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Eastwood Nottinghamshire
Arthur Jordan was born in 1896 at Eastwood and was the son of George a draper and dealer and Clara Jordan née Trueman of 22 Nottingham Road, Eastwood Nottinghamshire. His father George Jordan was born in 1859 at Derby and his mother Clara Trueman was also born in 1859 at Cinderhill, they were marred in 1885 their marriage was recorded in the Basford Registration District, they went on to have the following children all of whom were born in Eastwood, Daisy b1891, Hilda b1893, Sydney b1894, Arthur b1896 and Ivy Trueman b1904. In the 1911 census the family are living at 22 Nottingham Road, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire and are shown as George 52 yrs s a draper and dealer, he is living with his wife Clara 52 yrs and their children, Daisy 20 yrs no occupation listed, Hilda 18 yrs no occupation listed, Sydney Robert 17 yrs a drapers assistant, Arthur 15 yrs a scholar and Ivy Trueman 7 yrs.
He attended Nottingham High School and later worked for United Counties Bank which was taken over by Barclays.
06 Aug 1916
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74596 - CWGC Website
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Private
13th Bn Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Private Arthur Jordan enlisted at Hucknall and served with the 13th battalion Royal Fusiliers , he died of shrapnel wounds on 6th August 1916 and is buried at Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Warloy-Baillon  Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Arthur Jordan - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle