A. V. Dighton.

12/12/1917  =  A. B. Arthur Victor Dighton, R. N. D., second son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Dighton, of Huntingdon Waterworks, died of wounds on Dec. 30th, aged 20.  When war broke out he was employed in the gardens of Hinchingbrooke House.  He mobilised with the Cyclists, and in June last years was transferred to the Royal Naval Division and went to France the following month.  A letter was received dated December 29th, stating that he was quite well.  On Monday an official War Office communication conveyed the sad intelligence that he had died of wounds.  
. 26/1/1918 =Seaman A. V. Dighton, R. N. D., died of wounds in France on 30th December 1917, at the age of 20 years. He was the second son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Dighton, Huntingdon Waterworks.  He mobilised on the outbreak of the war with the Cyclists, was transferred to the R. N. D. in June 1916, and went to France the following month.  
. His grave at Roclincourt military cemetery, on the Somme, visited by the webmaster in July 04.
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09/04/2012

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