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John William Hart

Lance Corporal

Service No. 2664

Age 29

Died on 15 September 1916

London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles)


Somme, France

Son of Edward Henry and Emma Ann Hart, of" Pendowr ", Watergate Bay, Cornwall. Enlisted at outbreak of War. One of three brothers who served. A Horticultural Pathologist in charge of the Botanic Garden at the Bedford Ladies' College, Regent's Park, London. B.Sc.(Lond).



Elizabeth Hoskins

Jack was my great uncle; highly regarded professionally and sorely missed by his family. I wish I had known him.

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Elizabeth Hoskins

Going to see Jack's name engraved with the thousands of others was a very moving experience. Evidence of such sacrifice all around.

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In 1914 Jack was employed at Bedford College, London University as a horticultural pathologist in charge of the botanic garden at the Bedfor...

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