James Harding


Born 1892 in Dunkinfield Cheshire, he was a Underground Pony Driver before joining up, His Brother William Harding, 20766  was KIA on 17th March 1917 and was a L/Cpl KOYLI. his other brother Walter survived the War and won a DCM.
James joined the the Royal Field Artillery - 80467 - Gunner and lived at 1 King Street, Goldthorpe, Yorkshire.
His Medal Record shows,
Victory - KFA/215B- Page 23040
British  -  ditto -          ditto
15 Star - RYA/19 A&B - Page 7660
SW B List - RA/ 861
Theatre of War served in (1) France
date of entry therein - 30-7-1915.
James was discharged 21st August 1917 " Being no longer physically fit for War Service"
Conduct - Sturdy, Sober and Reliable
There is no mention of reason for discharge.
James Harding died on 3rd December 1919 at Wharncliffe Military Hospital age 28
Register of death - Wortley  Vol 9c - Page 319 ( Death Cert held in Sheffield Register Office)
James Harding was Interred on 8th December 1919 in Bolton-on-Dearne Cemetery  Section K - Grave No 36













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