Private Arthur George Jeynes (30884)

2nd Bn, The Worcestershire Regiment, 100th Brigade, 33rd Division, B.E.F.

Malvern Commemoration: St Matthias Malvern Link,

Burial/Commemoration: Tyne Cot Memorial

Nature of Death: Killed in action on the Menin Road , Flanders 25/9/1917

Age: 33

Next of Kin: Husband of Florence E Hicks (formerly Jeynes) of 1 Glen Cottage, Lower Quest Hills Road, formerly Mill Cottage, Castlemorton

Capbadge of the Worcestershire Regiment

Mrs A Jeynes of Mill Cottage, Castlemorton has received a letter from an officer stating that her husband Pte A Jeynes was killed by a bullet while his platoon was reinforcing the front line. He adds: “Your husband did excellent work and was in every way a good soldier. We shall all miss him. His death was a noble sacrifice, and I say this in earnestness, because had your husband not been just where he was the bullet must inevitably hit me. He saved my life by giving his. My sympathy is very sincere and my regret is very deep.”

Malvern News 3/11/17

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