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  • Photograph Nottingham Evening Post, 20 December 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy, facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
Person Details
Arthur lived with his wife, May, at 5 Eyre Street, Nottingham. They had one daughter, also named May, who was born 21st April 1915.
He was a leather splitter
14 Oct 1915
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683672 - CWGC Website
5066
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Arthur Turton enlisted on 24 August 1914 and landed as reinforcement to the 9th Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli on 13th September 1915. He was killed in action a month later on 14th October 1915, aged 25. Arthur has no known grave and is commemorated on the Helles Memorial.
His photograph accompanied by a brief report of his death was published in the local press on 20th December 1915.
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  • Photograph Nottingham Evening Post, 20 December 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy, facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
    Arthur Turton - Photograph Nottingham Evening Post, 20 December 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy, facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.