The Death of Arthur Skett book

This is the brief story, compiled by John Insomuch (Nigel WoodSmith), of a young man's heroism on the Western Front in November, 1916. Arthur Skett died on the Somme attempting to rescue a fellow officer who was missing in action. Using primary sources, family documents, and School records, a historical account of his heroism is given. Arthur went to Berkhamsted School and St Albans School, and he fought in the West Yorkshire Regiment.


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