Private Arthur Bembridge
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 26676

Battalion : 16th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Belper, Derbyshire and lived at Parkside, Belper. Son of Thomas and Harriet Bembridge, of 1, Nottingham Road, Belper. He was a Labourer prior to enlisting 1st June 1915 at Derby. He went to France 6th March 1916 and was killed in action, 10th October 1916, age 24, during the attack at Schwaben Redoubt, near Thiepval, France.

Buried/Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

His two brothers, Private Allan Bembridge, 1/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, and Private John Bembridge, 1/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War. (They both fell on the same day)

Thiepval Memorial, France.
Photograph of name or grave not yet obtained.
Private Bembridge is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Belper War Memorial, Belper, Derbyshire.