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Arthur CHATTERTON

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Surname: CHATTERTON

Forename(s): Arthur

Place of Birth: Theddlethorpe, Lincolnshire

Service No: 27209

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: East Yorkshire Regiment

Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion

Division: 3rd Division

Age: 36

Date of Death: 1917-05-08

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: XIX. Q. 5.

CWGC Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: CROSSHILLS, YORKSHIRE

Local War Memorial: KILDWICK, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Arthur Chatterton was the son of Jabez and Maria Chatterton, née Brant. Both parents were born at Theddlethorpe, Lincolnshire.

1881 Theddlethorpe All Saints, Lincolnshire Census: Willow Row - Arthur Chatterton, aged 9 months, born Theddlethorpe, son of Jabez and Maria Chatterton.

1891 Glusburn, Yorkshire Census: Brumsgill Houses: Arthur Chatterton, aged 10 years, born Theddlethorpe, son of Jabez and Maria Chatterton.

1901 Glusburn, Yorkshire Census: 8, Hartley Street - Arthur Chatterton, aged 20 years, born Theddlethorpe, Lincolnshire, son of Jabez and Maria Chatterton.

The British Army Service Record for Arthur Chatterton exists but may be incomplete.

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Private Arthur CHATTERTON

Private Arthur CHATTERTON

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Yorkshire Regiment

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Yorkshire Regiment

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Division

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Surname: CHATTERTON

Forename(s): Arthur

Born: Theddlethorpe, Lincs

Residence:

Enlisted: Cross Hills

Number: 27209

Rank: Private

Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment

Battalion: 8th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 08/05/17

Died How: Died of wounds

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

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Surname: CHATTERTON

Forename(s): A

Nationality: United Kingdom

Service Number: 27209

Rank: Private

Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment

Unit: 8th Battalion

Age:

Awards:

Died Date: 1917-05-08

Additional Information: Brother of Fred Chatterton, of 2, Temperance Buildings, Glusburn Cross Hills, West Keighley, Yorks.

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Arthur Chatterton

Etaples Military Cemetery

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27 April 1917

GLUSBURN - Private Arthur Chatterton Seriously Wounded

On Friday, Mr. Tom Chatterton of Temperance Buildings, Glusburn, received a notification from the War Office that his brother, Private Arthur Chatterton, had received severe gunshot wounds in the left leg, and was lying in hospital in France seriously ill. On Monday, Mr. Chatterton received a further communication from the War Office that his brother was dangerously ill, and could not be seen. Pte. Chatterton was in America at the outbreak of hostilities, and came over to England. He worked on munitions for a time, and enlisted about seventeen months ago in the East Yorkshire Regiment. He has been out in France since November last. He was well known in Glusburn, being by trade a wool sorter, and served his apprenticeship at Hayfield Mills before emigrating to America. He is unmarried, and about 36 years of age.

08 June 1917

GLUSBURN - DEATH OF PRIVATE ARTHUR CHATTERTON

Glusburn has lost another of her sons by the death from wounds of Pte. Arthur Chatterton of the East Yorkshire Regiment, who died on the 8th of May. His brother, Mr. Fred Chatterton, has received a letter from the Matron of the War Hospital in France, where Pte Chatterton had been lying since about the middle of April suffering from severe gunshot wounds in the left leg, informing him that his brother had passed away. He was 36 years of age and unmarried.

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27 April 1917

GLUSBURN - WOUNDED SOLDIER

Mr. Fred Chatterton has received official information that his brother, Pte. Arthur Chatterton, of the East Yorkshire Regiment, has been wounded by gunshot in the left leg, and that he is very serious and cannot be seen, being in hospital in France. When the war broke out, Pte. Chatterton, who is the fourth son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. Chatterton, of Glusburn, was in the United States of America. By trade he was a woolsorter, and served his apprenticeship at the firm of J.C. Horsfall and Sons, Glusburn. Returning home he joined the colours and went across last November.

01 June 1917

CHATTERTON - May 8th, at the General Hospital, Carniers, France, Pte. Arthur Chatterton, fifth son of the late Mr. And Mrs. J. Chatterton, of Glusburn, in his 36th year.

01 June 1917

GLUSBURN - DEATH OF PRIVATE CHATTERTON

Official information has been received by Mr. Fred Chatterton that his brother, Pte. Arthur Chatterton, of the East Yorkshire Regiment, had died from gun-shot wounds in the leg at the General Hospital, Camiers, on May 8th. Pte. Chatterton was the fifth son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. Chatterton, and was in his 35th year. As a young man he served his apprenticeship at the firm of Messrs. J.C. Horsfall and Sons as woolsorter. He emigrated to the United States, and was there at the outbreak of war. Returning to the village of his boyhood, he eventually got work on munitions, but left voluntarily to join the colours. He joined the army some 12 months ago, going out to France towards the end of last year. He was well-known in the district and of a cheerful disposition.

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