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Merrill, Arthur William
1892 - 1916


  • Enlisted:
  • at Kettering during WWI . Aged 23y 6m
  • Description:
  • date 4th Nov 1915; height 5ft 10½in; weight 130lbs; chest 35in; vision 6/6 6/6; religion Church of England.
  • Occupation:
  • Corset Presser
  • Address:
  • Rails Cottages, Gold St, Desborough
  • Next of kin:
  • (Father) John Merrill, Rails Cottages, Gold St, Desborough

Service history

06 Nov 1915Appointed to 38th Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps (80380)
24 Sep 1916Embarked from Southampton for Ruoen, with "DDD" Regiments
02 Oct 1916Posted to No.28 Ambulance, in the field
15 Oct 1915G.S.W. head, received in action
18 Oct 1916Died of wounds, Rouen France.

British War Medal


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