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Robert Arthur

Photo:
(none)

Service No:
39813

Rank:
Private

Regiment:
Durham Light Infantry, 1st/8th Battalion Territorial Force

Died:
(unknown)

Aged:
32

Commemorated / Buried:
Vendresse British Cemetery

Service History:
Arthur's British Army Service Records are available on Ancestry.co.uk. There are 18 images at https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/1219/miuk1914e_123640-00405?pid=99221&backurl=https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db%3DBritishArmyService%26h%3D99221%26indiv%3Dtry%26o_vc%3DRecord:OtherRecord%26rhSource%3D2352&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&usePUBJs=true.

Background:
Born about 1886 at Harnham, Belsay, Northumberland, the son of the late Joseph Arthur & Catherine Arthur. Husband of Annie Mary Arthur (née Anderson; b. about 1889), of Hudspeth, Elsdon, Northumberland, who he married on 10 May 1910. They had 3 sons - Joseph; John; & Arthur. The 1911 Census records Arthur's occupation as a Cartman & Horseman on a Farm. His Attestation papers record his address in 1916 as Burnshouse Cottage, Elsdon.

Local memorial:
Elsdon, St. Cuthbert's Church (Source: www.newmp.org.uk)