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Born: 1885, Queensbury
Died: 10 January 1918, Herefordshire Hospital
Buried: Idle Wesleyan Cemetery
Address: 25 Albion Road, Idle
Parents: John & Lucy Ann
Spouse: Annie
Siblings: Hannah, Albert, James
Occupation: Painter and wallpaper hanger
Organisations/clubs: Idle Wesleyan Band of Hope
Rank: Rfileman
Rolls of Honour: Holy Trinity, Idle
Children: Edith
Regiment: West Yorkshire
Arnold Fletcher
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Rifleman Arnold Fletcher, who had been in the army almost a year, died in a hospital in Herefordshire on Thursday last. After having been in France for a few months, he was sent to this country suffering from trench fever and septic poisoning from which he never recovered Before joining up he was a devoted worker for the Wesleyan Band of Hope. He was 33 years of age, was married and is survived by his wife and daughter. The funeral took place on Monday at the Wesleyan Cemetery. The officiating minister was the Rev W H Shaw. Four soldier friends who were home on leave, acted as bearers. These were: Shepherd Hainsworth, Arthur Turner, John William Hall and John Pickard. There were many floral tokens. Shipley Times & Express 18 January 1918
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