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Parents: Dewis and Margaret Wilson of 1 Whyatts Yard, Clumber Street, Mansfield.
Worked for Barringer, Wallis and Manners of Rock Valley (Later became Metal Box they made tin boxes especially biscuit tins).
20 May 1917
774588 - CWGC Website
1 Whyatts Yard, Clumber Street, Mansfield.
Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Private Arthur Wilson, served with the 5/6th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), he was killed in action on 20th May 1917. He is commemorated on the Arras Memorial.
Mansfield Chronicle Advertiser: 14/06/1917, Mansfield Man Killed. Pte Arthur Wilson of Scottish Rifles, son of Mr & Mrs Dewis Wilson of 1 Whyatts Yard, Mansfield killed in action on 20/05/1917. He would have been 24 on the 1/7/1917. Photograph printed in the 21/6/1917 edition. He had poor eyesight and had to wear spectacles. He had been in France from 10/1/1917. This man is commemorated in a book of remembrance held by Mansfield District Council.
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