MORBY Arthur William

Known information

Arthur William Morby was just 19 when he died, one of around 45 "Teenage Tommies" from Rutland to have been killed in the First World War. He was the son of George and Annie Morby, of North Luffenham, and was a Private in the Gloucestershire Regiment. He was buried in France, at Hanguard Communal Ceemetery, grave II.B.6, and is remembered on the war memorial in the church at North Luffenham.

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  • North Luffenham Church
  • N Luffenham Memorial
  • N Luffenham Memorial 2
  • Hangard Communal Cemetery 2a
  • A W Morby 4
  • A W Morby 1a
  • A W Morby 2

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4 images Some pictures of Mr Morby's headstone
By John Stokes on Monday 1st December '14 at 3:37am
A Rutlander, living in Belgium
2 images Some more pictures of Mr Morby's headstone, taken 22 August 2015.
By John Stokes on Sunday 6th December '15 at 2:56pm
A Rutlander, living in Belgium

Rutland and The Battle of the Somme

More than 90 Rutland soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme which lasted from 1 July 1916 until the middle of November. Today they lie in cemeteries across the old battlefield in northern France or are remembered among the 72,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. By using our interactive map, you can find out what happened to them.

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