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In Memory of

Lieutenant John Arbuthnott

2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards
Died of Wounds 18th September 1916 Age 22

John was the eldest son of the late Hugh Corsar and Marrianne Arbuthnott of Brookside, Newton-le-Willows. His father was a former director of the Vulcan Foundry.

He died of wounds sustained on 16th September during the Battle of the Somme. He is buried in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-sur-Somme, in grave II. C. 17.

John has his own memorial in St. Peter's Church, Newton-le-Willows.