WOODSTOCK REMEMBERS

SERVICE RECORD

Names
Surname
DAVENPORT
Forname(s)
Arthur
Birthplace
Oxford 1897/8
Family
Parents
William Arthur Davenport, d 1924, Manager of Gillett and Co. later Barclay's Bank and Jane b Combe, Oxfordshire.
In 1841 Gillett and Tawney of Banbury opened a bank at 15 Market Street Woodstock, which moved to 16, Park Street in the 1870's and was taken over by Barclays in 1919.
Siblings
Younger sister Dorothy Ida b 1899 d 1982
Address(es)
Lyndhurst, Oxford Street Woodstock (once the home of Mr. Bowley Headmaster of Woodstock Primary School 1935-1965)
Occupation
None listed
Service

Rank: Lieutenant

Number:

Regiment: Rifle Brigade 6th Battalion

Death
Secondary Unit, Regiment attd. "C" Coy. 11th Bn. Tank Corps (The Prince Consort's Own) Died on active service. 23rd August 1918 Listed on the absent voters list 1918. Qualifying premises 'Lyndhurst' Oxford Street, Woodstock. Probate at Oxford 20 November 1918. Davenport, Arthur of Woodstock. Administration Oxford to William Arthur Davenport, bank clerk, £182.1s.6d
Burial
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial Douchy les Ayette British Cemetery Total identified casualties 494

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Researched by: Alice Hipkiss
http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Oxfordshire/Woodstock.html
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.