Private Ephraim Hartley
3798 2nd East Lancashire Regiment
Missing in Action 27th May 1918, aged 36
Lived at 340a Cog Lane
Commemorated on the Soissons Memorial, France
Burnley Express 5th October 1918 - 3rd May 1919 - 3rd January 1920

3 brothers killed Ephraim, Hiram and Howarth

Their mother laid a wreath of red roses on behalf of the parish when the memorial at St. Matthew’s was unveiled on Whit Sunday 1922.

NOW PRESUMED KILLED (Burnley Express 3rd January 1920)

Mrs. Hartley of 340a Cog Lane has got official intimation that her husband Private Ephraim Hartley who was reported missing from May 27th 1918 is now presumed to have been killed on that date. Two of the deceased’s brothers and three cousins have also been killed. He was in the East Lancashire Regiment and went up as a Reservist though a time expired man in November 1914. At that time he was a miner a Barden Pit. 36 years of age he leaves a wife and one child.




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