Private Arthur Edward Atterbury

Private Arthur Edward Atterbury

Army Number: 708

Battalion : 1/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Son of Thomas and Emily Atterbury, of Mill Lane, Cogenhoe, Northamptonshire. He enlisted at Clay Cross, Derbyshire on 2nd June 1908 and went to France on 28th March 1915. He suffered gunshot wounds to his head on the 19th April 1915 and was admitted to Rawal Pindi British General Hospital, Wimereux, France. He was invalided to England on Hospital Ship “Salta” and died, 17th June 1915, aged 25, from his wounds at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley, Southampton, Hampshire.

Private Arthur Edward Atterbury article
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The Derbyshire Courier 26th June 1915

Buried Cogenhoe (Or Cooknoe) (St. Peter) Churchyard, Northamptonshire. Near West boundary.

Private Arthur Edward Atterbury is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Cogenhoe Parish Hall War Memorial, Cogenhoe, Northamptonshire.

His brother Corporal Thomas Atterbury 1st Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment also fell in the Great War.