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Arthur was born in Calverton in 1887,the son of Samuel Turton born 1845 a bricklayers labourer and his wife Mary born 1846. In the 1891 census they are living at Maurfield Lane,Calverton and Arthur is shown as having 6 brothers and sisters. He married Elizabeth Burton His great granddaughter Elizabeth Chubb has added the following details :- ,Arthur was my great grandfather. We know very little about him. He had three children. His wife Mary (nee Burton) died in childbirth in 1914. His three children were taken into orphanages. My grandmother (Florence Mary) was brought up in Surrey.
13 Mar 1915
1563300 - CWGC Website
1st Bn Grenadier Guards
He enlisted in Nottingham and served with the Grenadier Guards.He was killled in action France and Flanders and was the husband of the late Elizabeth Turton (nee Burton).The commonwealth war graves web site gives his death of death as between 10th and 13th March 1915
His name is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, France
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