Mexborough and Swinton Times April 15, 1916
Conisbrough Soldier Killed
Private Ernest Hartley
(Leicester’s), Conisborough, died of wounds, March 20, 1916
News has been received of the death from wounds of Private Ernest Hartley (Leicestershire Regiment), 11, Dufton’s well, Burcroft, Conisbrough.
Private Hartley was serving in the Persian Gulf War zone, and died on 20 March.
He was married, and aged 35.
Prior to enlistment he was employed at the Conisbrough brickworks, and also for some time at Cadeby Main.