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Arthur MAWER

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Surname: MAWER

Forename(s): Arthur

Place of Birth: Ellingstring, Yorkshire

Service No: 3108

Rank: Trooper

Regiment / Corps / Service: Life Guards, 1st

Battalion / Unit: ---

Division: 3rd Cavalry Division

Age: 20

Date of Death: 1916-02-11

Awards: ---

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

Additional Information:

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

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Trooper Arthur MAWER

Trooper Arthur MAWER

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Life Guards, 1st

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Life Guards, 1st

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Cavalry Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Cavalry Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: MAWER

Forename(s): Arthur

Born: Elingstring, Yorks

Residence:

Enlisted: Richmond, Yorks

Number: 3108

Rank: Tpr

Regiment: Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (incl. Yeomanry and Imperial Camel Corps)

Battalion: Household Cavalry. 1st Life Guards

Decorations:

Died Date: 11/02/16

Died How: Died of wounds

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: MAWER

Forename(s): Arthur

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 3108

Rank: Trooper

Regiment: 1st Life Guards

Unit:

Age: 20

Awards:

Died Date: 11/02/1916

Additional Information: Son of William and Jane Mawer, of Hill Top Farm, Ellingstring, Masham, Yorks. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: TIME PASSES BUT THE MEMORY OF A LOVED ONE LIVES FOR EVER)

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Trooper Arthur Mawer

Trooper Arthur Mawer

Courtesy of Keith Taylor

Trooper Arthur Mawer in ceremonial uniform

Trooper Arthur Mawer in ceremonial uniform

Courtesy of Keith Taylor

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