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Private 7795, 8th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

Killed in action 7th July 1916.

Remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France.

Former clerk in the Registrar’s Office, University of Manchester.


Arthur was born in 1895 at Royton to William Jones of Withington. He was educated at Launderbrook School, Royton and Mauldeth Road School, Withington. He was a member of staff in the Registrar’s Office from 1911 to 1913.

In May 1915 Arthur enlisted with the Royal Fusiliers and was killed during the Battle of the Somme on 7th July 1916.