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Arthur Gregory was born in 1899 in Nottingham and was the son of John Matthew a thread cord mounter and Mary Gregory née Coupland of 17 Bullivant Street Alfred Street Central Nottingham. His father John Matthew was born in 1865 in Nottingham and his mother Mary Coupland was born in 1863 in Lincolnshire, they were married in 1885 at Nottingham and went on to have the following children, Louis Albert b1885, Florence b1890, Sarah b1895, Ida b1896, and Arthur b1899, all were born in Nottingham. In the 1911 census the family are living at 18 Hedderly Street, Nottingham and are shown as John Matthew Gregory 46 yrs a thread cord mounter, he is living with his wife Mary 48 yrs and their children Sarah 16 yrs a laundry worker, Arthur 12 yrs a scholar, also living with them is Sarah Gregory 71 yrs a pensioner (mother) and Nellie 2 yrs a granddaughter.
12 Sep 1918
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62nd Bn Machine Gun Corps
Private Arthur Gregory enlisted at Nottingham and initially served with the service number 4798 in the Sherwood Foresters Regiment, he later transferred to the 62nd battalion Machine Guns Corps. He was killed in action on 12th September 1918 having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Vis-En- Artois memorial, France panel 10
Death notice published 28th September 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- GEGORY. – Killed in action, September 12th, Pte. A. Gregory, M.G.C. A noble life laid down; silently mourned. – Aunt Sarah, Agnes, sister Florrie, Ida, Nellie, brother Louis (in France), brother-in-law Fred, and Will (in Germany), fiancée Edith.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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