Arthur Lumb (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:

LUMB, ARTHUR. Private. No 39596. 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Slaithwaite. Married, with one child. Lived 21 Mona Street, Hill Top, Slaithwaite. Employed as a weaver by Messrs Crowther, Bruce and Company Limited, Marsden. Embarked for France at the beginning of 1917. Wounded in the arm and leg on the opening day of the Battle of Arras. Died of wounds on the same day, 9.4.1917. Buried HENIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row D, Grave 3.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

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