Conflict : WW1
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
2nd/7th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service No 203377
Born and enlisted Pershore
Appears on the 1911 census residing in High High Street, Pershore with his widowed mother, occupation given as postman
Killed in action on 3rd December 1917
Buried in Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Plouich, France, IV. G. 10.
The birth of Arthur Mayo is registered in the June Quarter 1885 under the Pershore Registration District.
Bridge Street. 2nd/7th Worcesters. Went abroad October 6th 1916. Killed in Action December 3rd 1917.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Pershore Abbey with the additional information: Worcestershire Regiment
Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men’s Club
Worcester Post Office Wainwright Road
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: