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John Alfred HARLAND

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Surname: HARLAND

Forename(s): John Alfred

Place of Birth: Gosforth, Northumberland

Service No: 96467

Rank: Gunner

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Field Artillery

Battalion / Unit: 'D' Battery 92nd Brigade

Division: 20th (Light) Division

Age: 20

Date of Death: 1916-10-23

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: V. Q. 4.

CWGC Cemetery: GUARDS’ CEMETERY, LESBOEUFS

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: WEST WITTON, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

John Alfred Harland was the son of John Thomas and Sarah Annie Harland, née Hall. John, senior, was born at Morton-on-Swale, Yorkshire and Sarah at Houghton-le-Side, Co. Durham.

1901 Seaham Harbour, Co. Durham Census: Back Tempest Place - John A. Harland, aged 4 years, born Gosforth, Newcastle, Northumberland, son of John T. and Sarah A. Harland.

1911 Swinithwaite, Yorkshire Census: John Alfred Harland, aged 14 years, born Kenton, Northumberland, son of John Thomas and Sarah Annie Harland.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Gnr John A. Harland, 96467, Royal Field Artillery. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 22 July 1915.

A short biography of John is included in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).

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: Royal Field Artillery

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 20th (Light) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 20th (Light) Division

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

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: HARLAND

Forename(s): John Alfred

Born: Newcastle-on-Tyne

Residence:

Enlisted: Darlington, Durham

Number: 96467

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery

Battalion:

Decorations:

Died Date: 23/10/16

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: HARLAND

Forename(s): J A

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 96467

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Unit: "D" Bty. 92nd Bde.

Age: 20

Awards:

Died Date: 23/10/1916

Additional Information: Son of John Thomas and Sarah Annie Harland, of The Grange Cottage, Wingate, Co. Durham. Native of Gosforth, Newcastle-on-Tyne. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: IN LIFE BELOVED IN DEATH REMEMBERED)

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