John Vincent Hartley (c.1886-1918)

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.

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, JOHN VINCENT. Private. No 201978. 4th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. Born St. Andrew's Road, Huddersfield, 11.4.1885. Son of Robert and Mary G. Hartley, 1 Buckrose Terrace, Hillhouse, Huddersfield. Educated at Huddersfield Parish Church Schools. Employed as a manager of the Rashcliffe butchering branch of the Huddersfield Industrial Society Limited. Single when he enlisted on 4.5.1916. Was wounded twice – once in September 1916 and the second time in 1917. Was married on 22.4.1918 to Miss Violet Brooke. Killed in action, 20.7.1918, aged 32 years. Buried MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row J, Grave 13. (His wife died on 31.10.1918).
ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission