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  • 1683 Private Arthur Danby, 1st battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) died of wounds and buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery France. Many thanks to Phil Watson for the photo.
Person Details
Nottingham
Mother: Jane Danby 23 Albion Street, Nottingham. Brother: Harry Danby.Mother remarried and became Mrs. Cook living at 59 Canal Street. Arthur Danby lived in Sneinton, Nottingham and worked as a hawker. He was single and had served a term of imprisonment for gambling offences.
Hawker
30 Mar 1915
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1683
Private
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He joined the Notts & Derby Regiment Special Reserve at Chilwell Camp on June 14, 1908 and served for four years as a signaller. On 06/11/1912 he was re-engaged for a further four years. He was posted to 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters on27/01/1915 and took part in the Battle of Neuve Chapelle. On 15/03/1915 just after the conclusion of the battle he was taken down the line to 14th General Hospital at Wimereux with a gun shot wound to the chest. He died on 30/03/1915 and was buried at Wimereux Communal Cemetery.
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  • 1683 Private Arthur Danby, 1st battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) died of wounds and buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery France. Many thanks to Phil Watson for the photo.
    Arthur Danby Cemetery view - 1683 Private Arthur Danby, 1st battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) died of wounds and buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery France. Many thanks to Phil Watson for the photo.
  • Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery. Photo by Murray Biddle
    Arthur Danby - Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery. Photo by Murray Biddle