1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Arthur Chilton

Contributed by: Clare King, on 2008-11-09

Arthur Chilton
Rank
First Name Arthur
Surname Chilton
Year of Birth 1895
Year of Death 1916
Regiment Sherwood Foresters
Place of Wartime Residence Shirebrook, Derbyshire

Arthur's Story

Wounded on 5/7/1916 during battle at La Boiselle, "D" company took their objective after 5 attacks but were ordered back because they were in danger of becoming cut off. Lost an arm and a leg and died on 7/7/1916 of his wounds. Buried in Dartmoor Cemetery, Becodel-becourt, Somme, France.

Gone but never forgotten

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