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Pte 3071 Arthur Wharmby
« on: February 16, 2020, 10:00:50 AM »
Pte Wharmby had been a Carter prior to enlistment.  He was discharged from 12th Bttn on 20/10/1914. Arthur died in the Infirmary of Crumpsall Workhouse, from Chronic Bronchitis and VDH aggravated by Active Service on 8/10/1917, aged 38.  Prestwich Q4 1917 8d/220.
Widow Catherine lived at 2 Clifford Street, Openshaw, later 25 Barrett St, Oldham Road and received a Pension Award.
DC confirms cause of death. Need Burial.
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Re: Pte 3071 Arthur Wharmby
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2020, 07:32:15 AM »
Buried Moston (St. Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery. St Patrick 613 on 15/10/1917. Credit this record to Chris Harley @ IFCP.
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Re: Pte 3071 Arthur Wharmby
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2020, 12:36:30 PM »
Salford Diocese says there may have been a headstone, but many are becoming eroded.  Needs checking.
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Re: Pte 3071 Arthur Wharmby
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2020, 09:36:28 AM »
Arthur Wharmby's inscription on the communal headstone of a public grave is legible.
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