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Place of Birth: Ellingstring, Yorkshire
Service No: 3108
Regiment / Corps / Service: Life Guards, 1st
Battalion / Unit: ---
Division: 3rd Cavalry Division
Date of Death: 1916-02-11
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Plot B. Row 3. Grave 7.
CWGC Cemetery: CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: AYSGARTH, YORKSHIRE
Arthur Mawer was the son of William and Jane Mawer, née Greathead. William was born at Woodale, Coverdale and Jane at Melmerby, Coverdale, Yorkshire. Arthur was the cousin of A/L/Corporal James Robinson Mawer (C/12811), 21st (Service) Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps (Yeoman Rifles) who died of wounds on the 20 September 1917.
1901 Ellingstring, Yorkshire Census: Hill Top Farm - Arthur Mawer, aged 5 years, born Ellingstring, son of William and Jane Mawer.
1911 Ellingstring, Yorkshire Census: Hill Top Farm - Arthur Mawer, aged 15 years, born Ellingstring, son of William and Jane Mawer.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Tpr Arthur Mawer, 3108, 1 L. Gds. Theatre of War: 1 - France. Qualifying date [for 1914-15 Star]: 19.4.15. D. of Wds.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Trooper Arthur Mawer, 3108, 1st Life Gds. Died of wounds 11.2.16.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Trooper Arthur Mawer, 3108, 1st Life Guards. Date and Place of Death: 11.2.16. Calais. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father and Sole Legatee - William. £20 16s. 11d.
Arthur is commemorated on the Ecclesiastical Parishes of Masham and Healey Roll of Honour.
Photograph courtesy of Keith Taylor.
A short biography of Arthur is included in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Trooper Arthur MAWER
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Life Guards, 1st
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Cavalry Division
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