Arthur Dixon Naylor (1889-1917)

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Arthur Dixon Naylor

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

NAYLOR, ARTHUR DIXON. Private. No 30/351. 13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born 21.1.1889. Son of Charles and Mary Naylor, 2 Commercial Crescent, Huddersfield. Educated South Shore Council School, Blackpool, and St. Thomas's Church of England School, Longroyd Bridge, Huddersfield. Employed by Messrs J. Bray and Company Limited, ale and porter bottlers, Rook Street, Huddersfield. Attended St. Thomas's Church, Longroyd Bridge, and was a member of the bible class. Single. Enlisted April 1916. Had been in France six months when he was killed near Croisilles during the Battle of Arras on 14.4.1917, aged 28 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Thomas's Church, Longroyd Bridge.
Brother of Private HENRY NAYLOR died as a Prisoner of War, 31.7.1918.

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