1st/5th Bn Cheshire Regiment. Died aged 28 on 15th October 1918.
Son of William (made Freeman of Chester 1888) and Annie Bradley of 7, Beaconsfield Street, Chester; husband of Margaret Bradley of 34 Crane Street, Chester. Brother to William, Sarah, Elizabeth and Mary.
The Regiment was posted to France on 15th February 1915, where it became part of 14th Brigade, 5th Division, becoming a Pioneer Battalion in November 1915 and remained in France until the end of the war. In August 1918, they were involved in the preparations for the attack on the Hindenburg Line. This involved a great deal of road building, and the crossing of the Canal du Nord, as part of the 56th Division.
He is buried at Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, Pas de Calais.
Made free July 12th 1909 by Indenture – profession shown as Labourer.
Cheshire County Memorial Project would like to thank Chris Pate for this information on Arthur.