Friday, 4 November 2016

Reginald Hardcastle 1894 - 1916

Pte. Reginald Hardcastle 20th May 1916 Barnsley Chronicle, with thanks to
Barnsley Archives
Born: 4th November 1893

Military Service:

Enlisted: 1914 
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

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