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on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Arthur Burchett (Arthur Vine) -

Unknown person Name : Arthur Burchett (Arthur Vine).

Step-son of William Henry Burchett; son of Rose Burchett (née Vine), of 29 North Street, Ventnor, Isle of Wight.

Born 1898 Kingston, Surrey (registered as Arthur Vine)
Rose Vine married William Henry Burchett in 1901. William Henry Burchett died in 1912.
  Census Information :

1901 : Ann Vine with her children including Rose, aged 23, and her grandson Arthur, aged 3, are at Pound Lane, Ventnor. Rose Vine is a Cook (domestic).

1911 : Ann Vine, with her grandson Arthur, aged 13, are at 47 St Catherine's St., Ventnor. Ann Vine is a Dressmaker.

1911 : William and Rose Burchett, with their 2 children, are at 8 Catherine's Place, Ventnor. William Burchett is a General Labourer with the Urban District Council; Rose Burchett is a Laundress.

  Service details :

Private 19205 Arthur Burchett (Arthur Vine), 14th Bn. Hampshire Regiment.

  Casualty Details :

Died : 26 September 1917 aged 19

Buried at : Perth (China Wall) Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium.

CWGC record ...
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Ventnor War Memorial
Holy Trinity Church, Ventnor, War Memorial
County War Memorial, Carisbrooke Castle

  Documents :


Friday, September 8, 1916 Page 5

Private A. Burchett, Hampshire Regiment, son of Mr. Tom Burchett, of Ventnor, is reported as having been wounded in action.

Friday, September 15, 1916 Page 1

Private A. Burchett, who was reported last week as wounded, was not the son of Mr. T. Burchett, of Ventnor. He had lived at Ventnor for many years and had joined up from here, and this gave rise to the mistake.

Friday, August 23, 1918 Page 3

News has been received that Private Arthur Burchett, 14th Hants Regt., of Ventnor, who was reported missing on September 26th 1917, is presumed to have been killed on that date.

  Further Information :

He enlisted at Portsmouth as Arthur BURCHETT with his uncle, Tom BURCHETT; they joined the 14th Hampshire Regiment (Portsmouth Pals).

His uncle, Charles Thomas FEAVER, and second cousin, Percy Sidney GATRELL, are also commemorated on Ventnor War memorial. His uncle, Broadley VINE, is listed on the Isle of Wight Old Contemptibles Association memorial at the Isle of Wight Military Museum, Newport.
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Page last updated : 15 August 2011 - thanks to Janet Griffin for newspaper research


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