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Burrington (Holy Trinity)

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In

Loving memory of

Arthur Llewellyn

O.B.E. Lieut Colonel

3rd Batt Somerset Light Infantry

4th Son of

Evan and Blanche Llewellyn

Born 1873 Died April 27th 1920

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Burrington (Holy Trinity)

Somerset

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Arthur

Llewellyn

1873

Burrington, Somerset

27th April 1920

Second in command of the Army Labour Corps Office at Nottingham when suddenly became ill vicariously called a seizure or collapse in the station when heading home to Beeston and died on the platform before he was taken to hospital in Nottingham.

47 years

Holy Trinity Churchyard, Burrington, Somerset

First World War

Officer Commanding Lieutenant Colonel

3rd Reserve Battalion Somerset Light Infantry

Officer of the Order of the British Empire

He was a Captain of the old 4th Somerset Light Infantry Militia when he went to South Africa in 1900. He was given command of the 3rd Somerset Light Infantry (Special Reserve) at Plymouth and served in France with the Army Service Corps. His daughter Gwynedd Violet Llewellyn died from the flu as a VAD nurse attached No 2 Red Cross Hospital and is buried at St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France in 1918.

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