Private James Hargreaves
240939 2/5th East Lancashire Regiment
Missing in Action 2nd April 1918, aged 27
Lived at 60 Nairne Street
Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, France
Burnley Express 22nd June 1918 - 14th September 1918

WORST FEARS REALISED. ( Burnley Express 14th September 1918)

On June 22nd last we published particulars of Private Jas Hargreaves, formerly of 60 Nairne Street, and whose wife now lives at 51 Westmoreland Street, Burnley. He was then reported missing since March 21st. Official news has now been received by his wife that he was killed in action on April 2nd. He belonged to the East Lancashire and was 28 years of age. He enlisted in October, 1914, and went out in March 1917. He was formerly employed as a twister at Ingham’s Mill, Padiham. There are two brothers and two brothers-in-law serving, and a brother-in-law wounded. He leaves a widow and two children.




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