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Harland, J.D., Pte., 1916

Photo; B. Chandler

In Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-la-Boiselle is the Commonwealth War Grave of 19442 Private James D. Harland, serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 7/07/1916.

In Blyth Cemetery is a family headstone which reads:

In loving
memory of
Pte. James D. Harland, 10th N.F.
Who was killed in action
July 8th 1916, aged 21 years.
William S. Harland
Who was lost at sea by enemy action
Augst. 24th 1917 aged 24 years
John S. Harland
Died March 7th 1918 aged 5 years.
John S. Harland
Died Decr. 24th 1909 aged 7 years.
Beloved sons of
William & Mary I. Harland of Blyth.

He is remembered in Blyth on B42.14 B42.24 and B42.34

The CWGC entry for Private Harland

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk