfield. Employed as a mechanical draughtsman by Messrs Tasker and Crossley, patent agents, John William Street, Huddersfield. Attended Huddersfield Technical College. Was a member of the Y.M.C.A. Attended Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill. Enlisted September 1917. Died at Scotton Camp, 22.11.1917, aged 18 years. Buried St. JOHN'S CHURCHYARD, HIPSWELL, CATTERICK, NORTH YORKSHIRE. Grave Location:- Row 21, Grave 7.
ROH:- Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Training Reserve
  • died: Thursday, November 22, 1917
  • age: 18 years
  • record ID: 408949