Private Arthur Rashley

Thank you to Jane Anthony for the following research.

Born in 1879 at Ryde, Isle of Wight, the son of John Henry, a porter, and Mary Ann Rashley.

In 1911 he was a domestic gardener living at the Glade, Holmbury St Mary. He enlisted at Dorking, initially in Royal Fusiliers (31439) later transferring to the 101st Company. Labour Corps (60463) He died of his wounds aged 38 on the 14th May 1918 and was buried at St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. His legatee was his sister Florence Smiley.

Born                              Ryde, Isle of Wight

Son of                           John and Mary Anne Anne Rashley

Regiment                      101st Company. Labour Corps
Number                        60463

Former Regiment          34th Battalion. Royal Fusiliers

Date of Death               14th May 1918
Place of Death              Rouen, France
Cause of Death             Died of Wounds

Age                               38

Cemetery                     St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France

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