Pte. J.W. Hartley

FIRST NAMES: John William

UNIT: 2nd West Yorkshire Regiment

NUMBER: 52989


DATE OF DEATH: 31st December 1918

CEMETERY OR MEMORIAL: Berlin South-Western Cemetery, Brandenburg, Germany

AGE: 20

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.