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Gunner Walter Hawley


Harrogate Herald - 29th August 1917

News has just been received by Mrs Hawley, Valley Drive, Harrogate, that her husband, Gunner Hawley, Royal Field Artillery, was killed in action on August 8th. Prior to enlisting he was employed by the Harrogate and District Co-operative Society as manager of the Harlow Hill branch, where he was very much respected, as he was by the management, being a very efficient employee.



Royal Garrison Artillery

168268 Gunner Walter Hawley

Born : Sherburn-in-Elms, Yorkshire

Enlisted : Harrogate

Residence : Yorkshire

Killed in Action : 7th August 1917 in France/Flanders



In Memory of Gunner 168268 W HAWLEY

281st Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery

Who died on Tuesday, 7th August 1917.


Commemorative Information

Cemetery: VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grave Reference/Panel Number: VIII. D. 7.


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