Hartshead War Memorial
BOSWELL William Pte 23452 6th Battalion Dorset Regiment killed in action 19
Born Liverpool live in Liversedge
Englebelmar Communal Cemetery E2
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CLAYTON Fred able seaman R.N.V.R HMS Stephen Furness Tyneside Z/10204 died 13 Dec 1917 aged 19
Chatham Naval Memorial Panel 27
HMS Stephen Furness was an Armed Boarding Steamer, built at West Hartlepool in 1910 1,712 tons. Owned by the Tyne-Tees Shipping Co. Ltd, King Street, Newcastle upon Tyne. Ship No. 34 129,753. Seconded Dec 1914
On December 13th, 1917,HMS Stephen Furness, on her way from Lerwick to Liverpool for repairs, was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine UB-64 (Walter Gude), 15 miles W x N from Contrary Head, Isle of Man.
Struck by a torpedo on the starboard side between the bridge and the funnel, she started sinking and before the life boats could be lowered, she suddenly went down. 101 persons were lost.
Father George Mother Lydia Ann (Law) of Whittaker Pitts Farm, George sold the farm in 1919.
DAVIDSON David Robert Pte 235292 5th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment Killed in Action 24 April 1917 formerly 3831 West Riding Regiment.
Lived at Old Mill Yard Hartshead occupation coal miner born London, he was in the Henwell workhouse in 1901
Arras Memorial Bay 5
HANFORD Frank Rifleman 8246 3rd Battalion King Royal Rifle Corps Died of Wound at No 8 Clearioy Hospital Balbsuil 10 Jan 1915 age 24 son of William and Lydia Handford born Stockport Cheshire occupation Coal Miner .
HANSON John Pte 33414 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusillers Died of Wound 23 April 1918 age 21
son of George and Annice Hanson Bailiff Bridge Brighouse.
St Venant Robecq Road III D 5.
HOLDSWORTH Willie Waddington Pte 27086 6th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment Killed in Action 24 April 1918 age 22
Cambrin Military Cemetery O .13
son of Arthur and Clara Ann Holdsworth of Beggarington Hartshead.