Regiment : 11th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Formerly 4680, Worcestershire Regiment.
Service number : 27762
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 10th April 1917
Buried : Commemorated on Arras Memorial, France, Bay 3.
Birthplace : Born Rubery, Worcestershire, enlisted Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Memorial : Rubery Congregational Church now the Beacon Church Centre
Also appears on : Rubery Royal British Legion Club. Rubery St Chad's Church. Rednal St Stephen the Martyr Church.
Credits : Bromsgrove Weekly Messenger researched and transcribed by Jeff Taylor and Adrian Carter.
Surname spelt Allcock on Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Soldiers Died in the Great War.
Bromsgrove Weekly Messenger 5th May 1917:
RUBERY MAN KILLED
Mr and Mrs George Alcock, Whetty Lane, Holywell, Rubery received news on Friday of last week, that their son Private Arthur Alcock, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, was killed by a shell in action on the 10th April. His one of five brothers serving in France, and one of the younger brothers has been invalided into hospital in England. Private Arthur Alcock, who was 30 years of age and single, was a labourer before the war, and had been at the Front for nearly twelve months.
Arthur Alcock has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Arras Memorial surname spelt Allcock.