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Shroud of the somme soldier from 2018 exhibation seeking new home

Nicki t

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Good evening everyone, i am seeking some help advise please , my late husband who was a military historian especially The  Welsh Regiments acquired at the event of The Shroud of the Somme 2018 a figure Second Lieutenant Arthur Rosser , 14th Bn, Welsh Regiment, i would love to be able to find any known relatives or if it can be displayed, museum ideas etc, any help would be grateful, kind regards Nicki T.

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12 hours ago, Nicki t said:

Second Lieutenant Arthur Rosser , 14th Bn, Welsh Regiment


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His CWGC entry https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/810152/arthur-rosser -  Died 10 July 1916, Age 19 years old - Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

Also records "Son of William and Esther Rosser, of "Penrhyn", Eaton Grove, Swansea"



Image courtesy of WFA/Fold3

Commissioning: LONDON GAZETTE, 2 APRIL, 1915https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29118/page/3248

14th Battalion (Swansea)— The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants:— ... Arthur Rosser. Dated 5th March, 1915

THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES  WO 339 1914-1939 War Office: Officers' Services, First World War, Long Number Papers (numerical) https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C1079901 

His death gets a brief mention in "Swansea Pals: A History of the 14th (Service) Battalion, The Welsh Regiment", Bernard Lewis


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