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Arnold
Arthur lived at 30 Furlong Street he was born in 1893 in Arnold the son of William and Elizabeth Surgey.He was educated at the Arnold British school. On the 1911 Census he is shown living with his family at 19 Furlong Street, Arnold, he is single and is a labourer working at the local brewery and has four siblings. He also worked at the Gedling colliery
He was employed as a labourer at the local brewery and at Gedling Colliery.
21 Aug 1918
25
558847 - CWGC Website
503168
Private
1st Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
He enlisted in April 1916 at Arnold, into the Lincolnshire Regiment and after training was posted to their 1st battalion. The second phase of the Amiens offensive was opened on the 21st August 1918 and the British, fighting alongside the French again drove the Germans back from the salient to the east of Amiens and the Lys salient to the north. It was without a doubt the start of the German general retreat. It was on the first day of this second phase of the offensive (the 21st), that Arthur was killed in action. He leaves a widow and one child.
Buried in Queen's Cemetery Bucquoy 4.B.1
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  • Buried in Queens Cemetery Bucquoy.
    Arthur Surgey - Buried in Queens Cemetery Bucquoy.