Private Arthur Warth
203223 8th East Lancashire Regiment
Missing in Action 22nd September 1917, aged 32
Lived at 15 Evelyn Street
Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium

Burnley Express 27th October 1917 - 27th October 1917

Married,enlisted Jan 1917 and drafted to France April 1917
Lieut Speak wrote that Arthur and several other soldiers were killed when going into the trenches, 2 German shells landed amongst them,killing 22 including 5 Burnley men,1 Officer and 1 Military medalist.
Attended Ebenezer Church and School and was a teacher and organist and well known entertainer.




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