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Radcliffe on Trent Nottinghamshire
In 1901, Arthur lived on Mount Pleasant, Radcliffe on Trent, with his father William, 53, a house painter, mother Rebecca (née Morley), 33, and siblings Fanny M. 16, a lace worker, John W. 13, a newsboy, Annie M. 11, Edward B. 10, Bertha, 8, and Samuel T. 1 . By 1911 Arthur’s father had died and the family, which included Hilda Young 9, lived with Rebecca’s second husband George Whittaker and their children Florence and George at 70 Manvers Street, Netherfield, Nottinghamshire.
In 1911 he was employed as a farm labourer.
14 Aug 1917
912382 - CWGC Website
2nd Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Private Arthur Young, enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 2nd Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. He landed in France on 5th August 1915 and was killed in action on 14th August 1917. He is commemorated on the Menin Gate.
Arthur's brother William John Young died of wounds 12/7/1916 serving with 1/8th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment) Thanks to Rosie Collins from the Radcliffe on Trent WW1 Group for this id. A full biography of Arthur Young can be found on their website: www.radcliffeontrentww1.org.uk
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