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Nottingham
He was the son of Albert and Emma Billson and the brother of Ernest, Clarice, Maude and Edith Billson. In 1911 they lived at 23 Little John Street Nottingham.
He was a printer.
01 Jul 1916
19
305416 - CWGC Website
266721
Private
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He is buried in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery, Foncquevillers (grave ref. II.E.28).
Nottingham Evening Post notice (abridged), 25 June 1917: 'BILLSON Missing July 1st 1916 now killed, Private Arthur Billson, Sherwood Foresters, age 19. Father, mother, brother, sisters.' Nottingham Evening Post notice (abridged), 28 June 1917: 'Private A Billson (Sherwood Foresters), 23 Little John Street, Nottingham, missing July 1st now reported killed, age 19.' Nottingham St Mary parish register, p494 (1917): '23 Little John Street. BILLSON Alf. Ernest Billson in army, Arthur killed July 1916.' (Nottinghamshire Archives, ref. PR,6786)
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