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Son of James and Eleanor Sansom of 49 St Matthias Road (obit). Brother of Mr. R. Sansom, of Nottingham (CWGC).
Member of Nottingham Britannia Rowing Club.
30 Jul 1915
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9th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps
Sergeant Arthur Sansom, served with the 9th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. He landed in France on 31st May 1915 and was killed in action on 30th July 1915. He is commemorated on the Menin Gate.Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
Nottingham Post obituary (abridged) 7 August 1915. SANSOM Killed in action July 20th Sgt A Sansom, 9th Bn, KRR, son of James and Eleanor Sansom, 49 St Matthias Rd. In memoriam published 30th July 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “SANSOM. – In loving memory of Sergt. A. Sansom, 9th Bn. K.R.R., killed in action July 30th, 1915. Fondly remembered.” Above in memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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