Arthur Wornham (1887–1966)

Sapper

 

Royal Engineers WR/265798 & 240077 10th R.O. Coy

Notes
Born 1887 at Whatstandwell, died 1966 in the Chesterfield district

Army Service Record
Joined the forces 14 February 1917 aged 32 at Longmoor; his address was Edenhurst, Gloucester Road, Chesterfield
In France and Belgium for two years; from 12/04/17
Suffering from rheumatism in right hand and leg caused through exposure and first commenced through sleeping in an old barn at Weincourt on the Somme end of March 1917.
Had treatment on many occasions but only entered hospital once and that the 17th CCS (Poseringhe?) Feb 12 to March 6th 1918

Medical record card: Wornham, Arthur WR26578; Born Whatstandwell. Examined 10 November 1815.Worked as a railway Clerk. Height 5ft 6½. To Railway Operating Division Royal Engineers.

In May 1919 in the Northern General Hospital with rheumatism

Demob 17/03/19

Medal Index Card
WR265798 Spr Wornham Arthur; previously RE 240077 awarded Victory and British War medals : Royal Engineers Railways

1939 Register: Highfield Lane, Chesterfield
Arthur Wornham b.30 January 1887; railway clerk
Elizabeth Wornham b.15 November 1889

Arthur Wornham married Elizabeth Cutting (1889–1974) in 1912 June qtr (Chesterfield reg district)

CENSUS INFORMATION

1891 Belper

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Lewis Wornham head 30 Railway signalman Cambourne, Berks
Alice H Wornham wife 27   Stapleford, Notts
Arthur Wornham son 4   Crich
Ellen Wornham daughter 2   Crich

RG12 Piece: 2744 folio 72 page 5

1901 16 Wharf Lane, Chesterfield

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Lewis Wornham head 40 Railway signalman Cambourne, Berks
Alice Hannah Wornham wife 36   Stapleford, Notts
Arthur Wornham son 14   Crich
Ellen Wornham daughter 12   Crich
Eva A Wornham daughter 5   Belper
Kate Wornham daughter 3   Chesterfield

RG13; Piece: 3248 folio 43 page 44

1911 Tapton View Road, Chesterfield

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Lewis Wornham head 51 Railway signalman Cambourne, Berks
Alice Hannah Wornham wife 48   Stapleford, Notts
Arthur Wornham son 24 Railway Clerk Crich
Ellen Wornham daughter 22 Dressmaker Crich
Eva Alice Wornham daughter 15 Shop assistant Belper
Kate Wornham daughter 13   Chesterfield
Lewis Wornham son 9   Chesterfield

RG14; Piece: 21113