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Forename(s): Arthur Victor
Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 45400
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Field Artillery
Battalion / Unit: 'A' Battery 94th Brigade
Division: 21st Division
Date of Death: 1917-10-09
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: II. J. 29.
CWGC Cemetery: MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Arthur Victor Metcalfe was the son of Robert William and Elizabeth Ann Metcalfe, née Emmott. Robert was born at Bell Busk and Elizabeth at Skipton, Yorkshire.
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 17, Crossley Place, Brook Street - Arthur V. Metcalfe, aged 4 years, born Skipton, son of Robert W. and Elizabeth A. Metcalfe.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 65, Keighley Road - Arthur Victor Metcalfe, aged 14 years, born Skipton, son of Robert William Metcalfe (married).
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: A/Cpl Arthur V. Metcalfe M.M., 45400, R.F.A. Theatre of War (1) France. Qualifying date [for 1914-15 Star]: 25.8.15. Dead.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: A/Cpl Arthur Victor Metcalfe M.M., 45400, R.F.A. Dead 9.10.17.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: A/Cpl Arthur Victor Metcalfe, 45400, A/94 Bde R.F.A. Date and Place of Death: 9.10.17. Died of Wounds. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Sister sole legatee - Alice. £23 4s. 2d.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
METCALFE, Cpl. Arthur Victor, aged 20, R.F.A, son of Mr. Wm. Metcalfe, Barrow-in-Furness, formerly of Skipton, died of wounds Oct. 13, 1917.
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A/Corporal Arthur Victor METCALFE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 21st Division
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