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Beeston Nottingham
He was the son of Laurence and Grace Oldfield and the brother of John (killed in action 18/9/1918), Laurence, Grace, Kate and Clara Oldfield. In 1911 they lived at 10 Hawarden Terrace Hyson Green Nottingham.
He was a printer's assistant in 1911.
19 Apr 1918
832620 - CWGC Website
Radford Nottingham
1st Bn Leicestershire Regiment
Private Arthur Oldfield, served with 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, he was reported missing on 19th April 1918. (later confirmed killed in action) He has no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial
Death notice published 11th April 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “OLDFIELD. – Missing April 19th, 1918, now officially reported killed on that date, Pte. Arthur Oldfield, 1st Batt., Leicester Regiment, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Oldfield, Wellington-square, Derby-road, Nottingham, aged 20 years. Sadly missed.” Above notice is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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