Arthur Avery

Name

Arthur Avery

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

24/10/1917
32

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Gunner
128354
Royal Field Artillery
76th Bde. Ammunition Col.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY
XII. E. 15.
Belgium

UK Memorials

The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Albury

Pre War

Arthur Avery was born at Sparsholt Hants in 1885, son of Edmund and Alice Avery. His father was an agricultural labourer. His father had died by 1901 when Arthur is described as a house boy. He was living as domestic gardener in Albury in 1911 with Hen

Wartime Service

Said to have enlisted in Winchester, but possibly conscripted when married men were called up. Served in 76 Bde ammunition supply column which in May 1916 merged to form the Guards Ammunition column. He Died of Wounds in 1917 and at that time his wife w

Additional Information

After his death he was recorded as the son of the late Edmund and Alice Avery; husband of Edith May Avery, of New Cottage, Patmore Heath, Albury, Much Hadham, Herts. native of Sparsholt, Winchester.

Acknowledgments

Jonty Wild