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  • photo was originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.
Person Details
Worksop, Notts
Arthur Whall was born in Worksop in 1891 at 37 Langley Street, Worksop. He was the 4th child of William and Annie Whall. He, and his 6 siblings were bought up in Worksop, and, when he was 10 years old, was living on Pelham Street. In 1911, his father died aged 49 and at this time Arthur was working as a colliery labourer underground, with his widowed mother at 7 Clinton Street.
19 Sep 1916
25
31906 - CWGC Website
23968
Private
King's Coy 1st Bn Grenadier Guards
Pte Arthur Whall Worksop Guardian 29 September 1916 Amongst the Worksop Soldiers the news of whose death has been received this week is Pte. Arthur Whall, of the Grenadier Guards, and son of Mrs. Whall, of Clinton Street, Worksop. Pte Whall was an exceedingly fine young fellow; he stood 6ft 6inches, and was well built in proportion. He was a typical Guardsman, as, in the field, he proved to be a typical soldier. He joined the Army on May 25th 1915, and since June 3rd he had been in France. He took part in the Historic charge of the Guards, and in the subsequent fighting, and was wounded on Sept: 19th, and has since died of his wounds. He was single, 25 years of age, and lived with his mother and sisters.
CWG additional information:- Son of William and Annie Whall, of 7, Clinton St., Worksop Arthur's battalion was the Kings Coy 1st Battalion Remembered on the Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, France. Research by Colin Dannatt
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  • photo was originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.
    Arthur Whall - photo was originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.
  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Arthur Whall - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle