|Pte. Reginald Hardcastle 20th May 1916 Barnsley Chronicle, with thanks to|
Born: 4th November 1893
Regiment and Battalion: York and Lancaster Regiment 14th Battalion
Service number and Rank: 14/961 Private
Awards: The Victory Medal and the British War Medal
Death: 28th April 1916 age 22
Buried at: Sucrerie Military Cemetery Colinchamps
Grave Reference: I. I. 102
Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
Reginald Hardcastle was the son of Mrs. Charlotte (Lottie) Hardcastle 7 Westville Road Barnsley.
St Marys Church Barnsley Combined War Memorial and the St Pauls Church WW1 Memorial Old Town Barnsley
St Mary's Church is the Mother Church of Barnsley, it is used for council ceremonies. St Paul's Church, Old Town, Barnsley is the "daughter" Church of St. Mary's Church. On some occasions these two churches combine.
Links & Notes:
Lives of the First World War
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Reginald Hardcastle was born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, United Kingdom in 1893 to Charlotte and George Hardcastle.
His father George K Hardcastle was buried in Barnsley Cemetery on the 19th February 1917
Reginald's siblings were:- Brother: George William Hardcastle was born 1890 Brother: Charles Henry Hardcastle was born 1895 Brother: Norman Hardcastle was born 1900 Brother: John Hardcastle was born 1902 Brother: Harold Hardcastle was born 1907 Sister: Clara Hardcastle was born 1891 Sister: Olga Hardcastle was born 1896 Sister: Florence Hardcastle was born 1898