Hardiker One Name Study
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James HARDIKER (1897-1918)

James HARDIKER , son of John HARDIKER (1865-1929) and Elizabeth Cookson WILLIAMSON (1866?- ), was born in 1897 in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England. 1 In 1901 he was resident in Aighton, Lancashire, England, Lambing Clough. In 1911 he was resident in Chipping, Lancashire, England, Lambing Clough Farm Hurst Green. In 1911 he was a Farmer's Son Working on Farm. In 1918 he was a Soldier (Private) The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, no 202224. He died on 18 June 1918 in Couin, France.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission


Initials: J

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment/Service: The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.

Age: 21

Date of Death: 18/06/1918

Service No: 202224

Additional information: Son of John and Elizabeth Hardiker, of The Bungalow, Dutton, Longridge, Preston, Lancs. Native of Hurst Green, Blackburn.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: G. 40.


The NEW BRITISH CEMETERY was opened across the road from the Couin Chareau and was used by field ambulances from January 1917 (with a long interval in 1917-18) to the end of the war. One grave was moved there after the Armistice from a cemetery at Coigneux. It now contains 360 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and two German war graves.


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