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Forename(s): James Haworth
Place of Birth: Nelson, Lancashire
Service No: 327880
Regiment / Corps / Service: Labour Corps
Battalion / Unit: 733rd Coy
Date of Death: 1917-10-01
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: III. E. 136.
CWGC Cemetery: BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
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
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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