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Albert Ludlam HARTLEY

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Surname: HARTLEY

Forename(s): Albert Ludlam

Place of Birth: Burnley, Lancashire

Service No: 13732

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 1st Battalion

Division: 6th Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1917-12-26

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: D. 216.

CWGC Cemetery: ECCLESMACHAN CEMETERY

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Albert Ludlam Hartley aka Albert Thornton (born 10, Burdett Street, Burnley, 22 August 1888) was the son of Sarah Alice Hartley who married Thomas Herbert Thornton in 1892. Sarah Alice, born at Brierfield, Lancashire, c. 1868, was the daughter of John and Mary Hartley, née Hixon. John was born at Whitworth and Mary at Colne, Lancashire. Albert’s birth certificate states that his parents were John and Mary.

1891 Burnley, Lancashire Census: 111, Sandy Gate, Habergham Eaves - Albert Hartley, aged 2 years, born Burnley, son of John and Mary Hartley.

1901 Burnley, Lancashire Census: 7, Burdett Street - Albert Thornton, aged 12 years, born Burnley, son of Thomas and Sarah A. Thornton.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Albert L. Hartley, 13732, W. York R. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 26.8.15. Deceased.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Albert Ludlam Hartley, 13732, 11th W. York R. & 1st W. York R. Deceased 26/12/17.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Pte Albert Ludlam Hartley, 13732, Depot W. Yorks. Date and Place of Death: 24.3.18 Uphall [West Lothian]. To whom Authorised: Mother - Sarah A. Thornton. Amount Authorised: £22 11s. 6d.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: Pte. Albert Ludlam Hartley, 13732, West Yorks. Date and cause of death: 26.12.17. Drowning. Dependant: Mrs. Mary Hartley. Address: 3, Selbourne Terrace, Earby, Via Colne, Lancs. Relationship: Grandmother.

In a list of deaths recorded in the Parish of Ecclesmachan, West Lothian, Private Albert Ludlam Hartley is stated to have died by drowning. An Earby address (Selbourne Terrace) is quoted and his mother's maiden name is given as Sarah Alice Hartley. In 1911 Sarah Alice and Thomas Thornton were living at 6, Valley Road, Earby and her parents, John and Mary Hartley, at 3, Selbourne Terrace, Earby.

See also:
‘Earby in the First World War’ by Stephanie Carter, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2014).
‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 6th Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 6th Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: HARTLEY

Forename(s): Albert Ludlam

Born: Burnley, Lancs

Residence:

Enlisted: Harrogate

Number: 13732

Rank: Private

Regiment: Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

Battalion: 1st Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 26/12/17

Died How: Died

Theatre of War: Home

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: HARTLEY

Forename(s): A L

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 13732

Rank: Private

Regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)

Unit: 1st Bn.

Age:

Awards:

Died Date: 26/12/1917

Additional Information:

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Birth Certificate for Albert Ludlam Hartley

Birth Certificate for Albert Ludlam Hartley

Copy (12 February 2014)

Ecclesmachan Cemetery, West Lothian

Ecclesmachan Cemetery, West Lothian

CWGC Headstone

Source: The Scottish War Graves Project. www.scottishmilitaryresearch.co.uk

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