Second Lieutenant Arthur Pelham Webb

  • 1885 – 1917
  • King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
  • Killed in action in the Battle of Arras 9 April 1917 aged 32
  • Buried Tilloy British Cemetery, France
  • Born 18 March 1885
  • Father Dr Pelham Webb, 1 Leathwaite Road, Clapham Common, SW, London
  • Attended Abingdon School 1896 to 1898 and Sedbergh 1899 to 1902
  • Photograph Sedburgh College archives

Note: Arthur Pelham’s name does not appear in Abingdon’s Roll of Service, or on the war memorial in the School Chapel because it was not known that he had become a casualty of the war until the Headmaster of Sedburgh wrote to Miss Lusk with the information in April 2014.