Hargreaves. John

Ordinary Coder. P/JX 229764. (Missing presumed Killed
23.10.41) Joined RN in November 1940. Age 36 (single)
Elder son of John and Emma Hargreaves of 114 Poolstock
Worsley Mesnes. Wigan. Lancs. Attended St James’s
School and then worked for the Wigan Examiner before
entering service with the LMS Railway as a clerk. He was
connected with St James’s Church and Sunday School.
Ordinary Seaman. P/SSX 22856 Onboard at January 1939. (Lost most of left hand in collision with SS Borthwick 7.11.39. Invalided out 25.9.40) Was a member of the running team. Died 4 September 2014. Survived by son Paul.