The Hapton War Memorial 1914-1918

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36797 Private John Thomas Blades,

2/4th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Died of wounds, France/Flanders, 28 March 1918.

Enlisted Burnley, Lancashire, whilst living at Hapton, Lancashire.

Buried in Adelaide Cemetery, Villers Bretonneux, France. Plot II, Row H, Grave 11.

The register records that he was aged 21 at the time of his death and was the son of J.S. and M.J. Blades of Hapton, Burnley, Lancashire.