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Arthur Surgey lived at 30 Furlong Street Arnold, he was born in 1893 in Arnold the son of William a colliery banksman and Elizabeth Surgey née Foster-Orme His father William was born in 1863 at Arnold, his mother Elizabeth Foster Orme was born in 1861 in Arnold, they were married in 1884 their marriage was recorded in the Basford registration district, they went on to have 9 children, sadly 4 were to die in infancy or early childhood, their surviving children were, Hannah b1886, John b1889, Nellie b1892, Arthur b1893 and Florence b1895 all were born in Arnold. In the 1911 Census the family are living at 19 Furlong Street, Arnold and are shown as William 48 yrs a colliery banksman he is living with his wife Elizabeth 50 yrs and their children, John 22 yrs an engine driver, Nellie 19 yrs a laundry ironer, Arthur 18 yrs a brewery labourer, Florence 16 yrs a laundry machine hand. Arthur married Annie Maltby (born 10th October 1894) in 1915 their marriage was recorded in the Basford registration district, they lived at 30 Furlong Street, Arnold, they went on to have a daughter Nellie Lily born 21st November 1915. Following his death his widow Annie was awarded a pension of 20 shillings and 5 pence a week which commenced on 24th March 1919.
He was educated at the Arnold British school and was employed as a labourer at the local brewery and at Gedling Colliery.
21 Aug 1918
558847 - CWGC Website
1st Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Private Arthur Surgey 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 is 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.