Wightman, Arthur Bennett –

Son of Arthur Bennett and Sarah Jane Wightman, of 372, Bury New Road, Higher Broughton, Lancashire. Of 41, Warbreck Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire. Formerly Lance Corporal 6698, 16th Bn., Manchester Regiment. Transferred to Inns of Court Officer Training Corps 03/08/1915 and subsequently commissioned.

Personal details

  • Surname: Wightman
  • Forename: Arthur Bennett
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Higher Broughton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: May 2nd, 1921
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Captain
  • Unit: 9th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Manchester Regiment
  • Enlistment date: September 1st, 1914 - 1914-09-01
  • Enlistment location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: V / BW
  • Silver War badge: 383020
  • Awards: M.C.


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