Hackney, John

John Hackney, Private 31406, 8th Battalion, South Lancashire Regt
Died 7th June 1917 near Ypres, Belgium, aged 27

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of Thomas and Mary Hackney, of 5, Boden St., Macclesfield; husband of Zilpha Hackney, of 34, Brown St., Macclesfield, Cheshire.

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WW1 SERVICE

 

COMMEMORATION

Private John Hackney has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel Ref. 37 of the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in Belgium. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private John Hackney, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

In Macclesfield, Private John Hackney is commemorated on the Park Green, Town Hall and St Michael’s Church war memorials, and on St John’s Church roll of honour.

 

NOTES

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Lives of the First World War website

Macclesfield Times: 29 June 1917, 23 September 1921 (photo supplement)


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