Thorp, Arthur

Sgt, Arthur Thorp, Royal Garrison Artillery

BORN HAVEN SIDE, HEDON 1892.  YOUNGEST SON OF JOHN & HANNAH MARIA THORP, OF HEDON. A HULL TEACHER AT THE CRAVEN STREET, SCHOOL. HE TRAINED AS A TEACHER, AT ST JOHN’S COLLEGE, YORK.

HE ENLISTED AS GUNNER, 4535 146TH ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY. SERVED IN FRANCE FOR THREE YEARS AND PROMOTED TO SEGEANT. HE DIED FROM GAS POISONING AFTER BEING SHELLED, ON 13/08/1918, AGED 26.

HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 20/08/1918. *

HE IS ONE OF 18 NAMES LISTED ON THE HEDON WW1 MEMORIAL, IVY LANE HEDON.


First name:
ARTHUR
Military Number:
294737
Rank:
Sergeant
Date Died
13/08/1918
Place died:
St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
Age:
26
FLETCHER GATE, HEDON, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK