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Hart, J.W., A/Smn., 1915
On the Helles Memorial is the name of KX/303 John William Hart, serving with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve who died 04/06/1915.

Colin Boyd has provided the following:

John was born on 1st May 1895 and was working as a driller living with his parents, J. F. and Jessie at 15, Waterville Road, North Shields when he enlisted in the Northumberland Fusiliers on 2nd September 1914. After transferring to the RNVR on 7th September 1914 he joined the Howe Battalion on 7th September 1914. John was posted as missing assumed killed in action in Gallipoli on 4th June 1915.

John William Hart is remembered in North Shields on N34.04, N34.16, N34.30 page 6 and N34.33

The CWGC entry for Able Seaman Hart

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