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He was the husband of Ellen Towle.
24 Jul 1917
149953 - CWGC Website
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Arthur Towle served with 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters. It is likely he was wounded on 22 July 1917 when patrols were sent out to check the enemy wire and also heavy barrages were laid down by the enemy. The battalion was near La Belle Alliance and also HQ was on the canal bank near Essex Farm. Arthur was probably treated at Essex Farm dressing station before being moved back to Lijssenthoek. He is buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Grave Reference: XVI E 14). John Morse
Nottingham Evening Post, ‘In Memoriam’, 24 July 1918: ’Towle. In loving memory of our brother, Pte Arthur Towle, died of wounds, in France, July 24th, 1917. Never fogtotten. Sisters, brother, brother-in-law, orphan children.’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)
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  • Photo by John Morse
    Arthur Towle's grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery - Photo by John Morse