Arthur Arnold Marsden (c.1892-1917)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

MARSDEN, ARTHUR ARNOLD. Private. No S/7706. Army Ordnance Corps, 29th Division. Born Marsden. Son of Mr and Mrs John William Marsden, 6 Warrington Terrace, Marsden. Attended Marsden Wesleyan Church and Sunday School from childhood and, for two years prior to the war, was secretary to the Young Men's Bible Class. Employed in the office of the Colne Valley Spinning Company. Enlisted at the outbreak of the war. Went to the Dardenelles, arriving there on 25.4.1915 and returning to England on 9.1.1916. After leave at home he rejoined his unit in France in April, 1916. Was accidentally wounded in the body, hands, neck, right arm and left foot on 25.5.1917. Died of wounds at No 19 Casualty Clearing Station on 27.5.1917, aged 24 years. Buried DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row M, Grave 2.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial; memorial in Marsden Churchyard.

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