Grice, Arthur

Corporal, Arthur Grice, (1893-1918), 102nd Machine Gun Corps

Born Beverley, October 1893. Son of Mrs. Martha Alice Andrew, of 40, Trinity Lane, Beverley, Yorks. he had five siblings. His father was a farm worker and when he died in 1897, his mother remarried.

Arthur worked as a tanner’s Labourer and for Cussons grocery, Hull when war began.

He had served in the East Riding Yeomanry (Territorials), before the war and later served with the 1st Battalion in Egypt and Palestine. He arrived in France in June 1918 where the 1st Battalion converted to the 102nd Machine Gun Corps. he was wounded by shrapnel, carry ammunition the front at Valenciennes, France. He died of wounds, on 26/10/1918, aged 25.

Buried in France. His grave Inscription, reads, “WORTHY OF EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE”

He is remembered at Beverley Minster, on the Hengate Memorial and on the Beverley Oddfellows, Roll of Honour at Beverley Memorial Hall.


First name:
ARTHUR
Military Number:
150383
Rank:
Corporal
Date Died
26/10/1918
Place died:
AUBERCHICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, FRANCE
Age:
25
40, Trinity Lane, Beverley, Yorks