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Private Arthur Twinberrow (G/38079)

17th Bn, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment), 5th Brigade, 2nd Division, B.E.F.

Malvern Commemoration: Holy Trinity North Malvern

Burial/Commemoration: Arras Memorial

Nature of Death: Killed in action France 28/4/1917

Age: 28

Next of Kin: Youngest son of William and Elizabeth Twinberrow

Previous Employment: Worker at BSA

Arthur Twinberrow was born in North Malvern in 1889, the youngest son of drayman, William Twinberrow and Elizabeth his wife. On the 26th May 1917 the Malvern News reported: “Pte A G Twinberrow, Royal Fusiliers [1] (the youngest son of the late William Twinberrow and Mrs Twinberrow of Hornyold Ave) was killed in action 28th April. He was educated at North Malvern, and was at one time a member of the choir at Holy Trinity. In a letter to his widow, a Norwegian lady whom the deceased married last October, the Captain of the Coy said he was a capable soldier and a good comrade. He was untiring in his work and duty came first in his thoughts. Pte Twinberrow was 28 year’s old.”

Malvern News 26/5/17


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