Army Number : 70420
Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.
Born at Ilkeston, Derbyshire and lived at Beeston, Nottinghamshire. Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Hartshorn, of 19, Derby Street, Beeston, Nottingham. He was a hoisery packer prior to enlisting at Nottingham. Died of wounds, 10th February 1917, aged 20, at No. 33 Casualty Clearing Station, Bethune, France.
Buried/Commemorated : Bethune Town Cemetery, France. Plot 6. Row B. Grave 40.
Private Samuel Leonard Hartshorn is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. John the Baptist Church War Memorial, Beeston, Nottingham.
His brother Private Horace Hartshorn, 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in teh Great War.