Hartley Cyril Gunner 1607347
Name Hartley Cyril
Army number 1607347
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Not yet able to be confirmed - thought to be 1913.
Age 30 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment. 18/6/1944.
Company/Battery 220 Battery.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None as far as is known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 18/6/1944. Initially interred in Le-Parc-du-Boislande, map reference 873.684, then re-buried on 20/5/1945 in Grave IV. E. 5. Hottot-le-Bagues War Cemetery. Headstone inscription - "HE WILL BE LOVED, HONOURED AND REMEMBERED ALWAYS "THY WILL BE DONE"".
Home address Son of Holden and Ellen Jane Hartley, of Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire.
Thanks are due to the Find A Grave Website for access to the image of Gunner Hartley's headstone.