On this day 13th June 1918 – Lt Arthur James Nash missing on patrol

13.6.18 ESSARS SECTOR: Hostile artillery quite on forward areas. Several rounds of HE shrapnel were fired onto BETHUNE. Registration of certain cross roads was suspected.

Two patrols were out.


“Two previous attempts to raid this post had been made without success and Lt Nash was reported missing believed killed in a daylight raid”

Arthur was the son of James Frederic Nash of 18 Hampton Park in Redland, Bristol. He was 33 years old when killed on patrol.

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