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Name: John Lishman HART
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J L Service No.: 4179
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Sealburns Farm, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 21
Unit: 1st/4th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (Territorial Force)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Place of Residence: Bradley Hall Estate, Wylam, Northumberland.
Home Address: Bradley Hall Farm, Wylam, Northumberland.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Friday 15th September 1916
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916. Battle of Flers-Courcelette, 15th to 22nd September 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B
Buried: No known grave
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Fourth son of Annie and the late Robert Hepple Hart of Bradley Hall Farm (Simpson's Estate), Wylam, Northumberland.
Notes : The head of the Hart household, Robert Hepple Hart was a tenant farmer on the Bradley Estate. Evidence suggests that his sons carried on with the farming but John may have opted to work at Greenside Colliery. The farm still exists and is commonly referred to as Harts Farm
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died In the Great War.
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