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  • 27044 Private Arthur Waplington was killed in action during the Battle of Thiepval 26/29th September 1916. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Visited, wreath laid and photo taken by John Morse
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Nottingham
He was the son of Thomas and Hannah Wapplington and the brother of Bertha, Hilda, Doris and Dennis Wapplington. In 1911 they lived at Jacksdale Nottinghamshire.
1911 - Clerk, Foundry
26 Sep 1916
21
819059 - CWGC Website
27044
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Arthur Waplington enlisted at Nottingham and joined the battalion on Gallipoli Thursday, 14 November 1915. He served in Egypt from January to June 1916, when the battalion moved to France and the Arras front. In August they moved to the Somme in preparation for the Battle of Thiepval 26/29th September. The battalion attacked from Constance trench and successfully took all of its objectives but at a high cost. Arthur was one of the men killed and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. John Morse
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  • 27044 Private Arthur Waplington was killed in action during the Battle of Thiepval 26/29th September 1916. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Visited, wreath laid and photo taken by John Morse
    Arthur Waplington name on Memorial - 27044 Private Arthur Waplington was killed in action during the Battle of Thiepval 26/29th September 1916. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Visited, wreath laid and photo taken by John Morse