Whittle A. Sapper 1897561
Name Whittle Arthur
Army number 1897561
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
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".
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