Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.
Arthur Henry Maddox was born in Shrewsbury in 1899. In 1911 he was living with his grandfather, Joseph Maddox, a farmer, of Crateford Farm, Chelmarsh. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission Register records Arthur's mother as Elizabeth E. Dorrell of The Pool House, Enville, Stourbridge.
Arthur served with the London Regiment, going to France with the 20th Battalion on 24th May, 1918 and was immediately tranferred to the 2nd Battalion. He was killed in action on 8th August, 1918 at the Battle of Amiens and is buried at Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery.
Private Arthur Henry Maddox, variously 603, 636265, 35516, 245516 London Regiment, was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.
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