Isaac Hartshorne (1894–1945)


Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 21494 10th & 12th Battallions

Photos courtesy Raymond Reynolds

Isaac Hrtshirne in WW1

Isaac Hartshorne with three wound stripes on his sleeve

Isaac Hartshorne 1894–1945. Before the war he worked as a pony driver in the pit. By 1917 he had relocated to the north-east.

Enlisted Jan 1915 into 10th and 12th battalions (according to the medal rolls). Probably moved to 12th Battalion (Pioneers) after one of his wounds. (12th are the Wipers Times lot) [Steve Morse]

Isaac Hartshorne married Amelia Lowe June qtr 1917 (Sunderland reg distict)

Isaac Hartshorne in 1941

Isaac in 1941 at South Hylton, Sunderland.

Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the British War, Victory and 15-Star Medals.
He entered FranceFrance 18/9/15.

Isaac Hartshorne's brothers Wilfred Hartshorne, William Hartshorne and Joseph Hartshorne are also on the Roll of Honour.


1901: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Joseph Hartshorne Head 40 Limestone quarryman Crich
Clara Hartshorne wife 36   Crich
James C Hartshorne son 11 School Crich
Joseph Hartshorne son 9 School Crich
Isaac Hartshorne son 7 School Crich
William Hartshorne son 4   Crich
Wilfred Hartshorne son 2   Crich

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1911: Near the church, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Joseph Hartshorne Head 50 Limestone quarryman Crich
Clara Hartshorne wife 46   Crich
James Conrad Hartshorne son 21 Limestone quarryman Crich
Joseph Hartshorne son 19 Shop assistant, grocers Crich
Isaac Hartshorne son 17 Pony driver pit Crich
William Hartshorne son 14 Pony driver pit Crich
Wilfred Hartshorne son 12 School Crich
Annie Eliza Hartshorne daughter 9 School Crich
Roda Hartshorne daughter 5 School Crich

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1939 Register: East Grove, Sunderland
Isaac Hartshorne b.27 February 1894; General Labourer (incapacitated)
Amelia Hartshorne b.21 April 1894
James C Hartshoren b.23 December 1925; school
Aurther I Harstshorne b.21 September 1927; school
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