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Nottingham
He was the son of Henry and Lucy Elizabeth Selby and the brother of Sarah Ann, John Albert, Ernest, Henry, Harold and Hilda Selby. In 1911 they lived at 20 Thurgaton Street and later at 133 Windmill Lane (both Sneinton Nottingham).
23 Mar 1918
19
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Private
7th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Pte. Arthur Selby was killed in action on 23rd March 1918. He has no known grave and is commemorated in the Arras Memorial.
“SELBY. – Killed in action, March 23rd, 1918, Private Arthur Selby, attached Lincolns, aged 19 years, the dearly loved youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Selby, 133 Windmill-lane. The supreme sacrifice. – Deeply mourned by his father, mother, brothers, and sisters.” [1] “SELBY. – In loving memory of Pte. Arthur Selby, killed in action March 23rd, 1918. Fondly remembered. – Albert and Laura. “SELBY. – In loving memory of Pte. A. Selby, 7th Lincolns, killed in action March 23rd, 1918. Though lost to sight to memory dear. – From his brother Harry and sister-in-law Nelly. “SELBY. – In affectionate remembrance of Pte. Arthur Selby, killed in action March 23rd, 1918. What would we give to clasp his hand and bid him welcome home. – Sadly missed by his sister and brother-in-law.” [2] [1] 'Nottingham Evening Post,' 14th April 1918. [2] 'Nottingham Evening Post,' 22nd March 1919. Above items courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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