1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Arthur Sager

Contributed by: Dorothy Nuttall, on 2008-11-06

Arthur Sager
First Name Arthur
Surname Sager
Year of Birth 1898
Year of Death 1918
Regiment Border Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Bolton, Lancashire

Arthur's Story

Arthur originally joined the N. Lancs Regiment but when his comrades were all killed except for him and one other, he was transferred to the Border Regiment. He was killed at Ypres on 13 March 1918 and is buried at Artillery Wood Cemetery, Boezinge. He was my uncle.

Other memories

Dorothy, daughter of Thomas Sager, Bolton, Lancashire 2008-11-10

Arthur was the eldest child of James Henry and Mary Jane Sager of Halliwell, Bolton.

He had one brother, Thomas, and two sisters, Lily and Annie.

Their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren have always known about Arthur and will continue to honour his memory.

Lily's family have visited the grave at Artillery Wood Cemetery.

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