Whittle A. Sapper 1897561

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Name Whittle Arthur
Army number 1897561
Rank Sapper
Date of birth
Age 36 at the time of his death.
Unit Royal Engineers, Posted 23rd Div HQ, Served B.E.F. Posted 4 G.H.Q. Postal Unit, DIED 27/5/1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit Postal Unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-May-44
Home address Son of George and Edith Whittle of Bolton, Lancashire, husband of Bertha Whittle of Bolton. Initially interred in Scudello Military Cemetery reference SC3/RDG/2078. Re-buried 19/9/1944 in Grave II.A.4 Naples War Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads "IN A WORLD OF BROADER LOVE, GOD HATH SOME GRAND EMPLOYMENT FOR HIS SON".
Source table 23N