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Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 240634
Regiment / Corps / Service: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 4/5th Battalion
Division: 57th (2/West Lancashire) Division
Date of Death: 1917-10-26
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 102 to 104.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
John Heaney (or Haney) was the son of John and Mary Haney, née Judge and brother of Corporal Joseph Haney (14051) (q.v.). Their father was born at Grassington and mother at Keighley, Yorkshire. Mary Haney died in 1889.
1891 Bolton, Lancashire Census: 2, Channing Street - John Heaney, aged 3 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, nephew of Patrick Stephen and Jane Heaney [née Richardson].
1901 Bolton, Lancashire Census: 2, Channing Street - John Heaney, aged 13 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, nephew of Patrick S. and Jane Heaney.
1911 Bolton, Lancashire Census: 3, Rupert Street - John Heaney, aged 23 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, son [sic] of Jane Heaney, widow.
John was married to Alice Cresswell in 1916.
The British Army Service Record for John Heaney exists but may be incomplete. [John's married sister, Ellen Narey, of 146, Park Lane, Keighley is named in this record.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John Heaney, 2325 & 240634, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.
John is commemorated by Bolton Remembers: an online reference documenting Bolton's war dead (boltonremembers.org).
Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 57th (2/West Lancashire) Division
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