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Arthur Purcell HOLLOWS

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Surname: HOLLOWS

Forename(s): Arthur Purcell

Place of Birth: Bacup, Lancashire

Service No: 18521

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 10th (Service) Battalion

Division: 23rd Division

Age: 22

Date of Death: 1916-07-30

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. L. 40.

CWGC Cemetery: ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Arthur Purcell Hollows was the son of William Edward and Alice Hollows, née Purcell. William was born at Whitworth, Lancashire and Alice at Weston-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

1901 Whitworth, Lancashire Census: 132, Market Street - Arthur P. Hollows, aged 7 years, born Bacup, Lancashire, son of William E. and Alice Hollows.

1911 Whitworth, Lancashire Census: 128, Market Street - Arthur Purcell Hollows, aged 17 years, born Bacup, Lancashire, son of William Edward and Alice Hollows.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Arthur P. Hollows, 18521, W. Rid. R. D. of W. 30.7.16.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Arthur Purcell Hollows, 18521, 10 W. Rid. R. D. of W. 30.7.16.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Arthur Purcell Hollows, 18521, 10th Bn (Duke of Wellington's) W. Riding Rgt. Date and Place of Death: 30.7.16 in action. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - William E. £5 14s. 4d.

A short biography of Arthur is included in: ‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).

Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entry

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Private Arthur Purcell HOLLOWS

Private Arthur Purcell HOLLOWS

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division

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Surname: HOLLOWS

Forename(s): Arthur Purcell

Born: Bacup, Lancs

Residence: Barnoldswick, Yorks

Enlisted: Skipton, Yorks

Number: 18521

Rank: Private

Regiment: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

Battalion: 2nd Battalion [sic]

Decorations:

Died Date: 30/07/16

Died How: Died of wounds

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: HOLLOWS

Forename(s): Arthur Purcell

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 18521

Rank: Private

Regiment: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

Unit: 10th Bn.

Age: 22

Awards:

Died Date: 30/07/1916

Additional Information: Son of William Edward and Alice Hollows. of 11, Rook St., Barnoldswick, Yorks. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: HE DIED THE NOBLEST DEATH A MAN MAY DIE)

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25 August 1916

BARNOLDSWICK CASUALTIES

News only came to hand at the weekend that Private Arthur Purcell Hollows, 10th West Ridings, had been wounded in France on the 29th ult. He is the son of Mr. W. E. Hollows, 76, Upper York Street, Barnoldswick.

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25 August 1916

BARNOLDSWICK CASUALTIES

News only came to hand at the weekend that Pte. Arthur Purcell Hollows, 10th West Riding Regiment, had been wounded in France on the 29th ult. He is the son of Mr. W.E. Hollows, 76 Upper York Street.

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