From Hoole History and Heritage Society

WALTON, Arthur

Regiment: 62nd Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps

Rank: Private

Number: 40281

Died: 24 October 1918

Aged: 27

Buried/ Memorial: Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery

Address: 1 South Avenue, Hoole

Arthur WALTON Headstone

Chester Chronicle 26 October 1918


We regret to learn of the death of Pte. Arthur Walton, R.A.M.C., at King George’s Hospital, London, from pneumonia, at the age of 27. Pte. Walton was taken prisoner of war last November and was repatriated on October 12th. He joined the army in September 1914 and went abroad in May of the following year. He was a shunter on the Joint Railway at Chester and his home is at 1, South Avenue, Hoole, Chester. A brother is serving with the colours, and two other brothers have been discharged after service. Pte. Walson was a member of the P.S.A. at Chester and was connected with St. Paul’s Bible Class.