Pte. J.W. Hartley
FIRST NAMES: John William
UNIT: 2nd West Yorkshire Regiment
DATE OF DEATH: 31st December 1918
CEMETERY OR MEMORIAL: Berlin South-Western Cemetery, Brandenburg, Germany
John Hartley was born in Goathland, before moving to Northallerton, where he lived at 19 Gladstone Street, Northallerton. He had been employed by the North Eastern Railway as a temporary cleaner for 18 months before he enlisted.
He was captured during the German March Offensive in March 1918 and died in a German hospital, aged 20, the following New Year's Eve.