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Place of Birth: Sabden, Lancashire
Service No: 45944
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Battalion / Unit: 34th Field Ambulance
Division: 11th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1915-08-07
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 201 and 202 or 236 to 239 and 328.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE
Robert Hargreaves was the son of William Henry and Margery Hargreaves, née Hacking. Both parents were born at Sabden, Lancashire.
1881 Sabden, Lancashire Census: Boilers Hall - Robert Hargreaves, aged 7 months, born, Sabden, son of William H. and Margery Hargreaves.
1891 Sabden, Lancashire Census: Black Hill Cottage - Robert Hargreaves, aged 10 years, born Sabden, son of William H. and Margery Hargreaves.
Robert was married to Elizabeth Crossley in 1904.
1911 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 7, John Street - Robert Hargreaves, aged 30 years, born Sabden, Lancashire, husband of Elizabeth Hargreaves.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Richard [sic] Hargreaves, 45944, Royal Army Medical Corps. Theatre of War first served in: (3) Egypt. Date of entry therein: 5 July 1915.
Robert is commemorated on the Sabden War Memorial.
‘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: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
HARGREAVES, Robert, [Earby], R.A.M.C., killed in the Dardanelles, 1916.
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Private Robert HARGREAVES
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Army Medical Corps
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 11th (Northern) Division
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