Arthur James Rathbone - Southam

Rank: Private

Service No. 27991

Date of Death: 15/04/1918

Age: 20

Regisment/Service: Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1st Bn.

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Born 24/06/1897 and baptised 08/08/1897 at Southam. One of eight children, all surviving at the 1911 census. Son of William Rathbone and Georgina Elizabeth Rathbone of Abbey Green, Southam. He was at school at the time of the 1911 census, but after leaving, he worked initially for Mrs Evelyn Chamberlayne at Stoneythorpe Hall, Sotham, and later at the Coventry Ordnance Works. Born: Southam, Warwicks. Enlisted: Coventry, in July 1916. Resided: Southam, Warwicks.