WW1 - Surnames starting with the letter C. 

Arthur Collens

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:01st Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Lancashire Fusiliers
How Died:Died of Wounds
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Town Memorial:Littleborough
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1884 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref: 8a/190,
the son of Edwin & Ellen Collens.   His birthplace appears to be the only
connection to Trafford.

1891 Census - No Trace.

1901 Census - 2 New Road, Littleborough, Lancashire.    Son - aged: 18 -
occ: Nursery Man - born: Ashton upon Mersey.   Head of household - Edwin
Collens - Married - aged: 63 - occ: Nursery Man - born: Bath, Somerset.  
Also - Ellen Collens Wife - aged: 62 - born: Derbyshire.   Plus 2 elder
siblings.   [COLLENS]

1911 Census - 12 Frederick Street, Littleborough, Lancashire.   Head of
household - Married - aged: 28 - occ: Market Gardener -  born: Ashton upon
Mersey.   Also Mary Emma Collens - Wife - aged: 31 - occ: Cotton Weaver -
born: Longwood, Yorkshire.   [COLLENS]

Married - Mary Emma Beaumont during the June quarter 1906 in the Rochdale
R.D. - ref: 8e/77.  Arthur was registered under the name COLLINS.

MIC - Gallipoli 05/07/1915.   Awarded the 1915 Star, the BWM & VM. 
Survived Gallipoli only to be killed in France.

M.I. - "Not forgotten.  Mary Emma".

CWGC - Son of Edwin Collens of Littleborough; husband of Mary Emma Leach
(formerly Collens) of 100 Calderbrook Road, Littleborough.

His widow - Mary Emma Collens married Walter Leach in 1919.

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