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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Sanctuary Wood Cemetery Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Hyson Green Nottingham
He was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Binns and the brother of Walter, Harry, Joe, Herbert and Albert Binns. In 1911 they lived at 19 Fisher Street Nottingham.
He was a threader in the lace trade.
31 Jul 1915
22
477540 - CWGC Website
1608
Private
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Arthur Binns, enlisted in Nottingham and served with the 1/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment (Robin Hood Rifles). He landed in France on 28th February 1915 and was killed in action on 31st July 1915. He is buried in Sanctuary Wood Cemetery.
In memoriam published 31th July 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “BINNS. – In loving memory of Private Arthur Binns, killed in action, July 31st, 1915. Never forgotten. – Mother, father, brothers. “BINNS. – In loving memory of Private A. Binns, killed in action July 31st, 1915. Friends may think I've forgotten him, when at times they see me smile, but little do they know the sorrow which that smile hides all the time. – Sorrowing fiancee, Annie.” Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Sanctuary Wood Cemetery Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Arthur Binns - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Sanctuary Wood Cemetery Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle