Regiment : 2nd/7th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 203377
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 3rd December 1917
Buried : Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Plouich, France, IV. G. 10.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Pershore
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club. Worcester Post Office Wainwright Road.
Additional information on the memorial: Worcestershire Regiment.
The birth of Arthur Mayo is registered in the June Quarter 1885 under the Pershore Registration District. Arthur appears on the 1911 census residing in High High Street, Pershore with his widowed mother, occupation given as a postman.
The following information has been taken from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives:
Bridge Street. 2nd/7th Worcesters. Went abroad October 6th 1916. Killed in Action December 3rd 1917.
A photograph of Corporal A. Mayo of Pershore can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 5th January 1918, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: