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Page 41. The Arras Memorial.

The Arras Memorial.
Situated in the Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery in the West of Arras town.
It commemorates around 35,000 servicemen of Britain and the Commonwealth who were killed in the area and have no known grave.
[Picture courtesy of - "WW1Cemeteries.com".].

202221 Pte Bellchambers Albert Edward Home at Ivydale Wooton, Northampton, town of birth and enlistment. Age 26. Ex 5362 Northants Regt.
200088 Sgt Bendelow Frederick. Born and enlisted at Thirsk, N Yorks.
201007 Pte Bennett Robert, H. Enlisted at Guisborough, N Yorks. Arras Memorial
201499 Pte Blackburn John, Thomas. Enlisted at Middlesbrough, N Yorks. Age 20.
235125 Pte Bottomley George, Armstrong. Born and enlisted at Guisborough, N Yorks.
202991 Pte Brightley Arthur Home at Stones near 'wimblington. Enlisted at March Cambs. Killed in action 170423 Arras Memorial
30510 Pte Brown George Home at - Hartburn Stockton. Born Roundhay, Yorks and enlisted at Guisborough, N Yorks. Killed in action 170423 Arras Memorial

4th Yorks Bn squad. No one identified.
[Photograph kindly contributed by John Sheen, author of Tyneside Irish, Durham Pals, & Wearside Battalion.
From a small collection made by Lt Wilf Thornton. Others are shown elsewhere on this website.]

201440 Pte Callaby Thomas. Home at 30 Morris St, N Ormesby, N Yorks and enlisted at Middlesbrough. Age 19.
200245 L/Cpl Candler Thomas. Northallerton
202319 Pte Chapman Herbert. Enlisted at Northampton. Ex 4489 Northants Regt.
203070 Pte Clarke William, Ernest. Home at - 1 Clarke's Court, North Walls, Stafford, town of enlistment. Age 26.
203069 Pte Cockburn John. Home at Fencehouses. Born Croxdale, Co Durham and enlisted Houghton Le Spring.
203000 Pte Cole Ernest, Thomas. Home at Kedrington Haverhill Cambs. Born and enlisted Littleport, Cambs. Ex 2621 Cambs Regt.
201252 Pte Conroy John. Enlisted at Middlesbrough, N Yorks.
201615 Pte Cooper Arthur. Home at Horden Durham. Born at Walton Essex and enlisted at Northallerton, N Yorks.

Pte Robert Cracknell.

235044 Pte Cracknell Robert. Home in Enfield Middlesex. Enlisted at Mill Hill.
200914 Pte Dale Harry. Home at 24 Wharton St, North Skelton, N Yorks. Enlisted at Saltburn, N Yorks.
235165 Pte Davenport John. Home at 221 Lower Broughton Rd, Salford, Manchester, place of birth and enlistment. Ahge 28.
202320 Pte Davie Albert. Enlisted at Leicester. Age 24. Ex Leicester Regt.
235046 Pte Davies Alfred. Home at 1 Oaklea Passage, Bittons Lane, Kingston, Surrey, place of birth and enlistment. Age 40.

Pte W H Darlow.

202233 Pte Darlow William, Henry. Born and enlisted at Northampton. Age 19. Ex Northants Regt.
201707 Pte Davis Arthur. Born and enlisted at Middlesbrough. Age 20.
203124 Pte Dodds William. Home at 2 Thompson St, Byker, Newcastle on Tyne, place of birth and enlistment. Age 20.
200770 Pte Dowey Herbert. Arthur. Home at Skelton in Cleveland, N Yorks, place of enlistment.
200841 Pte Dowey William. Home at - 13 Prospect Place, Skelton in Cleveland, N Yorks. Enlisted at Boosbeck, N Yorks. Killed in action 170423 20 Arras Memorial
203129 Pte Draper Arthur. Home at - 138 Harbottle St, Byker, Newcastle on Tyne, town of birth and enlistment. Age 19.

Pte Fred Dutton.

1334/200091 Pte Dutton Fred. Home at 20 Camden St, Middlesbrough, N Yorks, place of birth and enlistment. Aged 21. In 1911 he was a domestic gardener. One of 6 brothers who fought. Two others fell:-
225856 Pte George Dutton, 7th Bn East Yorks, died aged 19 on 6th July 1918 and buried St Sever Cemetery, Rouen.
9329 L/Sgt Harry Dutton, 15th Bn Northumberland Fus, discharged with gunshot wound and Malaria. Died one month later on the 8th March 1918. Harry had served with the 4th Yorks Bn before the War and been discharged in 1913, when his term of enlistment ended.
[Photograph of Fred kindly contributed by Mick Trainor of New Marske, N Yorks.]
201685 Pte Dunn Oliver, Edward. Home at Ferryhill Durham, place of birth. Enlisted at Northallerton, N Yorks. 235166 Pte Evans John. Home at Pontardawe Glamorgan, place of birth. Enlisted at Cardiff.

Pte W T Earnshaw.

203132 Pte Earnshaw William, Thomas. Born and enlisted at Middlesbrough, N Yorks. He was aged 19 and up to enlisting was employed for one and a half years in the Chief Mechanical Engineers Department of the North Eastern Railway Company as a carriage cleaner at Middlesbrough.
260029 Pte Faulkner Albert. Born in Manchester and enlisted at Birkenhead.
201637 Pte Fraser Edward, William. Enlisted at Middlesbrough, N Yorks.
235140 Pte Gillis Joseph. Enlisted at Sunderland, Co Durham. Age 24.
7611/203021 Pte Gillson Sidney. Home at Tulbourne Cambs, place of birth. Enlisted at Cambridge. All four sons of the family died in the First War.
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