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Record #23188
Name :
: Harold Charles WESTLEY (1895 - 1916)
  aka : Private Westley

BMD and other details
Date of Birth
: 1 Jul 1895

Marriage (1)
Marriage (2)

Date of Death
: 29 Jun 1916   Notes : Killed in Action
Abode (1) : Place of BirthEngland, Northamptonshire, Northampton
Abode (2) : Place of Death / BurialBelgium, West Flanders, Ledeghem
Sailing Information
Date of Arrival
: 27 Mar 1914
: Canada

: Virginian

Placement Family
Homes / Agencys
Institution (GB)

: Unknown
NotesThe following records have been discerned for Private Harold Charles Westley.

1911 English Census for the family of Harold Charles Westley places him at 123 St James Road Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. His father was Alfred Charles Westley, his mother Mary Martha and a younger brother listed William Alfred Westley. Further records on Alfred Charles Westley suggest he himself was killed in 1918 in the Great War, 2 years after Harold was killed.

UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960
Name: Harold C Westley
Gender: Male
Age: 19
Birth Date: abt 1895
Departure Date: 18 Mar 1914
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Destination Port: St John, New Brunswick, Canada
Ship Name: Virginian
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Shipping Line: Allan Line
Official Number: 121219
Master: A Rennie

Attestation papers signed 27 Jul 1915 in Smiths Falls, Ontario. Harold Charles Westley was born 1 Jul 1895 in Northampton, England. His father, Alfred Westley of 123 St. James Road, St. James End, Northampton, England was his Next of Kin. His trade was Shoe Trademan. 5'3" in height, with brown hair and brown eyes, he had a scar in the middle of his neck and a vaccination scar on his left arm. Religion was listed as Methodist.

The Canadian Virtual War Memorial states that Harold was the son of Alfred Charles Westley, of Rossmore, Weedon Rd., Upton, Northampton, England.
Commonwealth War Graves Registers states that Harold was previously reported missing, and for official purposes reported that he died whilst prisoner or war at Ledeghem. His remains were exhumed and he was buried at Harlebeke New British Cemetery, Harlebeke, West Flanders, Belgium. Plot: XIV. D. 7.

Find A Grave Memorial# 12529736 
ContributorsCreated : 2013-10-12 19:49:14 / From original database

Last Updated : 2013-10-12 19:50:40 /

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15510 COURTS, George William1909ENG, NTH, Peterborough Oct 1920 : Scandinavian CAN Barnardos  
16524 COURTS, Samuel1911ENG, NTH, Peterborough Oct 1920 : Scandinavian CAN Barnardos  
5536 DARNELL, Wilfred Dennis1901ENG, NTH, Wellingborough Feb 1912 : Empress of Ireland CAN Louisa Birt  
13248 FARRELL, Colin1899ENG, NTH, Northampton May 1911 : Corsican CAN Unknown Catholic Group  
12269 FOWLER, William1920ENG, NTH, Wellingborough May 1932 : Jervis Bay AUS Fairbridge Homes  
5012 GROOME, John1914ENG, NTH, Northampton Sep 1930 : Duchess of Bedford CAN Barnardos  
15410 HOWARD, Edward E1899ENG, NTH, Wellingborough Jun 1910 : Mongolian CAN Middlemore  
15411 HOWARD, George1902ENG, NTH, Wellingborough Jun 1910 : Mongolian CAN Middlemore  
26648 MAJOR, Herbert John1898ENG, NTH, Brackley, Brackley Mar 1909 : Dominion CAN Barnardos KatPez  
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11020 SHATTON, Arthur1874ENG, NTH Apr 1887 : Circassian CAN MacPherson Homes  
27396 STEWART, Richard Alexander1935ENG, NTH, Tynemouth Jan 1949 : Ormonde AUS Fairbridge Homes  
15847 UNDERWOOD, Horace B1900ENG, NTH, Thrapston Jun 1910 : Sicilian CAN Barnardos  
21130 WARWICK, Charles1917ENG, NTH, Kettering May 1931 : Largs Bay AUS Fairbridge Homes  
12214 WARWICK, George Arthur1915ENG, NTH, Kettering Dec 1928 : Bendigo AUS Fairbridge Homes  
23188 WESTLEY, Harold Charles1895ENG, NTH, Northampton Mar 1914 : Virginian CAN Unknown