Arthur Mellor (c.1893-1917)

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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:

MELLOR, ARTHUR. Private. No 241610. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Hepworth. Son of Joshua and Annis Mellor of Dean Bridge Farm, Hepworth. Employed as a miner by Messrs Tinker Brothers, Wood Pit, Hepworth, and by Messrs J. and J. W. Longbottom, Bridge Foundry, Holmfirth. Was well known in the Holmfirth district as a gymnast. Enlisted 13.3.1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Hepworth and Scholes War Memorial; Hepworth Parish Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Brother of Private LINDLEY MELLOR died of wounds, 25.12.1916.

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