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1917, JUNE 9th – RELIEVED FROM THE FRONT LINE TRENCHES SOUTH EAST OF MONCHY-LE-PREUX

The Battalion, less C Company, was relieved, and returned to reserve-line trenches

KILLED IN ACTION JUNE 9th 1917

201275 Private Arthur James Hobbs

Private Arthur James Hobbs

Name: Arthur James Hobbs
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 9 Jun 1917
Enlistment Location: Banbury, Oxon
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 201275
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Name: HOBBS, ARTHUR JAMES
Initials: A J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 09/06/1917
Service No: 201275
Additional information: Son of James and Sarah Ann Hobbs, of Banbury; husband of Eleanor Mary Hobbs, of 9, Bath Cottages, Banbury, Oxon.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 6 and 7.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

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