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First Name: Arthur Charles Last Name: PAVELEY
Date of Death: 08/05/1915 Lived/Born In: Wanstead
Rank: Rifleman Unit: London6
Memorial Site: Wanstead Memorial

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Age-17

26, Wellesley Road, Wanstead

Brown's Road Military Cemetery, Festubert, France

6th London (The “Cast Iron Sixth) arrived in France in March 1915 as part of 4 Brigade, 2nd London Division, soon to be renamed 140 Brigade, 47th Division. On 19th April they went into the trenches for the first time at Givenchy and on 4th May they took over the line facing Festubert. The start of the Battle of Festubert was a week away and the artillery programme was starting. This of course resulted in German retaliation and it is likely that most of the casualties 6th London suffered during this period in the front line were as a result of artillery fire.

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