Remembering Today: Joseph Thomas Hartland 1883 – 1914

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Joseph Thomas Hartland was born in Wolverhampton in 1883: his parents were Joseph Fellows Hartland and Margaret (nee Warrender).

Joseph fought in World War I as a private (7888) in the  3rd Battalion of the Worcestershire Regiment: Service Number 7888.  He was killed in action on 20 October 1914  and his death reported in  the Worcester News:

Joseph Hartland was one of the many soldiers who have no known grave. He is  commemorated on Le Touret Memorial and Wolverhampton Postal Workers Memorial.

CEM46770518_117185248236Le Touret Memorial

P4040003Wolverhampton Postal Workers Memorial

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2 Responses to Remembering Today: Joseph Thomas Hartland 1883 – 1914

  1. Ann Watkins says:

    This is amazing! This is my dad’s grandad! Wonderful to read about him! And great to see him honoured xxx

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