Edward Hartley, L/Sgt.
Personal information
Age 31
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number 3604673
Rank L/Sgt.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Medium Machine Gun Platoon
Company / Squadron S Company
Unit / Group 1st Airlanding Brigade 1st Airborne Battalion
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Border Regiment
Death information
Died when 20-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot West of the Kate ter Horst house
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 23-C-18
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
External reference Click to view
Personal notes

L/Sgt Hartley was found in 1984 together with another soldier (Alfred E. Johnson) west of the ter Horst family house in a field. The other soldier could be identified but after 5 years Hartley was intered on the Oosterbeek War Cemetery as an unknown soldier in 1989. In 2005 the BIDKL picked up his case again and found a dental record match identifying Edward Hartley. His family has meanwhile been found, his daughter Patricia who was born 1 month after her father was killed. On June 16, 2006 a ceremony was held and his gravestone was put in place. A photo album of this ceremony is available above as external reference.

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Edward Hartley, L/Sgt.
Personal information
Age 31
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Military information
Army Number 3604673
Rank L/Sgt.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Medium Machine Gun Platoon
Company / Squadron S Company
Unit / Group 1st Airlanding Brigade 1st Airborne Battalion
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Border Regiment
Death information
Died when 20-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot West of the Kate ter Horst house
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 23-C-18
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
External reference Click to view
Personal notes

L/Sgt Hartley was found in 1984 together with another soldier (Alfred E. Johnson) west of the ter Horst family house in a field. The other soldier could be identified but after 5 years Hartley was intered on the Oosterbeek War Cemetery as an unknown soldier in 1989. In 2005 the BIDKL picked up his case again and found a dental record match identifying Edward Hartley. His family has meanwhile been found, his daughter Patricia who was born 1 month after her father was killed. On June 16, 2006 a ceremony was held and his gravestone was put in place. A photo album of this ceremony is available above as external reference.

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