Regimental/Unit Information

Unit of interest

6 th Bn The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
43 rd Brigade
14 th (Light) Division

Soldier

Pte A G West

ARTHUR GEORGE WEST
Private
260170
6th Bn., Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
who died on
Sunday 9th September 1917. Age 24.

Regiment
Information

6th (Service) Battalion
Formed at Bodmin, August 1914, as part of K1. August 1914: attached to 43 rd Brigade, 14 th (Light) Division. 20 February 1918: disbanded in France.

Individual
Information

Wimereux Communal cemetery in which Private West is buried was the HQ of Queen Mary's Army Auxillary Corps, the major hospital for the area. He probably died of wounds at the hospital.

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