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James Haworth HARGRAVES

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Surname: HARGRAVES

Forename(s): James Haworth

Place of Birth: Nelson, Lancashire

Service No: 327880

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Labour Corps

Battalion / Unit: 733rd Coy

Division: ---

Age: 30

Date of Death: 1917-10-01

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: III. E. 136.

CWGC Cemetery: BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

James Haworth Hargraves was the son of Elizabeth Hargraves. Elizabeth was born at Accrington, Lancashire, c. 1856.

1901 Nelson, Lancashire Census: 29, Garfield Street - James Hargreaves, aged 13 years, born Nelson, son of Elizabeth Hargreaves, widow. [Elizabeth's brother-in-law - Richard Bennett, aged 51, born Rochdale, Lancashire, was also living with them.]

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte James Hargreaves, 327880, Labour Corps.

The I[C]WGC 'Comprehensive Report (B) Headstone Personal Inscriptions' name James's next of kin as Mrs. A.A. Laughlin, 9, Nicholas St., Colne, Lancs. [Alice Ann Laughlin, née Hargreaves, born Burnley, Lancashire, c. 1879, daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Hargreaves. Alice was James's half-sister.]

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte James Hargreaves, 327883 [sic], 733 Lab Co. Date and Place of Death: 1.10.17 France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: ½ Sister - Alice A. Laughlin. £6 6s. 10d.

A short biography of James is included in: ‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).

Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records

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

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Labour Corps

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Labour Corps

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

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: HARGREAVES

Forename(s): James

Born: Nelson, Lancs

Residence: Barnoldswick, Yorks

Enlisted: Skipton, Yorks

Number: 327880

Rank: Private

Regiment: Labour Corps

Battalion:

Decorations:

Died Date: 01/10/17

Died How: Died

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes: Formerly 4592, W. Riding Regt.

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: HARGRAVES

Forename(s): James Haworth

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 4592

Rank: Private

Regiment: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) transf. to (327880) 733rd Coy. Labour Corps

Unit:

Age: 30

Awards:

Died Date: 01/10/1917

Additional Information: Son of Elisabeth Hargraves. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: REST IN PEACE)

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